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Family Rescue Employment

Thank you for your interest in Family Rescue. If you have questions about the open positions listed below contact the Human Resource Director by email. To apply for a position, download and complete the Employment Application and email the completed application to the HR Director with the position you wish to apply for in the subject line.

Current Job Openings

Adult Advocate, New Heights Apartment Program – Advocate will work with clients placed in scattered-site housing throughout the Chicago Metropolitan area, helping clients to achieve safety, emotional and financial stability.  The advocate will provide screening; individual counseling; referrals; safety planning; assistance in applying for and maintaining benefits. The advocate will provide all necessary advocacy and link clients to needed services.

Full Time – Non Exempt, Salary 33K. Prefer a BA degree in social work or related field with at least 2 years experience in counseling/case management.  Experience working in a residential setting a plus.  Ability to work some evenings/weekends. Bilingual in Spanish a plus.

Clinical Consultant (Contractual),  New Heights Apartment Program – Family Rescue is seeking a contractual clinical consultant to provide clinical services to our scattered sites program.  The Clinical Consultant will assist in enhancing quality assurance of services delivered by direct service (counseling and advocacy) personnel.  The Clinical Consultant will provide supportive clinical services to survivors of domestic violence, assist the Program Director and staff in all aspects of counseling services for the program, provides family counseling services including parent(s) and children when requested, and may supervise student interns as appropriate.

Qualifications: LCSW is preferred, however a LCPC with 5 years’ experience in providing clinical services to adults, children and families who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse is acceptable. Must have experience and training in trauma focused, and evidence-based practices. Must be able to provide 16 hours of services per week; must have reliable transportation, must be flexible with hours of availability.

Development & Communications Director, Administration  CDO will develop and maintain an organized system to raise the annual operating budget of the agency through private and government fundraising. The successful applicant will have demonstrated experience in the development and implementation of an annual fundraising and marketing plan; experience researching and identifying prospective donors; writing grants, producing annual reports and periodic newsletters; maintaining donor records and coordinating letters of acknowledgment; writing reports; and interfacing with the Board of Directors.

Full Time – Exempt, Prefer Masters Degree in Communications/Public Relations, but will accept a BA degree with 8 years of relevant experience. Grant writing experience a plus. Experience conducting a successful capital campaign a plus. Fundraising and Marketing experience required.  Ability to work some evenings/weekends.  Bilingual in Spanish a plus. Attractive salary with generous benefits.

Resources & Information Advocate (RIA), Legal Advocacy Program – The Resource & Information /Victim Advocate will assist in the development and implementation of services for adult victims of domestic violence. The Resource & Information/Victim Advocate will coordinate IDVA and Legal Advocacy Services to clients, including assistance with giving information on how to obtain Orders of Protection. The Resource & Information/Victim Advocate will provide all necessary advocacy and link clients to needed services. The RIA will provide legal advocacy and emotional support for clients in court in emergency situations; information on how to obtain Orders of Protection in both civil and criminal courts; provide crisis intervention to walk-in clients, call-in clients or clients referred by other means; provide coordination, connection and advocacy with law enforcement officers, judges, state’s attorney, and clerk of the circuit court on behalf of victims of domestic violence, to ensure the provision of services. Must be bilingual Spanish.

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