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Part-Time Intern in San Diego County

  • Part time
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  • San Diego County
  • 31/05/2018
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Part-Time Positions available for SUD/AOD Interns-not to exceed 28 hours.

Opportunity to gain first-hand experience working with individuals in substance use disorder/co-occurring mental health issues in a residential setting. Clients may be at risk for HIV or living with HIV.  Ideal for beginning counseling practicum students. Understanding of the LGBTQ community preferred but not necessary.

Swing Shift ( 3:00 PM – 11:30 PM)  Duties will include:

Observes and participates in supervised individual and group counseling, crisis intervention and consultation. Provides assessments and intakes when necessary.  Compiles and files client documentation.  Transports clients if required. Other related tasks that are part of the agency’s operation.


Night Shift (11:00 PM – 7:30 AM)  Duties will include:

Awake night counselors work overnight and must be able to stay awake during their shifts. The main function of the overnight staff position is to ensure that all residents are accounted for while they sleep and to address any concerns that may arise during that time period. Interact with clients in case of crisis intervention. Compiles and files client documentation. Transports clients if required. Other related tasks that are part of the agency’s operation. Works in coordination with security guard.


Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Registered Alcohol and Drug (AOD) Counselor recognized by the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) 
  • Able to learn new and up to date documentation practices- ASAM knowledge desirable
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner in both individual and group counseling settings
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with a team of professionals and have the ability to implement team strategy approaches to work assignments
  • Maintain strict confidentiality guidelines regarding all clients, conversations and referrals.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Knowledgeable with computer systems is a must
  • Free from parole or probation minimum of 1 year
  • A minimum of 2 years sobriety required if personally in recovery
  • Must be able to pass a background clearance
  • TB and drug test required before employment
  • First Aid Certified within 30 days of employment
  • CPR Certified within 30 days of employment
  • A valid California driver’s license


Interested candidates please respond via email only with a Cover Letter & Resume to HR Manager at [email protected] Please include "Part-Time Intern" in the subject line with the desired shift preference.


“To create, improve and deliver culturally and linguistically appropriate alcohol and other drug treatment, HIV and other health interventions, recovery, education and prevention services specializing in the challenges of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning communities of the ...

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