Employment

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

Director DCFS Co-Located Program
The Director’s main purpose is to provide support to child welfare professionals working with families experiencing past or present domestic violence in order to enhance and strengthen the effectiveness of the child welfare intervention.  This partnership specifically targets the shared goals of the domestic community and DCFS to end violence in Illinois families, reduce risk, ensure child safety, enhance the safety of adult survivors from the perpetrator, increase offender accountability, support parental strengths and protective capacities, promote safety, stability and wellbeing and to improve outcomes for children and families experiencing domestic violence.  The Director also aims to improve communication and coordination among child welfare and other community based services and systems.  The Co-location Director works closely with all programs and reports to the CEO.

Supportive Housing Coordinator/Case Manager
The Supportive Housing Coordinator/Case Manager is responsible for securing and placing survivors in transitional housing through partnership development with specific cooperating landlords as well as creating subsidized rental housing.  Coordinator/Case Manager acts as point person to coordinate intake assessments, service plan creation as well as in-house deliveries of employment skills training, education, and economic assistance, in-person therapeutic counseling, children’s services and legal system advocacy, as well as making referrals for other services. The Coordinator/Case Manager reports to the Chief Operations Officer and will work closely with A Safe Place staff, community leaders and centers of influence.

Director of the Family Visitation Center
The Director provides leadership to staff to ensure ethical and best practice guidelines are used in providing services to clients.  The Director is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the center, including supervision of the staff.  The Director reports to the Chief Operations Officer.

Coordinator – Family Advocate II
Coordinator – Family Advocate II provides primary support for the day-to-day operations and needs of the Emergency Shelter Program. The Family Advocate II also acts as coach/mentor and direct supervisor to Family Advocate I 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.

Relief Advocate/Counselor
Relief Advocate is responsible for relief support for all aspects needed in the Emergency Shelter setting. Advocate is responsible to provide case management support for residential clients. In addition, responsible to perform several office related tasks as needed. Advocate aware that schedule is not set and individual may be asked to cover any day or night shifts needed to meet the needs of the clients/shelter. Relief Advocate reports to the Director of Shelter Services.

Family Advocate
The Family Advocate provides individual and group counseling, advocacy, education and crisis intervention for residential, non-residential, supportive housing clients, their children, and telephone callers in crisis. The Family Advocate reports to the Shelter Coordinator and works closely with non-residential counselors.

La Paloma Coordinator
The La Paloma Coordinator 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.  Therapist is responsible for the planning, recruitment and successful execution of the support groups.  Reports to Director of Counseling.

 

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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