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The following links give you access to agencies who hold current ICDVP certification or who have job descriptions that specify that the person must be a current Certified Domestic Violence Professional (CDVP) or Certified Partner Abuse Intervention Professional (CPAIP).  Non-ICDVP certified agencies who are interested in posting a job opening need to be public and/or not-for-profit social service agencies. The information is intended to assist you in your search for jobs in the field of domestic violence.  It is the responsibility of the agencies who are posting job openings to ensure the information you are linking to is current. Job postings are at the discretion of the ICDVP Board.

South Suburban Family Shelter is seeking a full time Bilingual Children’s Counselor.   You can find the information on their website at http://www.ssfs1.org/get-involved/job-opportunities/

WINGS Program, Inc. Below is a list of current open positions.   For more information on the positions and to apply, go to wingsprogram.com and click on “careers”  or click this link:  https://wingsprogram.isolvedhire.com/jobs/
* Awake Overnight House Advocate - Part-time
* Donations Processor, Mover/Driver Position - Full-time
* Donations Processor - Part-time
* Niles Resale Store Sales Associate - Full-time 
* Niles Resale Store Sales Associate - Part-time
* Tenant Relations Manager - Full-time

Women’s Advocate – Family Rescue
Bilingual Spanish Speaking to work in our Community Outreach Program. https://familyrescueinc.org/

Mobile Unit Advocates  - Family Rescue
Work in non-traditional settings, with adult victims of domestic violence. 
https://familyrescueinc.org/

Case Manager Supervisor — Community Crisis Center in Elgin
Full-time Midnight to 8am Case Manager Supervisor wanted, Monday through Friday, at Community Crisis Center in Elgin. Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required in a related human services field with at least two years of experience. CDVP preferred, or must obtain within one year. Please email cover letter and resume to Maureen at mmanning@crisiscenter.org

Family Violence Intervention Program AssistantThe Center for Prevention of Abuse
We're looking for someone who is passionate about our mission, organized, and a team player to join us as a Program Assistant for our Family Violence Intervention Program (FVIP). FVIP is an educational program for males and females who are court ordered to attend or voluntarily seek services and focuses on building positives and respectful, violence-free relationships. Duties include providing office support to agency staff as principle receptionist, data... entry, client file maintenance, and more. Interested? Find our more information and apply below. https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=bf813b35439548d1&tk=1bs8egqjjas34ffr&from=company

Partner Abuse Intervention Program Coordinator Sarah's Inn
Position Summary: Provide psycho-educational training and counseling to perpetrators of domestic violence in order to penetrate the cycle of violence and increase the safety of victims and their children.  For Details.

Partner Abuse Intervention Program CounselorSarah's Inn
Position Summary: Provide psycho-educational training and counseling to perpetrators of domestic violence in order to penetrate the cycle of violence and increase the safety of victims and their children. For Details.

Bilingual Counselor (Spanish)Between Friends
Full-time, Contract
The Counselor position is responsible for providing trauma-informed individual, family, and group counseling services for adults, youth, and children in English and Spanish. This position is also responsible for promoting the Program's counseling services to the community and building & solidifying partnerships with other social services agencies for effective collaborations to best serve clients. For Bilingual Counselor Job Details.

Prevention Educator I Between Friends
The Prevention Educator I is primarily responsible for planning and facilitating teen dating violence prevention programming for young people in both the school and community settings. The main way that Prevention Educator I provides direct service and programming is by 1) Co-facilitating weekly workshops in the classroom several days per week, and 2) Organizing a youth leadership after school group one day per week in local communities. The Prevention Educator I occasionally plans and facilitates domestic violence prevention and awareness workshops for adults, including parents, community members and school staff or other audiences as needed. Evidence-based best practices inform us that mixed gender co-facilitation teams are the most effective strategy for engaging youth with dating violence prevention programming. For Prevention Educator Job Details

Male Community Educator — South Suburban Family Shelter
Full time. The Community Educator is a member of the agency's Community Education Program. This position's work responsibilities center on facilitating understanding of the central dynamics of domestic violence. Prevention responsibilities focus on providing age-appropriate domestic violence prevention education in school settings for pre-K – 12th grade students. In addition, the Community Educator supports trainings, workshops, retreats, and meetings in development of content and curricula, and as a speaker, facilitator, and/or trainer. Education and speaking engagements are inclusive and responsive for participants in support of South Suburban Family Shelter's (SSFS) mission and values. For Details.

