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Domestic Violence Counselor

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QUANADA
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Quincy, IL
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Published 24 days ago

Function of Position:

Responsible for the provision of counseling and case management services to adult and child victims of domestic violence

Qualifications:

·      Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services, counseling, sociology, psychology, or related field.

·      At least two years of experience in a human service setting or other front-facing role

·      Passion and alignment with Quanada’s mission and values

·      Foundational understanding of trauma-informed services and least-restrictive approach to the shelter environment

·      Ability to function highly as part of a collaborative team

·      Willingness to commit to a self-care plan to mitigate harm from vicarious trauma

·      Achievement of IL Domestic Violence Professional Certification within two years of accepting position

·      Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

Essential Responsibilities and Job Duties

Provide individual and group counseling for shelter and walk-in clients (adults & children)

Assist with advocacy services and crisis intervention                                                            

Engage with other counselors and advocates during collaborative case management           

Participate in on-call rotation                                                                                            

Facilitate professional trainings & public education                                                

Complete all necessary paperwork and documentation                                       

Other duties that support the Quanada mission                     

Function of Position:

Responsible for the provision of counseling and case management services to adult and child victims of domestic violence

Qualifications:

·      Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services, counseling…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    May 3, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    April 10, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

$36,000 - $38,000Competitive entry-level salary for the region

Benefits

Health insurance including medical/prescription/vision/dental coverage. Quanada pays 80% of the premium cost.

Twelve paid holidays, three personal days, and 2-4 weeks vacation per year

Twelve paid sick days per year ( days may accrue to a maximum of 30)

Eight weeks of paid parental leave

Life insurance policy ($15,000)

Hour long lunch breaks

Scarlet the Shelter Dog to provide 24-hour emotional support to staff

Offices on historic Maine St. in a former orphanage constructed in 1893

Creative casual and dress-for-your-day vibes

Health insurance including medical/prescription/vision/dental coverage. Quanada pays 80% of the premium cost.

Twelve paid holidays, three personal days, and 2-4 weeks vacation per…

Level of Language Proficiency

Proficiency in English required

Proficiency in Spanish not required but would be a significant advantage

Proficiency in English required

Proficiency in Spanish not required but would be a significant advantage

Location

On-site
2707 Maine Street, Quincy, IL 62301

How to Apply

Email resume and cover letter in one PDF document to Jennifer Vancil, Domestic Violence Program Director at jvancil@quanada.org


It is the policy of Quanada to provide equal employment and advancement opportunity without regard to an employee’s race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, marital status, public assistance status, membership or activity in a local commission, sexual orientation, disability, or on any other characteristic protected by federal or state law or applicable ordinance.


Email resume and cover letter in one PDF document to Jennifer Vancil, Domestic Violence Program Director at jvancil@quanada.org


It is the policy of Quanada to provide equal…

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