Intake Counselor

JAMISON 18929, Pennsylvania

JoB Description

The Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA) provides counseling services to child and adult victims of crime through Bucks County.

In this full-time position, the Intake Counselor provides comprehensive, coordinated support and services to victims and non-offending family members. The Intake Counselor provides the initial contact for potential clients and provides case management. The Intake Counselor will complete and track all assessments as needed for the wide variety of evidence-based programs the counseling department offers.

A Bachelor’s (Master’s preferred) in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Human Services, or other related field required. The ideal candidate will possess strong organization skills, the ability to understand and practice culturally responsive practices in the work setting; demonstration of trauma-informed practices and strong interpersonal communication skills. The position requires the ability to work a flexible schedule to adjust to clients’ availability, including at least 2 evenings per week. The Intake Counselor will be required to travel to all of NOVA’s offices including being comfortable going into client’s homes as needed throughout Bucks County.

Interested candidates, please send a cover letter with salary requirements and a resume to Deb at debgh@novabucks.org

Contact: Executive Assistant Deb Gehan-Hoffman

Phone: (215) 343-6543

Fax: (215) 343-6260

E-Mail: debgh@novabucks.org

Website: https://www.novabucks.org/

Mailing Address: 2370 YORK ROAD, Suite B1

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Posted by Laura Otten, Ph.D., Director on 11 October 2019, 11:18 am

One of the enjoyable debates I have with students, and those who are philanthropically minded, is about addressing root causes vs. applying band-aids.  It often flows from a mention of Andrew Carnegie and his philosophy on giving and the responsibilities of the wealthy, much of which is laid out in his “The Gospel of Wealth.”  His thinking makes it easy to jump to the question of whether to fund organizations that work at eradicating the root causes of society’s problems or those that provide band-aids to treat the consequences of those problems. I would argue that there is no right.

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