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]

Recovery Support Team

Recovery Specialist – Support Team for Addiction Recovery (STAR)
Full-time position available immediately

Description: Provide professional peer-to-peer recovery support services using a strengths-based, recovery coaching model for adults participating in the STAR (Support Team for Addiction Recovery) Program.

Responsibilities: The Recovery Specialist will help participants develop a recovery plan and work collaboratively with a Case Manager to support the participants in achieving their goals. Recovery Specialists engage participants for 1 year and provide weekly in-person/telephone support, monitor the Recovery Wellness Plans and maintain accurate records. Additional job requirements include participation in mandatory training, team meetings and supervision sessions.

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.

Recovery Specialist – Opioid Overdose Recovery Program (OORP)
Multiple per-diem positions available immediately

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.

Community Outreach and Marketing Associate – Recovery Community Center
Part time position available immediately

Description: Work as part of the Recovery Community Center (RCC) team to promote activities and engage community members and volunteers.

Responsibilities: Promote RCC activities by creating marketing materials, assisting with social media and maintaining community relationships. Assist with the day-to-day operations of the Recovery Community Center, including answering the phone, assisting walk-ins and volunteers and maintaining accurate records.

Requirements: Applicants must have strong interpersonal, communication and computer skills. Experience with Constant Contact, Canva and/or other electronic media design knowledge required. Associate’s Degree preferred and high school diploma or equivalency required. Knowledge of and/or experience with addiction recovery a plus.

Counseling Team

Substance Use Counselor – Full Time available immediately

Dynamic clinical team seeks a full-time CADC (LCADC preferred) and/or LAC or LSW (LPC or LCSW preferred) with two to three years’ experience in a substance use/co-occurring setting. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required. Excellent supervision by seasoned licensed professionals.


Description: Provide quality counseling services to individuals struggling with addiction/substance use and co-occurring mental health in an IOP/OP setting. Responsible for maintaining a client caseload; facilitating groups (day and/or evening); provide individual counseling sessions and family counseling sessions, as needed; conduct bio-psycho-social assessments and evaluations; as well as assist with the intake process, as needed. A background in trauma or other specialty practice is a plus as the goal of CFPC is to offer the best clinical experience to clients on the road to recovery and support client growth in the multiple pathways to recovery.

Responsibilities:  Gather comprehensive diagnostic information and develop a comprehensive, measurable, and objective treatment plan that addresses and meets the clients’ needs. Coordination of all program areas including record-keeping, NJSAMS, program activities, treatment planning, group sessions, individual sessions, family sessions, discharge/transition planning, and crisis management. Maintain an open line of communication through regular interactions with the clinical team, clinical supervisor, and clinical director. Demonstrate good clinical judgment, excellent problem-solving skills, appropriate therapeutic boundaries,  and maintain confidentiality, to include keeping clinical records always secure. Maintain clinical records according to regulatory entities; document clients’ progress accurately as it relates to treatment goals and objectives; ensure that documentation is timely, consistent, clear, and well-articulated. Effectively find or link clients with internal and external resources to address client needs. Complete tasks in a timely and efficient manner; adhere to time schedule;  maintain good communication; demonstrate a willingness to accept responsibility and function well as a team member and contribute positively to the morale of staff. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a co-occurring setting. NJ CADC (LCADC preferred) and/or LAC or LSW (LPC or LCSW preferred). Knowledge of addiction, substance use and/or co-occurring counseling as well as the recovery process. Experience with electronic health record system a plus.

Prevention Team

Prevention Specialist Position

Available October 15th, 2021

The Center for Prevention & Counseling, located in Newton NJ, is growing and has a full-time Prevention Specialist position available beginning October 15, 2021. This position will include occasional evening and weekend hours. Candidates should have at a minimum a Bachelor’s Degree in the field of Human Services, Community Health, Public Health or Education. The Center has a dynamic prevention team that is committed to reducing substance use disorders and promoting health and wellness. We look forward to expanding our Team! 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Prepare and present age appropriate educational and skill building presentations, programs and curriculums in various settings throughout the community including schools, community centers and senior centers.
  • Develop marketing and media materials as it relates to prevention programs and campaigns
  • Work cooperatively with project coordinators as it relates to community education
  • Provide information, referral, technical assistance and consultation regarding health promotion and prevention
  • Keep accurate and detailed records of presentation/curriculum data including process and outcome evaluation tools
  • Represent CFPC at public forums, special events, health fairs as well as in meetings and on committees
  • Create/maintain relationships with community stakeholders

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Foundation of ATOD knowledge regarding evidence-based prevention and treatment
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, including one-on-one, public speaking, and informative presentations
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Well organized, detail oriented and creative

Minimum qualifications are: 1) A Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Public Health, Community Health, Public Policy or Education). Foundation of ATOD knowledge regarding evidence-based prevention and treatment, CHES or CPS preferred or must be willing to pursue and obtain certification. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Publisher, Power Point, Excel).

Please send resume and cover letter to Jacqueline Nunn at [email protected]