• 47 Broad Avenue Binghamton, NY 13904

  • Phone (607) 771-8888

  • Fax (607) 771-8892

Crisis Counselor – Project Hope

Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier

Position Summary

Works with individuals, families, and groups to provide Crisis counseling services, either virtual or in-person, that include outreach, emotional support, individual and group crisis counseling, public education, and referrals when needed

Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills)

  • Must have a willingness to provide Crisis Counseling Program (CCP) services in a caring manner within the parameters of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s CCP
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Able to interact professionally and effectively with staff and clients
  • Must be able to drive, with a valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation
  • Proficiency with data entry and Microsoft Office
  • Must satisfy required background checks, to include fingerprinting and criminal background check via the NYS Justice Center


  • Represent Project Hope in the community and network with other agencies and partners to ensure that the needs of survivors are met
  • Provide presentations to community groups on disaster reactions, coping skills, stress management, and the CCP
  • Complete data forms using the mobile application



HOURS:                       40 hours/week
STATUS:                      Non-Exempt, Temporary through December 15, 2021
REPORTS TO:              Team Leader, Project Coordinator
SALARY:                      $25.00/hour