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Mental Health Counselor I - Part Time Weekend Shifts (Flexible)

Hillcrest Family Services, DUBUQUE, IA

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Mental Health Counselor

About the Organization


Hillcrest Family Services is a non-profit organization that assists adults and children in need of help. Every day, Hillcrest builds confidence in hundreds of people and families. We’re a place where compassion is commonplace. Where our passion soars and faith restores.


About the Program


Hillcrest operates several homes for adults with mental illness who are trying to transition back into the community. These residences offer the following services:


  • Available to adults with mental illness and staffed by healthcare professionals 24 hours each day
  • Support skills are taught including independent living, community integration, personal care, coping skills and resource development
  • Other counseling for emotional disorders is available
  • The residences are managed by healthcare professionals who work with clients to build satisfaction in their lives


Your Responsibilities


As a Mental Health Counselor, your primary responsibilities include providing on-call coverage for the adult group home and residents and serve as a role model, teacher, and counselor. In addition, you will:


  • Providing a safe and welcoming living environment for residents
  • Documenting information in each file in a clear and timely manner
  • Assisting in meal preparation and maintaining a safe kitchen
  • Assisting in the daily upkeep of the adult group home including housekeeping and supplies
  • Facilitating social and recreational activities within the adult group home and in the community


What you need


  • Strong written and verbal communication skill
  • Basic computer/keyboarding skills


What Makes You Stand Out


  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED or NCR accepted)
  • Experience working with adults who have chronic mental illness
  • Excellent time management, organization, and flexibility


Additional Information

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job posting are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines. A complete list of job duties may be requested at any time during the job application process.

EEO Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled

Hours available:

Every other Sat-Sun 7am-3pm or 3pm-11pm

Every other Fri-Sat 11pm-7am

(24-48 hours shifts available as well; very flexible)

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