Pennsylvania Crisis Response Team Project Coordinator

JAMISON 18929, Pennsylvania

JoB Description

As a project of Network of Victim Assistance, the Keystone Crisis Intervention Team (KCIT) is a Pennsylvania statewide crisis response team, providing trained teams of individuals to serve any community within the Commonwealth where a crime has taken place. KCIT is funded through the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.

Since its first deployment in 2000, KCIT has provided crisis interventions to over 11,300 individuals. Types of crimes that KCIT teams have responded to include domestic violence homicides, school shootings, workplace shootings, bank robberies, terrorism and any other criminal incidents where there have been multiple victims or witnesses.

Additionally, statewide KCIT provides a 25-hour training for new team members, advanced training opportunities for experienced volunteers, simulation trainings, and specialty trainings for the community such as responses to trauma, resilience and coping, and death notification.


Position Description:

This position is responsible for coordinating deployments; supporting volunteer team members; supervising full and part time staff who provide trainings; serves as the project liaison to the statewide advisory committee; attends various local and state meetings as project representative; grant writing; grant reporting; and planning the biennial statewide conference.

A flexible schedule is required as the position does require some daytime and overnight travel to present at statewide and national conferences, attend advisory meetings in Harrisburg quarterly, potential deployment related travel, and some occasional travel to Western Pennsylvania for project management related tasks.



Social work, management, human services or related Master’s degree preferred (Bachelor’s degree with relevant experience will be considered). Supervision, volunteer coordinator, and project management experience.


 To Apply: Applicants must submit a cover letter with salary requirements in addition to their resume to

Competitive salary and excellent benefits.


Contact: Deb Gehan-Hoffman

Phone: 2153436543


Mailing Address: 2370 YORK ROAD, Suite B1

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Making the Band-Aid Stick

Posted by Laura Otten, Ph.D., Director on 11 October 2019, 11:18 am

One of the enjoyable debates I have with students, and those who are philanthropically minded, is about addressing root causes vs. applying band-aids.  It often flows from a mention of Andrew Carnegie and his philosophy on giving and the responsibilities of the wealthy, much of which is laid out in his “The Gospel of Wealth.”  His thinking makes it easy to jump to the question of whether to fund organizations that work at eradicating the root causes of society’s problems or those that provide band-aids to treat the consequences of those problems. I would argue that there is no right.

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