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Expressing an interest in working for STAR® is the most sincere form of flattery we can receive. Thank you for considering us as a place of employment. When job openings become available, they are posted here.

Community Educator - Alexandria

STAR is hiring for a part-time Community Educator to deliver youth and young adult education in the Central Louisiana community. This position works out of our Alexandria office. Base pay range is $16.00 -$20.00 per hour, depending on education, knowledge, and experience. Click here to apply now.

Counseling Director - Baton Rouge

STAR is now hiring for the position of Counseling Director in Baton Rouge. The Capital Area Counseling Director is responsible for overseeing the Capital Area counseling program, which includes, but is not limited to; supervising counselors and interns, providing individual counseling to survivors of sexual trauma, training of staff/volunteers/interns that support the program, conducting outreach to enhance visibility, program development, and assisting with program reports. 

Base pay range is $50,000 – $55,000; additional compensation will depend on education, knowledge, and experience. 

Benefits for full-time employees include the following: 

  • 8 hours of paid time off (PTO) accrued for each full pay period worked 
  • 2 hours in an Extended Leave Bank (ELB) accrued for each full pay period worked 
  • 15 paid holidays throughout the year 
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance provided through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana (STAR covers 70% of an employee’s monthly premiums) 
  • Reimbursements for medical expenses through our Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) that are applied to an employee’s Blue Cross Blue Shield deductible 
  • $25,000 group Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) (paid 100% by STAR) 
  • Reimbursements for costs associated with professional licensure expenses 
  • Mileage and travel reimbursement for work-related travel each month 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program, which provides free short-term therapy and support to employees and their loved ones 
  • Enrollment in STAR’s 403b retirement program through Mutual of America 

Click here to apply now. This position will be open until filled.

Counseling Director - New Orleans

STAR is now hiring for the position of Counseling Director in New Orleans. The Greater New Orleans Counseling Director is responsible for overseeing the counseling program in New Orleans, which includes, but is not limited to; supervising counselors and interns, providing individual counseling to survivors of sexual trauma, training of staff/volunteers/interns that support the program, conducting outreach to enhance visibility, program development, and assisting with program reports.

Base pay range is $50,000 – $55,000; additional compensation will depend on education, knowledge, and experience. 

Benefits for full-time employees include the following: 

  • 8 hours of paid time off (PTO) accrued for each full pay period worked 
  • 2 hours in an Extended Leave Bank (ELB) accrued for each full pay period worked 
  • 15 paid holidays throughout the year 
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance provided through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana (STAR covers 70% of an employee’s monthly premiums) 
  • Reimbursements for medical expenses through our Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) that are applied to an employee’s Blue Cross Blue Shield deductible 
  • $25,000 group Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) (paid 100% by STAR) 
  • Reimbursements for costs associated with professional licensure expenses 
  • Mileage and travel reimbursement for work-related travel each month 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program, which provides free short-term therapy and support to employees and their loved ones 
  • Enrollment in STAR’s 403b retirement program through Mutual of America 

Click here to apply now. This position will be open until filled.

Part-Time Medical Advocate - Alexandria

STAR is hiring for part-time medical advocates to support survivors through hospital accompaniment in the Central Louisiana area. Medical advocates are expected to be available on holidays, nights, and weekends. Applicant must agree to work at least two (2) weekends a month; a weekend consists of 5 shifts. Weekends begin on Fridays at 5:00pm and end on Mondays at 8:30am. Position is part-time to be paid on a semi-monthly basis. Salary for this position is $15 per completed 12-hour shift and $15 per hour of direct service. Travel time, supervision, and monthly meetings are classified as direct service hours. Click here to apply now.

Part-Time Medical Advocate - Baton Rouge

STAR is hiring for part-time medical advocates to support survivors through hospital accompaniment in the Capital Area. Medical advocates are expected to be available on holidays, nights, and weekends. Applicant must take at least five (5) or more 12-hour shifts per month. Position is part-time to be paid on a monthly basis. Salary for this position is $15 per completed 12-hour shift and $15 per hour of direct service. Travel time, supervision, and monthly meetings are classified as direct service hours. Click here to apply now.

