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Hotline Shift Leader, Part-time

TITLE:                   Hotline Shift Leader (part-time)

REPORTS TO:     Director of Residential Services


SUMMARY:        Assists in the development and coordination of Hotline, monitors, supports and evaluates Hotline volunteers and supports Residential Counselors as needed.  Answer Hotline and administrative telephones; provide consistent and supportive crisis intervention; provide consistent and accurate referral services.  Complete agency intakes that are the responsibility of the Hotline; consult with approval staff re: Residential intakes; oversee and/or conduct check-ins.

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


Director of Neat Repeats Resale Stores, Full-time

Job Title:          Director of Neat Repeats
Program:          Resale Shop
Supervisor:       Executive Director
Schedule:         Full time Position / Grade 8


Provides administrative direction for the operation of the two Neat Repeats Resale stores.  Develops, coordinates, plans, and organizes store sales and activities to ensure a successful store operation. The Director of Neat Repeats works in collaboration with the Neat Repeats and the Crisis Center staff to ensure program growth, development and help to raise awareness about the organization.


 Educational degree related to position required. Five years’ experience in store management required.  Five years supervisory experience required.  Must possess strong knowledge of store and retail operations, excellent communication and problem solving skills, and be able to handle multiple priorities simultaneously.  Strong skills are needed in coaching and development. Computer skills required in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Publisher a must.

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


Fiscal Assistant, 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.


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.

Choices Co-Facilitator, Part-time

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.


 PAIP Coordinator, Full-time                  

Program:        Choices

Reports to:      Director of Residential Services

Schedule:        M, T, F 9:00am to 5:00pm  Wed 12:30pm – 8:30pm TH 1:30pm – 9:30pm



Primarily responsible for developing and maintaining the PAIP Program in a manner that meets the Illinois Protocol for Abuser Programs, provision of direct client services, indirect client services and networking with referral sources.  This position reports to the Director of Residential Services.  The PAIP coordinator will uphold the Mission & Values of the Crisis Center for South Suburbia.


BA in Psychology or related field preferred, experience in facilitating groups preferred, demonstrated ability to work independently and cooperatively.


Excellent interpersonal, management, organizational and communication skills required.

20-hour PAIP certification required

Law enforcement experience a plus

Must value a commitment to non-violence within families and homes.

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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