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Victims Resource Center: Counselor Advocate

Counselor/Advocate

Victims Resource Center has an immediate opening for a passionate and dedicated full-time Counselor/Advocate.  This hands-on position will provide crisis intervention, individual and group counseling, and legal/ medical accompaniment. 

Our ideal candidate will be a self-starter with strong inter-personal skills and an ability to communicate with a variety of people.

ABOUT US:

Victims Resource Center has been serving the community since 1974.  VRC is a vital non-profit organization providing non-judgmental support and services to victims of violence, their families and significant others throughout Luzerne, Wyoming and Carbon Counties.  Additionally, VRC provides a wide variety of prevention education programs.  All programs and services of VRC are confidential and offered at no cost.   

WHAT MAKES VICTIMS RESOURCE CENTER SUCH A GREAT PLACE TO WORK?

  • Company-wide passion for delivering quality services
  • Commitment to our community
  • Compassion to those we serve
  • Generous benefits and paid time off package

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree/equivalent experience required/master’s degree preferred
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Ability to work flexible hours and travel within a three-county area
  • Strong communication skills

HOW TO APPLY:

  • To be considered, all applicants must respond by September 24th and include:
    • An up-to-date resume
    • A cover letter describing why you meet the qualifications and should be considered for this position (applications without cover letters will not be considered)
    • Send information to:  jobs@vrcnepa.org
    • No phone calls or emails