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February 21, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: Humanistic Alternatives to Addiction Research and Treatment, Inc. (HAART)
Company Address: 10850 MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 200
City: Oakland
State: CA
ZIP Code: 94605
Company Website: www.haartoakland.org
Contact Person: Rosylen Mangohig
Contact Person Title: Administrator
E-mail: info@haartoakland.org
Telephone: (510) 875-2300

Job Information

Position Title: Intake Coordinator

Position Description:
The HAART Clinic in Oakland is seeking a highly motivated individual to join its team as an Intake Coordinator for four days a week. HAART is a harm reduction-based nonprofit clinic providing treatment to opioid-dependent adults in Alameda County since 1979. HAART provides medication-assisted treatment including buprenorphine and methadone maintenance treatment, long-term detoxification, and professional counseling services. HAART is committed to providing an environment that encourages positive change and personal growth in both patients and staff.

The Intake Coordinator is often the first point of contact for individuals seeking treatment at HAART. This position requires someone who is motivated by their desire to help others to improve their lives. Other key qualities for the Intake Coordinator include: patient, empathetic, organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated, excellent communication skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

The hours for this position are 6 am to 1 pm on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays ; 6 am – 2 pm on Tuesdays (off Wednesdays and weekends). The Intake Coordinator position is non-exempt and starts at $22/hour with benefits (medical, dental, 5.5% 403(b) contribution, 14 holidays and 5 weeks of paid time off each year).

Primary Duties Include:
• Establishing rapport and engaging clients in treatment
• Scheduling and conducting initial assessment of clients
• Screening clients for a history of opiate dependence
• Evaluating the appropriateness of treatment and making referrals to outside services as indicated
• Completing all intake paperwork with speed and accuracy
• Effectively coordinating the intake process with clinical and administrative staff
• Collecting, entering and maintaining client data in different computer database systems
• Creating and managing inactive and active patient charts
• Assisting with other duties as assigned

If you are interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume—in the body of your email—to info@haartoakland.org. Attachments will not be opened.

Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications:
• Registered or certified to work in a licensed SUD program as a certified SUD counselor
• Computer proficient, including the ability to quickly learn and use new software programs
• Experience with and ability to work with a high-risk and diverse population
• Ability to comprehend and implement Federal, State and County regulations
• Ability to comprehend and implement JCAHO accreditation standards
• Pleasant and professional demeanor and appearance
• Ability to multi-task, prioritize tasks, solve problems, and handle difficult situations independently

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience in the substance use disorder field and/or outpatient clinic setting
• Knowledge of HIPAA requirements
• Spanish proficient

Salary / Compensation: $22.00/hour

Application Due Date:


February 18, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: County of San Joaquin
Company Address: 44 North San Joaquin Street
City: Stockton
State: California
ZIP Code: 95202
Company Website: https://www.jobapscloud.com/SJQ
Contact Person: Chas Conley
Contact Person Title: Personnel Analyst II
E-mail: cconley@sjgov.org
Telephone: 209-468-1994

Job Information

Position Title: Substance Abuse Program Supervisor

Position Description:
Introduction
This examination is being given to fill 1 vacancy in the Behavioral Health Services Substance Abuse Services Department and to establish an eligible list to fill future vacancies. This position will be assigned to work at Recovery House. Please apply at the following link: https://www.jobapscloud.com/SJQ

Recovery House

Recovery House is a residential drug and alcohol rehab program for adult men and women using social model detox services. The focus in Recovery House is on co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders. Short-term and long-term care are available to participants.

Location: 500 W. Hospital Rd, French Camp, CA

Shifts: Rotating (includes days, nights, weekends, holidays)

Website: www.sjgov.org/mhs

Pre-employment Drug Screening: Potential new hires into this classification are required to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made unless the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline

NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail.

TYPICAL DUTIES
· Assigns, schedules, supervises, disciplines, and evaluates program staff; develops and implements new employee orientation and training and staff development programs; conducts and/or participates in staff meetings.

· Assists in the preparation and monitoring of the annual program budget; determines staffing and supply needs; prepares routine justifications; orders supplies and monitors expenditures.

· Develops or assists in developing and implementing program changes; reviews and evaluates changes in program requirements and program needs; assists in developing or modifying program components; prepares activity schedules.

