Counselor/Advocate
Victim Services Center of Montgomery County, Inc.

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Post Date: Jan 31, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: February 24, 2020
Salary: competitive
Location: US - Pennsylvania - Norristown
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Description
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.


Skills
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*


Notes
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)