Careers

Safe Connections seeks and celebrates diversity in its staff community and provides a dynamic team environment. A trauma-informed culture with a high value on self-care, mentoring and professional development is an organizational hallmark. We are an equal-opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made based on merit and organizational needs, not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation or any other factor protected by law.

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Adolescent Therapist

Description

Due to program expansion, 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.

Qualifications

Position requires a Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or equivalent and licensure- Current Missouri License – LPC or LCSW preferred. 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 are required. Reliable transportation required.

Competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Please send resume and cover letter to heidi@safeconnections.org. No phone calls please.

Prevention Educator-Project HART Facilitator

Description

Safe Connections is seeking a full-time Prevention Educator-Project HART Facilitator. The Prevention Educator will be responsible for the ongoing development and delivery of Project HART, a dating violence and sexual assault prevention curriculum for teens, in schools and alternative settings. The Prevention Educator will also be responsible for other adolescent services programming and professional development training opportunities for adults working with youth.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required; Education or Social Services degree preferred. Must have experience in teaching or public speaking, preferably with both adult and adolescent populations. Knowledge on the dynamics of domestic and sexual violence is helpful.

This position requires frequent travel. Candidate must have access to personal transportation.

Competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Application Information

Please send resume and cover letter to zenique@safeconnections.org.

Materials accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls please.

Prevention Educator-Group Facilitator

Description

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 our Girls Group or Guys Group curriculum. Girls Group and Guys Group are teen prevention programs that empowers youth in schools and alternative settings to explore and challenge their beliefs about dating relationships, consent, respect, and gender norms.

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.

Competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Application Information

Please send resume and cover letter to zenique@safeconnections.org.

Materials accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls please.

Individual Therapist – LCSW – LPC

Safe Connections seeks a Full Time Therapist to provide counseling to individuals of all genders, sexual orientations and gender identities, ages 18 and older, who are survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and/or childhood sexual abuse.

Position requires a Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or equivalent; Current Missouri license preferred – LPC or LCSW – with applied knowledge and experience in the following areas: trauma focused and gender affirming therapies; post-traumatic stress; co-occurring symptom management; and counseling individuals affected by domestic and sexual violence. Bilingual preferred.

A 37.5 hour work week with one evening and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. required.

Competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Applications will not be considered without a cover letter.

Please address inquiries to: Katherine Wallner, LPC

Position will remain open until filled. No phone calls please.

Therapist (Bilingual-Spanish) – LPC/LCSW

Safe Connections seeks a Full Time Bilingual Therapist to provide counseling to individuals of all genders, sexual orientations and gender identities, ages 18 and older, who are survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and/or childhood sexual abuse.

Position requires a Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or equivalent; Current Missouri license preferred – LPC or LCSW – Bilingual/Second Language proficiency (Spanish) with an ability to communicate and effectively work with culturally diverse clients, stakeholders, referral sources, and to network with community partners.

Positon also requires applied knowledge and experience in the following areas: trauma focused and gender affirming therapies; post-traumatic stress; co-occurring symptom management; and counseling individuals affected by domestic and sexual violence; direct clinical experience with refugee or immigrant populations.

A 37.5 hour work week with one evening and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. required.

Competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Applications will not be considered without a cover letter.

Please address inquiries to: Katherine Wallner, LPC

Position will remain open until filled. No phone calls please.