Adult Counselor, Non-Residential Program

  • Job posted by Sanctuary for Families

Job Type

Part Time




New York
New York
United States


Sanctuary for Families is New York's leading service provider and advocate for survivors of domestic violence, sex trafficking and related forms of gender violence. Every year, Sanctuary empowers thousands of adults and children to move from fear and abuse to safety and stability, transforming lives through a comprehensive range of services. We provide wrap-around services to help survivors rebuild their lives in the aftermath of abuse, and work to end gender violence through three key strategies: direct services, outreach and training, and systems-change advocacy.

The Adult Counselor will provide ongoing domestic violence and trafficking comprehensive individual and support group clinical counseling services to non-shelter clients primarily for the Spanish speaking community. Assist clients to move toward managing their trauma, understanding the impact of domestic violence on their lives and that of their children; help them to reach economic stability through case management, advocacy, and referral if necessary, to organizations providing such services. Opportunity to work in a supportive, team oriented environment.

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  • Conducts intake assessments and psychosocial interviews for survivors of domestic violence, trafficking and other forms of gender violence
  • Provides crisis intervention for clients with a focus on trauma, victimization and other related issues
  • Provides comprehensive individual and group counseling services including advocacy, case management, and referrals to survivors of domestic violence, trafficking and other forms of gender violence
  • Provides affidavits and testimony for immigration and other legal purposes
  • Conducts trauma related and domestic violence outreach and training to community organizations and institutions including those serving the Latino community
  • Maintains accurate case records and utilizes internal database systems to track direct services to clients
  • Performs other duties as requested by supervisor.

  • License Masters Degree in Social Work
  • Experience providing counseling and other services to domestic violence survivors
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish required
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team, including working collaboratively with professionals across disciplines, (e.g. domestic violence advocates, housing specialists, attorneys, police officers, government officials, workforce development professionals and other community-based agency staff.)
  • Experience and familiarity with relevant social services focusing on women's issues strongly desired.
  • Experience working in a culturally and linguistically diverse environment
  • Familiarity with issues of trauma, violence prevention and victimization.
  • Familiarity with NYC public benefits and housing systems is highly desirable
  • Excellent written and presentation skills
  • Excellent Computer skill, specifically Microsoft Office Suite


Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

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