Employment & Internships

Employment Opportunities


Assistant Store Manager (Neat Repeats Resale)

This part-time position provides support to store management, communicates with store manager on daily tasks, projects and store sales goals and provides excellent customer service to Neat Repeats shoppers.

1. Communicate with Store Manager on daily tasks, projects and store sales goals.

2. Assists with verification of cash drawer and accuracy of reporting sheets

3. Record daily sales.

4.  Maintain store and volunteer area cleanliness

5. Process donations in a timely manner.

6. Monitor daily volunteer pricing.

This position reports to the Neat Repeats – Worth Store manager. Normal scheduled hours: Sunday 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Tuesday 3 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Thursday 3 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Send resume to jobs@crisisctr.org

Residential Therapist

This full-time position provides trauma informed individual and group counseling services to adult survivors and the child witnesses of domestic violence in a shelter or offsite setting.  Work within a multi-disciplinary team to provide counseling, prevention, assessment, referral, advocacy and a range of other client centered services.

1. Conduct psycho-social assessments on adults and children who may be exhibiting emotional and behavioral issues related to domestic violence.
2. Develop effective and individualized service plans with clients. Regularly monitor and update client’s progress towards identified goals; complete client evaluations.
3. Provide weekly individual or family, evidence-based and trauma informed services, to children and adults.
4. Provision of domestic violence education to victims of domestic violence.
5. Facilitate psycho-educational and therapeutic support group services to victims of domestic violence.
6. Develop individualized safety-plans with all clients and update as needed.
7. Assess progress and success of interventions through agency approved outcome evaluation tools.
8. Participate in case consultations with colleagues and/or program staff regarding client progress, challenges and treatment plans.
9. Provide crisis intervention services to adult and child clients as needed.
10. Provide accurate, appropriate and consistent referral services; maintain knowledge of agency, community and social service resources; provide advocacy as needed.

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Transitional Housing Specialist 

This part-time (30-hours/week) position will coordinate and assure continuity of services necessary for a client’s success in the Transitional Housing Program and through case management and counseling. These services include but are not limited to: assessment of client needs, coordination of services, referrals, monitoring, and advocacy.

Provide long term services for clients through weekly case management and counseling sessions. Implement effective, realistic, and individualized service plans; monitor client’s progress towards identified goals; complete client evaluations. Assist clients in life skills (budgeting, nutrition, opening bank accounts, etc.); advise clients re: employment; facilitate clients with daycare/school registration; develop plans for permanent housing. Oversee initial startup and continued maintenance needs of apartments; communicate with landlord re: lease, repairs, tenants, keys, etc.; maintain inventory of items used and needed by the Transitional Housing Program; clean, setup and stock apartments; coordinate clients moving into apartments. Complete housing assessments with all Residential clients; work with clients re: transitional housing process. Update and maintain referrals for clients (Housing Authority, low income apartments, Section 8, financial assistance programs, social service programs, etc.). Assist Residential and Community Counseling clients with rental assistance.

Minimum qualifications include a BSW or BA in social work and 2 years’ experience working with families in crisis.

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Medical Advocate I

The Crisis Center for South Suburbia, an agency providing assistance to victims of domestic violence for 40 years, is looking to hire a Medical Advocate I. This part-time (26 hours a week) will be responsible for providing medical advocacy at hospitals and other medical facilities. Provide domestic violence education and training to hospital professionals and medical staff as part of the medical-based domestic violence prevention and intervention program.

A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field is required. Experience working with domestic violence victims is preferred. 40-hour Domestic Violence Training strongly preferred, and required within 30 days of employment. Must demonstrate an empathetic, non-judgmental, service-oriented attitude in work with clients and understand the impact of trauma and Trauma-Informed Care. Must demonstrate self-awareness, insight, and commitment to ongoing professional growth. Value and practice respectful, non-violent communication. Must respond appropriately in varied situations and is able to function independently. Demonstrates professionalism, flexibility, and good judgement.

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Professional Internships

The Crisis Center offers internships for both bachelor and master level students seeking to work with victims of domestic violence. Other opportunities are also available with marketing/fundraising.

For more information on professional internships at the Crisis Center, contact Sol Ennis-Klyczek at (708) 429-7255 or education@crisisctr.org

You can also submit our Internship Inquiry/Application Form.