Crisis Intervention Counselor
This is a full-time position with a work schedule Sundays through Thursdays from 8am-4pm. Occasional holidays may be needed.
The Crisis Intervention Counselor works directly with all individuals who are victims of domestic violence and who are participating in the shelter program. The C.I.C. provides short-term counseling and guidance, intervenes in crisis situations, and provides for the basic needs of all residents of the facility. Other duties include performing assessment for admissions and discharge, determining resident needs, conducting initial counseling on power and control, facilitating group counseling sessions, assisting with implementation of recovery plans, providing emergency coverage for other staff and obtaining community services from other agencies.
Education: This position requires a 2-year degree in Human Services or a closely related field.
Experience: 3 years of verifiable work experience in a human services organization. A combination of relevant experience, education and/or training may be substituted.
Additional Qualifications: A valid New York State driver’s license and the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle is necessary.
All offers of employment are contingent on a background check and verification of a cleaning driving record by our insurance provider.
Benefits: $15/hour. General holiday schedule and paid time off. Health and dental insurance. 401(k).
Violence in all forms disproportionately hurts marginalized people- including people of color, LGBTQIA people, and people with disabilities. These communities must be centered in the work we do. We strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.