Safe Harbor, Inc.
Fri Jun 11 2021 23:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
Wed Jul 14 2021 23:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
How to Apply
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Safe Harbor is a private, 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence in the upstate of South Carolina. We offer a continuum of services, providing safe emergency shelter, counseling, assistance with orders of protection, and transitional housing, as well as teen dating violence education and community outreach in Greenville, Pickens, Anderson, and Oconee counties.
At Safe Harbor, we strive to create a culture of inclusivity and empowerment. Approaching our work with different ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds cultivates collective strength and creativity. This brings us closer to the communities we serve and embodies our fundamental vision that all people feel safe and valued.
Team Members fulfilling the role of Bilingual Counselor are critical to the success of the Safe Harbor mission. This position requires a strong desire to serve and empower others. This is an excellent position for someone seeking to use their counseling/social work skills to assist with walk alongside victims of domestic violence in a trauma-informed manner.
Safe Harbor provides an extensive training and shadowing program to best prepare the Bilingual Counselor for their responsibilities.
Essential Duties Include:
- Provide individual and group counseling with victims of domestic violence
- Provide counseling services include crisis intervention, trauma and recovery counseling, safety planning, case management, legal and community advocacy
- Facilitate psycho-educational and therapeutic group counseling sessions for clients.
- Develop collaborative relationship with local community agencies, providing information about Safe Harbor and trainings about domestic violence
40 hours per week, Monday thru Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm.
Skills and Requirements
- Completed or working towards completion of Master’s degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or related field
- Bilingual language skills (English and Spanish) required
- Possess insight and self-awareness to be confident in the role, with knowledge of personal capabilities and limitations.
- Must work well in a team setting
- Knowledge of the dynamics of domestic violence is preferable.
- Ability to pass contingent screening of criminal background check and drug test