Covid-19 Updates

Employment

We currently have the following job openings available. All interested candidates must meet the minimum qualifications to be considered for a position.

Family Advocate- 2nd shift, Bilingual Required
The Family Advocate provides primary support for the day- to- day operations and needs of the Emergency Shelter Program. The Family Advocate reports to the Director of Shelter Services and works closely with all programs.

Shelter Coordinator – 2nd Shift
The Shelter Coordinator provides primary support for the day-to-day operations and needs of the Emergency Shelter Program. The Coordinator also acts as coach/mentor and direct supervisor to staff members as well as direct support/backup to the Director of Shelter Services.  Reports to the Director of Shelter Services and works closely with all programs.

Bilingual Family Therapist -Shelter
The Bilingual Family Therapist is responsible for providing services to adults, children and families identified as high risks for emotional, physical, educational and social behavioral problems as a result of witnessing or experiencing domestic violence. S/he reports to the Shelter Director and works closely with all programs.

Bilingual Family Therapist
The Bilingual Family Therapist is responsible for providing services to adults, children and families identified as high risks for emotional, physical, educational and social behavioral problems as a result of witnessing or experiencing domestic violence. S/he reports to the Counseling Coordinator and works closely with the Housing Coordinator.

IPDAV Therapist
The IPDAV Therapist is responsible for writing reports and submitting reports to the court and/or the probation office. Therapist co-facilitates abuser groups and works closely with the Director of Counseling to develop new groups and refine or develop new curriculum, as needed. The position reports to the Director of Counseling and works closely with all programs.

Safe Youth Counselor
The Safe Youth Counselor will be responsible to participate in youth prevention education, community awareness events, project activities and/or other activities. Counselor will engage youth and assess the youth’s needs. The Counselor reports to Safe Youth Program Director and works closely with all programs.

Safe Youth Education Outreach Coordinator
The Safe Youth Education Outreach Coordinator is responsible to provide education to all Waukegan students at identified middle and high schools.  The Coordinator reports to the Program Director and works with all programs.

La Paloma Therapist – Bilingual Required
The La Paloma Therapist is responsible for the planning, recruitment and successful execution of the support groups to individuals identified as high risks for emotional, physical, educational and social behavioral problems as a result of witnessing or experiencing domestic violence, specifically with Latina individuals. Reports to La Paloma Coordinator.

La Paloma Case Manager – Bilingual Required
The La Paloma Case Manager is responsible for providing services to individuals identified as high risks for emotional, physical, educational and social behavioral problems as a result of witnessing or experiencing domestic violence, specifically with Latina individuals.Reports to La Paloma Coordinator.

La Paloma Counselor/Case Manager – Bilingual Required
The La Paloma Case Manager is responsible for providing services to individuals identified as high risks for emotional, physical, educational and social behavioral problems as a result of witnessing or experiencing domestic violence, specifically with Latina individuals.Reports to La Paloma Coordinator.

Crisis Response/Training Coordinator – Bilingual Required
The Crisis Response/Training Coordinator (CR/TC) is responsible for coordinating calls from the help line, including triage of callers. She/he will also provide short-term support for victims in crisis due to domestic violence.  The CR/TC will provide short term counseling lasting anywhere from 6-10 weeks (changed from 12 to 10 weeks).  The CR/TC is the primary staff answering crisis calls and providing referrals as necessary into the community for incoming clients. The CR/TC will be expected to maintain a respectable case of clients from the community and be available for on-going crisis counseling for clients who live in Shelter for their 90-day stay. CR/TC provides training to all new Shelter staff as well as existing staff as needed.  CR/TC reports directly to the Director of Crisis Response Services and works closely with all programs.

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact our Human Resources Department
(847) 731-7165, ext. 110
hr@asafeplaceforhelp.org

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