Crisis Counselor – Part Time Benefits Eligible
The Crisis Counselor provides critical support to callers of the 24-hour crisis line, and support and assistance to residents of our emergency shelter. They are the primary in-shelter staff person providing assistance to shelter residents and ensuring a safe and supportive environment.
This position provides coverage for 3 critical shifts including days, evenings, weekends, holidays and overnights to help ensure 24/7 coverage. We are currently hiring to cover Wednesday through Saturday 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. The Crisis Counselor works closely with the local police department offering resources and support to individuals encountering a domestic violence situation and providing assistance, as needed, to officers responding to a domestic violence situation. This role requires a natural trouble shooter with strong emotional intelligence, communication skills and a demonstrated commitment to offering compassionate, trauma-informed support to a diverse group of callers and residents. Apply Now
YWCA Evanston/North Shore is an Equal Opportunity Employer.