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Crisis Engagement Specialist

Location:  Carlyle CRC, Vandalia CRC, Centralia CRC

Hiring for all shifts: first, second and third shifts available

Must be 21 y/o have valid driver's license and auto insurance


GED or Equivalent $16; CRSS $17; Bachelors and CRSS $18

  • Person with lived experience in recovery from a mental illness or experience navigating the mental health system for a family member or loved one.

  • High School equivalent with a Certified Recovery Support Specialist or the ability to become a Certified Recovery Support Specialist within one year of employment (training provided)

  • Knowledge and training in Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders/Diagnosis

Responsibilities: (Training Provided)

Participate on a Crisis team along side mental health professionals responding to person’s experiencing mental health crisis in the community by:

  • Participating on Crisis Line Calls

  • Providing Brief Solution Focused Crisis Counseling

  • Off-Site Mobile Crisis Response

  • Follow up and referral

  • Safety Planning

  • Documentation in compliance with agency and regulatory standards

  • Must be able to travel

Crisis Counselor's Benefits:

  • Paid time off (sick, vacation, personal time, holidays)

  • Retirement Plan

  • Health Insurance Offered

  • Life Insurance

  • Free Supervision for Clinical License

  • HRSA/NHSC STAR Federal Loan Repayment Site

CRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.00 - $18.96 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
Mandatory Vaccine for staff unless qualifying exemption.

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