Current Career Opportunities

Executive Director


Survivors of Abuse in Recovery, Inc. (SOAR) seeks an Executive Director. SOAR is a nonprofit organization in Delaware dedicated to providing professional mental health services to victims of sexual trauma and their families regardless of their ability to pay. Services include individual, family and group psychotherapy as well as psychosocial assessments, coordination of care and advocacy on behalf of survivors of all ages so they can recover from the sex crimes that have been committed against them. SOAR also provides education and professional development for mental health professionals.  More than 2,000 adults, adolescents, children, and families residing in Delaware and surrounding counties in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland use SOAR’s services annually.


The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the organization’s administration, programs, and strategic direction. Other key duties include fundraising and community outreach. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and supervises the Clinical Director, Director of Development, Operations Manager, and Billing Manager. This is a full-time position based in Wilmington, Delaware.


Key Responsibilities

  • Board Governance

Communicates effectively with the board and provides all information necessary for the board to function properly and make informed decisions; coordinates strategic plan development and implementation; assists with board member recruitment, orientation, retention, and succession; serves as an ex officio member of board committees


  • Programs
    Develops new projects provides grants management and ensures all programs further the organization’s mission


  • Financial Management

Ensures the organization’s fiscal integrity through recommending annual budget for board approval; ensuring regular financial reporting; and coordinating annual review/audit and IRS Form 990 preparation and filing; ensures the organization operates within its approved budget, ensuring appropriate use of resources and maintaining the organization in a positive financial position


  • Operations and Risk Management

Signs all notes, agreements, and other contracts entered into on the organization’s behalf; develops, implements, and monitors appropriate policies and procedures; ensures compliance with all applicable laws and regulations as well as organizational policies and procedures


  • Human Resources Management

Leads, coaches, develops, and retains the organization’s senior management team; recruits, trains, supervises, and, as necessary, terminates staff and volunteers; ensures job descriptions and completion of regular performance evaluations for all positions; ensures appropriate professional development and growth opportunities for all positions; provides for appropriate management succession


  • Fundraising

Supports the Director of Development in the creation and execution of an annual fundraising plan; develops and maintains positive relationships with new and existing donors on behalf of the organization; identifies funding opportunities; solicits funding; ensures appropriate donor stewardship


  • Advocacy and Community/Public Relations

Serves as the organization’s primary spokesperson to constituents, the media, and the general public; establishes and maintains positive relationships with community partners, referral services, government agencies, funders, legislators, and others


  • Clinical Management

Supports the Clinical Director in recruiting clinical staff and supervising clinical staff and services


Desired Skills & Qualifications

  • Doctorate or Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or equivalent preferred

  • Delaware licensure as a psychologist or clinical social worker preferred

  • Minimum of three years’ management experience required, nonprofit setting preferred

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required

  • Demonstrated ability to build and lead teams

  • Experience working with boards of directors preferred



Annual salary of $90,000 to $130,000, depending on qualifications and experience; health insurance; and generous paid vacation and holidays.


Application Instructions

Email resume and cover letter to Stephanie Cory at

Clinical Contractor

Position Summary:

SOAR, Inc is seeking mental health professionals with an interest in treating children, adolescent, and adult survivors of sexual trauma. This position is a contracted position. Services provided include individual, group, and family/couple psychotherapy. SOAR, Inc offers 75% of the compensation rate billed to most major insurance plans to contractors. Continuing education and training opportunities are available weekly on Fridays from Noon to 3pm.


General Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual, family, and/or group psychotherapy for populations in recovery from sexual trauma and resultant psychological conditions. 

  • Conduct case management for a consistent client caseload

  • Complete mental health assessments and evaluation, resiliency plans and recommendations, and diagnostic summaries and conceptualization

  • Present cases monthly in clinical staffing group consultation

  • Develop and maintain clinical records such as treatment plans, progress notes, treatment summaries, and other clinical documents according to licensing and best practice standards.

  • Maintain compliance with SOAR policy, protocol and best practices.

  • Maintain confidentiality regarding privileged administrative and client information in a professional manner


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Educational requirement is a Master’s degree from an accredited institution with a major in, social work, clinical counseling, or psychology.

  • PhD, PsyD, LPC, LPCMH, LCSW, clinical licenses are required. If licensed outside of DE, licensure must be reciprocal.

  • Maintain compliance with requested documents for personnel file as deemed necessary (criminal background checks, liability insurance, proof of licensure/certifications, proof of CEUs, etc)

  • Must have working knowledge of HIPPA, licensing requirements, APA Code of Ethics, and other overseeing bodies.

  • Must demonstrate the following characteristics: Sound clinical judgment and working knowledge of evidenced-based practices in treating trauma, and other mental health diagnoses. Demonstrate excellent oral/written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to problem solve. Works well independently and collaboratively in groups. Maintains professional consistency with clients, staff, families, agencies, and the public. Ability to manage crisis situations and respond appropriately. Flexible and adaptable. Ability to make decisions in an objective and ethical manner. 


If you are interested in working for SOAR, please submit your resume and cover letter to Heather McGonigle, LPC, LPCMH at and CC: Valerie Marek, LCSW, CADC at