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ALCOHOL & SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR

House of Acts Vallejo, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

ALCOHOL & SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR JOB DESCRIPTION

Requirements:

  • Four or more year’s continuous sobriety of alcoholic or addict.
  • Minimum of one year(s) work experience in Alcohol or Drug field.
  • Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor (CADC) (CAARR) or other equivalent.
  • High School Diploma, GED, or Higher Education Degree.
  • Proficient knowledge operating personal computers & various software.
  • Live Scan required per terms of employment.
  • Must possess reliable (vehicle) transportation.
  • Valid DMV printout, proof of auto insurance, vehicle registration.
  • Must be available for emergencies.
  • Ability to chart records accurately.
  • Must adhere to The House of Acts Code of Ethics & Staff Agreement.
  • Willingness to take and/or follow instruction & adaptability to change.
  • Ability to work with all genders, cultures, & be sensitive to the needs of residents.
  • Ability to pass CPR, First Aid Training, Medical & TB Clearance.
  • Ability to work in crisis situations, proactive & positive role model.
  • Community education & outreach.
  • Ability to work as a team member & perform operational tasks.
  • Strongly recommended 32 hours per year of ADS Studies.
  • Excellent Time Management, Organizational, Written/Oral skills, along with appropriate dress.

Job Description:

  • Knowledgeable of Social Model Philosophy.
  • Knowledgeable of community & program referrals.
  • Ability to Mentor, Train & Supervise Employees, Interns, & Volunteers.
  • Assist & make decisions in crisis & stressful situations.
  • Facilitate Group Process & House Meetings as well as 1-on-1 sessions.
  • Execute Client Charting & Progress Notes.
  • Ability to read and write assessments and write a Treatment Plan.
  • Follow program procedure and assist residents in the admission process.
  • Relate on a peer level, in a supportive non-judgmental manner with residents.
  • Supervise Men’s Sober Living Environment (SLE).
  • Conduct drug/alcohol urinalyses testing and intake procedures.
  • Facilitate Group Curriculum (i.e. Matrix Model, Evident Based) &12 Step.
  • Ability to assume authority regarding intake and dismissal.
  • Responsible in terms of program daily schedule.

Two week training period for new counselors

180 day probation period

Six-month evaluation will be performed, if evaluation is satisfactory, a pay increase will be considered. Subsequent to initial six-month evaluation, all evaluations thereafter will be performed annually.

Report to Administrator and/or Program Director

Starting Salary: DOE

House of Acts

Why Work Here?

Great non-profit company with a top notched counseling team providing awesome substance abuse education for over 30 years.

Address

627 Grant Street, Vallejo, CA 94590
Vallejo, CA
USA