On January 1, 2013, the North County Women's Shelter & Resource Center and the Sexual Assault Recovery & Prevention Center of SLO County merged into a new organization serving both victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, as well as their loved ones. On August 22, 2013, the name was officially changed to RISE, with the tagline– Respect. Inspire. Support. Empower. We believe RESPECT is the cornerstone to ending violence and creating peace. We INSPIRE the community to be active in the movement to end gender-based violence. We SUPPORT loved ones of those affected by sexual assault/abuse and intimate partner violence. We EMPOWER victims to heal from trauma and transform their lives. Together, the agencies have over 65 years of experience and provide the following services: 24-hour crisis line, case management, restraining order assistance, accompaniment and advocacy, prevention education, self-defense workshops, two safe houses and individual and group counseling. All services are provided confidentially, free of charge and in Spanish to anyone (adults and children, women and men) who has been directly or indirectly impacted by intimate partner violence or sexual assault/abuse.
Reporting to the Associate Director, the Counseling Services Director plans, organizes staff, and directs the counseling program on a daily operational basis. The Counseling Services Director functions within the standards, policies, procedures and guidelines of the agency and in line with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, which oversees the profession. This position is 28 hours per week and pay depends on experience.
The Counseling Services Director is thoroughly committed to RISE’s mission. All candidates should have proven leadership, management ability and therapeutic experience. Concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications include:
RISE is an Equal Opportunity Employee and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, religion, national origin,veteran status,or on the basis of disability. RISE is a Drug Free Workplace. Submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
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