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Title: Crisis Counselor: Non-Exempt, $18-$23.30/hour
Supervisor: Program Coordinator
Summary: Under the supervision of the Program Coordinator, Crisis Counselors will work with individuals, families, and groups to provide outreach, emotional support, individual and group crisis counseling, public education, and referrals to the general public impacted by the COVID pandemic. The Counselor will facilitate various one-on-one and group support sessions for the members of the general California population using a mobile chat app, phone, Zoom and/ or in-person. Counselors will use their lived experiences with mental illnesses and/or expertise in active listening and support to better help individuals dealing with mental health challenges and/or crises. Crisis Counselors are to work with their Program Coordinator in order to coordinate sessions that will best be able to support survivors on their journey to recovery.
Minimum Qualifications – Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
Environmental Conditions (Working Conditions)
There may be possible exposure to highly or moderately aggressive clients. While online, counselors must have access to reliable internet connection.
Crisis Counselor must be able to accommodate distractions and interruptions due emergency situations, and exposure to inappropriate behavior and/or languages of others.
Painted Brain is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
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