· Reviews client case records for conformance with Medi-Cal, state, federal and County program requirements; works with staff and others to resolve case and utilization management problems and issues.

· Develops or assists in developing program goals, objectives, policies and procedures; assists in interpreting policies to staff; advises program counselors on unusual or difficult client issues.

· Gathers and maintains information for reports; compiles and prepares a variety of reports; composes reports and correspondence; may prepare and present informational programs to community groups.

· Plans and conducts individual and group counseling sessions; discusses and evaluates individual and family behavioral, social and psychological issues which affect treatment and progress; determines most effective treatment plans, implements plans and evaluates progress.

· Develops curriculum and resources for specialized training for group educational sessions; obtains specialized training and may develop resources to train other staff; implements and modifies specialized training programs; presents special group training throughout the agency.

· Performs special project assignments such as assisting in developing, implementing and modifying curricula; performing special assignments related to new programs or changes in existing programs; developing and implementing new procedures; participating on committees and task forces; resolving issues in delivery of services and operations.

· Provides leadership and training to staff; may provide work guidance to other staff; may coordinate small ad-hoc committees and groups; may review work of other lower-level counselors; may schedule special activities for specific program components; may assume responsibilities of other counselors/ workers in their absence; may direct resident and volunteer workers to include training and evaluation.

· May transport clients to various community resources.

· May be assigned to rotating shifts.

KNOWLEDGE
Laws, regulations, policies, and procedures relevant to the County’s Substance Abuse Program; principles and practices of supervision and training, methods and techniques of individual, group and family counseling; physiological, psychological and sociological aspects of alcohol and other drug dependency and abuse; needs, problems, attitudes and behavior patterns of substance abuse clients; principles of public relations; reporting and record-keeping techniques; basic computer and modern office automation technology and computer software programs relevant to department operations; community agencies and resources; principles and techniques of case and utilization management.

ABILITY
Interpret and apply all applicable regulations, policies, and procedures relevant to a substance abuse program; train and supervise others; evaluate client and family needs; maintain client confidentiality; recommend treatment plans and counsel clients and families; analyze and evaluate situations accurately; reason logically and draw valid conclusions; operate computers and related software; utilize computers and office automation equipment; establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, co-workers, community agencies and the public; maintain records and write reports; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
Mobility-Frequent sitting for long periods; operate a data entry device; some walking; occasional standing, pushing, pulling, bending, squatting, climbing; driving; Lifting-Frequent lifting of 5 pounds or less; occasional lifting of 5-30 pounds; Visual-constant need for good, overall vision and reading/close-up work; frequent need for color perception and use of hand/eye coordination; occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision; Dexterity-Frequent holding, reaching, repetitive motion, writing; Hearing/Talking-Frequent need to hear normal speech, talk/hear on the telephone and talk in person; Emotional/Psychological-Frequent public contact, decision making, exposure to emotionally charged situations and distraught clients; deal with emergency situations; constant concentration; occasional exposure to trauma, grief, or death; Special Requirements-May require working weekends/nights; working alone; Environmental-Occasional exposure to varied weather conditions.

Qualifications:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
EITHER PATTERN I

Education: Completion of a certificate program in substance abuse counseling, recognized by the San Joaquin County Department of Health Care Services.

Experience: Four years of counseling or case management experience in substance abuse or social crisis program at a level equivalent to Substance Abuse Counselor II in San Joaquin County.

OR II

Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, social work, business or public administration or closely related field.

Experience: One year of counseling or case management experience in a substance abuse or social crisis program at a level equivalent to Substance Abuse Counselor II in San Joaquin County.

Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education requirement on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two years, but may not be substituted for the specialized education requirement. Completion of a certificate program in substance abuse counseling may be substituted for 12 semester or 15 quarter units of specialized education.

AND

Certification: Possession of a current certificate as an Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Counselor issued by a certifying agency approved by the State of California. Certification must be maintained, as defined by the Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs, California Code of Regulations, Chapter 8. Failure to maintain certification may result in release from employment.

License: Possession of a valid California driver’s license if required by nature of assignment.

