English-Spanish Bilingual Counselor/Advocate

The Domestic Violence Crisis Center, is seeking an English-Spanish bilingual counselor/advocate to provide direct services to clients in our Stamford and Norwalk offices through our EsperanzaCT project. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing counseling for adults and children in individual and group settings, crisis counseling, service referrals, client advocacy and community outreach.

This position requires the following:

  • A minimum of 2 years counseling experience;
  • At least one year of experience providing counseling to children and youth;
  • Graduate degree in counseling, social work, psychology or a related field;
  • Fluency in English and Spanish;
  • Effective oral and written communication skills (English and Spanish);
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of the dynamics of domestic violence and its effects on adult and child victims
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently and function in a fast paced/crisis environment;
  • Ability to be flexible and juggle multiple demands;
  • Ability to maintain service records, complete reports accurately and submit them in a timely manner.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

This is a full time position with salary range of $36,000 to $40,000 with excellent benefits.

Please send resumes to employment@dvccct.org with subject “Bilingual Counselor/Advocate Position”

Before applying, please review our website at www.dvccct.org, and our Spanish language website at www.EsperanzaCT.org, for information regarding our organization.

Please, no phone calls.

How to apply

Please send resumes to employment@dvccct.org with subject “Bilingual Counselor/Advocate Position”

Norwalk/Stamford, Connecticut
The Domestic Violence Crisis Center,

777 Summer Street Suite 400, 5 Eversley Ave Suite 300, Norwalk/Stamford, Connecticut, 06851/06901, United States