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Requisition Number 99-0006
Post Date 5/22/2018
Title Crisis Counselor - B/L Spanish
Full Time/Part Time Part Time
Division Clinical
Pay Frequency Semi-Monthly
City Los Angeles
State CA


Crisis Counselor B/L-Spanish

Make a Difference in People's Lives While Expanding Your Knowledge and Skills

Diverse Role    ●    Excellent Training    ●    Career Options    ●    Great Culture

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services has been a leading provider of community mental health and substance use services since 1942. With a history stretching back to the Great Depression, Didi Hirsch has established a strong reputation in the communities we serve. We help more than 90,000 children and adults each year from 11 locations and 100 schools throughout Los Angeles and Orange County. We are committed to excellence, diversity and opportunity. We are dedicated and enthusiastic individuals who make a difference in the lives of the clients we serve. We offer a competitive salary along with a full benefits package. 

Top three reasons to bring your career to Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services:

  • This is a diverse role, allowing you to expand your skills.
  • This is a great opportunity to start building a rewarding career with a leader in community mental health services.
  • You will find a strong family-like culture here; people enjoy working together to help some of the most vulnerable members of our communities improve the quality of their lives.

Your key duties will include:

  • Offering crisis counseling services via telephone and chat.
  • Working alongside the shift supervisors to answer, manage and conduct lethality assessments of crisis calls.
  • Serving as a mandated reporter in cases of suspected abuse.
  • Maintaining accurate and detailed call reports.
  • Fulfilling continuing education requirements as requested or required for the agency and the Suicide Prevention Center program.
  • Assisting in the training process of new counselors and volunteers.
  • Participating in community outreach events such as resources tables and presentation about suicide prevention.
  • Attending routinely scheduled meetings as requested or required for the Suicide Prevention center.       

Crisis Line Counselors provide telephone assistance to Spanish speaking individuals in crisis.  $3.00 hourly additionally will be paid for shifts worked overnight. Candidates must be bilingual (English/Spanish) and have completed the SPC Crisis Hotline Training in order to be considered for this part-time position.

Language Requirements

Must be bilingual in English and Spanish


Hours/ Shifts Needed

This position is 24 hours per week with the following schedule:

Friday - 4:30 pm - 12:30 am

Satuday - 4:30pm - 12:30 am

Sunday - 4:30pm - 12:30 am


You must be able to successfully pass our pre-employment screening, including a background check and live scan fingerprinting.  For bilingual positions, you will need to pass a language assessment. You will also need to meet the following requirements for this role:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.
  • Possess a high school Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Have open availability to work within a 24/7 program, including weekends and holidays.
  • Have successfully completed the Suicide Prevention training program.
  • Must have completed ASIST training.
  • Have knowledge of all job specific skills including lethality assessment, data collection, and call triage.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and can positively interact with others over the phone and in person.
  • Have working knowledge of using a personal computer including word processing and crisis line related software.                     

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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Didi Hirsch is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, religious belief (including dress or grooming practices), color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions (including breast feeding), age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identification and expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, family care, marital status, status as a veteran or qualified disabled veteran, or any other classification protected by law.

Didi Hirsch is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment. We are an EEO/AA Employer.