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]
YOUTH EDUCATOR POSITION
Youth Educator – Think, Act, Grow (TAG) Program
Part-time position with the potential for full-time employment
20-25 hours per week, including Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Our T.A.G program provides a comprehensive continuum of services utilizing evidence-based, informed, and influenced programs for Sussex County, NJ, at-risk and/or court-involved youth. Reporting to the Coordinator of Youth Services, the part-time Youth Educator assists with psycho-educational groups for juveniles on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. In addition, the youth educator is responsible for conducting anger management/conflict resolution groups in Sussex County schools as needed during school hours.
Additional Hours (outside Tuesday and Thursday programming) include:
Requirements: Bachelor's Degree. Experience working with youth and group facilitation is a plus.
Please send resume and cover letter to Jacqueline Nunn at [email protected]
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
- 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
There are no open positions on the Prevention Team at this time.