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Alcohol and drug Prevention Counselor for youth

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: Hayward
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWho are we?Horizon Services Inc is a non-profit organization established in 1974 with the goal of reducing alcohol and other drug related problems of individuals, families, and communities. By practicing our values: Integrity, Respect, Diversity, and Quality, we are able to provide detox, recovery and sobering programs to support women, men, youth and LGBTQQI2-S and Gender Non-Conformingclients to live a responsible and constructive life. HSI is a learning community where our collective experiences enrich each others growth.Project Eden has provided a wide variety of substance abuse prevention, intervention, and treatment services to children, adolescents, adults, families, and communities in the Hayward, Livermore, San Leandro, Castro Valley, San Lorenzo and Pleasanton areas. The Prevention Program works with at-risk populations from a variety of backgrounds providing prevention, education, and brief intervention services to students on their school campus.How can you make a difference in peoples lives?The SUD Prevention Counselor provides a combination of individual and group sessionsfor the clients in the program. The Prevention Counseloris responsible for maintaining updated files,notes, and coordination with external partners such as school staff, family members, and other service providersassociated with each client. In this fast-paced environment the SUD prevention and educationgain a tremendous amount of experience and knowledge in youth development, environmental, and alcohol and other drugs prevention and educationskills that will be invaluable for the rest of their careers. Prevention Counselor report to and adhere to policies/procedures implemented by the Program Manager.What will make you successful in this role?

  • Must have SUD Prevention and Education Experience
  • Must have worked with youth on a school campus
  • Must be familiar with environmental prevention
  • AssociateDegree in SUD, Counseling, Social Work, or related field
  • 3+ years counseling experience in SUD and co-occurring applying evidenced-based practices: MI, CBT, Environmental Prevention, Community Organizing, etc.
  • Required to have COVID and Flu vaccinationsPreferred:
    • Bilingual in Spanish
    • Experience with note-writing
    • Experience leading group and individual prevention and educationsessions
    • Experience in case management with clients
    • Experience counseling harm reduction, diverse cultural sensitivity
    • Experience working in aschool and communitysettingWhat else is required?
      • Valid California drivers license with a good driving record and car insurance.
      • Current CPR/First Aid certificate desirable.
      • Background Check/drug testing required at time of hire.
        • Current flu vaccine/flu shot.
        • The California Department of Public Health has required that all staff in healthcare organization receive the COVID 19 and boosted. Our organization is a healthcare organization and will abide by this mandate.
        • TB Test
          Compensation and BenefitsWe are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time and part time employees over 20 hours per week.
          • 100% of medical, dental, Life and LTD for the employee and 50% for any dependents medical and dental coverage.
          • PTO and Holiday pay.
          • Retirement benefits after 6 months of service.
          • Training and CEU opportunities. And of course, the opportunity to meaningfully contribute to a team of mindful, caring and passionate people at work every day!Salary: $26.81per hour, based on experience, education, language skills and certification status. Horizon Services, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Powered by JazzHRQtgEiW2vCEby Jobble

Keywords: Careerbuilder-US, Hayward , Alcohol and drug Prevention Counselor for youth, Other , Hayward, California

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