Counselor Manager – Bilingual Spanish, FT

AGENCY

JBWS is a private, nonprofit agency that provides safety, support, and solutions for abuse for anyone who faces the issues of intimate partner abuse regardless of severity of the abuse, marital status, income, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, or ethnicity. The vision of JBWS is to create a community-wide culture that refuses to tolerate the presence of any form of intimate partner violence. Empowerment of its victims and advocacy for social reform are at the heart of our mission and we are committed to advocating for the change necessary to achieve justice, equity, and inclusivity within our organization, our community and the systems with which we work on behalf of our clients. More than 75 paid staff and nearly 200 volunteers work together with the help of the community to fulfill the agency mission. JBWS is an equal opportunity employer. JBWS values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We welcome and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for a position at JBWS.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Schedule requirements: Monday-Friday, at least 2 evenings per week

JBWS in Morris County is seeking a full time Manager to work in our domestic violence Child, Adolescent and Adult Counseling services. This position oversees programming in partnership with the Director, providing supervision and ensuring that staff, interns, and volunteers provide and demonstrate best practices in trauma-informed services founded in a knowledge of domestic violence. A portion of the position provides direct counseling services to families. This individual will have a deep knowledge and understanding of the experiences of marginalized communities, working collaboratively and flexibly to meet the needs of those served.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or related field.
  • License professional credentials (LSW, LAC) required, independent licensure preferred (LCSW, LPC)
  • Bilingual English/Spanish, required.
  • 2 years managerial experience in program monitoring and planning, including experience supervising staff/interns in the delivery of direct services.
  • Experience providing counseling to children and families.
  • Knowledge and sensitivity to the issues related to client experiences of domestic violence.
  • A sincere dedication to a non-judgmental manner of supporting self-help.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and leadership skills.
  • Valid New Jersey Driver’s license.

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE

All candidates should submit a cover letter outlining your interest in the position and a resume, along with the job title to employment@jbws.org.