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Substance Abuse Counselor

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The Doe Fund
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Bronx County, NY
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Publicado há 22 dias
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Are you ready to embark on a new career endeavor? 

Join The Doe Fund on our mission to break the cycles of homelessness, addiction, and criminal recidivism by providing holistic services, housing and work opportunities to the under-served populations including the formerly homeless and incarcerated, disconnected youth, veterans, and people living with AIDS. Our flagship transitional work program-- Ready, Willing & Able-- integrates paid work, occupational training, and holistic supportive services to facilitate an individual’s return to mainstream society.

The Case Manager/Substance Abuse Counselor is responsible for providing supportive case management services to the HASA funded residents. The successful candidate will have strong clinical and communication skills along with an understanding of working with the HIV/AIDS population, including seniors.

We offer a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits including medical and dental coverage, paid participation in a retirement plan, sick and vacation leave, discount gym memberships, paid holidays and more.

Qualifications:

  • You have earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or relevant field.
  • You have obtained an Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) certification or a License in Clinical Social Work (LCSW).
  • You have at least one year of experience working with people who are homeless, living with HIV/AIDS, have substance abuse histories or suffer from mental illness.
  • You have at least 3 years of experience in substance abuse counseling
  • You are knowledgeable of the benefits in the New York City Metro area, HIV/AIDS, psychiatric diagnoses, substance abuse, and mental health issues
  • You possess solid computer skills – internet, Microsoft Office, and charting database
  • You possess strong organizational, writing, and communication skills.
  • Bilingual preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a caseload and provide regular case management services to these individuals
  • Maintain resident records in compliance with agency and funding standards
  • Conduct and review assessments
  • Develop and implement individual Service Plans and assist residents with achieving their goals geared towards self sufficiency
  • Provide counseling and crisis intervention as necessary
  • Assist residents in securing and maintaining benefits
  • Maintain a liaison with community services including hospitals, substance abuse treatment programs, and mental health programs
  • Facilitate groups and activities that promote health and independent living skills development
  • Monitor and assist residents with rent payments
  • Compile resources on substance abuse
  • Educate residents and staff about approaches to managing addiction
  • Oversee recovery readiness, relapse prevention, and recovery oriented services
  • Organize sober recreational activities
  • Attend ongoing trainings to enhance the services provided to the residents
  • Assist with completion of HASA’s weekly and monthly reports as well as any other relevant reports
  • Other duties as assigned

Interested?

Submit your application for review here.

Before you go, we want to assure you that we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace reflective of individuals who share our mission and who want to join us in working on the cutting-edge of important social issues. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and we highly encourage applications from candidates regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. 

All job offers are contingent upon the job applicant submitting proof that they are vaccinated by their start date or have approved medical or religious exemption as an accommodation. 

Let’s Connect!

Are you ready to embark on a new career endeavor? 

Join The Doe Fund on our mission to break the cycles of homelessness, addiction, and criminal recidivism by providing holistic services, housing and work opportunities to the…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
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    Carga Horária Integral
  • Educação
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    Ensino Superior Requerido
  • Nível de Experiência
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    Intermediário
Salário
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Até USD $45.000
/ ano

Benefícios

Paid Time Off, Life Insurance, 401K, Flexible Spending Account, etc.

Paid Time Off, Life Insurance, 401K, Flexible Spending Account, etc.

Localização

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Presencial
1420 Crotona Park E, Bronx, NY 10460, USA

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