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Centre Safe: Trauma Therapist (Part-time)

Centre Safe seeks a part-time Sexual and Domestic Violence Trauma Therapist to provide individual and/or group therapy to survivors of sexual and domestic violence and stalking for 20 – 24 hours per week (preparation, follow-up and case management included).  Responsibilities include the provision of therapy services to clients of Centre Safe and eligible clients of Centre Volunteers in Medicine in the State College locations of each organization.  The Therapist will utilize a trauma-informed approach and have experience with evidence-based trauma therapy modalities.  They will also provide therapeutic services within the framework of Centre Safe’s Core Values:

1.     Commit to empowering survivors through trauma-informed and client-centered services that are intentionally equitable, inclusive, diverse, confidential and professional, and responsive to identified client and community needs. 

2.     Eliminate violence by challenging the structural inequalities and oppressions that perpetuate gender-based violence, recognizing intersectionality in the ways violence is experienced by survivors and the wider community. 

3.     Enhance and value our human resources through ethical stewardship of the knowledge, expertise, lived experience, and courage of spirit of the staff, volunteers, and directors, as well as our financial resources, facilities, and community relationships. 

Successful candidates will be licensed or license-eligible, have a Master’s degree in counseling, social work or a related field, and a commitment to on-going professional development.  Experience in the provision of services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence and in private practice therapy settings is preferred.  Salary for this position is $25.00 per hour.

A full job description is available on request.   To apply, please submit a resume, references, and a cover letter detailing your interest and experience in social service work environments to:


Applications will be reviewed beginning August 4, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.

Centre Safe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the development of a diverse workplace.