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Mobile Crisis Outreach Counselors

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Part-Time Mobile Crisis Outreach Counselors

Foundation 2 is a mission-driven organization that exemplifies professionalism and excellence in the delivery of crisis intervention. Apply today to become a part of our team.

Description: The Mobile Crisis Outreach (MCO) team provides mental health crisis services around-the-clock, 365 days a year for children, adults and families. The MCO team is called following the initial contact with our phone crisis counselors to be dispatched to locations within a one hour radius for face-to-face crisis counseling in homes, schools and other settings throughout the community. On call, dispatch, and training compensation is provided. Counselors can choose between morning, afternoon, evening, and overnight shifts 7 days a week.

Qualifications: Bachelor's' degree with 30 semester hours or equivalent in a human services field and 2 years related experience. Candidates must possess a valid driver's license and be insurable by Foundation 2's automobile insurance company and pass all background checks. Must be willing to work weekend on-call shifts.

Example of an employee: Jane works full-time at another local agency, but she enjoys the opportunity to work at Foundation 2 with a team of mental health professionals at the time and place where a crisis situation unfolds. Jane works on-call from 6-midnight on Tuesdays and Saturdays. She earns $2.50 per hour that she is on-call; $31.84 when she is completing work related to a crisis call; and $11.39 when she attends monthly meetings and training. She earns $37.14 when she completes work related to a crisis call on a holiday.

Interested persons should complete our employment application on the Foundation 2 website at, under Current Job Openings and send it along with a cover letter and your resume via mail or email to:

Audrey Meyer

Foundation 2, Inc.

1714 Johnson Ave NW

Cedar Rapids, IA 52405


Questions should be directed to Drew at (319-247-0030)

Resumes accepted until position filled.

Foundation 2 is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted 09/30/16

Job ID: 20430162
Mactive ID: 34888