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Americorps Member - STATEWIDE positions in NH

Harbor Homes in Nashua, NH, USA

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Harbor Homes AmeriCorps RecoveryCorps Member

IMMEDIATE NEED TO FIND CANDIDATES WHO WANT TO GIVE BACK AND OBTAIN A crsw - CERTIFIED RECOVERY SUPPORT CERTIFICATE.

HELP TO DIMINISH AND COMBAT THE OPIATE CRISIS.

New Hampshire residents have been hit hard by the current opioid epidemic – it seems as though everyone in the Granite State has been effected personally either personally or through a friend or relative. Harbor Homes is currently seeking AmeriCorps members that will be responsible for providing social support to substance users. Members will be trained as Recovery Coaches and will have the opportunity throughout their term of service to become NH Certified Recovery Support Workers.

To apply, please click on the following link and submit the requested information: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=85505&fromSearch=true

Responsibilities for RecoveryCorps members include, but are not limited to:

· Offering recovery coaching services via meetings and phone calls

· Building positive relationships with service users and encouraging them to pursue their next step in recovery

· Providing appointment reminders and case management, with a goal of increasing clients’ recovery capital, i.e. their capacity to access transportation, housing, insurance, childcare, education, employment, and other services that facilitate recovery

· Serving an average of six clients per week (six hours per client) – this number could fluctuate depending upon the stage of recovery that the client is in

· Members will serve clients until all significant barriers to treatment and recovery are resolved

· Ensuring availability to clients as needed for support and recovery guidance

· Maintaining accurate records and documentation of treatment steps, recovery, and progress/setbacks

· Create and engage in outreach for workshops, events, and recreational opportunities geared toward individuals in recovery as well as their families

· Periodically reporting progress to Harbor Homes staff and site supervisors

Expected Outcomes for the Member’s Service Term:

· Clients served that have maintained recovery for 9 – 12 months will show improvement (as compared to original intake data)

· Clients will have increased abstinence from drug use and alcohol misuse by 80%

· Long-term engagement with recovery support and self-help groups will have increased by 60%

· Decreased inpatient and hospitalizations for clients served

· Marked decline in opioid related deaths and overdoses in service region

RecoveryCorps Member Benefits

· Monthly living stipend

· Support in completing the Certified Recovery Support Worker Training including cost coverage

· Case management training and professional development opportunities

· Health insurance and paid time off

· Educational award at the close of service

RecoveryCorps Members will work 40 hours per week and be required to complete a total of 1700 hours of work in order to be eligible for the educational award at the close of service. Term of service is for one full year and members will be eligible for all benefits of membership with AmeriCorps in addition to benefits from Harbor Homes. Following the close of service, interested members should be able to receive their Certified Recovery Support Worker (CRSW) which includes 64-hour training, 500 hours of services, and 25 hours of supervision with a Master Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor.

To apply, please click on the following link and submit the requested information: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=85505&fromSearch=true

Harbor Homes

Company website: http://www.nhpartnership.org/careers/

Company address: 77 Northeastern Blvd, Nashua NH

Posted date: 13 days ago

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