New York, NY
A BACHELOR'S OR MASTER'S DEGREE IN SOCIAL WORK OR RELATED FIELDS.
WE'RE HIRING FOR ONE OF THE LARGEST CONTACT CENTERS IN THE NATION!
JOB TITLE: CRISIS COUNSELOR
LOCATION: LOWER MANHATTAN (Close Proximity to All Mass Transit)
MUST BE AVAILABLE AND FLEXIBLE TO WORK AT PEAK HOURS
(EVENINGS AND NIGHTS)
RECENT COUNSELING INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE PREFERRED (NOT REQUIRED)
TEMP-TO-DIRECT HIRE (AFTER 90 DAYS) POSITION: This is an ideal position for individuals who are interested in helping others and making a contribution to their community. Counselors will be expected to provide evidence-informed information and referrals, brief supportive counseling, crisis intervention and suicide prevention, and follow-up services to individuals who contact the NYC Well program in emotional distress and/or seeking information on available services. Counselors will interact with clients by telephone, SMS text messaging, and/or web chat. The position provides an opportunity to gain a wide range of clinical skills, and knowledge of the expanding field of behavioral health.