Mobile Crisis Support Counselor

Easterseals UCP, a non-profit service provider in North Carolina & Virginia, seeks a compassionate, caring and dedicated Crisis Support Counselor to join our collaborative, multidisciplinary REACH program in Virginia. REACH provides mobile crisis services and education as well as community and home services.

*$2,000 sign-on and retention bonus

What You’ll Do

Easterseals’ REACH program is a crisis prevention, intervention, and stabilization system that supports individuals with co-occurring conditions that negatively affect their quality of life. REACH provides mobile crisis services and education as well as community and home services within the counties of Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax, Prince William, and Loudon as needed. As a Crisis Support Counselor, you will utilize a team-based approach to aid with daily activities, personal care, behavioral health needs, health, wellness, and leisure activities to individuals in their home, and in the community and at the REACH Crisis Therapeutic Home (CTH) on an as-needed basis. You will also participate in development and implementation of each person’s Crisis Education and Prevention Plan as a member of the REACH team and you will provide 24/7/365 response to crisis situations according to on-call schedule, as requested. The typical schedule for this role is Monday through Friday, 12p-8p.

How You’ll Benefit  

You’ll earn a competitive rate with the range starting at $22-25/hour based on your experience plus enjoy a flexible work schedule. We also offer benefits to those regularly working 30 hours or more per week.

Our benefits include:

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Health Benefits + an optional Flexible Health Spending Account (FSA)
  • Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and more
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program and Legal services, when needed
  • Lots of Merchant Discounts to improve your purchasing power!
  • Mileage reimbursement for applicable work related travel!
  • Participation in Mobile Crisis training
  • *Sign-on bonus to be paid out as $500 at the successful completion of 90 days, $500 at 6 months, and $1,000 at your one year anniversary!

What We’re Looking For

To join our team, you must be willing to provide care in-home and in various community settings, rotate crisis responder coverage, have a passion for helping others, have experience with diffusing crisis, and able to link clients to community resources. We also require the following:

  • Credentials as a Qualified Professional (QMHP) or Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professional (QIDP) or able to be credentialed 
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field  
  • One-year experience in intellectual/developmental disabilities-internships count.
  • A valid driver’s license, current auto insurance and a good driving record

If you’re a kind professional seeking a rewarding opportunity where you can make a huge difference in the daily lives of the people you will help, please apply now at our website:

About Easterseals UCP NC & VA

Easterseals UCP is one of the largest non-profit service providers in North Carolina and Virginia dedicated to helping children, adults and families living with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and mental health challenges live their best possible life. Each year, we support 20,000 families by delivering 9 million hours of direct services and a wide variety of life-changing programs in 140 different locations.

We believe in a diverse and inclusive culture that leverages unique strengths, perspectives and viewpoints of its workforce can and will advance our just cause, while building a healthy, sustainable organization. That’s why we listen, seek to understand and act to make our organization a safe place for individuals to be their authentic selves.

Applicants of all abilities are encouraged to apply!