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Emerging Member Engagement Manager for Recovery Café Network

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Recovery Cafe | Seattle, WA
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Recovery Cafe


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March 9, 2020
February 3, 2020

ABOUT RECOVERY CAFÉ AND RECOVERY CAFÉ NETWORK

 Our Mission: We are a community of individuals who have been traumatized by homelessness, addiction and other mental health challenges coming to know we are loved and that we have gifts to share.

Recovery Café was founded on the truth that every human being is precious and beloved regardless of past trauma, mental and emotional anguish, addictive behaviors or mistakes made. We provide a beautiful, safe, warm, drug and alcohol free space and loving community to anchor Members (our most closely-supported consumers) in the sustained recovery needed to gain and maintain access to housing, social and health services, healthy relationships, education and employment. Our program is designed to help people maintain recovery, reduce relapse and fulfill their potential.

 

The Recovery Café Network (RCN) is committed to nurturing groups seeking to start recovery communities based on the Recovery Café model. Through a cohort learning model, groups and organizations are provided mentorship, materials, expertise, and facilitated learning experiences to create a recovery community in their area. The Network is committed to helping those who join the Network be successful in starting their program, building recovery capital in their communities, and offering effective long-term recovery support for years to come.


POSITION DESCRIPTION

This is a NEW position. The Emerging Member Engagement Manager will be responsible for the RCN Emerging Member organizations (implementing organizations) training, mentorship and ongoing support. Working closely with the RCN team, including Recovery Café’s Founding Director and Program Director, this position will plan and execute RCN’s strategies for helping Emerging Member organizations implement the Recovery Café model. This position will be a resource in helping Emerging Member organizations understand the nuances of the Recovery Café model and provide support as needed and is practical. This role will manage the evaluation process where Emerging Member organizations are assessed on how well they have implemented the Recovery Café model after their learning cohort experience.


Emerging Member Learning Cohort Experience  

  • Reviews Emerging Member organizations applications to join learning cohort alongside RCN team to assess strengths and grow areas for each Emerging Member organization 
  • Coordinates the technical assistance (TA) for the RCN Emerging Member Cohort’s activities including each cohort’s launch (initial two day training), monthly video calls, site visits, and other support as necessary
  • Presents training curriculum as needed and capable
  • Acts as the point of contact between RCN and Emerging Member organizations, with support from RCN staff including Recovery Café Founding Director, including emails and phone calls, using a nurturing collaborative approach
  • Supports RCN knowledge management and documentation efforts
  • Leads efforts to develop other training as needed in collaboration with the RCN team and/or consultants, Full Member organizations (organizations that have completed their Emerging Member cohort learning experience), or other partners
  • Assists in the preparation, review, and dissemination of RCN reports, presentations, and other deliverables as applicable

Emerging Member Evaluation Process

  • Works with RCN staff to keep evaluation process and materials up to date
  • Acts as point of contact with Emerging Member organizations during evaluation process
  • Coordinates the evaluation process including involving the necessary RCN staff to review documents and observations notes
  • Schedules evaluation visits with Emerging Member organizations and organizes RCN’s logistics related to the evaluation visit
  • Manages the post evaluation visit follow up including the final evaluation report and video call, with the potential to delegate report writing and video call to a member of evaluation visit team
  • Monitors any necessary next steps including a potential improvement plan for Emerging Member organizations as part of the Final Evaluation Report 

 Other Responsibilities

  • Stays up to date on current Recovery Café Seattle operations including facilitating a Recovery Circle and attending related meetings, and shadow RC Seattle operations as needed/available
  • Participates in RCN training events including RCN Rendezvous conference and all Network calls
  • Provides input as RCN grant making meetings as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


DESIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Qualified candidates must have at least 2-3 years of work experience in social services. Experience in an addiction recovery non-profit is preferred. This position requires an understanding of addiction and other mental health challenges, and an openness to learning new skills. In addition, candidates must have the ability and willingness to travel to represent RCN and visit Recovery Cafes part of the Network across North America (estimated travel 5%).


DESIRED ATTRIBUTES INCLUDE

  • Two to three years of work experience in social services
  • A strong desire to support individuals in recovery from the trauma of addiction, mental illness, and/or homelessness and the organizations that support them
  • Excellent organizational skills, self-motivation, flexibility, and the ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced, energetic, entrepreneurial environment
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Strong communication skills and ability to connect with people of various levels in an organization
  • Ability to work independently and with others
  • Comfortable using email, phone, video conferencing, and other such methods to collaborate with others across geographies and time zones
  • Excellent team player
  • Willingness and ability to accommodate a flexible schedule
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong interest in working with diverse populations
  • Experience with individuals in recovery from addiction and other mental health challenges a plus
  • Willingness and ability to travel to represent RCN and visit Recovery Cafés part of the Network



ABOUT RECOVERY CAFÉ AND RECOVERY CAFÉ NETWORK

 Our Mission: We are a community of individuals who have been traumatized by homelessness, addiction and other mental health challenges coming to know we are loved and that we have gifts to share…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Compensation commensurate with experience.

Recovery Café offers a generous benefit package including medical and dental, life insurance, ORCA pass, and a retirement plan, as well as paid time off. 

Equal Opportunity Employer.


Compensation commensurate with experience.

Recovery Café offers a generous benefit package including medical and dental, life insurance, ORCA pass, and a retirement plan, as well…

How to Apply

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and resume to info@recoverycafenetwork.org with the Emerging Member Engagement Manager in the subject line. No calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and resume to info@recoverycafenetwork.org with the Emerging Member Engagement Manager in the subject line. No calls please…

Location

4202 6th Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98108

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