Employment – Internships

Employment Opportunities

Bookkeeper, Part-Time

Under the supervision of the Director of Finance, responsible for bookkeeping functions including account receivable, accounts payable and payroll.  This position will also provide support to the Finance Director in the area of government grant management.

 Qualifications:

Bachelor Degree in Accounting, business, nonprofit management or related degree preferred.
Three years of experience in non-profit accounting preferred.
Prior experience with nonprofit accounting software preferred.
Experience in government grant allocations preferred.
Highly organized, with strong attention to detail.
Excellent computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office:  Work and Excel required.

A commitment to non-violence within families and homes and an understanding of domestic violence issues.  40 hour Domestic Violence Training will be provided.

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


Medical Advocate, Part-Time

 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.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Social Work preferred. One year of relevant supervised experience is preferred.  Previous training/public-speaking experience is required.  Completion of a 40 Hour Domestic Violence Training required.

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


Volunteer and Training Coordinator

The Volunteer Training Coordinator is responsible for ensuring a thriving volunteer program and a robust training program for the Center.  This includes responsibility for recruitment, development, coordination, and placement and recognition of all volunteers for CCSS.  Also responsible for all organizational trainings including but not limited to; 40-hour Domestic Violence training, 20-hour Domestic Violence Training and Domestic Violence 101.  BA required, masters in human services preferred.  Minimum of 3 years’ experience in non-profit environment and demonstrated success in volunteer management.

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


Choices Co-Facilitator

Responsible for co-facilitating the CHOICES Programs men’s groups, which provide direct client services.  Assist in providing the provision of individual assessments of clients referred to the men’s program.  Provide group and/or time limited individual counseling services, and provide other direct service as needed.  Facilitate orientation workshop and men’s group counseling on a weekly basis.  BA or BSW strongly preferred.  PAIP experience preferred.

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


Development Associate        

Responsible for providing administrative support to the Development Department and participating in all fundraising activities; including direct mail appeals, and special events.   This position has a significant emphasis on maintaining, updating and managing the agency’s donor database, and donor recognition correspondence.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree/Training in office systems technology or minimum of 2 years’ experience in an administrative position, preferable in a nonprofit environment.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and database management –required. Gift Works experience preferred.

Strong ability to use all Google products (Gmail, Docs, Drive, Calendar)

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills including significant attention to detail
  • Positive, professional, customer-service oriented personality
  • Ability to establish productive relationships with people at all levels
  • Good communication, presentation and public speaking skills
  • A positive and adaptable approach to problem solving
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours required

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


Community Fundraising and Education Coordinator

Crisis Center for South Suburbia (CCSS) is seeking an energetic and creative professional to be responsible for ensuring the agency is connected with the community and friend raising as well as educating the public on Domestic Violence.  The Community Fundraising and Education Coordinator is responsible for promoting long standing relationship in the community in conjunction with growing community events and growing outreach activities including community fundraising activities, speakers bureau and CCSS Auxiliary events. The Community Events Coordinator is responsible for leading teams of staff and volunteers to design and implement systems that ensure smooth and successful community event operations.

The Community Fundraising and Education Coordinator is responsible for developing a comprehensive strategy to build partnerships that support the mission of the Crisis Center and enhance the reputation of the organization and its resale stores.  Key areas of responsibility include the oversight of the Prevention Educators on staff.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications or similar field of study
  • 1 year of Supervisory experience required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and database management –required Gift Works preferred.
  • Ability to use all Google products (Gmail, Docs, Drive, Calendar)
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills including significant attention to detail
  • Positive, professional, customer-service oriented personality
  • Ability to establish productive relationships with people at all levels
  • Good communication, presentation and public speaking skills
  • A positive and adaptable approach to problem solving
  • Demonstrated ability to meet and exceed event financial goals
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours required

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


Marketing and Communications Director

Crisis Center for South Suburbia (CCSS) is seeking an energetic and creative marketing/communications professional to be responsible for agency marketing and public relations activities. The Director of Marketing is responsible for developing a comprehensive strategy to build understanding and support for the mission of the Crisis Center and enhance the reputation of the organization and its resale stores.  The Marketing and Communications Director manages resources and oversees initiatives that raise awareness of the resale stores and the Crisis Center programs.  Key areas of responsibility include center publications, social media, public relations, advertising and brand identity. The position demands the full range of communications skills, both creative and technical:  copy-writing, graphic design, photography and experience in using electronic media to support institutional goals.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Relations or Communications

Five-plus years of relevant professional experience in communications, marketing, public relations or advancement, preferably in an educational or non-profit setting

Outstanding leadership, interpersonal and problem-solving skills

Thorough understanding of marketing and branding principles, as well as solid grasp of new media channels

Strong project management skills; demonstrated ability to manage multiple and complex tasks with hard deadlines

Excellent writing, editorial and proofreading skills

Excellent computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Graphic design experience and facility with Adobe Creative Suite: inDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, and InDesign a plus.

Experience in website management and familiarity with content management systems (WordPress)

Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written skills for a variety of audiences.

Interested parties should send a resumé 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 our volunteer coordinator at (708) 429-7255 x145 or volunteer@crisisctr.org.

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