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Victim Services of Montgomery County: Counselor/Advocate II

Counselor/Advocate II

Full time – 40 hours/week

The Counselor/Advocate, who reports to the Direct Services Supervisor for assignment of cases, tasks, case consultations, case management and ongoing supervision is responsible for providing counseling including advocacy and accompaniment for protection from sexual violence and intimidation orders  to victims of sexual assault and other crimes. These services may be provided in community based locations as needed and assigned, including services to the underserved populations.

Responsibilities: Counseling, advocacy, community outreach and support group facilitation as assigned. Rotation on crisis hotline in office and weekly on-call hotline rotation, in-person hospital and police accompaniment for sexual assault victims, record keeping in accordance with ETO and other agency data collection and reporting requirements, intake monthly reports and client number assignment.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree(required) in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or related field, License preferred. Completion of VSC 65+ hour Sexual Assault Counselor/Victim Advocate training. Criminal Record, Child Abuse History and FBI Clearance background checks required.  Valid driver’s license, vehicle and valid automobile insurance required.  All employees are At-Will employees.  EOE

* Spanish language skills a plus*

Education: Master’s Degree(required)

Benefits: After a three month period benefits will be available( medical including dental and vision and vacation, sick and personal leave)

Salary:  $37,500 - $38,500

To apply:

Email Erin Slight, the Direct Services Supervisor, your cover letter and resume: erin-slight@vscmontcopa.org

Or mail to:

Victim Services Center of Montgomery County

325 Swede Street, 2nd. Flr.,

Norristown, PA 19401