Posted in Management 30+ days ago.
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Location: San Diego, California
For nearly 120 years, Volunteers of America has been the charity to step forward and help the most vulnerable in communities across the United States. Volunteers of America, Southwest inspires hope through its ministry of service by providing individuals and families with the tools they need to improve their quality of life. We operate twenty- eight human service programs in the areas of education and social development of young children, treatment and rehabilitation, housing, veterans and aging services. Each year, more than 16,000 lives are changed through our services. Our programs are located in San Diego, Imperial, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. To learn more, visit us online at http://www.voa-swcal.org/
We are seeking energetic, self-motivated, dynamic professionals to join our growing team.
Do you enjoy working with other professionals in a group setting? Are you passionate about helping those in need? Are you interested in joining and organization devoted to transforming lives? If so, we want to hear from you.
Under direct supervision, the Recovery Specialist is expected to effectively support the center's mission to provide client-centered care to those with substance disorders or with co-occurring substance and psychiatric disorders. Recovery Specialists are expected to engage clients in continuing care and treatment by using interventions which are diagnosis-specific, and communicate empathically with clients regarding addiction, mental illness, medications and recovery.
Promotes client's self-determination, personal responsibility and empowerment inherent in self-directed recovery; facilitates and teaches clients role recovery elements. The Recovery Specialist role models competency in recovery and serves as a mentor for clients in an Outpatient, Field-based or Wellness Center setting. In addition, this position will conduct outreach to identify potential clients, provide case management services, benefits enrollment, housing assessments and facilitate self-help/wellness groups. The position reports to the Director of Admissions and Aftercare. This is a full-time position and may be require working weekends.
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