Part-Time Medical Advocate - New Orleans

STAR is hiring for part-time medical advocates to support survivors through hospital accompaniment in the Greater New Orleans area. Medical advocates are expected to be available on holidays, nights, and weekends. Applicants must sign-up for a minimum of eight (8) 12-hour shifts per month. Salary for this position is $15 per completed 12-hour shift and $15 per hour of direct service. Travel time, supervision, and monthly meetings are classified as direct service hours. Click here to apply now. 

Resource Advocate - New Orleans

STAR is hiring for a full-time Resource Advocate for our New Orleans Branch. The Resource Advocate performs a variety of duties involved in providing support and advocacy for the rights and protection of survivors of sexual trauma and their loved ones. The Resource Advocate is responsible for: 

  • Answering STAR’s 24/7 hotline to provide assistance to callers during business hours
  • Accompanying survivors to the hospital to receive a forensic medical exam after a sexual assault during business hours, as well as providing back-up support to volunteers and other staff during evenings and weekends on a rotational basis with other staff
  • Providing follow-up assessments and care to survivors after an exam to provide additional support and connect them to STAR’s counseling and legal services 
  • Conducting assessments of individual survivor’s needs which may include locating shelter, counseling, referrals, food, property return, and general advocacy and support
  • Providing safety planning and case management for individual survivors
  • Liaising with law enforcement, prosecutors, and courts to assist survivors with navigating the criminal justice system 
  • Participating in internal branch meetings to discuss comprehensive service delivery for clients
  • Recruiting and helping train volunteers for the New Orleans branch 
  • Assists with managing volunteers and scheduling after hours coverage for the hotline and hospital accompaniment 
  • Collaborating with other branches of STAR as needed to offer support and resources

The Resource Advocate also assists with the daily operations of advocacy services and ensures that all data and client documentation is appropriately maintained.

Classification: 40 hours/week (Full-time/Non-exempt) 

Reports to: Advocacy Director, New Orleans

Salary: Base pay range is $15-$19 per hour; additional compensation will depend on education, knowledge, and experience.  

Click here to apply now. 

 

Internship Opportunities

STAR’s internship program supports the agency mission through graduate and undergraduate internships and offers a collaborative, supportive and creative learning environment with many opportunities for students to work autonomously with the guidance of a supervisor, integrate theory and practice, and develop new projects and initiatives within a non-profit, social service organization. Individuals interested in interning at STAR can click here to apply.

What You Should Know About Our Internships
  • Internship hours can be part-time and schedules are flexible. The minimum number of hours may be established by individual school requirements.
  • Each student intern will have administrative supervision from a staff person in their field of study. For graduate internships, clinical supervision is available for those requiring LCSW supervision in social work.
  • Undergraduate internships must be at least 1 semester in length. Some positions may require longer commitments.
  • Graduate internships must be at least 2 semesters in length.
  • For internships involving direct services, STAR’s 40-hour CORE Advocacy Training is required. It is expected that interns complete this training prior to beginning their internship.
  • Most internships are available year-round.
  • Applicants must consent to and successfully complete a full background investigation, which includes a criminal history check and finger printing.
  • There may be more than one student in each internship position at any given time as the number of internships available varies depending on the program and position.
  • Students are required to submit a professional cover letter and resume and attend an interview to be considered for an internship position.
  • Internships are in high demand and the number of internships available may be limited. Because of this, it is strongly recommended that students begin the application process as early as possible.
  • Internships are unpaid.

Capital Area Branch
5615 Corporate Blvd., Ste 200
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
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Central Louisiana Branch
1403 Metro Drive, Bldg F
Alexandria, LA 70301
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Greater New Orleans Branch
123 N. Genois Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
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Capital Area Branch

5615 Corporate Blvd., Ste 200
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Office: (225) 615-7093 
Fax: (225) 615-7236

Central Louisiana Branch

1403 Metro Drive, Bldg F
Alexandria, LA 71301
Office: (318) 625-7592 
Fax: (318) 625-7593

Greater New Orleans Branch

123 N. Genois Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
Office: (504) 407-0711 
Fax: (504) 509-6368

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