Recovery Advocate


Phoenix House

2018-11-08 08:25:11

Job location Dallas, Texas, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Community & Sport

Job description

At Phoenix House, change is something we
embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix
House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment,
with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing
individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and
related mental health conditions. Phoenix House supports the mission through a
holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social
needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based
prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater
understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the
whole person?and come from all fields.

We operate personalized, strength-based,
gender-responsive programs while living the values and being accountable for
our commitments. Being introspective and becoming part of the solution is
integral to every interaction and person we touch. As ?One Phoenix House? we
believe in having fun along the way ? embracing ?progress not perfection? as
our journey continues.

(Per-Diem)
Reporting to the House Manager, the Recovery Advocate provides youth client
supervision and to ensure compliance with program schedule during waking and
sleeping hours. Phoenix House, the nation?s leading non-profit substance abuse
service provider, offers substance abuse services to the Dallas, Austin and the
Houston/Galveston Bay communities that offer a continuum of care including
community coalition mobilization, prevention education, residential and
outpatient treatment, day treatment, aftercare and family support services.

SCHEDULE:

+ Variable
? Daytime, Evening, Overnight, and Weekends

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:

+ High
School diploma or equivalent

EXPERIENCE:

+ At
least one-year experience working with youth or substance abuse population
preferred

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

+ Strong
organizational skills

+ Effective
verbal and written communication skills

+ Good
computer skills

+ Must
maintain a valid TX Drivers? License, have proof of automobile insurance and
maintain a safe driving record based on Phoenix House policy.

Phoenix House conducts as needed, job-related background
checks, fingerprints, drug testing, physical exams, medical exams, TB testing,
verification of employment history and/or reference checks prior to employment.

Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employer
providing equality of opportunity to all who are protected against
discrimination by law, regulation or executive order, including veterans and
individuals with disabilities.

EEO is the Law:Applicants
and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. Click
to learn more.

EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled

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