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Domestic Violence Counselor


Essential Functions:  The DV Counselor is responsible for providing individual and group counseling with adult/adolescent survivors of domestic/dating violence; collaborates with Children’s Advocate for family and parenting activities/education; provides individual and/or group educational sessions for adult non-offending parent referrals from DCFS; and completes all required documentation in a timely manner.  This position includes empowering survivors through crisis counseling, in-person and group counseling, institutional advocacy, community education, and professional training.  Periodic on call hotline duty on a rotational basis is a function of the position.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in counseling, social work, or psychology and one year of work experience in the counseling or case management profession or combination of education/experience in a related field. Candidate must be highly organized, work well under stress, possess basic computer/word processing skills, understand/maintain client confidentiality as required by law, and assist with the crisis hotline.
Compensation:  A competitive salary and fringe benefits package is provided including retirement, generous vacation, sick and personal leave accruals, and 100% employer paid premiums for employee health, dental, and vision insurance.
Process:  To be considered for this career opportunity, submit a cover letter and resume with three references to Tracy Camden, Executive Director, Western Illinois Regional Council, 133 West Jackson, Macomb, Illinois, 61455, or email to  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer