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Seeking support group facilitators for sexual and/or domestic abuse

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ORGANIZATION: &Rise

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& Rise nonprofit organization is seeking experienced volunteers to lead support groups for women who are survivors of trauma and abuse. We are seeking people who are experienced with facilitating support groups or have a background working with trauma survivors.

Our support groups are growing and we are looking for more mission-driven volunteers to facilitate additional support groups. Our support groups are held for 1.5 hours per session and we require a minimum of 1-year commitment to the nonprofit. We will provide training for you, however, if you leave the organization before the year, you will be required to pay back for the training. Additionally, we have a 6 month probation period which after, you have the opportunity to be paid per support group session you complete. Please note, many of our facilitators are survivors themselves so this is always a plus and a wonderful way to give back.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the needs of your groups, which includes:
  • Facilitating weekly meetings
  • Moderating an ongoing group chat
  • Onboarding new members
  • Managing and leading groups in a way that is respectful and considerate of all participants
  • Ensuring the groups adhere to the company’s views and values
  • Providing meaningful content in and out of sessions to group members
  • Taking part in initiatives to assist in ongoing product and company development
  • Conduct intake calls

Requirements

  • Experienced mental health professional: grief counselor, behavioral health specialist, relationship counselor, mental health/life coach, social worker, advocate or crisis intervention specialist or related profession
  • LPC/LMHC/LCSW/MSW/PsyD/PhD is helpful
  • A minimum of one year of experience facilitating groups
  • Ability to work independently, as well as contribute to a team
  • Strong clinical, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Enthusiastic about taking part in the development of a new product in the mental health space
  • Tech-savvy, highly communicative, and the flexibility to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Availability during evening hours
  • Optional opportunity to work weekends
  • Fluent in English
  • Ability to work remotely from your own computer


To learn more about &Rise please visit www.womenrisechicago.org

1 Shift

  • evening / 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
    Can be any time of the day but shift is 1.5hrs
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About &Rise

Location:

3707 W Montrose Ave, Unit 1, Chicago, IL 60618, US

Mission Statement

To empower, motivate, and inspire women to find the will to succeed and grow by creating the tools and resources they need, removing barriers, and creating connections so that women can become the ultimate versions of themselves.

Description

To empower all women to be the ultimate versions of themselves no matter what adversities they have faced and to change the stigmas around sexual and domestic abuse by offering therapy to survivors to heal and education for prevention.

& Rise offers personal and professional development workshops, women's empowerment events, and weekly support groups for women who are sexual and domestic abuse survivors. Our vision is to provide single mothers who want to go to college, with financial assistance for tuition, supplies, and childcare. Additionally, we plan to provide sexual and domestic abuse survivors with therapy and counseling free of charge so they can overcome the emotional and mental blocks associated with their trauma to be the ultimate versions of themselves!

Our organization believes women thrive on building and sustaining strong connections with one another, some of which assist in forming their futures! In order to help facilitate these bonds, we’re passionate about hosting events that highlight inspirational stories of triumph, encourage meaningful networking, and motivate all that attend to accomplish any and everything they want in life, personally or professionally.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Crisis Support
Women
Community, Crisis Support, Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Mental Health
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Community Outreach
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Orientation or Training
  • Commitment of 1.5 hours a week
  • Must be licensed or certified in crisis intervention or trauma therapy or have experience working with sexual and domestic abuse survivors.

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