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Employment

Current Openings at Safe Connections

Adult Therapists (2)
Safe Connections is seeking to hire two Full Time Therapists to provide individual counseling to adults and teens of all genders that have experienced domestic and/or sexual violence. Therapists hired may also assist with group facilitation. Read the full job descriptions here.

Qualifications
Position requires a Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or equivalent; LCSW or LPC licensure with applied knowledge of trauma focused treatment modalities; Complex PTSD; experience working with co-occurring symptoms and counseling individuals affected by domestic violence, sexual assault or childhood sexual abuse.  Bilingual preferred. Position requires some evening hours and Saturday hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Please send resume and cover letter to Katherine. Position will remain open until filled. No phone calls, please.

Adult Therapist – Part Time
Safe Connection is seeking to a Part Time Therapist (19 hours per work week), to provide individual counseling to adults and teens that have experienced domestic and/or sexual violence.

Qualifications 
Position requires a Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or equivalent; LCSW or LPC licensure with applied knowledge of trauma focused treatment models, PTSD, experience working with mental illness and counseling individuals affected by domestic violence, sexual assault and childhood sexual abuse.  Bi-lingual preferred.  Position requires some evenings and every Saturday 8a.m. – 1 p.m.

Please send resume and cover letter to Katherine. Position will remain open until filled. No phone calls, please.

Adolescent Therapist
Safe Connections is seeking a Full Time Adolescent Therapist, to provide individual and group therapy to adolescents affected by domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and/or childhood sexual abuse.  Services will be delivered in local high schools and middle schools, residential treatment facilities and at the Safe Connections office on Hampton. Read the full job description here.

Qualifications
Position requires a Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or equivalent and licensure. Preferred qualities include: experience providing crisis intervention and counseling for teens impacted by violence, experience providing trauma therapy, experience leading groups, experience working in a school setting, experience developing group curricula, knowledge of community resources, cultural competency.  Bi-lingual preferred. Some evenings and weekends may be required. Reliable transportation required.

Please send resume and cover letter to Heidi. Position will remain open until filled. No phone calls, please.

Crisis Helpline Advocate – Part Time 
Safe Connections is seeking a Part Time Crisis Helpline Advocate (20 hours per week), responsible for assistance in coordinating various aspects of the Crisis Helpline program to support 24-hour coverage of the crisis line including answering Safe Connections’ 24-Hour Crisis Helpline, Crisis Helpline training and observations, supervision of volunteers and/or interns, debriefing with student and crisis workers, and providing support and back-up to the Crisis Helpline program, staff and volunteers.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or other social sciences required. Will consider additional candidates with at least 2-3 years of direct service experience. Professional or volunteer history of direct services to victims of domestic and sexual violence, hotline experience preferred.  Ability to practice empathy and be non-judgmental with callers; listen, communicate effectively, speak clearly and be easily understood over the telephone; share resources and information, and empower others to make their own choices. Computer experience and knowledge of St. Louis Metro area resources required.

Please send resume and cover letter to Cindy. Position will remain open until filled. No phone calls, please.

Prevention Educator-Group Facilitator
Safe Connections is seeking a full-time Prevention Educator-Group Facilitator.  The Prevention Educator-Group Facilitator will be responsible for the ongoing development and delivery of Guys Group curriculum. Guys Group is a teen prevention program that empowers youth in schools and alternative settings to explore and challenge their beliefs about dating relationships, consent, respect for girls and women, and healthy masculinity.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required; Education or Social Services degree preferred.  Knowledge of intimate partner and sexual violence is preferred.  Qualified candidates will have experience in teaching or public speaking and working with youth from varying demographics.  Frequent travel using personal transportation is required.

Please send resume and cover letter to Zenique. Position will remain open until filled. No phone calls, please.

Mission Statement

The mission of Safe Connections is to reduce the impact and incidence of relationship violence and sexual assault through education, crisis intervention, counseling and support services.

Safe Connections is an equal opportunity employer and seeks diversity in its community. Employment decisions are based on merit and organizational needs, not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation or any other factor protected by law.