Associate Therapist- Children & Youth Focus
Full-Time Non-Exempt, Benefit Eligible
Salary Range: $54,080-$63,648 (Non-Exempt) DOE
This is an on-site full-time, hourly position with benefits.
Are you passionate about making a lasting impact on the lives of survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault? We are seeking a dedicated and empathetic Associate/Therapist to provide therapeutic counseling for trauma survivors. If you possess the ability to inspire both our teams and the communities we serve, we want to hear from you!
The Associate Therapist will provide crisis intervention, safety planning and therapeutic individual and group counseling services with children, youth, and adults at selected WEAVE counseling sites, including K-12 schools. Clinical supervision is provided by WEAVE.
As an Associate Therapist, you will play a vital role in the lives of survivors; possessing qualities of empathy, warmth, an openness to feedback and the ability to create a non-judgmental and comforting space are critical.
About The Role:
Direct Client Services
- Provide individual and group counseling for children/youth/adults who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking
- Provide services onsite at K-12 identified schools, Midtown Counseling Center and other selected WEAVE counseling sites as needed
- Provide culturally responsive and inclusive services
- Provide both internal and external referrals and resources
- Maintain accurate, timely and complete client documentation, per agency guidelines
- Advocate for the concerns of clients with their support systems, schools, the legal system, social service agencies and other helping professionals
- Identify, assess and report cases of suspected child or adult abuse/neglect to Child Protective Services/Adult Protective Services
- Participate in department and agency meetings and committees
- Participate in individual and group clinical supervision
- Maintain and build relationships with community partners
- Represent the counseling dept. and agency in peer counseling training, community speaking engagements and networking opportunities, as assigned
M I N I M U M Q U A L I F I C A T I O N S
- MSW/ASW, MFT/AMFT, or PCC/APCC with current BBS registration
- Experience working with trauma, domestic violence and sexual assault preferred
- Experience working with un/underserved communities preferred
- Ability to work both independently and as a team member
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Commitment to providing trauma-informed, client-centered, and inclusive services
- Commitment to equity and inclusion work
- Complete WEAVE’s 69-hour peer counselor training certification program (post-hiring requirement)
- Annual completion of continuing education requirements
- Maintain current BBS registration
- Maintain accurate and complete timesheets, per agency guidelines
- Provide copy of valid California driver license, have reliable transportation, and submit current proof of vehicle insurance
- Satisfactory results from DOJ background check (post employment offer requirement)
Benefits: We offer a competitive salary, 100% health insurance premium coverage for employees, dental and vision insurance, long-term disability, and life insurance, employer contributions towards retirement savings, liberal PTO accrual, 13 paid holidays, floating holidays, employee assistance program, extended sick leave, subscription to CALM app, professional development opportunities, and a supportive work environment that values work-life integration.
How to Apply: If you are passionate about making a difference and possess the skills and qualifications outlined above, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume, a cover letter detailing your interest in the position, and your commitment, to our online application.
Join us in making a positive impact in the lives of survivors. Together, we can bring hope and healing to those in need.