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Requisition Number 17-0199
Post Date 9/7/2017
Title Crisis Counselor - B/L Vietnamese - SPC
Full Time/Part Time FT/Non-Exempt - Hourly
Division Clinical
Pay Frequency Semi-Monthly
City Culver City
State CA
Description

Scope of Position

Crisis Line Counselors provide telephone and chat assistance to Vietnamese speaking individuals in crisis.  $3.00 hourly additionally will be paid for shifts worked overnight. 

Candidates must be bilingual (English and Vietnamese) and have successfully completed the SPC Crisis Hotline Training in order to be considered for this position.

Full-time and Part-time positions available. Didi Hirsch offer benefits to employees working at least 20 hours weekly.

Essential Functions

  • Offering crisis counseling services via telephone and chat.
  • Working along side 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.
Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Bilingual in English and Vietnamese.
  • 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.
Candidates must be able to successfully pass our pre-employment screening, including a background check and finger print scan through CCL.
 
  • 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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