Disaster Crisis Counselor in Jefferson City, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 7/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $20.60 Hourly

*This position is a temporary position working PRN or As Needed hours anywhere from 20-40 hours a week. This position will be covering all of Cole County.


A Disaster Crisis Counselor provides integrated, holistic, community support services following a disaster.

Core Responsibilities:
• Outreach/Education
-Outreach to families/ individuals who were affected by the disaster.
-Provide educational materials to assist those affected in coping with
their experiences related to the disaster.
-Provide referrals and active linking to needed services and supports, including, but not limited to, FEMA, and community organizations/services active in disaster including the Long-Term Recovery Committees.
-Connecting families/ clients with reconnecting with their personal support systems, including, but not limited to, family members, legal guardians, recovery communities, etc.
• Participate as a member of a Crisis Counseling Team
-Communicate actively with other members of the Crisis Counseling team.
-Seek and include input from other team members and other organizations active in disaster as needed.
-Attend and participate in staffings, including team meetings.
-Make referrals to additional services/providers as needed.
-Function as liaison and support to others involved in disaster recovery.
• Documentation
-Complete the forms required by the CCP Contract.
-Complete mileage and expense report monthly.
• Miscellaneous
-Will work with the other crisis counselor to coordinate schedules.
- Attend all training as required 



Job Requirements


• Minimum, High School diploma or equivalent as recognized by the US Department of Education.
• A valid Missouri driver’s license.
• Training provided by the Crisis Counseling Grant.
• Knowledge of Psychological First Aid.
• Commitment to Service Excellence
• Commitment to Personal Excellence
• Team Oriented and Values Diversity


Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.