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Part-Time Weekend Crisis Worker - Sexual Assault Victim's Care Unit

PART-TIME WEEKEND CRISIS WORKER

Mission

The Mission of the Sexual Assault Victims Care Unit is to end sexual violence and alleviate the suffering of sexual assault victims by providing support through counseling, advocacy, and community prevention services.

Position

This is a part-time, on-call weekend and holiday position that services victims and survivors of sexual assault in Madison, St. Clair, Randolph, and Monroe Counties. Ideal candidates must demonstrate knowledge of sexual assault, possess crisis intervention skills, understand the concept of boundaries with clients, and have experience in conflict resolution.

Other Duties Include:

· Assist survivors in developing short term safety plans

· Provide in-person crisis counseling at hospitals, jails/prisons, and or police stations

· Travel throughout the Metro-East to meet with and comfort survivors

Qualifications

1. Must be available two to three weekends a month from Friday at 4:30 PM until Monday morning at 8:30 AM

2. Must be available at minimum 5 holidays a year

2. Possess the ability to maintain client confidentiality

3. Must be able to work with diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds

4. Ability to work independently and as part of a team

5. Possess a valid Driver’s License and auto insurance

6. Clean criminal history and background

7. Must have reliable transportation

8. As a new hire, crisis workers will complete 40 hours of sexual assault training approved by the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault