Careers

If you are interested in joining the DARCC team, please review the career opportunities below and email careers@dallasrapecrisis.org. Please consider volunteering with us to open opportunities for future employment.

It is the policy of the Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons, and to recruit, hire, train, promote, and compensate persons in all jobs without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation.

Clinical Director

Summary: Directs, coordinates, plans, implements, supervises and evaluates agency programs, specifically the crisis hotline and counseling departments.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Supervise the development, delivery and evaluation of clinical services.
  • Identify and implement best practices and processes to ensure services delivered are high quality and compliant with all licensing and agency requirements.
  • Provide individual, family, and group therapy to persons impacted by sexual violence.
  • Provide crisis intervention, hospital accompaniment, and other advocacy services, as needed.
  • Identify and implement evidence-based practices in keeping with a survivor-centered, trauma informed approach.
  • Develop, plan and implement strategies to manage program growth. Review and recommend changes in program services to meet client needs.
  • Supervises, prepares and submits program, project, contract and grant reports.
  • Collaborates with other community agencies and service providers while developing referral networks.
  • Develops and implements outcome measures and evaluates programs and projects efficacy.
  • Facilitates regular program and project personnel staff meetings, case staffing meetings, and professional development training sessions/meetings.
  • Represents the agency in association with other agencies, in the media, at fundraising events, and with donors at the direction of the CEO.
  • Must believe in, support, and act in accordance with the agency’s mission statement and strategic goals.

 

Bilingual Therapist

Summary:  The sexual assault therapist provides crisis intervention and counseling services to survivors of sexual assault, especially Latino survivors who are not able to communicate in English.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Responds to crisis calls on the hotline.
  • Take on call shifts on a rotating basis.
  • Provides crisis intervention by phone and in person.
  • Provides counseling to sexual assault survivors on site at DARCC.
  • Provides group facilitation for support or therapy groups.
  • Participates in case management meetings.
  • Provides resource information and referrals, and checks that client legal advocacy needs are being met, including providing information about Crime Victims’ Compensation and Texas Vines.
  • Represents the agency in the community and acts as a liaison with other agencies.

 

Community Education and Outreach Specialist

Summary: Coordinate with schools, businesses, and community-based organizations to provide presentations, trainings, and outreach events that educate the public about sexual assault issues on behalf of the Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center (DARCC). Serve as public advocate for the awareness of sexual assault issues and appropriate services.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide educational presentations to middle schools, high schools, faith/youth groups, teen summits, universities, DARCC volunteers/advocates, and other community based organizations.
  • Schedule and attend various community outreach events to network with community service providers and spread awareness of DARCC’s sexual assault programs and services.
  • Facilitate training sessions for professionals, educators, faith leaders, parents, and DARCC volunteers/advocates.
  • Prepare and maintain all necessary reports and tracking systems as required by agency policies.
  • Assist in the development of educational/outreach materials and monthly events calendar.
  • Work closely with the Volunteer Coordinator to recruit and schedule volunteers for Outreach and Education activities.
  • Assist in the development of social media and the quarterly newsletter.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

On Call Staff Advocate

Summary: The purpose of the On-Call Staff Advocate is to ensure that the needs of DARCC Clients are served in a timely, efficient manner.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for answering crisis calls on the 24 hour crisis line.
  • Responsible for providing hospital accompaniment at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas for any victim who presents for a SANE exam.
  • Responsible for completing all required documentation of services provided and hours worked.
  • Responsible for assisting volunteers with questions and/or concerns during their volunteer shifts.
  • Responsible for submitting timesheet on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Responsible for staying in communication with Crisis Services Coordinator, attending mandatory meetings, and participate in being a mentor to upcoming training classes.
  • Responsible for participating in on-going continued education.