Part-Time Partner Abuse Intervention Group Co-Facilitator - Center for Advancing Domestic Peace
Center for Advancing Domestic Peace, Inc. seeks male or female group co-facilitator for male-female co-facilitated partner abuse intervention groups at Chicago Tri-Taylor and South side locations. This position is part-time (approx. 15-20 hours per week with possible additional hours in the future depending on funding and census). Duties include co-facilitating groups for up to 15 participants, completing necessary documentation and reports, basic case management and referrals for collateral services. Group co-facilitation team member needed for weekday evenings and Saturday mornings at our Near West Side office and possible morning groups in Englewood. For details.

Abuser Intervention Group Male Co-Facilitator — South Suburban Family Shelter
Part-Time.The Abuser Intervention Group Male Co-Facilitator is responsible for conducting psycho-educational training in a group setting to perpetrators of domestic violence in order to (1) help the perpetrators become more reflective about their histories, emotions, and behaviors, (2) help the perpetrators make better choices, (3) end intimate partner violence, and (4) increase the safety of victims and their children.  The male co-facilitator will work with a female co-facilitator to co-facilitate the group discussions, hold the group participants accountable, and help the group participants engage fully with the program.  This is a part-time, 6-9 hours per week position. For Details.

Resource, Information, & Services Advocate — Between Friends
Full-time. The Resource, Information, and Services Advocate is responsible for providing telephone support on Between Friends’ hotline, performing community outreach activities, maintaining agency resources, and conducting intakes for Between Friends’ programs. For Details.

Development Associate — Crisis Center of South Suburbia
The Crisis Center is seeking a full-time Development Associate to manage donor database, enter and acknowledge gifts, provide reports and analysis, coordinate mailings, and provide administrative support to Director of Development. 3+ yrs experience with donor database; Salesforce NPSP preferred. Bachelor’s degree preferred. If you are interested in applying for the position, please send cover letter and resume to jobs@crisisctr.org. For Details.

PAIP Facilitator, Part-time Exempt — Crisis Center of South Suburbia
Summary: The hours are on Saturdays from 8:30am – 2:30 pm. The position requires a BA in psychology, 40-hour domestic violence and 20 hour PAIP certification. Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to kangel@crisisctr.org 
Primary Areas of Responsibility
· Co-Facilitate PAIP programs.
· Provide presentations to PAIP participants as it relates to Intimate Partner Violence.
· Provide the provision of individual assessments of clients referred to the men’s program.
· Contact referral sources regarding the involvement of the client in the CCSS batterers program and/or their compliance when needed.
· Assist Coordinator in the development of PAIP curriculum with Director of Residential assistance.
· Assist Coordinator with client filing and paperwork weekly including court reports and billing as needed.
The hours are MondayWednesday, and Friday 8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
Interested parties should send cover letter and email to  jobs@crisisctr.org For Details.

DV Case Manager (Part-time) — Crisis Center of South Suburbia
Summary: The Crisis Center is seeking a Part-time weekend DV Case Manager to coordinate and assure continuity of services necessary for a client’s success in shelter through family case management. These services include but are not limited to: assessment of immediate needs, coordination of services, referrals, monitoring and advocacy to assist clients in gaining access to appropriate services. Hours are Saturday and Sunday 1:00pm – 9:00pm
Bachelor’s Degree and 3 to 5 years job related experience required.
Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@crisisctr.org For Details.

Prevention Facilitator, Part-time Exempt  — Crisis Center of South Suburbia
Schedule: Mon, Tues and Friday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Summary: Responsible for co-facilitating the Safe Start program, which provide direct client services in a manner that meets the Prevention program guidelines, indirect client services and networking with all referral sources.  This position reports to the Director of Residential Services. The Prevention Facilitator will uphold the Mission & Values of the Crisis Center for South Suburbia.

Interested parties should send cover letter and email to jobs@crisisctr.org
For Details.

