Crisis Counselor- Project Hope

PROJECT HOPE CRISIS COUNSELOR

The Project Hope Crisis Counselor is responsible for providing disaster crisis counseling and outreach to individuals, families, and groups that have been negatively impacted by COVID-19 as part of the larger Oneida County team.

Full-time position with excellent benefits. Basic work schedule: 37.5 hours per week; flexibility is needed as necessary to work some evening and weekend hours. Bilingual applicants are preferred who speak Karen and English or Spanish and English.

This is a six (6) month grant funded position.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
• Works with individuals, families, and groups to provide Crisis counseling services either virtual or in-person that includes outreach, emotional support, individual and group crisis counseling, public education, and referrals when needed.
• Completes all necessary program documentation and assessments when working with clients
• Completes all community based service provider trainings before beginning any service delivery begins
• Represents program in the community and networks with other agencies and partners to ensure needs of survivors are met.
• Provides presentations to community groups on disaster reactions, coping skills, stress management, and the Crisis Counselor Program (CCP).
• Participates in daily and weekly meetings and de-briefings with the Program Coordinator and Team Leader.
• Utilizes the mobile application to complete data forms as needed.
• Must have valid Driver’s license and transportation
• Maintains self in a professional manner at all time, adhering to Neighborhood Center policies, procedures and mission.
• Performs other duties/tasks as assigned.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Possess the capability to provide CCP services in a caring manner within the parameters of the FEMA CCP.
• Demonstrated extensive knowledge of community resources and multiple human service delivery systems.

• Demonstrated organizational, assessment and communication skills commensurate with this position.

• Demonstrated organizational, assessment and communication skills commensurate with this position.

• Demonstrated ability to be flexible and work independently.

• Demonstrated ability to secure cooperation of and work effectively with supervisory staff of other agencies in the community.

High School Diploma/Equivalency Diploma and one (1) year human services experience preferred. EOE

To apply for this job email your resume to hr@neighborhoodctr.org