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Chapter Lead

Toledo, OH
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 Young People in Recovery - 

OH Chapter Lead - National Chapter & Programs

Organization and Program Overview:

Young People in Recovery envisions a world where all young people have the resources they need to thrive in recovery from addiction to drugs and alcohol.

YPR’s mission is to provide the life skills and peer supports to help people recover from substance use disorder and reach their full potential.

Visit the YPR website at  for additional information.

Young People in Recovery has partnered with National Chapter & Programs to provide recovery support services in the communities south of Pittsburgh, through its chapter events, to those in or seeking long-term recovery from substance use disorder. 

Chapter Vision and Overview:

Young People in Recovery Chapters support people in or seeking recovery by providing community-based recovery support services. Chapters also advocate on the local and state levels for more access to these services and other effective recovery resources. This peer-based network relies on quarterly workshops, monthly pro-social events, and regular all-recovery meetings. 

Essential Responsibilities:

Note: This position is part-time, at 10 hours/week

Chapter Lead:

  • All communications from any YPR Employee must be responded to within 24 business hours, unless extenuating circumstances regarding schedules are agreed upon in advance between you and your supervisor. This includes text, phone, email, slack, etc.

  •  Complete YPR’s online orientation and study YPR Leadership Handbook

  • Oversee all contractual Chapter events and operations including all-recovery meetings, prosocial events, chapter workshops, and advocacy events

  • Communicate weekly with National Chapter Coordinator

  • Recruit Chapter Members and develop local Chapter Leadership Team

  • Communicate weekly with Chapter Leadership Team

  • Engage in grassroots community outreach via emails, phone calls and face-to-face meetings

  • Utilize the YPR Connect portal to submit past event reports and funding requests

  • Register Chapter leaders, members and supporters through the appropriate platforms (YPR Connect/YPR website)

  • Secure free or inexpensive venue space for Chapter meetings and events

  • Collaborate with other YPR Chapter Leads for statewide joint events and advocacy efforts

  • Support and encourage the many pathways of recovery

  • Comply with all YPR reporting procedures, most notably ADP time-tracking and expense reporting

  • Marginal/incidental functions and other related tasks, as assigned.

Marginal/incidental functions and other related tasks, as assigned.

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Official Title: OH Chapter Lead

Compensation: $15/hr, 10 hours/week

Benefits: YPR abides by all state and federal emergency paid sick leave requirements; remote/flexible schedules; 401K plan

Required qualifications: 

  • Understanding of substance use prevention and recovery 

  • Positive and supportive attitude toward all pathways of recovery 

  • Sensitivity and awareness of the unique needs and stigmas associated with underserved populations

  • Excellent organizational, communication, and leadership skills

Preferred qualifications:

  • Personal experience in recovery

  • Experience working successfully with young adults

  • Experience working successfully with people with substance use disorders

  • Experience working successfully with diverse communities

  • Previous training and certification in trauma-informed response, cultural competency, and peer education

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)

Physical demands and work environment:

  • Occasionally required to stand

  • Occasionally required to walk

  • Occasionally required to sit

  • Frequently required to utilize hand and finger dexterity

  • Continually required to talk or hear

  • The employee must occasionally lift and /or move more than 10 pounds

People in recovery, and YPR chapter members/leaders encouraged to apply. 

Diverse candidates encouraged to apply.


YPR is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate, and we will take affirmative action to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, color, gender, nation or origin, age, religion, creed, disability, recovery status, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. 



Toledo, OH
43613 USA