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Community Engagement and Psychological Wellness Program Manager

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FULL-TIME; REPORTING TO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

*Must have a masters degree or higher in the social services related field (Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, etc.) and a license (LCSW-C or LPC) in Maryland.

TASSC is looking for a Community Engagement and Psychological Wellness Program Manager, reporting to the Executive Director, to work with the organization to reach the following goals:

  • TASSC members (clients) engagement in group therapy and community activities
  • Provide therapy to TASSC members
  • Promote trauma-informed care in the community

TASSC’s main office is in Washington, DC, and a satellite office will be opened in Silver Spring, MD. TASSC is dedicated to providing both in-person and virtual services to survivors as COVID safety protocols allow. The position offers flexibility on a hybrid model, subject to discussion with the Executive Director and the changing public health reality.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate efforts to encourage and start support groups and therapeutic community activities
  • Provide individual therapy
  • Recruit and supervise three interns per year
  • Coordinate community outreach
  • Coordinate medical and psychological evaluations for TASSC legal clients
  • Provide trauma-informed care training to new interns, new staff members, and the community as needed

JOB REQUIREMENTS 

  • Masters degree or higher in the social services related field (Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, etc.) and a license (LCSW-C or LPC) in Maryland required.
  • Experience working with immigrant survivors of trauma preferred.
  • Fluent in English. Knowledge of another language like French, Amharic, Spanish is preferred.
  • Knowledge of social services and connection to the immigrant communities within the DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia area is preferred.
  • Desire to work with an interdisciplinary team in representing the best interest of the 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.
  • Ability to assess and appropriately handle mental health emergencies, including referring to the supervisor or other senior staff as appropriate.
  • Commitment to working with survivors of torture.
  • Desire to work effectively with all TASSC staff, including the management, Legal Services Program Manager and team members, pro bono attorneys, case managers, advocacy team members, job counselors, interns, and volunteers.
  • Ability to communicate patiently, respectfully, and empathetically with individuals from diverse backgrounds, including survivors of torture from many different countries.
  • A team-building, collegial approach to interacting with coworkers.
  • A commitment to learning about the effects of torture on survivors, their families, and their communities.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Flexibility
  • Sense of humor
  • Resourcefulness
  • Personal integrity in handling ethically complex and confidential situations
  • Self-motivated and comfortable working in stressful situations
  • Strong research and analysis skills
  • Trauma-informed and sensitive listening and communication skills
  • Fluency in a second language a plus (particularly Amharic, French, or Arabic)

TASSC is an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested persons to apply regardless of race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, citizenship, creed, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, age, religion, genetic information, physical or mental disability, marital status, or any other legally protected status. We encourage people of color, immigrants, women, members of the LGBTI+ community, people with disabilities, and other people historically underrepresented in the practice of law to apply.

FULL-TIME; REPORTING TO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

*Must have a masters degree or higher in the social services related field (Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, etc.) and a license (LCSW-C or LPC) in Maryland.

TASSC is looking for a Community…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Completo
  • Educación
    Maestría/Máster
  • Nivel Profesional
    Directivo

Compensación

TASSC offers a competitive salary and benefits.

TASSC offers a competitive salary and benefits.

Nivel de Idiomas

Amharic, French, and Arabic language skills highly desirable.

Amharic, French, and Arabic language skills highly desirable.

Ubicación

Temporalmente A Distancia
El trabajo se puede realizar en o cerca de Silver Spring, MD
Ubicación Asociada
8701 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
Suite 600

Cómo aplicar

Please send a cover letter and resume to Deanna Wilken, Operations Manager, at deanna@tassc.org. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Candidates must have the authorization to work in the United States. 

Please send a cover letter and resume to Deanna Wilken, Operations Manager, at deanna@tassc.org. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Candidates must have the…

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