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30 mile radius of 13840 SE Rhone
Posted: October 16 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)
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DescriptionWhat: Internship and or employment in the Alcohol and Drugs Counselling field
Where: Near Portland, OR
When: When an opening is present.
Why: I need an Internship/Practicum experience to get my certification in the Alcohol and drug Program.
and I would love to hone my skills in this field.
ResponsibilitiesESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: Work in collaboration within integrated services that are serving the clients recovery needs; implement strategies to inspire, encourage, motivate, and instruct clients through relapse prevention and recovery; and develop intervention and resource plan for clients to include access to transportation, housing, education, employment, etc. Additionally, the successful candidate will provide case management including follow-up on referrals to internal and external resources (i.e. transportation, housing, education, employment) to confirm access to available supports and resources.
Requirements Familiarize families with the Systems of Care & Wraparound and help them navigate the system and reduce barriers to accessing services.
Mentor clients by serving as a role model and providing support based on relevant knowledge and experience.
If in recovery, must have a minimum of two years sobriety/clean time.
High school diploma or GED and an understanding of the 12-step model of recovery. Prefer one year of experience performing the duties noted above or equivalent. Must self-identify as a former recipient of recovery services and be willing to share lived experiences as appropriate. Must have a willingness and ability to work flexible work schedule; this may include evenings and weekends. Must have the ability to maintain professional boundaries with clients, the community, and other staff members. Experience working within the Native American/Alaska Native community is considered a plus.