Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services Crisis Counselor - B/L Korean - SPC in Culver City, California


Scope of the position

*Crisis Line Counselors provide telephone and chat assistance to Korean speaking individuals in crisis. $3.00 hourly additionally will be paid for shifts worked overnight. *

Candidates must be bilingual (English and Korean) and have completed the SPC Crisis Hotline Training in order to be considered for this position.

Full-time and Part-time positions available. Didi Hirsch offer benefits to employees working at least 20 hours weekly.

Essential Functions

  • Offering crisis counseling services via telephone and chat.

  • Working along side the shift supervisors to answer, manage and conduct lethality assessments of crisis calls.

  • Serving as a mandated reporter in cases of suspected abuse.

  • Maintaining accurate and detailed call reports.

  • Fulfilling continuing education requirements as requested or required for the agency and the Suicide Prevention Center program.

  • Assisting in the training process of new counselors and volunteers.

  • Participating in community outreach events such as resources tables and presentation about suicide prevention.

  • Attending routinely scheduled meetings as requested or required for the Suicide Prevention center.


Required Qualifications

  • Bilingual in English and Korean.

  • Possess a high school Diploma or equivalent.

  • Must be 21 years of age or older.

  • Have open availability to work within a 24/7, including weekends and holidays.

  • Have successfully completed the Suicide Prevention training program.

  • Must have completed ASIST training.

  • Have knowledge of all job specific skills including lethality assessment, data collection, and call triage.

  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and can positively interact with others over the phone and in person.

  • Have working knowledge of using a personal computer including word processing and crisis line related software.

Candidates must be able to clear all criminal background checks in order to qualify for this position.

Requisition Number: 16-0145

Post Date: 1/3/2017

Title: Crisis Counselor - B/L Korean - SPC

Full Time/Part Time: PT/Non-Exempt - Hourly

Division: Suicide Prevention

Pay Frequency: Semi-Monthly

City: Culver City

State: CA