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YWCA Greater Harrisburg: Crisis Advocate and Counselor (Perry County)

Seeking a full-time Crisis Advocate and Counselor in Perry County. The Advocate will provide a mobile response to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking, assessing immediate needs, safety planning, and linking victims to other supportive services.

The Advocate will also provide outreach and advocacy in the local community. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to work independently, utilize sound judgment, respond to crisis situations in a professional manner, and balance numerous priorities and tasks at one time.

Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Prior experience in crisis intervention is a plus. Position requires a Bachelor's degree in human services or related field and prior related work experience. Must have a valid driver's license, reliable transportation, clean driving history and proof of insurance. FBI fingerprinting, criminal and child abuse clearances also required.

Interested candidates should forward their resume, along with a cover letter to or by fax to (717) 234-1779 Attention: Human Resources.