Employment & Internships

Employment Opportunities


Data Entry Clerk

The Data Entry Clerk is responsible for entry of client service information into the client database (Infonet), report generation and maintenance of client service files.  Primary areas of responsibility include: Interactions with individuals and fellow CCSS staff reflect the agency’s mission and values; Conduct, communication, and decision-making reflect respect for the organization, integrity and professionalism, and is consistent with agency mission and values; Interactions with individuals and fellow CCSS staff are supportive and respectful; Follows agency policies, procedures and established practices; Works consistently and responsibly with staff, interns, and volunteers; Oversees volunteers assigned to data entry to insure accurate data entry and reporting; Updates funding for staff statements for service delivery provided by staff assigned to grant awards; Maintain database entry procedures and create updates as needed; Responsible for the accurate and timely entry of client service data into the InfoNet database; Generates client service reports on a monthly and quarterly basis; Generate reports and pull client service files as required by site visit monitors and for grant application renewals, or as directed by management; Maintain client file/record storage and organization; Ensure that all completed service form documentation and service hours are properly filed and organized by client number; Insure files are stored and archived according to policy; Other duties as assigned.

Send resume to jobs@crisisctr.org

Marketing and Communication Coordinator

This position reports to the Director of Development and is part of a team responsible for the fundraising, marketing and communications for a non-profit supporting victims of domestic violence.  Must be passionate about non-profit work and demonstrate excellent writing and presentation skills, experience with graphics software and basic design, Word Press and website design, up-to-date knowledge and expertise of social media platforms and effective messaging skills.

Send resume to jobs@crisisctr.org

Transitional Housing Specialist 

This part-time (20-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.

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.

Interested parties should apply at jobs@crisisctr.org

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 Deonne Mendyk (331) 431-9688 or dmendyk@crisisctr.org.

Crisis Center for South Suburbia