This is a part-time, on-call weekend and holiday position that services victims and survivors of sexual assault in Madison, St. Clair, Randolph, and Monroe Counties. Ideal candidates must demonstrate knowledge of sexual assault, possess crisis intervention skills, understand the concept of boundaries with clients, and have experience in conflict resolution.
Assist survivors in developing short term safety plans
Provide in-person crisis counseling at hospitals, jails/prisons, and or police stations
Travel throughout the Metro-East to meet with and comfort survivors
Must be available two to three weekends a month from Friday at 4:30 PM until Monday morning at 8:30 AM
Must be available at minimum 5 holidays a year
Possess the ability to maintain client confidentiality
Must be able to work with diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Possess a valid Driver’s License and auto insurance
Clean criminal history and background
Must have reliable transportation
As a new hire, crisis workers will complete 40 hours of sexual assault training approved by the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Call for Help, Inc. helps people overcome a variety of personal crises, ranging from sexual assault and poverty to homelessness and mental illness. We change lives by giving people skills and support that empower them to overcome emotional and physical crisis.