AWARE Job Opportunities

AWARE currently has both full & part-time job openings. If you are interested in applying for any of the positions below, please send a resume and letter of interest to the staff contacts below:

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This page was last updated 7/07/17

The current openings at AWARE are:

CHILDREN’S COUNSELOR

Responsibilities & Duties:
-Provide crisis intervention counseling for children and adults,
-Provide play therapy and counseling for child victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and their supportive parents,
-Involve families in the process of healing from trauma and creating safety within the family system,
-Educate families and the community about domestic violence and sexual assault. Educate families and the community about parenting, life skills development, and needs of children and adolescents.

Qualifications:
Graduate degree in social work, counseling, psychology or related field is required. Must possess a working knowledge of child development and a thorough understanding of domestic violence, sexual assault, child sexual assault and the needs of child victims. Must have experience working with parents in crisis and parenting issues, and with people in trauma.

Salary and Hours:
40 hours per week, competitive salary and benefits.

Please send resume and cover letter, by June 20, to Rachel Brown at AWARE, Inc., PO Box 20809, Juneau, AK 99802, email it to rachelb@awareak.org, or fax it to 907-586-2479. Please call Rachel with questions at 907-586-6623 or email her at rachelb@awareak.org. Minorities encouraged to apply. Open until filled. EEO.

RELIEF ADVOCATE

Relief Advocates at AWARE are responsible for maintaining the safety and security of AWARE’s residential facility, as well as answering the crisis line and working one-on-one with women and children who are experiencing domestic violence and sexual assault. Relief workers may work a regular, weekly shift or be on-call to cover staff absence and vacations. If you are interested in working with women and children, want a part-time schedule, and an be flexible about your hours, Relief work at AWARE could be a perfect fit! $15.00/hr DOE. Please email your resume and cover letter to Kimberly Sumner at kimberlys@awareak.org. Please call Kimberly at 907-586-6623 with questions. EEO.

BECOME A MEMBER OF AWARE’S SEXUAL ASSAULT RESPONSE TEAM (SART)

Be a (S)HERO for women in your community…

Did you know that 1 in 4 women will be victims of sexual assault in their lifetime? Do you want to help support these women at the hospital when they seek medial and/or legal assistance? Do you want to help hold their offenders accountable? Is so, becoming a part of AWARE’s on-call SART (Sexual Assault Response Team) program may be right for you! You can learn more about it what it takes to be a SART advocate by registering for AWARE’s 40-hour advocacy training, offered twice a year (please email beccag@awareak.org for most recent dates). Please contact Swarupa at swarupat@awareak.org with questions regarding SART.

Thanks for helping to heal our fellow sisters on their journey towards healing and justice.