Bilingual Spanish Counselor/Therapist
Full-Time Non-Exempt, Benefit Eligible
Under the general supervision of the Counseling Services Manager and Chief Program Officer, Counseling & Outreach, the Bilingual Counselor will provide direct services to Spanish- and English-speaking adults and/or children at selected WEAVE counseling sites, based on counseling needs.
Direct Client Services
- Provide short- and long-term individual and group counseling for adults/children/youth
- Provide crisis intervention, intakes and counseling
- Maintain accurate, timely and complete client files
- Identify, assess and report cases of suspected child or elder abuse/neglect to Child/Adult Protective Services
- Advocate on behalf of clients
- Attend and participate in department and agency meetings, as assigned
- Attend and participate in weekly clinical supervision
- Actively engage with community agency partners
- Maintain accurate timesheets and other work-related documents
- Represent the agency in community speaking engagements and outreach opportunities, as assigned
- Other job duties as assigned
ADA Job Characteristics:
Work environment is primarily in an office setting. Local travel (driving) may be required to attend off-site meetings, as needed. Lift and carry 25 lbs., extend both arms above the head and/or reach below the waist, stoop, squat, crawl, bend the back or open lower-level filing drawers, or to retrieve stored items, climb a ladder or stairs, or use an elevator. Sit frequently and/or stand when filing, using copier, etc. Use fine manipulation (hands and wrist) to operate a keyboard, take notes; utilize desk calculator, file and copy documents. Corrected vision to normal range. Speak in normal vocal tone and range, and communicate clearly and concisely to others. Apply normal reasoning and detail as required in the accomplishment of job duties.
- MSW, MFT or PCC with BBS registration
- Previous counseling experience required
- Oral and written fluency in English and Spanish required
- Experience working with survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault preferred
- Experience working with unserved and underserved communities preferred
- Ability to work both independently and as a team member
- Complete WEAVE’s 69-hour classroom training and counselor certification program (post-hiring requirement)
- Provide copy of valid California driver license, have reliable transportation, and submit current proof of vehicle insurance
- Satisfactory results from DOJ background check and TB Test (post employment offer requirement)
Ideal candidates will:
- have established competency using Electronic Health Records, Microsoft Applications (Excel, Word, Outlook, SharePoint) and other online tools.
- be available to work at least 4 days a week for a total of 24 hours a week (6 hours/day).
- respond to department tasks and needs and cover those responsibilities as they arise.
- have thorough knowledge of laws and ethics of clinical practice and professional boundaries.
- have experience collaborating and building relationships with community partners.
- be bicultural or have experience working with diverse populations.
The salary range for this position starts at $26-$30.60 per hour plus a 5% differential for bilingual skills.
Top 3 reasons to work for WEAVE
- Benefits: We provide employer paid medical, dental, vision and 401(k) with matching. We offer up to 13 paid holiday’s.
- Growth-Oriented: WEAVE encourages employees to explore new directions within the organization.
- Collaborative & Inclusive culture
Diversity & Inclusion Statement
WEAVE is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and connectedness. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class. As part of this commitment, WEAVE will ensure that person with disabilities is provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed, please email email@example.com
WEAVE is committed to breaking the cycle of violence by educating the community to better understand the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault. If these types of work excite you, we would love for you to join us! Together, we can build a community free of violence and abuse.
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