Address: YOS Leyden-Proviso Office, 4419 W. North Ave., Melrose Park, IL
Schedule: Flexible schedule, 40 hours per week
Category: Social Services
Under the direction of the Program Manager, the Crisis Counselor works with police departments to provide crisis intervention services to schools, families and youth in various communities. Services include, but are not limited to, home-based counseling to individuals and families, advocacy services, community wraparound, and stabilization services.
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule and be on call regularly.
BA or BS in a human service field
CADC a plus
prior experience in-group, family and individual counseling required
Excellent communication and written skills
Bilingual in English and Spanish is strongly preferred
Valid driver’s license and ownership of or ready access to an insured vehicle, as well as a clear driving record
Youth Outreach Services promotes the strengths and abilities of youth and families by providing community-based services that empower and enrich each to face life’s challenges with confidence, competence and dignity.