Career Opportunities

Join The Compass Center and help bring counseling and advocacy services to primary and secondary victims of sexual and domestic violence.

Counselor I

Summary / Objective:

We are looking for a new counselor who values a job that truly is life changing, and who wants to work with survivors of sexual and domestic violence. At The Compass Center, we value openness, respect, creativity and innovation. We’re looking for someone who finds joy in the purpose of helping survivors while having a little fun with co-workers. This counselor will work with survivors of sexual and domestic violence and must be ready to work with intense trauma daily.

 Essential Functions:

  • Provide individual and group therapy, advocacy, support, and education to clients who are survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence, in accordance with the organization’s Mission Statement and Core Values.
  • Provide crisis intervention and advocacy to survivors of sexual assault and/or domestic violence who come to The Compass Center is a state of crisis.
  • Keep accurate and timely notes on all client contacts.
  • Document contacts with clients and keep necessary statistical information.
  • Attend assigned meetings and training.
  • Keep abreast of developments in Agency’s areas of services and expertise.
  • Member of the 24/7 Rape Crisis Team. Participate in taking on-call shifts with the rest of the staff (about one in every seven weeks).
  • Assist with training of volunteers and interns.
  • Conduct presentations and training for The Compass Center, as needed.

Competencies:

  • Confidentiality
  • Ethical conduct
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Collaboration skills
  • Stress management / composure
  • Problem solving / analysis

Required education and experience:

Master’s degree in counseling. LPC license is preferred but will consider LPC-eligible candidates. MSWs with a strong counseling background will also be considered.

To apply: Send a cover letter and resume to Michelle Trent.