LGBTQ Counselor - SERV (4413)

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Position Summary:

The Center for Family Services is looking for a  Full Time LGBTQ Outreach Counselor for their SERV program. The LGBTQ Counselor is responsible for counseling, advocacy, and support services for LGBTQ individuals who have been victims of sexual and domestic violence. This position conducts outreach and awareness education on intimate partner violence, sexual violence, domestic violence, and human trafficking.

Location: Gloucester County

Job Type/Status: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop internal agency capacity to work with individuals who identify as LGBTQ
  • Develop and implement strategies to raise awareness and to educate the LGBTQ community about sexual and domestic violence, and human trafficking
  • Ensure materials/trainings are inclusive for all genders and sexualities
  • Provide training, education and outreach to various service providers, community members and those interested in accessing services
  • Provide LGBTQ victims of violence with assistance and support including telephone and in-person crisis intervention, accompaniments to social service, medical and criminal justice-related appointments and proceedings, and advocacy in systems, organizations and relationships. Assist with supportive and/or psycho-educational groups for LGBTQ survivors
  • Provide coverage for 24-hour hotline (SART & DVRT)
  • Identify and create additional programming and resources appropriate for client needs.
  • Participate in community collaboration meetings and SERV Coalitions-Prevention, HT, etc.
  • Develop and advance relationships, partnerships and collaborative projects that facilitate recognition of LGBTQ identities in organizations, agencies and other entities providing services
  • Complete monthly and quarterly statistics and reports.
  • Assist with office procedures pertinent to the operations of the program.


  • Must successfully complete the 40 hour New Jersey State Confidential Sexual Violence Advocate training and the 40 hour Domestic Violence Training provided by Services Empowering Rights of Victims. Knowledgeable about the diversity of LGBTQ identities, cultures and communities, intersectionality, social and other indicators of LGBTQ individuals' mental health and holistic well-being, human development, and identity development. Excellent written and oral communication skills; Experience with public speaking, delivering educational trainings and facilitating group

At the Center for Family Services our employees are our greatest resource and we are committed to investing in our staff. We offer a competitive benefits package as well as ongoing resources that will support staff on their personal and professional journey.*

  • Excellent paid time off (PTO) program, including vacation, sick, personal, and holiday
  • 401k Plan
  • Medical insurance plan options
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Prescription Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health & Wellness Activities
  • Ongoing Training & Professional Development Opportunities
  • Opportunity for advancement

About Employment at Center For Family Services Apply and get hired at Center For Family Services, a leader in the non-profit sector and named as a top workplace in the region since 2010. As part of our team, you will be recognized as our most valuable resource. Our staff balance best practices with personalized care. Together our team makes a positive difference in the lives of people in need. If you're interested in a rewarding career, Center For Family Services is a great place to grow as a professional. For more information about our top workplace, please visit Center For Family Services website at www.centerffs.orgCFS is an equal opportunity employer-people of color, people with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ /nonbinary candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Survivors of sexual violence, domestic violence, and human trafficking are strongly encouraged to apply.

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