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SAFE’s Expect Respect Program seeks a Counselor to help young women develop skills for healthy peer and dating relationships. Expect Respect is a research-based program that has demonstrated significant reductions in peer and dating violence. This position will work as part of a team that supports vulnerable youth through school-based support groups, counseling and innovative prevention programs in middle and high schools.
SAFE’s mission is our name: Stop Abuse For Everyone. We support survivors of child abuse, sexual assault and exploitation, and domestic violence and provide a full continuum of services to increase safety, stability and healing. Our vision is to build a just and safe community free from violence and abuse.
About this position:
We need you to fill the role of Expect Respect Counselor. This is a full-time, exempt position at our Grove campus, with frequent travel to schools in Austin. We will pay you an annual salary of $42,000.
Provide weekly, curriculum-based support groups for students at increased risk due to previous exposure to violence, abuse or other risk factors
Conduct individual intake, clinical/risk assessment and counseling sessions
Work as part of a team to conduct professional training and prevention activities for youth and adults throughout the school year.
Possess an MSW or MA degree in a counseling-related field with appropriate licensure preferred, or equivalent work experience.
Minimum 3 years’ experience working with youth in a group setting.
Possess knowledge of child development and therapy modalities appropriate for children and teens and knowledge about sexual abuse and effects of domestic violence on children.
Possess excellent interpersonal communication skills. Preference for English/Spanish fluency.
Pass all required criminal history background checks (including an FBI fingerprint check), as well a pre-employment drug screen and TB test.
About our benefits:
Full-time employees receive employer paid health insurance, short-term disability, and life insurance. *
Optional dental, vision and pet insurance. *
403(b) retirement plan with an employer match, and 15 days of Paid Time Off (PTO), 4 Personal Holidays, 6 Paid holidays, and more*
We’ll provide you with an amazing work environment where you’ll get to make a difference every day.
All SAFE employees are eligible to enroll their children in our Trauma-Informed Early Childhood Program (ages 3 months to 5 years, space permitting).
*Benefits are prorated based on date of hire and hours worked. Eligibility is dependent upon FTE, status, etc.
The SAFE Alliance grew out of the courageous work of the Center for Battered Women, the Austin Rape Crisis Center, and the Austin Children’s Shelter, all respected, women-led human service agencies created by volunteers and informed by survivors who needed support, safety and justice.
With over 20 programs and 400 staff, we have been serving the Austin community and beyond for over 30 years.
The SAFE Alliance strongly encourages members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ+ identified people, gender-nonconforming people, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people who speak a language in addition to English.