AOD Counselor

Job Overview

Do you have experience with Substance Abuse Counseling and is self motivated? Are you enthusiastic about working with the Criminal Justice population? Are you reliable and able to work with women? If so, HealthRIGHT 360 is looking to fill a full time AOD Counselor to support our Female Offender Treatment and Employment Program (FOTEP) in El Monte, CA! FOTEP is a fast paced residential program for both women and women with children. We target substance abuse and criminal behaviors to assist femal parolees in sucessfully achieving their healthy life goals and dreams. In this position, you will be working in an environment that is fast paced, cutting edge and friendly towards its employees. Your input is valuable and your creativity is welcomed. You will learn up to date relevant information that will enhance your career and foster your professional growth. All team members work together to accomplish a goal of reuniting mothers with their children while providing a safe environment for clients to grow and thrive.  If this sounds like something that you are interested in doing, please apply. Sound interesting? Below you will find a more detailed list of responsibilities and requirements for this position.


Key Responsibilities

  • Must be certified or in the process of becoming certified
  • Must be able to navigate computer systems
  • Must be flexible and willing to work on weekends
  • Must be patient and willing to think outside of the box
  • Must have some experience working with criminal justice populations
  • Must know how to roll with resistant clients
  • Must be able to effectively coach clients for successful reentry back into the community
  • Must be knowledgeable about the group process and able to teach curriculum
  • Must have insight into the struggle of clients suffering from mental health and SUD issues
  • Must be a team player who is a self-starter and takes the initiative

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • At least 2 years of experience working in a residential program
  • Must be AOD Certified or currently in the process of becoming certified
  • Able to learn new and up to date documentation practices
  • Flexible with shifts
  • Knowledgeable with computer systems is a must  
  • Some college experience
  • Cannot be on parole or probation
  • Must be able to pass a background clearance
Compensation: $14.42-$16.82
Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a comprehensive benefit package
City: El Monte
Hours/wk: 40

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