The RES Recovery Services offers a continuum of services supporting individuals and families recovering from addiction and associated stressors including mental illness, chronic homelessness and HIV/AIDS. We have a family treatment program in Leominster for 12 families recovering from the effects of SUD. In Worcester we have 2 women's recovery homes supporting women in early recovery from SUD as well as Maranda's House which is permanent housing for women living with HIV. Also located in Worcester is the Sagamore Road Program offering treatment for individuals living with addiction and persistent mental illness. Our community housing program offers supports to 64 families in Worcester and South County. All of our programs offer individualized treatment and are relapse responsive.
If you are looking to give back to the community and help others, this relief residential counselor position maybe the one for you. A relief residential counselor can work 0-20 hours a week depending on the program’s need. In this flexible position, there are no set shifts, and staff are scheduled or called as needed to cover empty shifts. This gives you the opportunity to help others without the commitment
Respects diverse views and approaches, demonstrates Standards of Respect, and contributes to creating and maintaining an environment of professionalism, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors.
Grade 6: Residential Counselor II:Requires a Bachelor’s degree; preferably in the field of psychology or human services
Previous experience with the programs population preferred
Knowledge of the Massachusetts continuum of care for substance abuse preferred
Current valid US-issued driver's license and ability to provide registered, inspected and insured automobile for work related purposes, including transporting clients in your own vehicle or company vehicle
All bilingual candidates are strongly urged to apply
Must be able to pass a CORI background check and a DCF/CPS (Department of Families Adam Walsh/Child Protective Services background check)
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