Part-Time Crisis Counselor

Easterseals UCP is a non-profit service provider in North Carolina & Virginia. We are seeking a compassionate, caring and dedicated Crisis Counselor to join our collaborative, multidisciplinary Mobile Crisis Management team designed to provide crisis interventions for individuals in our community.

Part time Overnights Sunday – Thursday in Kinston, NC

What You’ll Do

Easterseals’ Mobile Crisis program is a crisis intervention and stabilization system that works in collaboration with other agencies to provide a coordinated response to an individual’s crisis. As a Mobile Crisis Counselor, you will need to respond to dispatches immediately, complete assessments and interventions to address each crisis as well as transporting the individual in crisis as needed. In addition, you will assist the individual and their support system in the development of a crisis plan to increase coping skills and provide for safe resolution of future crisis events.

How You’ll Benefit  

Being part of our team means we value and encourage your personal growth and development. You’ll earn an hourly salary based on your experience of $10/hour on-call pay, $20.00/hour plus shift differential when called out for a crisis and enjoy a part time, flexible, partial remote work schedule Sunday through Thursday 11 pm-7am. We offer competitive benefits to benefits eligible positions . Our benefits include:

  • Employee Assistance Program and Legal services, when needed
  • Lots of Merchant Discounts to improve your purchasing power!
  • Mileage reimbursement!
  • Paid training
  • All work tools provided

What We’re Looking For

To join our team, you must be willing to provide in-person care in the homes and in various community settings within Kenansville and Clinton (must reside with-in one of these locations as well), 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:

  • Must meet the minimum standards of a NC qualified professional
    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field  
    • Two years’ experience in crisis with the MH/SA population-internships count.
  • A valid driver’s license, current auto insurance, a good driving record and reliable transportation

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:  www.eastersealsucp.com

About Easterseals PORT Health

Easterseals PORT Health is a trustworthy, compassionate partner providing exceptional disability, behavioral health and addiction treatment services to help our neighbors live their best lives. Our diverse and inclusive 2,600-member team provides meaningful support to 40,200 kids, adults and families in 11,000 home, facility and community locations across North Carolina and Virginia.

Our working environment supports employee and client health with a ‘no tobacco’ use policy (tobacco free and smoke free) in all offices, client facilities, properties, and agency vehicles.

We believe that by leveraging the unique strengths and perspectives of our workforce, we can advance our just cause, while building a healthy, sustainable organization. That’s why we listen, seek to understand & act to make ESPH an Inclusive, Diverse, Equitable, Authentic & Learning (IDEAL) organization.

Applicants of all abilities are encouraged to apply!