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Project Hope-Crisis Counselors (temporary)

Project Hope-Crisis Counselors (temporary)

Salary: TBD

Hours: Up to 40 hours per week

Location: Ronkonkoma/Riverhead

Availability: ASAP

Position Description:

Mission Statement: “To empower and inspire people of all communities to identify, pursue and sustain healthy, meaningful lives”.

MHAW strives to develop an authentic, diverse workforce that embraces, creates, respects and demonstrates diversity, equity, and inclusiveness in the work environment, towards one another and those we serve. We recognize that our agency is strongest when we all embrace the full spectrum of diversity and experience.  We actively seek to employ a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. 

MHAW is a pro-vaccination agency, and has required all staff to be fully vaccinated by November 1, 2021 and encourages service recipients to be vaccinated against Covid-19


Position Summary:

The goal of the Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program (CCP) is to help disaster survivors recover from the adverse reactions to disaster and begin to rebuild their lives. The CCP focuses on helping them understand their personal reactions, helping them plan action steps and solutions to resolve losses and overcome adversities, and linking them to other community resources.

The CCP helps survivors prioritize their needs and connect with organizations or people who can assist them. Although the CCP is a temporary disaster relief program, it leaves behind a permanent legacy of more adaptive coping skills, educational and resource materials, and enhanced


  • Works with individuals, families, and groups to provide outreach, emotional support, individual and group crisis counseling, public education, and referrals when needed.
  • Is synonymous with term “outreach worker.”
  • Represents program in the community and networks with other agencies and partners to ensure needs of survivors are met.
  • Provides presentations to community groups on disaster reactions, coping skills, stress management, and the CCP.
  • Provide education on COVID vaccine during outreach meetings
  • May use the mobile application to complete data form

Send a resume and cover letter expressing your interest in this position to:

Kathy Elfers- Human Resources Director kelfers@mhaw.org

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