Substitution for Alcohol and Other Drug Certification: Possession of a license to practice medicine issued by the Medical Board of California; or Psychologist licensed by the Board of Psychology; or Clinical Social Worker; or Marriage and Family Therapist licensed by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences; or an Intern registered with the California Board of Psychology or the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Salary / Compensation: $4,064.67 – $4,943.47/month

Application Due Date: 2/28/2020 11:59:00 PM


February 18, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: St. John of God Health Care Services
Company Address: 13333 Palmdale Rd
City: Victorville
State: CA
ZIP Code: 92392
Company Website: www.stjoghcs.org
Contact Person: Dana Axelrod or Debra Perez
Contact Person Title: Program Manager/ Program Developer
E-mail: daxelrod@sjghcs.org or darchuleta@sjghcs.org
Telephone: 760 241-4917

Job Information

Position Title: Staff Aide

Position Description:
Entry level position working in an MAT residential treatment facility. Requires typing, intakes, answering phones, scheduling appointments, conducting exit interviews, follow-ups. Will have interactions with clients, but is not required to carry a case load. Starting salary DOE.

Qualifications:
Must be at minimum registered with one of the recognized credentialing agencies, be able to pass a DOJ clearance and have a clean driving record. Typing skills, and basic computer knowledge necessary. Must have impeccable ethics and boundaries. Bilingual a plus.

Salary / Compensation: DOE

Application Due Date: immediate openings


February 18, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: St. John of God Health Care Services
Company Address: 13333 Palmdale Rd.
City: Victorville
State: CA
ZIP Code: 92392
Company Website: www.stjoghcs.org
Contact Person: Dana Axelrod or Debra Perez
Contact Person Title: Program Manager Program Developer
E-mail: daxelrod@sjgchs.org or darchuleta@sjghcs.org
Telephone: 760 241-4917

Job Information

Position Title: Facilitator

Position Description:
Facilitates classes and groups within the MAT residential treatment program. All classes are SUD and/or related to SUD treatment. This is a full time position. Facilitator(s) do not have case loads of their own, however do interact with clients and must be familiar with documentation and charting formats. Must be comfortable facilitating a classes and groups of different subjects.

Qualifications:
Must be at minimum registered with one the recognized credentialing agencies and have a high school diploma or GED. Must be able to pass DOJ clearance. Must be familiar with charting and documentation procedures. Bilingual a plus. Must have basic computer and typing skills.

Salary / Compensation: DOE

Application Due Date: immediate openings


February 11, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: San Joaquin County
Company Address: 44 N. San Joaquin St
City: Stockton
State: CA
ZIP Code: 95202
Company Website: Sjgov.org
Contact Person: Nicole Devencenzi
Contact Person Title: Personnel Analyst
E-mail: ndevencenzi@sjgov.org
Telephone: 209-468-9755

Job Information

Position Title: Substance Abuse Program Manager

Position Description:
San Joaquin County is searching for an experienced professional who desires an exciting employment opportunity making an impact and difference in the lives of others as a Substance Abuse Program Manager.
The Substance Abuse Services Program Manager manages the activities of a large, independent alcohol and drug treatment program. This position will work in the Substance Abuse Services—Residential Treatment Services program within the Behavioral Health Services Department. This management position performs a full range of administrative duties including staff management, budget preparation and monitoring, program development and implementation and serves as liaison between the department and community agencies.

Qualifications:
Education: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university, with a major in psychology, social work, business or public administration, or a closely related field.
Experience: Three years of counseling or case management experience in a substance abuse or social crisis program, two years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.
Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education up to two years.
AND
Certification: Possession of a current certificate as an AOD counselor issued by a certifying agency.
Substitution for Certificate: Possession of a license to practice medicine issued by the Medical Board of California; or Psychologist licensed by the Board of Psychology; or LCSW or LMFT licensed by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences; or an Intern registered with the California Board of Psychology or the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, can substitute for the above-required certification.
License: Possession of a valid California driver’s license.

Salary / Compensation: $63,482 – $77,172/annually

Application Due Date: February 28, 2020


February 11, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: ABC Traffic Programs
Company Address: 1501 N Raymond Ave Suite D
City: Anaheim
State: Ca
ZIP Code: 92801
Company Website: www.abctraffic.com
Contact Person: Cristal Pizano
Contact Person Title: Vice President of Operations
E-mail: cpizano@abctraffic.com
Telephone: 714-429-9900

Job Information

Position Title: PT AOD Counselor

Position Description:
Part Time AOD Counselor Position

Position-Case Managing & Groups

Hours:
Monday 6pm-8pm, Tuesday 6:30pm-8:30pm & Wednesday 6:00pm-8:00pm Saturday 9:00am-11:00am and 11:00am-1:00pm

Qualifications:
Required:
-Registered
Certified is a plus!
Bilingual in Spanish/ English is preferred, but not required.

