The Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants, regardless of gender, race, age, sexuality, or disability.
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SEXUAL ASSAULT COUNSELOR: Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center is hiring a Counselor to provide professional counseling to survivors of sexual assault and abuse at our Counseling and Resource Center in San Marcos. Must have knowledge of the dynamics of sexual assault/abuse, trauma sensitive issues, a Master’s degree and current counseling licensure recognized by the State of Texas (LPC, LPC-intern, LMSW, LMFT). Experience coordinating a crisis response team and working with a task force preferred, but not required.
The annual salary for this position is $37,500 and is scheduled to increase to $45,000 on October 1, 2017 with an additional $510 for applicants who are bilingual (English/Spanish). This is a full-time non-exempt position. If you are interested in this position, look over the application packet and fill out the application here and email to Michelle Ducote at email@example.com. Open until filled/EOE.
FORENSIC INTERVIEWER / FAMILY ADVOCATE: The Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center in San Marcos seeks an Interviewer/Advocate to conduct in-depth forensic interviews with allegedly abused and/or neglected children, consult with law enforcement, prosecutors, Child Protective Services and counselors, and testify in court as necessary. As an Advocate, provide crisis intervention and ongoing case management for protective caregivers of child abuse victims.
Must have knowledge and understanding of child abuse, advocacy, and the justice system. Previous experience providing forensic interviews preferred, but not required. Forensic Interview training will be provided. The annual salary for this position is $33,500 and is scheduled to increase to $40,000 on October 1, 2017 (with an additional $510 for applicants with a Master’s degree or who are bilingual in English/Spanish and an additional $1020 for applicants with both). This is a full-time position, non-exempt.
PART-TIME SHELTER RELIEF ADVOCATE: Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center is hiring a part-time relief advocate to work overnight during the week and/or on weekends at our shelter in San Marcos.
Responsibilities will include providing comprehensive services to assist shelter residents as well as answer the hotline at night and on weekends at HCWC’s McCoy Family Violence Shelter. It is our goal to hire a professional that understands the dynamics of family violence, genuinely cares about victims of abuse, and understands the issues that victims may face.
Preferred: demonstrated expertise in family violence issues; bachelor’s degree in social services or related field or a combination of education and experience in a similar agency. In addition, a successful candidate will be highly motivated, resourceful, flexible, be able to set appropriate boundaries, and maintain professional demeanor in a high stress environment.
Salary: This is a part-time non-exempt position. The hourly pay ranges from $12.15/hour to $14.58/hour. There is not a set work schedule for this position. This position provides back-up relief for the full-time Overnight/Weekend Advocates and is scheduled to work when one of the full-time staff are not available. Typical shifts include weekdays 6pm until 7am and weekends from 7am to 8pm and 8pm until 7 am.
CHILDREN’S COUNSELOR: Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center is hiring a Children’s Counselor to provide professional counseling to child survivors of abuse at our Counseling and Resource Center in San Marcos. Must have knowledge of the dynamics of sexual assault/abuse, trauma sensitive issues, a Master’s degree and current counseling licensure recognized by the State of Texas (LPC, LPC-intern, LMSW, LMFT). Bilingual (English/Spanish), experience providing play therapy to children, and experience working with teen victims of abuse is preferred, but not required.
Salary for this position is $45,000 (with an additional $510 if bilingual in English/Spanish). This is a full-time non-exempt position.
TRANSPORTATION ADVOCATE: The Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center in San Marcos seeks an Advocate to provide transportation to HCWC clients. HCWC provides services to victims of family violence, dating violence, sexual assault and child abuse in Hays and Caldwell counties. One barrier to receiving services that clients often face is the lack of public transportation in Hays and Caldwell counties. The person selected for this position will fill a critical need and help provide transportation, in an HCWC-owned vehicle, to victims of abuse who are receiving services at HCWC. Must have a clean driving record and a current driver’s license. A successful candidate will be organized, able to handle multiple projects at one time, and be client-centered. Bilingual (English/Spanish) and experience providing advocacy and/or working with victims of abuse preferred, but not required. OAG-certified Advocate Training will be provided.
The annual salary for this position is $33,500 and is scheduled to increase to $40,000 on October 1, 2017 with an additional $510 for a Master’s degree or bilingual English/Spanish. This is a full-time and non-exempt position. Due to restrictions on our insurance, you must be 25 years of age to apply for this position.
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No person may be employed with HCWC who has ever been convicted of, been on probation for, or received deferred adjudication for any disqualifying offense, or has presently pending any criminal charges of any disqualifying offense before a determination of guilt is made, including any person who is presently on deferred adjudication.
Guidelines for Determining Disqualification
The following offenses are grounds for disqualification regardless of any extenuating circumstances.
- Felony crimes against family, sex-related offenses, child related offenses, murder, theft/robbery/burglary offenses, fraud related offenses and crimes against persons and property.
- All other offenses not otherwise described above may result in disqualification at the discretion of HCWC. Factors considered by HCWC to determine disqualification include the nature and severity of the criminal conduct, the length of time since the offense occurred, the likelihood of rehabilitation (must be evidenced by community standing, employment, and references) and other factors that HCWC may deem appropriate under the circumstances.