Pike County Counselor

  • Anywhere
  • Posted on July 6, 2020
  • Salary: $38,000-$40,000


Mission Statement: Quanada empowers survivors of domestic and sexual violence by providing trauma-informed services while engaging the community. Core Values: Inclusion – All are welcome and respected Compassion – Advocacy in a spirit of empathy Equality – Stand against discrimination of all types Equity – Provide services that meet each individual’s needs Service – Trauma-informed, free programming with concern for the underserved Non-Violence – Seek peaceful solutions in a violent society Acceptance – Embrace and believe survivors Location: Pittsfield Fuction of Position: Responsible for the provision of counseling advocacy services to victims of domestic and sexual violence; including steps necessary to provide for improved quality of life and empowerment of the client. Essential Responsibilities and Job Duties: Provide individual and group counseling to DV/SA clients Respond to on-call duties Provide necessary advocacy services Provide professional trainings & public education Supervise Pike County Advocate Complete all necessary paperwork and documentation Other duties that support the Quanada mission

• Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or other related discipline • Two years of experience in a human services field • Achievement of the Illinois Certified Domestic Violence Professional credential within two years of hire. • Completion of required counseling and advocacy training through the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault within one year of hire. • Valid driver’s license • Knowledge of diverse community resources • Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal and intergroup relationships involving people of diverse backgrounds • Ability to effectively interact and network with professionals in the fields of healthcare and criminal/civil justice

Medical/Dental/Vision insurance; generous vacation, sick, personal, and holiday package

How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter to Megan Duesterhaus, at megand@quanada.org