Sexual Assault Counselor

Sexual Assault Counselor

Provides crisis intervention, and group and individual counseling to adult victims of sexual violence. Provide individual and institutional advocacy on behalf of sexual assault victims and their significant others.

REPORTS TO: Sexual Assault Program Director

LOCATION: Brighton Park Office

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provide crisis intervention, information, referrals, advocacy, and linkages to victims of sexual assault and their significant others.
  2. Perform intakes, develop service plans, and conduct periodical reviews of all counseling participants.
  3. Provide short-term counseling and maintain an ongoing caseload of sexual assault victims and their significant others.
  4. Recruit and prepare appropriate participants for group counseling.
  5. Facilitate sexual assault support groups
  6. Maintain accurate participant records for all services and contacts made with participants or on behalf of participants.
  7. Assist with the completion of reports required by funding entities.
  8. Advocate at the institutional level on behalf of Latinas through participation in advisory groups and other coalitions that focus on the issue of sexual assault.
  9. Participate in the delivery of 40-hour sexual assault training.
  10. Participate in 40-hour sexual assault training, 20-hour counselor training, and continuing education.
  11. Participate in agency meetings as required.
  12. Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or a related field
  • Bilingual and Bicultural (Spanish / English)
  • 40 hours SA trained or willing to be trained

SALARY $44,000 – $48,000

TO APPLY: Please send resume and cover letter to rlozano@mujereslat.org.

Mujeres Latinas en Acción hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person’s race, color sex, gender identity, gender expression, age religion, disability, national, origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, military discharge status or source of income.

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