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Certified Substance Abuse Counselor

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Koreatown Youth & Community Center


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Published 29 days ago

October 1, 2020
October 1, 2020
$41,600 - $47,840Hourly position ($20-23), dependent on experience

Koreatown Youth & Community Center, Inc. (KYCC) is a non-profit organization that has been serving the Korean American and multi-ethnic Koreatown community since 1975. KYCC’s programs and services are specifically directed towards recently immigrated, economically disadvantaged youth and their families. KYCC offers a wide array of programs including counseling, academic services, community outreach, business services, affordable housing, and neighborhood beautification.

We have been serving our diverse community for more than 40 years, and if you’re passionate about creating change within our community, we’d like to meet you.

KYCC currently has one(1) opening for the Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (Bilingual Spanish) position for our Recovery Services Unit. Under the direction of the Recovery Services Manager and the Director of Children & Family Services, the Certified RS Counselor facilitates the provision of substance use disorder treatment services by providing assessment, counseling, treatment planning, crisis intervention, and case management services. Performance is reviewed on a continuous basis with specific goals and objectives identified throughout the year. This is a full-time, non-exempt position working 40 hours per week, Tuesday through Saturday, scheduled to start as soon as possible. Due to COVID, the current working hours are 9:00am-6:00pm; these hours are subject to change.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current certification for substance abuse counseling (e.g. CCAPP, CADTP, CAADE).
  • A minimum of two(2) years supervised experience working in substance abuse and/or related field.
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of the use and operation of personal computers.
  • Bilingual capacity in English/Spanish.
  • Ability to organize and prepare documentation in an accurate and timely manner using the EHR systems.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others a willingness to participate fully in the team process.
  • Strong commitment to working with a diverse, multicultural organization and community.
  • Self-directing and the ability to work independently as required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in providing Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System contract services including ASAM Assessment, Motivational Interviewing, and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy.

Koreatown Youth & Community Center, Inc. (KYCC) is a non-profit organization that has been serving the Korean American and multi-ethnic Koreatown community since 1975. KYCC’s programs and services are specifically directed towards…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

Excellent Benefits Package

Excellent Benefits Package

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual capacity in Spanish/English, required.

Bilingual capacity in Spanish/English, required.

Location

3727 West 6th Street, Suite 411, Los Angeles, CA 90020

How to Apply

Please include the position title when applying

To apply, mail, FAX or e-mail COVER LETTER and RESUME to: Koreatown Youth & Community Center Attn: Personnel

3727 W. 6th St., Suite 300 Los Angeles, CA 90020

FAX: (213) 927-0017

E-mail: personnel@kyccla.org

No phone calls or visits, please.

<KYCC is an EOE and E-Verify employer.>

Do not repost this position without prior written authorization from the KYCC Personnel Office. Any resumes received from unauthorized sites will be considered unsolicited.

Please include the position title when applying

To apply, mail, FAX or e-mail COVER LETTER and RESUME to: Koreatown Youth & Community Center Attn: Personnel

3727 W. 6th St., Suite…

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