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Passion. That’s the common attribute of those that work for our organization.

We are dedicated to helping the people who utilize our services. If you're ready to make a difference, please check out any openings available below.

Positions Available

  • Counselor

    Albemarle Hopeline, Inc. is looking to add to our dedicated team of professionals. The principal role of the Counselor position is to provide support to primary and secondary victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault including crisis intervention, individual and group therapy. The focus of our services is to help clients to heal from their trauma, better understand the dynamics of domestic violence and sexual assault to prevent revictimization, and to aid clients in improving their own coping skills. Our agency assists clients across a span of ages, including providing counseling services for children who have witnessed or otherwise been impacted by interpersonal violence, and working with adult survivors of childhood abuse.

    Albemarle Hopeline, Inc. has been serving survivors of domestic and sexual violence in northeastern North Carolina for over forty years. Our work is trauma-informed and client-focused. All agency services are free of charge, so clinicians can focus on client care rather than insurance paperwork.

    We offer a work environment that emphasizes self-care practices and peer support. Employer-paid health care plan available after probationary period as well as a retirement plan, paid vacation, paid sick leave, and travel reimbursement. Employer pays for relevant training opportunities, including many that qualify for continuing educational credits.

    Required qualifications: Master’s Degree and professional licensure (or provisional licensure) in Social Work, Counseling, or related field required. Experience and training in working with trauma victims strongly preferred, especially in the fields of domestic and/or sexual violence. Must be able to work collaboratively with other Hopeline advocates to ensure best client outcomes. Availability to assist clients before/after hours is greatly appreciated. Bilingual skills greatly appreciated.

    This position is based out of Hopeline's Elizabeth City office, however, travel within our six-county service area to meet with clients as needed is required. Travel to in-state trainings and conferences also required (travel reimbursement paid by agency).

    This position also participates in the agency’s hotline coverage rotation (approximately 3-4 days/month with additional stipend provided). On-call staff are responsible for providing crisis intervention, safety planning, information and referral over the phone, as well as in-person support for sexual assault victims at the hospital.
    Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to

    Job Type: Full-time.

    Pay: $57,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year for full-time, DOE, plus on-call stipend
    Medical insurance provided after 90 day probationary period
    Retirement plan
    Paid holidays, paid vacation, paid sick leave

  • Overnight Shelter Specialist
    Overnight Shelter Specialist

    Job description

    Albemarle Hopeline, Inc. is seeking a compassionate and extremely reliable individual to provide support at our shelter facility in Elizabeth City.

    Shelter support staff provide supportive services to residential clients of Hope House, serving adult victims of domestic and sexual violence and their children. Shelter staff process intakes of new residents, and assist in maintaining the shelter facility including basic housekeeping duties.

    Must be able to respond to individuals in crisis with empathy and composure. Must be comfortable working with diverse populations. All employees of Hopeline must adhere to strict confidentiality guidelines. Experience working with victims or other vulnerable populations preferred. Bilingual candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

    Hours: every weekday including holidays

    Mon-Thurs 1:00-9:00am

    Fri 1:00-6:00am

    The ideal candidate might also have flexibility to cover additional shifts. Candidates must undergo a criminal background check prior to employment.

    After 90 days, this position is eligible for employer-paid health care benefits and participation in the agency's retirement plan. Dental and vision benefits are available for employee purchase. Holiday pay is one and one half times the hourly rate of pay.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $14.00 per hour

    COVID-19 considerations:
    To keep our staff and clients as safe as possible, masks are required in all communal spaces and strict cleaning protocols are being followed.

    To apply, e-mail resume and cover letter to

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