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Program Director - CAC II OR CADC II - Gainesville Clubhouse

Avita Community Partners Gainesville, GA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Position is located in the beautiful Gainesville, GA (one hour north of Atlanta, GA)Children and Adolescents who battle substance abuse need a fun alternative to drugs and alcohol. Kids need a place to socialize and belong from the hours of 12pm -9pm. This Behavioral Professional will:Oversee all aspects of an adolescent substance abuse clubhouseMust be energetic and have a passion for working with teens. Conduct counseling sessions on an individual, group and family basis.Lead groups and family outreach to clients and families in a clubhouse environment.Provide general oversight to consumers while on site Organize and supervise activities such as movie night, board game night, sports night, electronic games, and field trips. Document all services renderedCandidates must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays (must be available Tues - Friday 12 to 9 and occasional Saturdays).Candidates must also be willing to participate in recreation and leisure activities based on consumer/group needs.Minimum Qualifications:CACII (or CADC equivalent) certification from the Georgia Addiction Counselors Association (GACA) required Bachelor's DegreeMust have experience in conducting recreational activitiesMust have supervisory experience Preferred QualificationsBilingual a plus. (All employees, regardless of position, receive 20% above entry for bilingual Spanish skills)Excellent communication skillsExcellent organizational skillsApplicants must not have six (6) or more points against his/her driver's license and no driver may have had a suspended or revoked license within the past five years. **Positions may be filled before the closing (ending) date if a qualified candidate is selected.**NOTE: All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interviewAvita Community Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its service practices or employment practices with regard to race color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.Accepting a position at Avita Community Partners will qualify fully licensed practitioners to apply for loan repayment assistance through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program.Avita Community Partners Benefits Package Includes: Accidental Death and Dismemberment401(k) and 457 Court/Jury LeaveCredit UnionDental InsuranceDependent Life InsuranceDisability Insurance, Short and Long TermEmployee DiscountsFamily and Medical LeaveHealth InsuranceHolidaysLeave Donation ProgramLegal InsuranceLife InsuranceLong Term Care InsuranceMedical/Disability LeavePaid Time Off (PTO)Spending Accounts9 Paid HolidaysAvita Community Partners has an exciting opportunity to make a difference in people's lives on a daily basisTo promote safe, stable and meaningful lives, our organization partners with individuals, families and communities to minimize barriers for persons with mental health, developmental disabilities, addictive diseases and similar life challenges... it's our mission Position Reference 190719*ZR
Company Description
Avita Community Partners was formed by the 1993 Georgia State Legislature to serve persons experiencing the disabling effects of mental illness, developmental disabilities, and addictive diseases. Originally founded as Georgia Mountains Community Services (GMCS), Avita Community Partners seeks to promote safe, stable, and meaningful lives for citizens within a 13-county area of northeast Georgia. Our variety of services and programs are aimed at helping individuals, families, and communities minimize barriers and achieve their dreams.

At Avita Community Partners, we envision communities that act responsibly toward all citizens by providing support and comprehensive services to individuals and families in crisis. Our competent, committed, and compassionate staff believes individuals served should:
be treated with dignity and respect
be educated about disabilities, rights, and options
have access and opportunity to participate in the community and be served by that community
have access to confidential and ethical services
have a responsibility to participate in services

Our vision for the individuals we serve is that they participate in a variety of relationships including developing natural support systems, and that they have a home, job, and meaningful interaction in the community. It is our hope that families of these individuals, biological and chosen, serve as valued partners who share knowledge and expertise, and participate in planning.

Avita Community Partners

Why Work Here?
Great Benefits! Good Hours, 9 Paid Holidays, Generous PTO Plan

Avita Community Partners was formed by the 1993 Georgia State Legislature to serve persons experiencing the disabling effects of mental illness, developmental disabilities, and addictive diseases. Originally founded as Georgia Mountains Community Services (GMCS), Avita Community Partners seeks to promote safe, stable, and meaningful lives for citizens within a 13-county area of northeast Georgia. Our variety of services and programs are aimed at helping individuals, families, and communities minimize barriers and achieve their dreams. At Avita Community Partners, we envision communities that act responsibly toward all citizens by providing support and comprehensive services to individuals and families in crisis. Our competent, committed, and compassionate staff believes individuals served should: be treated with dignity and respect be educated about disabilities, rights, and options have access and opportunity to participate in the community and be served by that community have access to confidential and ethical services have a responsibility to participate in services Our vision for the individuals we serve is that they participate in a variety of relationships including developing natural support systems, and that they have a home, job, and meaningful interaction in the community. It is our hope that families of these individuals, biological and chosen, serve as valued partners who share knowledge and expertise, and participate in planning.

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