Job Opening: FV/SA Licensed Counselor HCWC

FV/SA Licensed Counselor – CRC

COUNSELOR: The Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center (HCWC) in San Marcos seeks a Counselor to provide individual and group counseling for adult survivors of family violence and sexual assault in our two county service area.  Must have knowledge of the effects of trauma/abuse and trauma informed treatment.  Master’s degree and current counseling licensure recognized by the state of Texas (LPC-intern, LPC, LMSW, or LMFT) is required.

Salary for this position is $36,000 (with an additional $510 if bilingual in English/Spanish).

If you are interested and would like more information about HCWC, the position, or how to apply, … Read More >>

Job Opening: Legal Advocate HCWC

LEGAL ADVOCATE:  The Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center (HCWC) in San Marcos seeks a legal advocate with experience working with victims of family violence. A successful candidate will have knowledge and understanding of the issues victims face, training and/or experience in advocacy, and experience working within the legal/justice system.  Providing legal advocacy to adult victims of family violence and/or sexual assault will be the primary job focus.  A candidate who is bilingual (English/Spanish) is strongly preferred, but not required.

The salary for this position is $32,000/year.  For applicants who are bilingual (English/Spanish) or who have a master’s degree, the salary is $32,510/year.  … Read More >>

Job Opening: Licensed Counselor HCWC

Licensed Counselor – Shelter

COUNSELOR: The Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center (HCWC) in San Marcos seeks a Counselor to provide individual and group counseling for adult survivors of family violence residing in our shelter.  Must have knowledge of the effects of trauma/abuse and trauma informed treatment.  Master’s degree, current counseling licensure recognized by the state of Texas (LPC-intern, LPC, LMSW, or LMFT) is required.

Salary for this position is $36,000 (with an additional $510 if bilingual in English/Spanish).

If you are interested and would like more information about HCWC, the position, or how to apply, please contact Michelle Ducote at mducote@hcwc.org. … Read More >>

Job Opening: Bilingual Forensic Interviewer/Advocate HCWC

Bilingual Forensic Interviewer/Advocate 

BILINGUAL FORENSIC INTERVIEWER / ADVOCATE:  Roxanne’s House, Children’s Advocacy Center, seeks a Bilingual Forensic Interviewer / Advocate to conduct in-depth forensic interviews with allegedly abused &/or neglected children; consult with law enforcement, prosecutors, CPS & counselors; testify in court as necessary; provide advocacy to the family/protective caregivers of child clients.  Bachelor’s degree in related field and experience in child abuse investigations preferred. Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.

Salary for this position is $32,510 (an additional $510 with a Master’s degree).

If you are interested and would like more information about HCWC, the position, or how to apply, please … Read More >>

Job Opening: Community Donations Coordinator HCWC

COMMUNITY DONATIONS COORDINATOR: Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center in San Marcos seeks a Community Donations Coordinator to coordinate donation center activities by collecting/sorting donations to meet the needs of family violence, sexual assault and child abuse clients; cultivate and develop relationships with local businesses, community groups and individuals; assist in marketing programs to enhance connections to the  local community; coordinate donation drives and participate in local community initiatives. Seeking dynamic, outgoing and organized individual with a passion for working in the community. Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs. and be willing to work in various environments.

Salary is $32,000 … Read More >>

Job Opening: ACA Program Assistant for TMPA

Job Description:

Provide administrative support for the successful planning, administration, and execution of the Advanced Child.

Purpose of Job:
The purpose of the Program Assistant position is to aid the CJA Program Manager in supporting the mission, goals,
and objectives of the Advanced Child Abuse Investigation Training Program.

Job  Duties:
The Program Assistant’s job duties include:

  • Abuse Investigation Training Program:
  • Maintain accurate training records
  • Process training paperwork
  • Enter data into the training database
  • Submit training hours to TCOLE
  • Timely distribution of certificates and feedback to instructors
  • Compile necessary reports, including quarterly analysis of training data and … Read More >>

Press Release: Sexual Violence, Immigration and Family Detention Facilities

Date: July 10, 2015

Contact:             

Rose Luna – Communications Program Director – TAASA – (512) 659-8065

Chris Kaiser – Staff Attorney – TAASA – (512) 740-1317

Texas Association Against Sexual Assault  (TAASA) hosts meeting to discuss sexual violence, immigration and family detention facilities

Austin, TX – Today the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA) will host sexual assault, domestic violence, and immigration advocates to discuss the issue of detained women and children in Texas. Family detention centers have been the topic of conversation amongst human rights, legal, and immigration advocates. A detention center in Texas captured national attention as … Read More >>

Announcement: Texas Laws Surrounding Sexual Assault

Chris Kaiser Joins Texas Standard in Sexual Assault Discussion.

How does Texas legally handle sexual assault, rape cases?

Listen to discussion & read full article

Highlights:

  • In Texas, the statute of limitations in rape cases is 10 years for victims who were adults when they were assaulted. For kids, there’s no statute of limitations whatsoever in criminal cases. In civil cases, like Cosby’s, it’s only a five-year limitation for adults and 15 years for children.
  • Kaiser says the reason the statute of limitations exists at all goes back to the philosophy behind English common law. It … Read More >>

Job Opening: Social Services Program Coordinator-VSU

Travis County invites the applications for this position.

SALARY: $42,382.08 – $52,977.60

Location: 5555 Airport Blvd., Austin, Sheriff’s office

JOB SUMMARY:

Coordinates all phases of activities and functions associated with a Victim Services Unit (VSU) Volunteer and Intern programs. Performs consultative, technical and administrative work in the planning, development, coordination, implementation and monitoring of a program. Ensures that program goals and objectives are accomplished in accordance with established priorities. Analyzes program issues, completes policy/program analysis, conducts program research and presents program-related training and education. Supervises volunteers/interns assigned to the VSU. Provides crisis stabilization support services to individuals impacted by crime and … Read More >>

Announcement: 2015 Texas Prevention Summit

TexasPreventionSummit_LogoStatewide Preventioneers Gather in ATX

This week, prevention advocates and colleagues join at the Texas Prevention Summit, an annual conference hosted by TAASA and the Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV). As we unify to end sexual and domestic violence, show your support via Facebook &/or Twitter #TXPrevention2015

Location: Westin at the Domain 11301 Domain Dr Austin, TX 78758

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