Current Openings

Therapist

We are also currently hiring a licensed therapist. For more information, view the job description below.

Volunteers/Internships

Rebuilding Hope SACPC has many volunteer opportunities available from a few hours a week to a longer commitment period providing the following support:Office/administrative clerical support.Agency committee groups (Fundraising/Event Coordination) support on special projects.Direct Service opportunities through the Education, Advocacy and Therapy Programs.Internships available from accredited programs.

Volunteers support Rebuilding Hope SACPC by being available for anyone impacted by sexual assault/abuse 24/7. Volunteering at Rebuilding Hope SACPC is a great way of increasing one’s knowledge base regarding sexual assault/abuse issues, developing and improving advocacy skills, and contributing to the community and its members.

Volunteers interested in working directly with the community and victims are required to complete a 30+ hour Basic Sexual Assault Awareness Training (BSAAT), where prospective volunteers come to know who and where community resources are and the continuum of care that’s available for victims and the community. Further training is then given within the program of the volunteer’s interest.

Volunteers Really Make A Difference!

Rebuilding Hope SACPC is a private, non-profit, community-based agency committed to challenging the social dynamics that foster sexual assault/abuse. We strive for the time when our services are no longer needed. Until then, victims can come forward to seek safe, confidential assistance without shame, guilt and or blame.

This makes volunteers a very important part of the work we do at Rebuilding Hope the Sexual Assault Center of Pierce County. If you would like to be a part of this important work please contact Carlyn Sampson, our Director of Advocacy and Prevention Education, by either calling (253) 597-6424 ext. 3 or sending an email to carlyn@hopesacpc.org

Calling All Volunteers & Interns

If you or someone you know may be interested in a volunteer or intern position with Rebuilding Hope SAPC, please download the application below and submit your completed application to our office at 101 E. 26th Street Suite 200 Tacoma, WA 98421.

SEXUAL ASSAULT CENTER OF PIERCE COUNTY

JOB DESCRIPTION

THERAPIST

This position requires providing therapy to clients affected by sexual violence who are ages 13 and older. The employee in this position must also perform all tasks related to providing this therapy as outlined in the job description. This is an exempt position.

Responsible to: Clinical Director of Therapy Services

Responsibilities

Administrative

  • Maintain current Washington State Associate License or full Licensure in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or Mental Health
  • Stay current on agency and program guidelines.
  • Assist in billing appropriate third parties and process necessary third party paperwork for clients.
  • Maintain required caseload by staying current on waiting list or advise supervisor when unable to do so.
  • Compile accurate statistical information on clients served and provide to supervisor by due dates.

Personnel

  • Participate in bwi-weekly agency staff meetings.
  • Participate in individual consultation as scheduled.
  • Participate in weekly therapy staff meetings and/or case consultations.
  • Turn in time sheets and other personnel related paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Work cooperatively with and assist other staff members when appropriate.

Clinical

  • Provide initial screening, assessment, intake and referrals.
  • Develop and implement individual treatment plans.
  • Maintain up-to-date, clear and legible documentation and case notes.
  • Provide individual therapy to survivors of sexual violence and others impacted by sexual violence (ages 13 and older).
  • Follow agency guidelines regarding implementation of therapy.
  • Stay current on necessary trainings and research related to the field.
  • Follow legal and ethical guidelines.
  • Facilitate group therapy as needed.
  • Provide couples and family therapy addressing sexual assault issues when clinically appropriate.
  • Make appropriate referrals and interventions to community resources.

Qualifications

The Therapist for this position must have an extensive working knowledge of general counseling and psychological theory and practice, including legal and ethical guidelines; issues involved in sexual violence; the effects of sexual violence; and effective methods for treating the effects of sexual violence. This position requires a Master’s Degree in Psychology (or a related field), a minimum of 2 years experience providing therapy, extensive experience treating psychological trauma, ability to work independently and a part of a team, and excellent organizational skills. Prior to or as soon as possible upon hire applicant must attend Basic Sexual Assault Awareness Training and Therapist Core Training.