Group Facilitator

Purpose: To provide therapeutic, psycho-educational, and support group services to survivors and their families. Groups are designed to serve varied populations including female and male survivors, adolescents, children, couples, and their families.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Attending to, describing, acknowledging, confronting, understanding, and responding empathically to group members behavior, statements, and themes
  • Maintaining group focus
  • Giving and receiving feedback in group setting
  • Eliciting information from and imparting information to group members
  • Attend monthly clinical group supervision

Qualifications:

  • Male or female licensed professionals and/or students currently enrolled in graduate program in counselor education, social work, psychology, or other closely related disciplines
  • Masters-level social workers, psychologists, and counselors
  • Reliable, dependable, and self-confident about handling stressful situations
  • Must attend STSM Group Facilitator Training
  • Must have reliable transportation

Benefits:

  • Develop clinical skills under the supervision of a Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities
  • Learrning of the Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model and the implementation of such model with survivors of sexual assault and abuse
  • Furtherance of career goals
  • Sense of accomplishment in knowing that you have helped others, your community, and an important cause
  • Networking with other agencies
  • Experience of working at a non-profit agency

To Apply: Complete the Volunteer Application and send it to Group Services Coordinator at gsc@stsm.org, fax to (803) 790-8282, or drop off at our office. Please feel free to call with any questions (803-790-8208)

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