Director of Clinical Services
Sexual Assault Response & Awareness, Inc. (D.B.A. SARA-Roanoke)
Roanoke, VA US
Posted ago
Sexual Assault Response & Awareness, Inc. (D.B.A. SARA-Roanoke)

SARA – Roanoke is looking for a qualified, experienced, compassionate and empathetic individual with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team to provide trauma-informed counseling, therapy and crisis intervention services to survivors of sexual violence. SARA is a private, not-for-profit organization and is the sexual assault crisis center for the Roanoke Valley. SARA provides 24-hour crisis intervention, emotional support and advocacy to victims as they negotiate the medical and legal systems after experiencing the trauma of sexual violence. SARA provides free, voluntary and confidential on-going counseling as victims rebuild and move forward with their lives. 

Responsibilities

  • Provide direct counseling and therapy services to victims of sexual assault and their families in the form of crisis intervention, information and referrals, personal advocacy and accompaniment, emotional support and safety services, assistance with shelter and safe housing options, assistance with criminal and civil justice system.
  • Provide staff-on-call support to the 24-hour sexual assault crisis hotline
  • Provide ongoing group, individual and family counseling
  • Maintain client files appropriately
  • Compile monthly data for grant and board reports

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in human services
  • Professional counseling licensure or licensed eligible
  • Demonstrated experience in crisis intervention techniques and methods
  • Experience in mental health therapy techniques and methods
  • Knowledge of issues specific to sexual violence and working with victims of sexual violence
  • Understanding of trauma-focused and trauma-informed services
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

Compensation
$50,000 - $53,000 yearly
About Sexual Assault Response & Awareness, Inc. (D.B.A. SARA-Roanoke)

SARA - Roanoke is a private, not-for-profit organization and is the sexual assault crisis center for the Roanoke Valley. SARA provides 24-hour crisis intervention, emotional support, and advocacy to victims as they negotiate the medical and legal systems after experiencing the trauma of sexual violence. SARA provides free, voluntary, and confidential ongoing counseling as victims rebuild and move forward with their lives. 


It is the MISSION of SARA to respond to sexual violence in our community through an empowerment model that is trauma-informed, collaborative, and multi-disciplinary.

 

It is the VISION of SARA to eliminate sexual violence in the Roanoke Valley.


SARA - Roanoke is committed to working for social justice, dismantling structures and systems that exclude, increasing access to opportunity, and building healthy, inclusive communities in which we all belong and can thrive. 

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