Employment & Internships

Employment Opportunities

For any position below, send a resume to jobs@crisisctr.org or complete our online application. 

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.

JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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 – Orland Park Store manager. Normal scheduled hours*: Wednesdays 3 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Thursdays 3 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., and Saturdays 11:30 – 4:30 p.m.

*Hours may vary.

Send resume to jobs@crisisctr.org or complete our online application. 

Volunteer Coordinator

This full-time (40-hours/week) position is responsible for development and implementation an annual volunteer recruitment plan to address the ongoing needs of both the Crisis Center and Neat Repeats, in coordination with Management team. 

JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Ensure a thriving volunteer program

  1. Work in partnership with all departments to create a strategy for volunteer recruitment.
  2. Effectively, recruit, screen, train, place and oversee volunteer satisfaction across the agency for both direct and non-direct service volunteer positions.
  3. Responsible for managing all volunteer inquiries and directing volunteer requests to our available opportunities that will meet the center’s needs in a timely and responsive manner. 
  1. Provides attentive customer service and responsiveness to donors and donor groups.
  2. Working with the Director of Stores and Marketing Director to cultivate relationships and increase awareness with individuals, businesses, community groups/agencies, corporations and other entities to market volunteer needs of the agency.
  1. Serve as representative of and responsible for developing and training volunteers to be Community Ambassador’s and assist with volunteer recruitment.
  2. Attend public speaking engagements to represent CCSS/NR when needed at community events and fairs to increase awareness of CCSS program services and promote volunteer opportunities. 
  3. Utilize community and computer based recruiting websites to effectively advertise our volunteer needs. 

Send resume to jobs@crisisctr.org or complete our online application. 

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.

Send resume to jobs@crisisctr.org or complete our online application. 

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.