Since 1978, Kids in Crisis in Greenwich, CT has provided critical social services to more than 160,000 babies, children, teens and their families. Kids In Crisis staff serve on more than 20 children’s advocacy working groups at the national, regional, state and local levels. They have received local and national recognition for its work, and serves as a model for other organizations throughout the world.

Kids in Crisis is seeking to fill the following positions:

Grant Writer Position
Responsibilities include researching and identifying new funding sources as well as working with existing funding constituents (individuals, foundations, corporations, and government).  Select and prepare program materials, write and submit grant applications as well as contract submissions to meet deadlines.  Additional responsibilities include fulfilling all reporting requirements and performing all necessary follow-up.

Corporate Relations Officer
Responsibilities include generating significant corporate revenue through corporate partnerships and cause-marketing opportunities. Reporting to the Development Director, this position will strategically craft and implement a corporate partnership program, advance cause-marketing partnership opportunities, and develop key sponsorship opportunities. Responsibilities include identifying, cultivating, and developing leads and prospects, negotiating contracts and packages, closing deals, and providing account management.

Youth Counselor
Responsibilities include maintaining a therapeutic residential living environment; creative planning and active participation in client activities; learning and using crisis intervention skills; teaching life skills to children and adolescents; contributing to client case files; and setting a good example and serving as a role model to children.

TeenTalk Mental Health Counselor
Responsibilities include providing critical mental health support and resources to help adolescents navigate difficult circumstances, avoid reaching crisis points, manage crises during and beyond school hours, achieve academic success, and optimize their chances of achieving safe, productive adult lives. This is primarily an academic year positionThe Counselor is responsible for providing confidential counseling and support to students and families in the assigned school and the community. S/he will support and collaborate with existing student support services and school staff by helping to identify at risk youths and develop appropriate actions for early assessment and intervention.

Crisis Services Counselor
Responsibilities include answering crisis helpline calls to provide immediate assessment of need and implement plan of action; providing crisis intervention, conduct outreach, family meetings, intake assessment and documentation for residential programs; developing and implementing service plans to community resources; and providing case management to at risk youth identified through community based programs. Bi-lingual candidates are preferred.