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Addictions Counselor in Santa Clara County

  • Advent Group Ministries
  • Full time
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  • Santa Clara County
  • 30/04/2018
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Do you enjoy challenges? Would you like to know you're making a difference where you work? This job takes a special person who is able to connect with at-risk youth and uphold structure at the same time. We are looking for someone passionate about helping the youth change the course of their futures and able to motivate that change. If that is you, please consider joining us.

Advent Group Ministries is a diverse team of Christians with a common mission: to empower people to restore relationships and break the destructive cycles of abuse and addiction through the hope and healing made possible by Christ’s love and quality treatment. We provide personal care through a professional staff of counselors, social workers, and a network of well-trained volunteers. Our staff works collaboratively toward Advent’s vision to reclaim hope, realize potential, and restore lives.

Responsibilities and Duties

This position is responsible for bringing a specialized addictions focus to the program, including sharing addiction knowledge and advising addiction focused treatment. Adolescents that may be chemically dependent, sexually exploited and/or behaviorally/emotionally disturbed will be guided, educated and counseled by the Addictions Counselor. The Addictions Counselor will help provide relapse and prevention services for the youth within a group setting and individually.

Qualifications and Skills

*One of the following is REQUIRED:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work or Marriage & Family Therapy
  • CCAPP Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC-I or higher)

*Must be able to meet and receive a criminal records clearance as required by Title XXII licensing regulations

*Must be at least 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license with at least 5 years driving experience and no more than 2 points on driving record

*Previous internship or employment in work with adolescents

If you are interested in this unique and influential opportunity, email your resume to start the process. Persons of ethnic diversity and disability encouraged to apply. Additionally, please visit our website to view the complete job description.

starting at $40,000/year

Please email your resume to [email protected] to start the process.

Advent Group Ministries

To empower people to restore relationships and break the destructive cycles of abuse and addiction through the hope and healing made possible by Christ's love and quality treatment.

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