• Hackensack, NJ

Website YWCA Northern New Jersey


Provide outpatient counseling services to adult and adolescent survivors of sexual violence, utilizing evidence-based treatment approaches to support survivors in the healing process.
Provide culturally sensitive outpatient counseling services to non-offending family members in an effort to assist in addressing the impact of the trauma on the family unit, including psycho-education and emotional support services to the family unit.
Be responsible for completing accurate and timely records utilizing an electronic health record, including assessments, treatment plans, treatment notes, reports, and case closings.
Provide for and facilitate support groups for survivors of sexual violence and/or their loved ones.
Provide information, verbal and written, to survivors of sexual violence regarding reporting, prosecution, rights and compensation for themselves and their families.
Serve as an advocate to survivors of sexual violence and their families, as clinically indicated.
Compile and maintain statistics of clinical services provided that are required for programmatic reporting required by funding sources.
Participate in clinical staff meetings, trainings, staff retreats, and awareness events as needed.
Function in accordance with agency mission, standards, policies and procedures.
Participate in all Sexual Assault Center Services as assigned (e.g. Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Community Awareness Activities, Volunteer Training, etc.).
Other duties as assigned by the Clinical Supervisor and Program Director.


Must be licensed LSW, LAC, LCSW, or LPC possessing a Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling.
40+ hours of sexual violence training preferred or should be completed within 90 days of hire.
Minimum of 1 year trauma specific experience working with survivors of sexual assault or working victim advocacy and victim advocacy services is strongly preferred.
Bilingual Spanish preferred.
Required to have proficiency utilizing an electronic health record, videoconferencing, and Microsoft office suite.
Required to have at minimum 2 evening hours (after 5pm) and 2 in office work days.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Thorough clinical assessment and individual and group therapy training and graduate-level coursework.
Knowledge of modalities and best practices in provision of counseling to survivors of sexual violence as well as understanding of trauma and PTSD.
Knowledge of county processes & resources
Demonstration of cultural awareness, sensitivity, empathy, and a commitment to social justice.
Strong public speaking skills.
Ability to manage a caseload of approximately 25+ clients, multitask and prioritize workload.

What We Offer:

Flexible Work Schedule and Hybrid Work Model
Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA
403 (b)
Employee Benefits Perks Program
Voluntary Benefits
Learning & Development Opportunities
Professional Work Environment
Mission Driven Organization

Compensation: $60,000 – $67,000 per year
How to apply:

Please submit resumes to:  ywjobopportunities@ywcannj.org. Only qualified applicants considered for the position will be contacted. Thank you for your interest.


YWCA Northern New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, and service partners. Therefore, YWCA Northern New Jersey does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, national origin or ancestry, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, domestic violence victim status, familial status, military, or veteran status or on any other basis prohibited by law.