Relief Crisis Counselor

Mar 29 2018
YWCA of Kauai |Lihue|Part Time, $13.00 / hour
Job Description


Position Title:         Relief Crisis Counselor


Program:                 Sexual Assault Treatment Services (SATS)


Responsible to:      Director of Crisis & Prevention Services


Classification:        Non-Exempt


Hours of work:       On-Call/Part-Time




Application Deadline:  OPEN RECRUITMENT


Note:  Applications need to be received at the administrative offices of


the YWCA of Kauai at 3094 Elua Street in Lihue by deadline.


[You may deliver in person, by mail, by fax or by e-mail.]






General QualificationsIn alignment with the mission that the YWCA of Kauai is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all, the ideal candidate will be able to contribute to a work environment that values diversity, creativity and mutual respect, as well as . . .




  1. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with people of various ages, cultures and backgrounds.
  2. Maintain effective working relationships and be a team player.
  3. Demonstrate excellent client service skills on the phone, in person, and online.
  4. Assume individual responsibility and work collaboratively.
  5. Utilize good organizational and multi-tasking skills and be able to handle multiple priority tasks using independent judgment.
  6. Perform all duties in compliance with the laws and regulations of the State of Hawaii and the United States government.




Specific Qualifications:




  1. A combination of education, professional experience and/or life experience which will enable the provision of educational services regarding sexual assault (SA) and Domestic Violence (DV).
  2. Capable of empathic response to sexual assault and/or domestic violence victims, who identify themselves at community presentations.
  3. Knowledge of feminist issues, sexual assault and domestic violence preferred.




Education & Technical Skills:




  1. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in one or a combination of the following fields:  Education, Counseling, Social Work, Women’s Studies and Communications or Associates Degree with relevant experience.










  1. Assist with the coordination and delivery of crisis intervention services for both SA and DV.
  2. Report services delivered as required.
  3. Help assure coordination of services among all agencies and organizations involved in providing sexual assault services utilizing a victim-centered approach.
  4. Coordinate issues related to administration of services.
  5. Represent the YWCA in a professional manner.










  1. Provide crisis follow-up services including case management and legal advocacy activities when required.
  2. Participate in, as needed, initial, ongoing and system-wide training for all staff whose duties are related (direct and indirect) to crisis services.
  3. Assist with administrative functions for Sexual Assault Treatment Services; facility, clerical support.
  4. Obtain educational and promotional material for distribution via the media and brochures for clients.
  5. Work with program evaluation tools collecting and processing data for all reports as required.
  6. Assist with establishing and maintaining liaison with community groups and agencies in order to promote SART and encourage utilization of SATP services.
  7. Perform other functions as needed or assigned.






Additional Requirements:




  1. Valid Hawaii Driver’s License, vehicle and proof of insurance.
  2. Current First Aid and CPR certification.
  3. Willing and able to travel around the island for meetings.
  4. Willing and able to travel off-island for training and meetings.
  5. Willing to be on-call as needed.