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Substance Abuse Counselor - Rogers Ave

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The Doe Fund
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Kings County, NY
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Publicado há 19 dias

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The Doe Fund is a leading New York City non-profit organization that operates the enormously visible Ready, Willing & Able program, whose participants clean over 170 miles of streets and sidewalks every day. With a $69 million budget, 400+ staff members, and 46,000 individual donors, The Doe Fund is nationally acclaimed as a work-based model for solving homelessness and criminal recidivism. We empower people to break the cycles of homelessness, welfare dependency, substance abuse, and incarceration through innovative work and housing programs.

We are seeking a Case Manager/Substance Abuse Counselor for The Doe Fund's newest permanent supportive housing program for homeless men and women living with HIV/AIDS. The program is designed to provide long-term residential care and twenty-four-hour support services in a community environment that maximizes residents' independence while ensuring their physical and emotional security and well-being. Seventy-four units will be allocated for residents referred by the New York City HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA) and forty-nine apartments will be for families referred by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA).

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.

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 toward self-sufficiency 
  • Monitor and ensure residents are linked to healthcare providers
  • 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, HRA, and mental health programs
  • Facilitate groups and activities that promote health and independent living skills development
  • Monitor and assist residents with rent payments
  • Conduct regular unit inspections 
  • 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 training 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

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or relevant field, Master’s Degree preferred 
  • Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor(CASAC) certification or a License in Clinical Social Work (LCSW) is strongly preferred 
  • The ideal candidate must 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 
  • At least 3 years of experience in substance abuse counseling 
  • Knowledge of benefits in the New York City Metro area, HIV/AIDS, psychiatric diagnoses, substance abuse, and mental health issues
  • Solid computer skills – internet, Microsoft Office, and charting database 
  • Strong organizational, writing, and communication skills
  • Spanish speaking is a plus, but not necessary

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?

The Doe Fund is a leading New York City non-profit organization that operates the enormously visible Ready, Willing & Able program, whose participants clean over 170 miles of…

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 $55.000
/ ano

Benefícios

PTO, Life Insurance, Dental, Vision and Medical Insurance, 401K Matching, etc.

PTO, Life Insurance, Dental, Vision and Medical Insurance, 401K Matching, etc.

Localização

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Presencial
1345 Rogers Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210, USA

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