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The Sexual Assault Resource Agency (SARA) provides services to men, women and children affected by sexual violence. 

SARA is seeking a full-time therapist to join our direct services team and provide trauma informed therapy services to individuals impacted by sexual violence. Ideal candidate would have training or interest in learning modalities informed by the neurobiological impact of trauma, as well as comfort in working with diverse populations, genders, and age groups. This includes children and adolescents. The therapist will maintain a case load of 15-20 clients and will be able to provide long or short-term treatment based on clients’ needs. The therapist will provide crisis intervention and case management services as needed. The position requires occasional on-call rotation for hospital accompaniment and staffing the hotline during business hours. 

A Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related field is required. Experience in other sexual violence programs is preferred. Potential training opportunities are also available. Must be licensed or licensed eligible. Supervision towards licensure is available for eligible candidates. Priority will be given to Spanish speaking candidates. 

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and reference “Therapist” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin mid-December of 2020. We anticipate the selected candidate to begin in January or February of 2021. SARA is an equal opportunity employer and seeks a diverse workforce. 









Prevention Specialist

In partnership with the Director of Prevention and Prevention Team, the Prevention Specialist supports a range of prevention programs at SARA. Responsibilities include: (1) Recruiting, training, and equipping male-identified community leaders to promote sexual assault prevention in their spheres of influence. This includes training and support around emotional health, community building, bystander intervention, and health literacy. (2) Building relationships with local faith-based organizations to provide training and policy support for teams of leaders who are dedicated to preventing and addressing child sexual abuse. Applicants must have demonstrated skills in training, organization, client service, and a background understanding emotional literacy and masculinity issues. Additional skills include cultural humility, long-term planning, adaptability, professionalism, and an ability to apply trauma-informed practices and health promotion principles. Fluency in Spanish is extremely preferred. Please send cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .







Upcoming Events

Synapse Hub 105
Dec 08 2020 - Dec 08 2020
03:30PM - 05:00PM
Teen Resilience Group
Dec 08 2020 -
04:30PM -
Louisa IAC
Dec 10 2020 - Dec 10 2020
09:30AM - 11:00AM
SART Meeting
Dec 17 2020 - Dec 17 2020
12:00PM - 02:30PM
Nelson IAC
Dec 21 2020 - Dec 21 2020
02:00PM - 03:30PM

About SARA

The mission of the Sexual Assault Resource Agency (SARA) is to eliminate sexual violence and its impact by providing education, advocacy and support to men, women and children. Our vision is a community free from sexual violence.

Communities Served

We are located in Charlottesville, Virginia and serve:

  • City of Charlottesville
  • Albemarle County
  • Louisa County
  • Nelson County
  • Fluvanna County
  • Greene County

Contact SARA

 Charlottesville, Virginia

 24-Hour Hotline: 434-977-7273
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 Office: 434-295-7273

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