Employment Opportunities

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We are a community committed to living the core values of Respect, Compassion, Service, Justice and Integrity. 

Respect: We will promote the acceptance of differences and the dignity of every individual. 
Compassion: We will give priority to the sufferings and misfortunes of others.
Service: We will provide holistic, long-term services to the people so as to strengthen family relationships, build successful lives and become agents of change. 
Justice: We will advocate for a society in which all people are free to realize their full potential and work toward the achievement the common good.
Integrity: We do all this ethically, justly and honestly. 

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JOB TITLE: Sexual assault and Domestic violence counselor
DEPARTMENT: Family Resource Center
REPORT TO: Director of Family Services

Essential duties and Responsibilities:
To facilitate the healing of primary and secondary sexual assault and domestic violence
victims/survivors by providing sound emotional support to victims/survivors
Provides crisis intervention, advocacy, case management, and ongoing support
counseling to victims of domestic violence and sexual violence.
Provide crisis intervention, short-term individual counseling, and ongoing group
counseling for victims of sexual assault.
Apply a holistic (mind and body) approach to emotional health care.
Maintain of all case files and other records in strict compliance with policy, regulation,
and procedure.
Coordinates service planning and maintains ongoing contact with providers for
continuing care of clients.
Sessions are conducted virtually and or remotely with flexible working hours.
Ability to work well with a cross-section of clients.
Ability to coordinate case management for a diverse client population.
Knowledge of local resources.
Ability to relate well to people in crisis.
Ability to function well in a crisis setting where interruptions are frequent.
Basic knowledge of domestic violence and sexual assault dynamics.
Sexual violence and Domestic violence certification
Master’s degree in Social Work, LSW or LAC in NJ with a minimum of three (3) years
of experience in social services or a relevant degree, education, training, and

Starting salary at $57,000 per year, depending on experience and qualifications.
To apply: Email resume and cover letter to Dawn Dell’Omo,

*** Mercy Center is equal opportunity employer
Bilingual/bi-cultural in English/Spanish are encouraged to apply.

JOB TITLE: Bilingual Family Counselor (12-16 hours per week)

DEPARTMENT: Family Resource Center

REPORT TO: Director of Family Services


Provide trauma-informed care and support counseling to individuals, couples, children, families, and groups who are dealing with issues that affect their emotions, mental health, and welfare. Counselor should have the ability and skills to engage a diverse population, using a holistic approach “wellness” model, which highlights and encourages the client’s strengths.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

To work with individuals, groups, children, and families to improve their equilibrium and daily functioning

To engage and support clients as they discuss distressing emotions and experiences

To work on debilitating issues not limited to substance abuse, life cycle, anger, depression, relationships, LGBTQ, stress,  suicide, violence, etc.

To conduct psychosocial assessments and help clients define goals, mutually develop treatment/service plans and evaluate client progress

To provide crisis intervention services as needed

To develop and apply appropriate treatment modalities that address clients’ presenting issues

Refer clients to appropriate treatment, support, psychologists, and other services

To apply a holistic (mind and body) approach that assists with the healing process

Maintain clients’ case files and other records, in strict compliance with the agency’s policy, regulation, and procedures.

Must adhere to HIPAA and be in compliance with the NASW code of Ethics

Coordinate treatment planning and maintain ongoing contact with collaterals for continuing care of clients. 

Actively participates in ongoing training as needed to meet all licensing requirements and credentialing policies

Qualifications & Experiences:

MSW, LSW, or a related degree (must have no restrictions on current license)

Have the ability to work with an underserved, diverse population.

Capability to work as a team member, as well as independently, and maintain a positive and respectful attitude

Have strong analytical and strategic problem-solving skills

Must have experience in providing individual, and family counseling, case management, and advocacy

Have excellent communication and organizational skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Office- not limited to Word, Excel, etc.

Have a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance coverage

Successful completion of all required background checks, including civil, criminal, and motor vehicle background checks and fingerprinting as required

Preference bilingual in English/Spanish Individuals.

Email resume to: hr@mercycenternj.org


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