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OPEN POSITION: Community Education Director (Baton Rouge)

Position Description: The Capital Area Community Education Director is responsible for overseeing the Community Education program within STAR’s Capital Area service area, which includes, but is not limited to; supervising the Youth Development Coordinator and program intern(s), facilitating training workshops with youth and (primarily) adults, conducting outreach to enhance STAR’s visibility, managing progress toward program goals, and developing the program.

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Position is open until filled.

OPEN POSITION: COUNSELING GROUP FACILITATOR (Baton Rouge)

Position Description: The Counseling Group Facilitator conducts group counseling with sexual trauma survivors at STAR’s satellite offices in New Roads and/or Gonzales, Louisiana.

Reports to: Counseling Director

Classification: Contractual

Duties & Responsibilities

The Group Counseling Facilitator will:

  • Facilitate weekly counseling groups for survivors of sexual violence at a satellite location of STAR;
  • Complete intake assessments with new clients to screen for group readiness;
  • Ensure case documentation is up-to-date and reflective of services provided;
  • Participate in counseling team meetings every other week with Capital Area Counseling Team;
  • Assist in developing reports as required by funder(s); and
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Candidate must be a licensed social worker or counselor in the State of Louisiana and have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in one or more of the following: mental health counseling, marriage and family therapy, social work or related field.
  • Candidate must provide a copy of their license, proof of liability insurance and must be able to demonstrate relevant experience and training.
  • Candidate must be knowledgeable of the principles of sound therapeutic practices with victims of sexual trauma, including working with the continuum of sexual violence.
  • Candidate must consent to and successfully complete a full background investigation, which includes a criminal history check and finger printing.
  • Candidate must have completed a mandatory 40 hours of sexual violence training; plus continuing education/training annually (note: contractual positions will not be compensated for training hours).
  • Candidate must be able to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Candidate must be able to identify and respond to shifting priorities.
  • Candidate must have the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and have excellent organizational skills.
  • Candidate must have mastery of the following:
    • Strong oral communication skills required to effectively communicate with a broad range of individuals
    • Strong written communications skills required to maintain quality documentation
    • Professionalism with clients and co-workers
    • Ethical behavior and respect for confidentiality

Term and Compensation

The term of this position will begin September 1, 2018, and will conclude on December 31, 2018, with the option for contract renewal dependent on funding availability. The Group Counseling Facilitator will be compensated $50 per hour for a weekly hourly total not to exceed 5 hours per week.

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Position is open until filled.

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