Are you looking to make a difference in the lives of those seeking recovery from substance use disorder? The Center for Prevention and Counseling has a full-time position opening for a Receptionist who would greet all clients, while providing them with resources and information to help expand their recovery lifestyle. This position also includes data entry and providing support to our medical assistant. The ideal candidate will be friendly, outgoing, have strong computer skills, and preferably have knowledge of the guiding principles of recovery and training as a peer recovery coach. Training will be offered to the right candidate. While an Associate’s Degree is preferred, a High School diploma is required. Our agency offers a very positive, supportive and dynamic work environment with excellent supervision provided. Interested candidates should submit resume to [email protected] No phone calls, please.
On-Call Recovery Specialists
Center for Prevention and Counseling is accepting applications for on-call Recovery Specialists to share hope and offer help to people struggling with addiction. This is a per-diem position funded through the Opioid Overdose Recovery Program (OORP) which connects hospital emergency room patients experiencing substance use problems to treatment and recovery support services. Responsibilities of OORP Recovery Specialists include engaging individuals with substance use disorder by providing recovery supports and non-clinical assistance while maintaining follow-up with these individuals. Recovery Specialists provide education to individuals and families on how to appropriately navigate treatment, social services and other recovery support systems. By being a positive role model to individuals and their families and sharing experiential knowledge, hope and skills, Recovery Specialists assist individuals on a general path toward recovery. Additional job requirements include providing telephone follow-up support to patients for at least 60 days, collecting data and maintaining accurate records and participation in mandatory training and supervision sessions. Applicants must have a minimum of two years of experience in the guiding principles of recovery that assist individuals to improve their health and wellness, live a self-directed life and be sustaining an abstinence based recovery lifestyle. At a minimum, an Associate’s Degree is preferred with a high school diploma or equivalency required. CPRS or CCAR Recovery Coaches preferred; bilingual Spanish a plus. Recovery Specialists must have a valid driver’s license and independent mode of transportation, undergo a background check (criminal history not necessarily a disqualifier/felon friendly) and complete all volunteer application requirements for Atlantic Health System. For more information or to apply, please send resume or inquiries by email only to Annmarie Shafer at [email protected]