Posting: LGBT Detroit - Counselor/Community Advocate

May 10, 2019

Job Title: Counselor/ Community Advocate

Hours/week: Full­time, 40+ hours per week, Detroit Office.

Availability: Start date Immediately. Weekdays, evenings and occasional weekends.


Provide crisis counseling, trauma­informed services, advocacy, information, resources and support to gender and sexual minority survivors of sexual assault, intimate partner/ domestic violence, hate crimes, through individual, group, and telephone sessions. Advocate for and assist clients with referrals to partner agencies when relevant. Conduct outreach, maintain accurate client demographics, service statistics, and case examples for reporting purposes. Represent agency in various community settings. Comply with all grant and agency reporting.

Minimum Credentials and Experience:

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from a four­year college or university with a major in social work or a related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's Degree in social work with two years postgraduate experience or a related field, highly preferred. Full licensure a plus. Applicants must have demonstrated experience working with racial, sexual and gender minority clients.

Other Requirements:

Ability to maintain a flexible schedule; Valid MI drivers license, current auto insurance, criminal background check, sex offender registry check, Department of Human Services clearance, have and maintain excellent driving record, and reliable transportation required.

Ability to lift 30 pounds on occasion.

Bilingual a plus.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Benefits: Full­time position to include accrued sick and vacation time, holiday pay, option for health coverage after 90 days. Excellent working environment.

Send resume and cover letter along with salary requirements to

Stoyan Francis,

No phone calls, please.

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