For more information or if interested please email your resume to lancaster_clerical2@abctraffic.com

ABC Programs is a California State Licensed Drinking Driver Treatment Provider. We are committed to providing the highest quality education and counseling services to those convicted of a DUI.

Services are provided in most cases to individuals ordered by the Court, County Probation or State Parole Agency or can be done on a volunteer basis. Clients are required to complete programs specified by State Law, where State Law and/or County regulations mandate both the content and length of program.

Programs offered in both English and Spanish.

Visit our webpage for more information about our company: www.abctraffic.com
AOD Counselor
Drug and Alcohol Counselor
MFT
CADTP, CAADE, CCAPP
RADT

Salary / Compensation: DOE

Application Due Date:


February 11, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: ABC Traffic Programs
Company Address: 1501 N Raymond Ave
City: Anaheim
State: CA
ZIP Code: 92801
Company Website: www.abctraffic.com
Contact Person: Cristal Pizano
Contact Person Title: Vice President of Operations
E-mail: cpizano@abctraffic.com
Telephone: 714-429-9900

Job Information

Position Title: PT SUD Counselor

Position Description:
PT SUD Counselor Position (Hawaiian Gardens)

Position Includes- Group Classes additional hours may become available.

Position Hours:

Monday 4:30 pm-6:30 pm, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Tuesday 6:00pm-8:00pm

and additional hours may be discussed.

Qualifications:
If you are registered/certified looking please contact us with your resume to email above.

Required:
-Bilingual English & Spanish
-Must be Registered and/or Certified is a plus!

For more information or if interested please email your resume to jobs@abctraffic.com or fax to 714-429-9910.

Opportunities may also be available in Los Angeles County and Orange County Locations.

AOD Counselor
Drug and Alcohol Counselor
MFT
CADTP, CAADE, CCAPP
RADT

Salary / Compensation: DOE

Application Due Date:


February 11, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: ABC Traffic Programs
Company Address: 1501 N Raymond Ave Suite D
City: Anaheim
State: ca
ZIP Code: 92801
Company Website: www.abctraffic.com
Contact Person: Cristal Pizano
Contact Person Title: Vice President of Operations
E-mail: cpizano@abctraffic.com
Telephone: 714-429-9900

Job Information

Position Title: PT SUD Counselor

Position Description:
Part Time AOD Counselor Position

Position Includes-
Hours:

Wednesday: 5:00pm-7:00pm & 7:00PM-9:00PM

Qualifications:
Required:
-Registered
Certified is a plus!
Must be Bilingual in Spanish/ English

For more information or if interested please email your resume to jobs@abctraffic.com or fax to 714-429-9910

Opportunities may also be available in Los Angeles County and Orange County Locations.

ABC Programs is a California State Licensed Drinking Driver Treatment Provider. We are committed to providing the highest quality education and counseling services to those convicted of a DUI.

We offer First, Second, and Multiple offender programs in Los Angeles County and First offender programs in Orange County. Services are provided in most cases to individuals ordered by the Court, County Probation or State Parole Agency or can be done on a volunteer basis. Clients are required to complete programs specified by State Law, where State Law and/or County regulations mandate both the content and length of program.

Programs offered in both English and Spanish.

Visit our webpage for more information about our company: www.abctraffic.com
AOD Counselor
Drug and Alcohol Counselor
MFT
CADTP, CAADE, CCAPP
RADT

Salary / Compensation: DOE

Application Due Date:


February 7, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: County of Santa Cruz
Company Address: 701 Ocean Street, Room 510
City: Santa Cruz
State: CA
ZIP Code: 95060
Company Website: www.santacruzcountyjobs.com
Contact Person: Cecilia Gonzalez
Contact Person Title: Personnel Tech
E-mail: personnel@santacruzcounty.us
Telephone: 8314542600

Job Information

Position Title: Senior Mental Health Client Specialist

Position Description:
Beautiful Coastal Community
Mediterranean Climate
Progressive Behavioral Health System

There are multiple vacancies in Children’s and Adult Mental Health Services, Alcohol and Drug Programs; the County of Santa Cruz Primary Care Clinics and two vacancies with the Human Services Department, Transforming Lives with Care and Adult Protective Services Units.

