Come join us! We are hiring a COUNSELOR to join our Team:

FT - 40 hrs/week + benefits

The Counselor increases the capacity of the Children's Advocact Center to carry out its mission by providing on-site theraputeic services, advocacy and support group services, and crisis intervention services to child victims of sexual and severe physical abuse and their non-offending caregivers, as part of our Counseling Team.

Minimum Requirements:


  • Master’s Degree in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work or related field; Licensed Professional Counselor or related licensure strongly preferred
  •  Minimum of 1 year clinical experience providing therapeutic services for children, including child victims of sexual and physical abuse
  • Strong clinical knowledge in the areas of child development, individual, group and play therapy, trauma response, and child abuse
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) trained mental health professional preferred
  • Ability to handle sensitive issues in a mature, confidential manner and with integrity and compassion; high level of discretion
  • Skilled in testifying for Juvenile and Criminal Court proceedings
  • Proficient knowledge of and sensitivity to family systems and child victimization
  • Excellent communication, mediation, and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work well with a variety of disciplines and function within team environment
  • Knowledge of community resources, child protection services, and the legal system
  • Flexibility of schedule to suit Center’s needs
  • Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, clear criminal background




To apply: Email your resume and 3 professional references (the names/affiliations/phones/emails) to the Gingerbread House Children's Advocacy Center, 1700 Buckner Square, Suite 101, Shreveport, LA 71101.



Deadline to apply: March 11, 2024

The Gingerbread House is an EOE.