DV Case Manager — Crisis Center of South Suburbia
Summary: Coordinate and assure continuity of services necessary for a client’s success in shelter through family case management.  These services include but are not limited to: assessment of immediate needs, coordination of services, referrals, monitoring and advocacy to assist clients in gaining access to appropriate services.
Interested parties should submit cover letter and resume to jobs@crisisctr.org For Details.

Therapist I, Part-time Exempt — Crisis Center of South Suburbia
Summary: To conduct psychosocial assessments on adults and children who may be exhibiting emotional and behavioral issues due to domestic violence; develop service plans with clients; provide individual, family and group evidence-based trauma informed services to children and adults; conduct educational groups and support group services and safety planning to victims of domestic violence; provide advocacy for parents and children when needed; participate in case consultations with colleagues and/or program staff regarding client progress, challenges and treatment plans; attend bi-weekly staff meetings, monthly staff meetings, and any other meetings as requested by supervisor or executive director; provide community education as needed.
Interested parties should submit cover letter and resume to jobs@crisisctr.org

Licensure required: LPC or LSW
For Details.

Bilingual Project RENEW Case Manager — South Suburban Family Shelter
The Bilingual Project RENEW Case Manager is a member of South Suburban Family Shelter's Counseling Program department. The Bilingual Project RENEW Case Manager works collaboratively with the other counseling program employees to ensure that clients are able to work towards financial independence as a part of becoming a survivor of domestic violence. This position's work responsibilities are focused on providing support and guidance while teaching skills focused on financial empowerment in areas including education, employment, economics, immigration and housing. For more details view the pdf of the full job description or visit https://ssfs1.org/job-opportunities/

Bilingual Intake Specialist — South Suburban Family Shelter
The Bilingual Intake Specialist is a member of South Suburban Family Shelter's Counseling Program department. The Bilingual Intake Specialist works collaboratively with the other counseling program employees as well as with other agency programs. This position's work responsibilities focus on providing support and guidance to clients seeking our domestic violence victim services in a variety of ways. The Bilingual Intake Specialist is most often the first point of contact for clients to the Counseling Program. Information is gathered and screenings are done to determine if appointments are to be made or if the caller needs community referrals. The Bilingual Intake Specialist also has many administrative duties to ensure program efficiency, maintenance of databases, and assisting with the functionality of daily operations. For more details view the pdf of the full job description or visit https://ssfs1.org/job-opportunities/

Clinical Domestic Violence Specialist — Northern Illinois University
CONTRACT APPOINTMENT – This position will be working out of the Central Illinois region.
This Program Services Aide position serves as a Clinical Domestic Violence Specialist in the Domestic Violence (DV) Intervention Program for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (IDCFS) under a contract with Northern Illinois University. The DV Intervention Program was created to support IDCFS direct service staff around the complexity of cases involving domestic violence, so as to ensure the safety, permanency, and well-being of children in care.
Duties and Responsibilities (generally)
1. Conducts clinical case consultations and leads clinical staffings to address domestic violence and connected issues affecting families, working to help ensure child safety;
2. Annually works with the Program Administrator in ongoing planning, program development, and to indicate improvements for the Program;
3. Contributes to the development of a statewide domestic violence database;
4. In an effort to keep current in the field, interacts with various constituencies in the domestic violence community, social workers, attorneys, court personnel, school counselors, hospital social service department, foster parent groups, and others.
For detailed Information.

Youth Counselor — Between Friends
The Youth Counselor is responsible for the development and delivery of clinical services related to teens that have witnessed domestic violence and/or have been involved in dating relationships where they have been abused. The Youth Counselor provides individual, family, and group counseling services for children, youth, and adults at schools and at the agency’s main office. For detailed information.

Teen Dating Violence Prevention & Education Coordinator — Between Friends
Position Summary: The TDV Prevention & Education Coordinator is responsible for coordinating all facets of the teen dating violence prevention program, including: hiring, training, and supervising a team of staff/interns/volunteers; scheduling programming for the team; facilitating programming for youth and adults; providing technical assistance to community partners; evaluation of the program and meeting the program's contractual obligations. For detailed information.