Apply online at www.santacruzcountyjobs.com

Paid holidays, excellent benefits and CalPERS retirement!
The County of Santa Cruz offers a generous benefits package which includes annual leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, and retirement benefits!

LIVE Here WORK Here PLAY Here

Qualifications:
The County of Santa Cruz is seeking a licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW); Marriage, Family and Child Counselor (LMFT); Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Registered Nurse; Occupational Therapist; or Clinical Psychologist to serve mental health patients in our community.

Salary / Compensation: $6,588 – 8,340 / Month

Application Due Date: 03/05/2020


February 7, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: Riverside University Health System
Company Address: 8525 Rustin ave
City: Riverside
State: Ca
ZIP Code: 92501
Company Website: https://jobs.co.riverside.ca.us/
Contact Person: Elizabeth
Contact Person Title: Supervisor
E-mail: eldelrio@ruhealth.org
Telephone: 951-782-2400

Job Information

Position Title: Behavioral Health Specialist III – Substance Use Community Access, Referral, Evaluation and Support Job

Position Description:
SU CARES is a 24 hour 7 days a week call in center. We receive anywhere from 4,000-6,000 calls a months. BHS III will be expected to use motivational enhanced techniques when performing multidimensional Substance Use screenings with client’s. BHS III’s will be making referrals and working with contracted providers so that the client can receive the appropriate level of care. BHS III’s should experience working within a multi-dimension teams and be able to assist various professional in the field. BHS III will be expected to work with the hospitals, outside agencies, school, criminal justice and mental health providers. BHS III at SU CARES should be able to work in a fast paced environment and good at multitasking. Strong oral and written skills are required.

Candidates are required to be registered or certified at date of application as an Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Counselor and to have a valid Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) certification or registration in accordance with the certification requirements as pursuant to Sections 11755, 11864, 11876 (a), and 11834.50 of the California Health and Safety Code and Sections 9846, 10125 and 10564 of the California Code of Regulations through either the California Consortium of Addictions Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) or the California Association of DUI Treatment Programs.

This recruitment will remain open until filled. The certification list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill any other mission-critical Behavioral Health Specialist III vacancies that may occur in the coming weeks.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Interview, evaluate, and counsel clients relative to alcoholism or drug abuse.

Refer clients to County operated and/or community treatment facilities (e.g., detoxification centers, hospitals, recovery homes, residential treatment programs, or DUI program providers).

Provide individual and group counseling sessions for clients and their families affected by substance abuse.

Participate in joint County-community agency efforts in providing educational and prevention services to control and prevent substance abuse.

Under direct supervision, monitor and evaluate program providers and determine compliance with program requirements; assist in planning, organizing, coordinating, and implementing program design within the program; assist in resolving crises for clients and their families.

Participate in substance abuse treatment and prevention programs; conduct community visits to assist substance abuse clients and their families achieve success in the program.

Monitor client’s course after discharge to ensure continuum of care and provide for adjustment.

Under supervision, may monitor a variety of County and state mandated program providers by conducting site visits and record reviews to ensure compliance with County and state mandates.

Assist in making preliminary recommendations as to the appropriateness and quality of treatment and prevention services; may analyze new and current legislation on the delivery of program services.

Provide educational presentations on the abuse of alcohol and other drugs.

Prepare and maintain records, reports, and correspondence regarding substance abuse cases; maintain records on client case work.

VETERAN PREFERENCE REQUEST
If you are a veteran, a spouse of a 100% disabled veteran, or a surviving spouse of a veteran who died of service-connected causes, submit a copy of your (or your spouse’s) Member-4 Form DD-214 (or NGB-22) indicating dates of service, and a copy of your spouse’s letter of disability (if applicable) to the Human Resources Department at recruiting@rivco.org. For privacy reasons, it is recommended that you remove your social security information from the document(s). A Human Resources Representative will review the materials and determine if you qualify for veterans’ preference.

