Counseling Program Manager


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Located in Bend, OR

Salary: Competitive comp & benefits

Saving Grace is seeking a Counseling Program Manager to join our team! 

Where You Get to Live!

Bend, Oregon is the mountain town that has it all!  Located in the in the shadows of the Cascade Mountains and surrounded by numerous lakes and rivers, Central Oregon is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. Check out the sights and sounds of Bend at:

What You Get to Do!


  • Plan and coordinate counseling services to assist clients in achieving safety, self-efficacy, and healthy relationships.
  • Collaborate with advocacy staff to maximize client services.
  • Oversee recruitment, onboarding, orientation and day-to-day needs of counseling interns.
  • Monitor counseling referrals and assign to interns.


  • Provide supervision for Master’s level counseling/social work interns: a. Meet once a week for one hour with each graduate intern
  • Provide weekly group supervision meeting for graduate intern cohort
  • Assist graduate interns in fulfilling school requirements and achieving learning objectives defined by their graduate programs
  • Evaluate work of interns as requested by schools and boards
  • Communicate with schools and boards as needed
  • Ensure adherence to HIPAA, ACA/NASW Code of Ethics, Oregon Administrative Rules
  • Plan and prepare weekly intern supervision meeting, including counseling technique and case reviews.


  • Provide individual therapy for domestic and sexual violence survivors as available.
  • Coordinate staffing of, and/or provide facilitation of survivor support groups.
  • Provide approximately six hours per week of individual therapy and/or support group facilitation.
  • Network and advocate for survivors’ needs with other community agencies.
  • Foster a culture of self-care and mutual support throughout the agency.
  • Ensure a ‘standard’ of trauma-informed services for survivors.


  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with schools of counseling and social work that provide graduate counseling interns (in partnership with Clinical Supervisor).
  • Develop relationships with community counseling service providers; provide education and training on domestic and sexual violence trauma.
  • Oversee flow of clients in counseling center; coordinate with advocacy staff to ensure efficient use of space.
  • Develop and/or maintain counseling program policies/procedures.


  • Keep accurate statistical records of services provided; ensure completion of statistics by interns.
  • Provide assistance with grants and statistical reports, as required.
  • Develop and/or acquire resource materials.
  • Maintain office appearance and upkeep.


  • Model agency mission and philosophy; serve as liaison to community organizations, service providers and general public.
  • Coordinate PR activities with Saving Grace’s Development Director.
  • Make presentations to volunteers, professionals and community groups.


What You Will Need:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling is a requirement. Licensure preferred.
  • A minimum of two years post-graduate counseling experience is required, with experience providing trauma-informed services to domestic and/or sexual violence survivors.
  • Experience in individual counseling and group facilitation.
  • Experience and/or comfort with providing therapeutic services and intern supervision via videoconference or phone during COVID-19 restrictions.
  • Demonstrated leadership with programs and people.
  • Comfort with public speaking.
  • Skilled in being a contributing member of a clinical or management team.
  • Experience working with a diverse clientele, including underserved and marginalized populations. Strong commitment to social justice and empowering historically oppressed communities.
  • Calm and professional demeanor.
  • Ability to facilitate others to use their strengths and grow.
  • Ability to work with a broad range of people from diverse backgrounds and life experiences.
  • Flexible with a sense of humor.
  • Ability to organize program details.
  • Good follow-through and above-average results.
  • Ability to work under stress and respond effectively to crisis situations.
  • Work efficiently with many interruptions.
  • Initiative and ability to handle a diverse workload.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Reliability, responsibility and energy.
  • Good self-care practices to balance work and life stress.
  • Experience working with survivors and an empowerment service delivery model.
  • Proficiency on appropriate software and Internet.
  • Ability to pass criminal background check, other background checks as required.
  • Willingness to sign binding confidentiality agreement.
  • Valid Oregon Driver’s License and reliable, insured vehicle.

To Apply:  For confidential consideration, please submit resume to:

Express Office: Bend
61379 South Highway 97
Bend, OR 97702
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