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Sexual Assault Counselor-Bilingual

YWCA of WMass2Monday-Friday 9a to 5p with flexibility to meet program needs; part of 24-hour on-call rotation

 

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to work well with, understand, and respect diverse individuals and lifestyles.
  • Must be bilingual Spanish-speaking
  • Must have excellent written and organizational skills including computer skills.
  • Must have reliable transportation and valid driver’s license.
  • Experience working with sexual assault survivors, trauma survivors’ and/or ending violence against women field is required.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule as needed.
  • Must be available for weekend/evening coverage as scheduled.
  • Must be able to work evenings as needed
  • Must be able to attend and be an active participant in DPH/Jane Doe sponsored trainings and meetings.
  • Knowledge of the legal system preferred.
  • Must be able to attend court appearances and legal appointments as needed.
  • Must be able to work well with hospital, police and court staff.
  • Experience facilitating groups preferred.
  • Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Certification preferred but will certify if necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing individual counseling to victims of sexual assault as well as significant others, including outreach counseling services
  • Provide support for clients experiencing crisis due to sexual assault
  • Develop and facilitate sexual assault support groups
  • Provide overnight and weekend coverage to respond to emergency calls for medical and police advocacy calls. (On-call schedule rotation will include SA Counselors and SA Direct Care Supervisor).
  • Provide police and legal advocacy
  • Provide walk-in client coverage
  • Aid in facilitating Sexual Assault Certification trainings as well as refresher trainings offered by the YWCA
  • Participate in community outreach in order to create collaborations between RCC and community agencies
  • Provide presentations/trainings and support groups in the community
  • Network with local agencies to help build collaborations to better serve the community
  • Complete DPH monthly billing of all client contact
  • Maintain and update client files on a weekly basis
  • Provide clients with referrals as needed
  • Attend and participate in weekly individual and group supervision
  • Provide statistical data for the agency as requested
  • Maintain Client Track System
  • Provide Case Management services
  • Relevant duties as needed.

 

Location:  Springfield                    Hourly Rate:  $12.82

Please e-mail cover letter and resume to:  jobs@ywworks.org

Internal applicants must submit updated resumes with letters of interest.

The YWCA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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