Substance Abuse Counselor-Brooklyn

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Competitive



Start Date:



New York
United States


Substance Abuse Counselor - DR II

Dona Rosita II

Comunilife seeks a qualified candidate fo rour dynamic organization.

The Substance Abuse Counselor determines the client’s needs for counseling and/or rehabilitation.


• Responsibilities include assessments, provision of services – individual and group – coordination of services with providers within and outside Comunilife.

• Monitoring and re-assessing client’s needs for treatment and community education on chemical dependency related issues.

• Conduct initial substance abuse assessments with case manager to assist in the development of the comprehensive service plans and establish long and short-term substance abuse related goals.

• Home visits and field work required.


Bachelor’s degree required with 2-3 consecutive years of work experience in substance abuse and HIV/AIDS issues. Valid New York State CASAC Certificate preferred. Experience with HIV/AIDS afflicted individuals, chronic mental illness, substance abuse individuals a plus. Bilingual, English and Spanish preferred.

Physical Demands

Walking and climbing stairs.

Working Conditions

Home visits and field work required. General office work environment. This is a fulltime, forty-hour (40) a week job. Evenings and weekends are required to meet program needs. 

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent and comprehensive program of benefits for eligible employees that include: health, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, flexible spending accounts, pension, 401K and paid time off.

Email resume with cover letter to:

Comunilife is an equal opportunity employer.

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Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

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