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Young People in Recovery - Columbus, Ohio Chapter Lead

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November 9, 2020
November 9, 2020

Organization and Program Overview:

Young People in Recovery (YPR) envisions a world where everyone can access the necessary resources to recover from substance use disorder.


YPR’s mission is to provide the training and networks all individuals, families, and communities need to recover and maximize their full potential.

 

Visit the YPR website at www.youngpeopleinrecovery.org for additional information.

 

Young People in Recovery has partnered with The Amerisource Bergen Foundation to provide recovery support services 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 empowering them to obtain stable employment, secure suitable housing, and continue and complete their educations. Chapters also advocate on the local and state levels for better accessibility of these services and other effective recovery resources. This peer-based network is relies on monthly workshops and pro-social events, quarterly advocacy events, and regular all-recovery meetings.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

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

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

●       Oversee all Chapter events (all-recovery meetings, pro-social events, advocacy events, chapter workshops) and operations with fidelity to ensure YPR Chapter compliance

●       Communicate weekly with designated Regional Chapter Coordinator

●       Recruit Chapter Members and develop 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, upcoming event submissions, 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 RSS Peer Support Specialists and Site Implementers to build bridge between the Chapter and other YPR programs

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

●       Support and encourage the many pathways of recovery

 

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

 

Location: Columbus, Ohio

 

Official Title: YPR Chapter Lead

 

Compensation: $15/hour, 10 hours/week

 

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.

 

To apply: Please send resume and letter of interest to franklin.erickson@youngpeopleinrecovery.org with the subject line “Chapter Lead”. Please indicate where you saw this posting or how you heard about the position.

 

 

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. 

Organization and Program Overview:

Young People in Recovery (YPR) envisions a world where everyone can access the necessary resources to recover from substance use disorder.


YPR’s mission is to provide the training and networks all…

Details at a glance

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  • Part Time Schedule

Location

Columbus, OH

How to Apply

To apply: Please send resume and letter of interest to franklin.erickson@youngpeopleinrecovery.org with the subject line “Chapter Lead”. Please indicate where you saw this posting or how you heard about the position.

To apply: Please send resume and letter of interest to franklin.erickson@youngpeopleinrecovery.org with the subject line “Chapter Lead”. Please indicate where you saw this posting…

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