Gateway Domestic Violence Services is searching for an experienced Bilingual Therapist!


Since 1979, Gateway shelters have provided caring, comprehensive services and safe shelter to adults and dependent children fleeing domestic violence. Our 24/7 shelters offer licensed counseling, emergency and extended-stay care, and court advocacy services for victims of domestic violence and their families, in Arapahoe County, Colorado.

Working with Gateway provides an opportunity to serve the community and support our mission to prevent and eliminate intimate partner violence through counseling, residential care, and empowering people for social change.

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Under the supervision of the Clinical Director, our Bilingual (Spanish Speaking) Therapist will provide direct services to survivors of domestic violence including intake services, individual and group therapy, advocacy, crisis intervention and follow up. As a Bilingual Therapist, your crucial work helps expand our reach to Spanish-speaking communities who may not otherwise have access to our services due to language barriers.

This role is anticipated to work 20 hours per week with a hiring pay rate of $25.00 - $27.50 per hour.

As a part-time employee, you are entitled to vacation, sick leave and Gateway recognized holidays on a pro rata basis.


  • Provide therapeutic services in Spanish including intakes, assessment and therapeutic interventions centered in trauma informed practices.
  • Provide a combination of virtual and in-office individual and group therapy to adult clients. May also include providing family therapy and parenting support.
  • Advocate and offer follow-up services as a liaison between local agencies and the client. Refer clients to other resources.
  • Counsel, treatment plan, provide needs assessment for other services
  • Provide termination and follow-up services to clients on an individual basis.
  • Maintain client files, including standard forms and progress notes and monthly reporting.
  • Ensure proper safety and security procedures are followed.
  • Attend staff and clinical meetings and group consultation.
  • Adhere to Colorado’s mandatory reporting laws related to children and at-risk adults and/or elder abuse.
  • Work collaboratively with the non-residential team as well as other agency programs to meet the needs of clients served.


  • Master’s degree in social work, counseling, family counseling or related mental health field required.
  • Two years of experience in clinical therapy, counseling, or human services field preferred.
  • Must be registered with Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) as an LPC, LMFT or LCSW OR be eligible for Licensure candidacy (LSW, LPCC, MFTC).
  • Strong Spanish Speaking and translating skills required.

The successful candidate:

  • Has a knowledge of trauma informed care relating to domestic violence.
  • Values DEI and advances equity throughout the organization.
  • Has a positive attitude and openness to supporting people in crisis.
  • Has the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Works effectively as part of a team to deliver overall services.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • CPR and First Aid certified, preferred.

Gateway Domestic Violence Services provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetics, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gateway Domestic Violence Services complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Gateway Domestic Violence Services will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants for failing to disclose wage rate history in accordance with applicable law.

Gateway Domestic Violence Services will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

Gateway Domestic Violence Services expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gateway Domestic Violence Services employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.