This June, Becci Reedus celebrated her 10th anniversary as director of The Crisis Center. Jumping into relief efforts during the Flood of 2008 She will tell you herself that it’s been a wild ride right from the start, with her first day falling on the day the water crested in 2008. Immediately, she jumped into […]
The Crisis Center is seeking an experienced Crisis Intervention Program Coordinator. This position is responsible for the management and supervision for the 24-hour Crisis Intervention Program. The Program Coordinator I is responsible for overseeing the daily activities of the 24-hour crisis line, walk-in counseling, crisis chat/texts and contract services.
1st Thursday at 5:30 p.m. / 3rd Thursday at 4:00 p.m. monthly R Place Peer Center, 702 S Gilbert St Suite 111, Iowa City, IA Call (319) 351-2726 ext. 132 or email firstname.lastname@example.org more information Hearing Voices and Special Messages Support Group provides a safe space where individuals who hear voices or have other unusual experiences […]
1st Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. The 1105 Project building, 1105 S. Gilbert Ct., Iowa City, IA A support group for those who have lost a loved one or friend to suicide meets the first Thursday of each month from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. next door to CommUnity at The 1105 Project […]
The Food Bank Floor Manager is responsible for supporting the daily operations of the Food Bank program and its volunteers in a fun, fast-paced work environment. Included in this position are the training and onboarding of Food Bank volunteers, direct client services, and clerical duties. The Food Bank Floor Manager supervises and provides feedback to volunteers.
Liz Smith, a Food Bank volunteer, was in-taking a client who spoke only limited English. She asked the man whether he would like a translator for the interview. He insisted that he would rather have his friend would translate for him. The two men left and parted ways, sitting in separate areas of the waiting […]
The Crisis Center is hosting a flu shot clinic on Tuesday, Nov. 21 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Johnson County Public Health. A shuttle bus will be available to take clients from The Crisis Center to Johnson County Public Health every 20-30 minutes. Food bank clients with a Medicaid card can receive the shot for […]
The Crisis Center of Johnson County is seeking a Community Outreach Coordinator. The Crisis Center will be embarking on a statewide expansion of its crisis intervention services. The Community Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for building strategic relationships, conducting a variety of outreach activities, and raising awareness of The Crisis Center Crisis Intervention Program throughout the state of Iowa. The Coordinator will be integral in raising awareness of The Crisis Center Crisis Intervention Program by conducting or participating in outreach activities throughout the state. This includes but is not limited to tabling conferences and/or fairs, presenting to groups, and assisting in the development of outreach events.
Food Bank Floor Manager is responsible for supporting the daily operations of the Food Bank program and its volunteers in a fun, fast-paced work environment. Included in this position are the training and onboarding of Food Bank volunteers, direct client services, and clerical duties. Ideal candidates have previous leadership experience and enjoy interacting with people of diverse ages and backgrounds and working as part of a team.