Per-Diem Counselor

Per-Diem Counselor 8 views

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer Commensurate with Experience
  • Experience Level Entry Level
  • Total Years Experience 0-2
  • Education 4-year degree

The Per Diem Counselor is a key member of the Residential Services team, working directly with survivors of dating and domestic violence. This position requires a caring, dedicated individual who possesses the ability to work with families in crisis and possesses cultural awareness and sensitivity with effective counseling and advocacy skills. Must display a high degree of professionalism and respect while keeping difficult situations in proper perspective. Understanding, influencing and serving others are important attributes in this position.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associates degree in Human Services or a related field, Bachelor’s degree preferred with experience in human services, social work, counseling or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • A minimum of one year of experience working with families in crisis is preferred.
  • Residential experience is a plus.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.
  • Excellent communications skills (verbal and written) are required.
  • Ability to deal with a variety of emotions and frustrations in the workplace, communicate with a variety of people, work independently and maintain strict confidences.
  • Must be able to resolve problems, handle conflicts, be adaptable and flexible and make effective decisions under pressure.
  • Must be attentive, listen to people, perceive the real problems and bring issues to a successful conclusion.WORK SCHEDULEOn an as-needed basis filling a minimum of two shifts per month assuming they are available
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