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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Director of Crisis and Prevention Programs

Safe Connections is seeking a dynamic, forward-thinking and innovative Director of Crisis and Prevention Programs. The person selected for this position will be responsible for leading Safe Connections’ Crisis Intervention, Prevention Education and Community Outreach Programs. Integrated into this position is performance quality improvement and the oversight/design/delivery of new and ongoing community awareness/education programming. In addition, the Director of Crisis and Prevention Programs holds a leadership role in managing Safe Connections’ compliance with accrediting organizations.

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, or other social services field is required, along with a minimum of five years of supervisory experience. A Master’s degree and clinical licensure are highly preferred. Experience providing crisis intervention services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence is required, along with experience working with the other service providers and the community at large on issues related to intimate partner violence and sexual assault. Experience working with adolescents in a variety of youth spaces is required, along with experience in teaching, public speaking, and engaging others in community awareness raising events.

Application Information
Please email cover letter and resume to Susan Kidder MS, Chief Executive Officer.

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 as well as challenge their beliefs about dating relationships, consent, respect for girls and women, and healthy masculinity.

Bachelor’s degree required; Education or Social Services degree preferred. Knowledge of intimate partner and sexual violence is preferred. Additionally, 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 Gardner-Perry. No phone calls please.


Position advancement has created an opening for a Full Time Therapist to provide individual counseling to adults and teens that have experienced relationship and/or sexual violence.

The position requires a Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or equivalent; Current Missouri License preferred – LPC or LCSW – with applied knowledge of trauma focused treatment modalities; post-traumatic stress; co-occurring symptoms; as well as counseling individuals affected by domestic and sexual violence. Bilingual preferred.

One evening as well as Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. required. Competitive salary in addition to excellent benefits.

Application Information
Resume as well as cover letter required to be considered for the positions to Katherine Wallner.
Position will remain open until filled. No phone calls, please.