Counselor, Part-Time
Job Details
Hope Place - Seattle, WA
Part Time
Graduate Degree
$16.03 - $17.48 Hourly
Nonprofit - Social Services

Seattle's Union Gospel Mission is currently looking for a Counselor, Part-Time to join the Women and Children's Ministries team in Seattle, WA.


Seattle's Union Gospel Mission is a private faith-based organization that helps the community to reach out with compassion to those who have lost hope. And as a community, we empower one another to build, lead and give back.


The Counselor, Part-Time works with a team of staff to help create a safe, healing environment for women and children in a Christian residential program; responsible for counseling women and facilitating classes at WCM.


Our Women and Children's Ministries team is looking for its newest member and we think that could be you!



Shift Schedule

Approximately 24 hours between Monday - Friday, primarily afternoons/evenings, with one full day (8:30 AM - 5:00 PM on Tuesday), plus occasional evenings, weekends and holidays. 


Essential Job Duties

  1. Conduct individual counseling for mental health issues, Christian direction and domestic violence issues.
  2. Advocate for and support program participants through intakes, referrals, safety planning, educational classes, individual advocacy based counseling and groups.
  3. Attend wrap and staff meetings as scheduled.
  4. Maintain confidential client files.
  5. Meet with on site and clinical supervisor weekly.
  6. Attend training as assigned by supervisor.
  7. Be willing to be trained and use Lifespan Integration therapy for trauma resolution.
  8. Participate in the Grace-based philosophy of ministry and the self-evaluation process.
  9. Attend and participate in all Mission, Division and Department meetings and training, as required.
  10. Any other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. The successful candidate will have an active church/prayer life and demonstrate a strong desire to serve the Mission by ministering to those whom it serves.
  2. Must agree with Seattles Union Gospel Mission Statement of Faith, Mission and Vision Statements and have a personal ethos and work ethic that reflects the Missions Core Values.
  3. Sensitivity to cultural diversity is required.
  4. Seattles Union Gospel Mission accepts and encourages the involvement of volunteers at all levels in the organization. All Mission employees are expected to assist in the creation of meaningful and productive roles in which volunteers might serve in the organization, and to interact positively and cooperatively with our volunteers.
  5. Ability to successfully pass pre-employment drug and criminal background screenings.
  6. Ability to work as a team player.
  7. Ability to teach classes as needed.
  8. Have a passion for the ministry at WCM.



Licensing Requirements 

LMHCA required or eligible to obtain license 


Physical Requirements

  1. Ability to stand, walk or sit for extended periods of time; bend, stoop or reach.
  2. Regularly lift and/or carry up to 20 pounds.
  3. Talk on telephone and use computer extensively.




Master's degree or above.



Experience in social service organization preferred. At least 2 years of experience in counseling preferred.


Statement of Faith

  • We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the infallible, authoritative Word of God.
  • We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three Persons; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
  • We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.
  • We believe that for the salvation of lost and sinful men, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential.
  • We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a Godly life.
  • We believe in the bodily resurrection of the just and unjust, the everlasting blessedness of the saved, and the everlasting conscious punishment of the lost.
  • We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in Christ.


Mission Statement

To serve, rescue and transform those in greatest need, through the grace of Jesus Christ.


Vision Statement

To forcefully impact poverty and brokenness, affecting such significant change that our communities point to God!


Core Values

  • Sacred Relationships
  • Passionate urgency
  • Strategic effectiveness
  • Courageous Belief
  • Innovative and scrappy