First Step

First Responder

Provide crisis intervention and support for residential (shelter) clients, callers on the 24-hour help-line and also provide on-call/in-person advocacy to survivors in our Assault Response program at area hospitals and police departments and other safe locations. Responsible for special projects as assigned.  Comprehensive training and supervision provided. 
Hours/week/Pay: Full-time, Midnights, 37.5 hours per week, $16/hour
                                    12:00 am – 8:00 am Monday - Friday
Availability: Immediate – Western Wayne County Location

Experience Required

BSW/BA in human services preferred, equivalent work experience considered. Experience in crisis counseling, domestic violence and sexual assault. Capable of handling crisis situations effectively. Demonstrated initiative, high professional standards, and excellent organizational skills. Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to work independently and with supervision. Demonstrated experience working effectively with people from diverse racial, economic and cultural backgrounds. Caring, empathetic, client-centered approach. Ability to travel between sites in Wayne County.


Benefits: Option for health, dental, optical insurance after 90 days. Life insurance and long-term disability insurance after 120 days. Employer contribution to 401k. Accrued sick and vacation time. Opportunities for advancement.



How to Apply

Please email resume and cover letter to Sally Coder: Email: scoder@firststep-mi.org www.firststep-mi.org No phone calls please.

First Step
44567 Pinetree Drive Plymouth
Plymouth, MI 48170
Phone: 734416111

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