Job Opportunities

The Center for Prevention & Counseling is a thriving non-profit agency located in Newton NJ, that offers a positive work environment with many benefits and excellent supervision.

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

Prevention Team


Youth Prevention Specialist
Full Time position available immediately

Description: Coordinate, conduct and manage activities related to the Partnership for Success Grant in order to help prevent the onset of substance use. The Youth Prevention Specialist will prepare and facilitate age appropriate educational and skill building presentations, programs and curriculums in various settings throughout the community including schools and community centers (in-person & virtually – Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Classroom).
Responsibilities: The Youth Prevention Specialist will conduct needs assessments, establish and maintain working relationships with youth serving organizations and provide education and technical assistance utilizing a prevention-based toolkit. The Youth Prevention Specialist must also keep accurate and detailed records of presentation/curriculum data including process and outcome evaluation tools.
Requirements: 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 365 (Word, Publisher, Power Point, Excel). This position will include occasional evening and weekend hours.

Counseling Team


Group/Individual Substance Use Counselor
Full Time and Part Time positions available immediately

Description: Provide substance use disorder treatment under the supervision of a licensed professional.
Responsibilities: Counselors will facilitate treatment groups and carry an individual caseload while maintaining accurate records.
Requirements: Applicants must be a CADC or counselor intern with a minimum of one-year experience in substance use disorder treatment and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Evenings are required for this position as well as the ability to work well with a team. Knowledge and experience with NJSAMS preferred.

Recovery Support Team

Qualified applicants are welcome to apply for multiple part time positions for the potential of full time employment.


Recovery Specialist – Maternal Wrap Around Program
Part Time position available immediately

Description: Provide professional peer-to-peer recovery support services using a strengths-based, recovery coaching model for women participating in the Maternal Wrap Around Program (MWRAP).
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 provide weekly telephone recovery support and maintain follow-up throughout pregnancy and the first year of their child’s life.
Requirements: Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the guiding principles of recovery that assist individuals to improve their health and wellness, live a self-directed, and reach their full potential. Applicants must have or be willing to work toward certification as a NJ Certified Peer Recovery Specialist. An Associate’s Degree preferred and high school diploma or equivalency required. Strong interpersonal, communication and computer skills are required.


Recovery Specialist – Opioid Overdose Recovery Program
Part Time position 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 while maintaining accurate records.
Requirements: Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the guiding principles of recovery that assist individuals to improve their health and wellness, live a self-directed, and reach their full potential. Applicants must have or be willing to work toward certification as a NJ Certified Peer Recovery Specialist. An Associate’s Degree preferred and high school diploma or equivalency required. Strong interpersonal, communication and computer skills are required.


Community Outreach Coordinator – Recovery Community Center
Part Time position available immediately

Description: Work in conjunction with Recovery Community Center team by outreaching and engaging volunteers creating an environment that initiates, supports and enhances recovery.
Responsibilities: Assist in promoting activities, recruiting volunteers, leading meetings, collecting and reporting data while fulfilling grant objectives to support the goals of the Recovery Community Center.
Requirements: Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the guiding principles of recovery that assist individuals to improve their health and wellness, live a self-directed, and reach their full potential. Applicants must have or be willing to work toward certification as a NJ Certified Peer Recovery Specialist. An Associate’s Degree preferred and high school diploma or equivalency required. Strong interpersonal, communication and computer skills are required.


Administrative Assistant – Support Team for Addiction Recovery Program
Part Time position available immediately

Description: Work collaboratively with STAR Case Managers and Recovery Specialists on grant related tasks including collecting, documenting and reporting activities within data collection platforms.
Responsibilities: Maintain accurate data collection and assist STAR team with daily administrative tasks.
Requirements: An Associate’s Degree preferred and high school diploma or equivalency required. Strong interpersonal, communication and computer skills are required.