Under the direct supervision of the Director of Advocacy, the Sexual Assault Counselor/Advocate provides advocacy and support to child and adult victims of sexual violence and their families during the investigative process and through any crises resulting from a recent or past experience of victimization. The Counselor/Advocate will provide follow-up support to the survivor, to include referrals, individual and group counseling, and advocacy as needed.
SARCC is a non-profit human service organization focused on the healing & preventing sexual violence, advocating for the rights and needs of victims, and working for social transformation.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a degree in Human Services, gender studies, or related field, or equivalent experience. Experience in individual, group and family counseling and/or working with people who have experienced sexual assault or related trauma or maltreatment preferred. All candidates will be required to submit Act 33 Child Abuse History Clearance and Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Clearance and FBI fingerprinting in accordance with Child Protective Services Law. Candidate must have access to a telephone and reliable transportation.
Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given priority in hiring decisions. Applicants must be empathetic to issues pertaining to victimization, anti-oppression, and intersectionality. Successful candidate will be able to work cooperatively with community organizations, SARCC staff and volunteers.
SARCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer devoted to a diverse and representative workforce. Send resume and 3-5 professional references by email or mail to SARCC, 615 Cumberland Street, Lebanon, PA 17042 by February 15, 2022.
Trauma Therapist (Lebanon)
Posted: 5/24/22, Full-time, Non-Exempt
SARCC is a non-profit human service organization focused on the healing the prevention of sexual violence, expanding their program offerings to include therapy services. The Trauma Therapist is part of a team of care providers offering in-depth and specialized trauma treatment for survivors of sexual violence and their family members. Our organization has a commitment to valuing the decision-making and lived experience of the survivors we serve. The successful candidate will provide therapy to adult and child survivors of sexual violence primarily in Lebanon County. Therapy services will be provided in a combination of mobile, virtual and in-office settings to best meet the needs of the client.
Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or related field; License to practice in the state of Pennsylvania preferred; LCSW or equivalent to practice and provide supervision preferred; 3 years of practical experience in the provision of therapy preferred; Good verbal and written communication skills; Comfort with computers and technology; ability to interact with people who are of diverse cultural backgrounds; have a valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation; Act 33, 34, and 114 clearances. Clinical supervision will be provided to qualified applicant working on licensure.
Bi-lingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference in hiring. Clinical supervision, trauma training, and certification fees may be provided as needed with the costs paid by the agency.
Equal Opportunity Employment
Send resume and references to: SARCC care of Norma Gonzalez, 615 Cumberland Street, Lebanon, PA 17042 or email by June 17, 2022.