Project Hope Crisis Counselor

PROJECT HOPE CRISIS COUNSELOR

JOB DESCRIPTION: 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; Monday-Friday; 8:30am – 4:30pm; some flexibility required as necessary.

The position is part of a new program and provides disaster counseling and outreach to individuals, families and groups who have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19. 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