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The Western Illinois Regional Council-Community Action Agency has four positions available within its Victim Services Department:

CHILDRENíS ADVOCATE

Essential Functions: Under the supervision of the Victim Services Director, the Childrenís Advocate is responsible for the facilitation and oversight of all facets of the childrenís component of the Domestic Violence Program, including group facilitation, volunteer coordination, parenting skills assistance, and other program development activities.

Requirements: Bachelorís degree in sociology, education, early childhood development or psychology and one year work experience in a social service field or combination of education and 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 a crisis hotline.



DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CASE MANAGER/COUNSELOR

Essential Functions: Under the supervision of the Victim Services Director, the DV Case Manager/Counselor is responsible to work collaboratively with DV advocacy staff for client case management including but not limited to providing assistance with intakes, client needs assessment, information and referrals, and economic/career empowerment curricula groups. Staff works with other DV counseling staff to co-facilitate educational, parenting and support groups.

Requirements: Bachelorís 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 a crisis hotline.



SEXUAL ASSAULT CHILDRENíS COUNSELOR

Essential Functions: Under the supervision of the Victim Services Director, the Sexual Assault Childrenís Counselor is responsible for individual and group counseling with child and adolescent survivors of sexual assault/abuse; collaborates with advocates and adult counselor when needed; provides crisis counseling, other advocacy, information, and referrals.

Requirements: Bachelorís 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 a crisis hotline.



SEXUAL ASSAULT COUNSELOR

Essential Functions: Under the supervision of the Victim Services Director, the Sexual Assault Counselor is responsible for individual and group counseling with adult survivors of sexual assault/abuse and significant others; collaborates with advocates and childrenís counselor when needed; provides crisis counseling, other advocacy, information and referrals.

Requirements: Bachelorís degree in counseling, social work, or psychology and one year work experience in the social work profession or a 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 a crisis hotline.

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter, specifying position, by 4:00 p.m., Thursday, August 24, 2017 to Mr. Shaun Pritchard, Executive Director, Western Illinois Regional Council, 223 South Randolph, Macomb, Illinois, 61455. No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer

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