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Therapist (bilingual)

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Ayuda
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Fairfax, VA
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Published 8 days ago

Description

ORGANIZATIONAL PROFILE

Ayuda is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing direct legal, social and language access services, education, and outreach to low-income immigrants in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Since 1973, Ayuda has provided critical services on a wide range of issues, in the process acquiring nationally recognized expertise in several fields including immigration law, language access, domestic violence and human trafficking. Ayuda has office locations in Washington, DC, Silver Spring, MD and Falls Church, VA. 


WHY YOU WANT THIS JOB?

Because, just like everyone at Ayuda, you believe:

  • In seeing communities where all immigrants succeed and thrive in the United States.
  • In the overall success of our organization and all our programs.
  • That families should be healthy and safe from harm.
  • That all people should have access to professional, honest, and ethical services, regardless of ability to pay or status in this country.
  • That diversity and equality make this country better.

WHAT WILL THIS JOB ENTAIL?

  • Provide individual and group therapy; services provided in various offices;
  • Conduct client intakes and safety planning, assess client needs, and develop individualized service and treatment plans;
  • Provide clinical recommendations and advocacy in the best interests of the client;
  • Participate in regularly scheduled clinical supervision with other Ayuda clinician(s);
  • Document services provided and collect and maintain required information for specific funding reporting;
  • Collaborate with Ayuda’s legal department to provide holistic services to clients;
  • Conduct internal and external training as needed;
  • Ensure Ayuda representation at local coalition meetings and participate in advocacy initiatives; 
  • Completes duties as assigned by Director of Social Services to meet the demands facing immigrant communities


Requirements

HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOU CAN DO THIS JOB?

Eligibility: Must be legally able to work in the United States and maintain proper work authorization throughout employment. Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the position presented in a general office environment. 

Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Master’s degree or higher in the social services related field (Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, etc.) and a license (LGPC, LMSW, LPC, LICSW) in the District of Columbia and/or Maryland 
  • Experience working with immigrant survivors of trauma preferred
  • Fluent in English and Spanish;
  • Knowledge of social services within the DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia area, specifically those for immigrants preferred; 
  • Desire to work with interdisciplinary team in representing the best interest of client; 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills; 
  • Adaptable to shifting priorities and working in different offices;
  • Demonstrated capacity to work independently and collaboratively


Ayuda is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who are unable to be vaccinated for Covid19 due to religious or medical reasons should contact hr@ayuda.com as soon as possible to engage in the interactive process and explore what, if any, reasonable accommodations Ayuda is able to provide.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT STATEMENT:

Ayuda is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

We believe that a diversity of experiences, opinions, and backgrounds is integral to achieving our mission and vision. We celebrate diversity and seek to leverage the passion, energy, and ideas of a culturally diverse team.

Description

ORGANIZATIONAL PROFILE

Ayuda is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing direct legal, social and language access services, education, and outreach to low-income immigrants in the Washington, DC metropolitan…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required

Benefits

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

The salary is commensurate with experience and comes with a robust benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance, long-term disability insurance, life and AD&D insurance as well as an employer-provided retirement match. All federal holidays are observed, and Ayuda offers paid leave for the week of Christmas through New Year’s Day. This position is exempt for overtime purposes.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

The salary is commensurate with experience and comes with a robust benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance, long-term disability…

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluent in English and Spanish.

Fluent in English and Spanish.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Fairfax, VA
Associated Location
Fairfax, VA, USA

How to Apply

TO APPLY:

Please apply with resume and cover letter. Writing samples may be requested. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Apply early for full consideration. 

TO APPLY:

Please apply with resume and cover letter. Writing samples may be requested. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Apply early…

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