Employment – Internships

Employment Opportunities.

TITLE:   Therapist II


REPORTS TO: Director of Victim Services

SUMMARY:  The Therapist II will utilize a multi-disciplinary, multi-service and systemic approach to provide a range of client centered services to survivors and the children witnesses of
domestic violence in a shelter setting and off site.

TITLE:    Maintenance Worker


REPORTS TO:   Associate Director

SUMMARY:  Perform day-to-day maintenance functions and repair duties including plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting and basic grounds maintenance on all agency properties including Transitional and Neat Repeats Resale Stores.  Ensure facilities remain in good operating condition and address issues as they arise.

TITLE:    Therapist I


SUMMARY:   To conduct psychosocial assessments on adults and children who may be exhibiting emotional and behavioral issues due to domestic violence; develop service plans with clients; provide individual, family and group evidence-based trauma informed services to children and adults; conduct educational groups and support group services and safety planning to victims of domestic violence; provide advocacy for parents and children when needed; participate in case consultations with colleagues and/or program staff regarding client progress, challenges and treatment plans; attend bi-weekly staff meetings, monthly staff meetings, and any other meetings as requested by supervisor or executive director; provide community education as needed.

Interested parties should send resume and cover letter to kangel@crisisctr.org

TITLE:    Court Advocate

REPORTS TO:    Director of Advocacy Services

SUMMARY: The Court Advocate provides court advocacy to agency clients in the Bridgeview and Markham court houses.  Provides consistent information about legal options to clients by telephone and on an appointment basis.  Provides consistent and caring crisis intervention as needed in the course of providing court advocacy services to clients.  Collaborates with court advocacy staff, team leader, and designated volunteers in the criminal courts to develop and maintain effective programs.  Assists in discussions of court advocacy relevant to case management and necessary agency paperwork. Co-facilitates Legal Support Group at CCSS. Assists the Director of Advocacy Services in planning and implementation of training and educational programs for police, judges and state’s attorneys; networks with other agencies.

Interested parties should send resume and cover letter to kangel@crisisctr.org


TITLE:    Medical Advocate

REPORTS TO:  Director of Victim Services

SUMMARY:  Responsible for providing medical advocacy and counseling services at hospitals and other medical facilities.  Provide domestic violence education and training to hospital professionals and medical staff as part of the medical-based domestic violence prevention and intervention program.

Interested parties should send resume and cover letter to kangel@crisisctr.org

Professional Internships

The Crisis Center offers internships for both bachelor and master level students seeking to work with domestic violence cases.

For more information on professional internships at the Crisis Center, contact us at (708) 429-7255 or info@crisisctr.org.

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