Job Opportunities

The Center for Prevention & Counseling, Inc is a thriving non-profit agency located in Newton, NJ. The Center provides a wellness-focused and inclusive workplace where the staff treats each other with respect and where kindness, meaningful interactions, and collaboration between colleagues are encouraged. Our company culture is closely tied to our organization’s mission and our people feel empowered to make a difference as individuals, see value in their work, and are eager to do well in their roles.

The Center offers competitive salaries and benefit packages designed to improve the personal lives of our employees. We are proud of our agency growth and we’re looking for dynamic candidates who are excited to join our team and will add to our inspiring culture. 

We have the following job positions available. To be considered, interested applicants must send cover letters and resumes via email only to Human Resources Manager, Jacqueline Nunn at [email protected]

Counseling Team


Director of Clinical Services
Full time position available immediately

The Center is seeking an experienced professional to fill the full-time Director of Clinical Services management team role. This leadership role will oversee our counseling division and positively impact the lives of adolescents and adults seeking outpatient substance use disorder services. This position is responsible for ensuring the highest standard of clinical services while obtaining the best possible outcomes for our clients.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Administrative oversight, management and supervision of counseling division
  • Ensure, prepare and monitor compliance with DMHAS licensure regulations and other funding/grant requirements
  • Oversee and supervise counseling staff, including education on clinical policy and procedures
  • Attend county and state meetings and act as liaison with community partners
  • Monitor electronic health records system for counseling division

Director of Clinical Services Qualifications and Job Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years experience in the addiction services field
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a supervisor capacity
  • Master's Degree – Counseling field
  • Dually credentials with LCSW/LCADC or LPC/CCS or LPC/LCADC
  • Crisis management experience
  • Experience with electronic health records
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Grant writing experience preferred

Recovery Support Team


Recovery Specialist – Opioid Overdose Recovery Program (OORP)
Multiple per-diem positions available immediately - Daytime (7 a.m. - 7p.m.) and Overnight (7 p.m. - 7a.m.) shifts

Description: Engage individuals reversed from an opioid overdose or hospital patients experiencing other issues related to substance use and provide non-clinical assistance and recovery supports while maintaining follow-up with these individuals.

Responsibilities: The Recovery Specialist will provide on-call coverage and respond to the Emergency Department to support the patient when an alert is received. The Recovery Specialist will also provide telephone follow-up for 8 weeks to help participants navigate the early stages of seeking assistance and beginning a successful path towards recovery. Recovery Specialists must maintain accurate records and adhere to all data collection protocol.

Requirements: Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in recovery and be willing to work toward certification as a NJ Certified Peer Recovery Specialist. Stability of personal recovery, knowledge of the recovery process and strong interpersonal, communication and computer skills are required. Recovery Specialists must have a valid driver’s license and independent mode of transportation. OORP Recovery Specialists must also be approved to volunteer with Atlantic Health System/Newton Medical Center.


Marketing Associate – Recovery Community Center
Part Time position available immediately

Description: The Marketing Assistant reports to the Senior Peer Services Coordinator is a vital support role in assisting the recovery team in promoting and engaging community members and volunteers in recovery meetings, activities, sober events, and other recovery supports. 

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Along with marketing and communications coordinator, manages social media calendar and execution of content
  • Keeps track of social trends and determines the best way to craft relevant and valuable posts for the recovery community
  • Develop and distribute meeting and event marketing materials
  • Create a monthly e-newsletter using and other communications using Constant Contact
  • Create and schedule daily Remind text messages to subscribers
  • Assist in meeting facilitation
  • Maintain grant objectives 

Qualifications: 

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and writing skills
  • Excellent computer skills; proficient in MS Office 365, Constant Contact, Canva, and/or Adobe Creative Suite
  • Associate Degree preferred. High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with addiction recovery is a plus
  • Experience writing and submitting press releases is a plus

Prevention Team


Prevention Educator

Full-time position available immediately

Description:  Under the Director of Prevention Services, the Prevention Educator organizes, plans, and implements evidence-based ATOD (Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs) prevention programs in schools and communities throughout Sussex County, NJ, for all ages and populations. 

Responsibilities

  • Plan, implement and deliver evidence-based prevention programs in school and community settings 
  • Assist in organizing and implementing prevention campaigns throughout the year
  • Develop educational presentations "in a box", complete with course materials, audio/visual aids, and more
  • Conduct training for educators and community partners in research-based approaches to ATOD
  • Work cooperatively with project coordinators as it relates to community education
  • Serve as a liaison between school administrators, personnel, and private and public community organizations
  • Keep accurate and detailed records of presentations and process and outcome evaluation tools
  • Attend agency coalition meetings 
  • Serve as an agency representative at local, county, and state meetings 

Qualifications: 

  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Creative thinker
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field (Public Health, Community Health, Public Policy, or Education)
  • Foundation of ATOD knowledge, CHES or CPS is preferred or must be willing to pursue and obtain certification.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency in Microsoft 365, including Word, Publisher PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours
  • Valid driver’s license