All documentation referenced above should be submitted to recruiting@rivco.org before this job posting expires. Please remember that you will need to resubmit your Member-4 Form DD-214 (or NGB-22), and a copy of your letter of disability (if applicable) for some public safety positions even if you have submitted one in the past to the County of Riverside.

Qualifications:
OPTION I
Education: Completion of 30 semester or 45-quarter units from an accredited college or university, preferably with course work in psychology, sociology, behavioral science, or a closely related field to the assignment. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on the basis of one year of experience being equal to 30 semester or 45-quarter units of college coursework.)

Experience: One year providing individual or group counseling to individuals in a substance abuse treatment program/facility. This experience must have included responsibility for assessing, evaluating, designing treatment plans, and making referrals, either individually or as part of a team led by a substance abuse or medical professional, for substance abuse clients.

OPTION II
(Applicable only to Behavioral Health Specialist positions assigned to the Mental Health Substance Abuse Friday Night Live Program, which is focused on substance abuse prevention, community education, and program planning.)

Education: Completion of 30 semester or 45 quarter units from an accredited college or university, preferably with course work in education or a behavioral science related field. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on the basis of one year of experience being equal to 30 semester or 45-quarter units of college coursework.)

Experience: One year providing direct evidence-based prevention services in a recognized substance abuse prevention program.

ALL OPTIONS
Knowledge of: Basic principles and practices involved in improving behavioral health; laws, rules, and regulations governing a public substance abuse agency; counseling techniques applicable to substance abuse treatment and prevention; social, cultural, psychological, and economic factors relating to substance abuse; public agency, community resources, community based support systems, and their functions.

Ability to: Work effectively with a variety of different agencies, organizations, and individuals; interview and evaluate clients experiencing substance abuse problems; counsel and guide clients toward independence from substance abuse; assess and monitor program providers and develop recommendations; communicate effectively in verbal and written form; assist in the development and implementation of new ideas, methods, and programs related to substance abuse treatment and substance abuse prevention.

Salary / Compensation: 39K-61K

Application Due Date: The preliminary closing date for this posting is Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 11:59PM PST.


January 29, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: San Joaquin County
Company Address: 44 N. San Joaquin St
City: Stockton
State: CA
ZIP Code: 95202
Company Website: https://www.jobapscloud.com/SJQ
Contact Person: Nicole Devencenzi
Contact Person Title: Personnel Analyst
E-mail: ndevencenzi@sjgov.org
Telephone: 209-468-9755

Job Information

Position Title: Substance Abuse Counselor II

Position Description:
San Joaquin County Behavioral Health Services division is currently seeking to fill multiple vacancies for certified AOD/SUD Counselors.

These positions will be working in the Substance Abuse Services division which provides both outpatient and residential treatment services.

Outpatient Services
Provides outpatient treatment services for adults and court referred youth up to age 18. Perinatal outpatient treatment for pregnant women. Offers a 15 week Drug Diversion program and 12 week Substance Abuse Education program. Also offers interim services while waiting for admission to treatment when referred by the Court.
Locations: 620 N. Aurora Street, Stockton, CA and 1212 N. California St., Stockton, CA
Schedule: Day shift

Residential Services: Recovery House and Family Ties
Recovery House is a residential drug and alcohol treatment program for adult men and women using social model detox services. The focus in Recovery House is on co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders. Short-term and long-term care are available to participants.

Family Ties is a residential drug and alcohol treatment program for pregnant women and women with children ages 0-10.
Locations: 500 W. Hospital Rd, French Camp, CA
Schedules: Rotating shift which includes working nights, weekends, holidays

Qualifications:
Education: Successful completion of 30 semester or 45 quarter units from an accredited college or university which included 12 semester or 15 quarter units in psychology, sociology, counseling, chemical dependency or a closely related field.

Certification: Possession of a current certificate as an Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Counselor issued by a certifying agency approved by the State of California. Certification must be maintained, as defined by the Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs, California Code of Regulations, Chapter 8. Failure to maintain certification may result in release from employment.

AND

License: Possession of a valid California driver’s license.

Salary / Compensation: $3,797.73 – $4,615.87/month

Application Due Date:


January 24, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: Amity Foundation
Company Address: 3801 Broadway
City: Los Angeles
State: CA
ZIP Code: 90037
Company Website: www.amityfdn.org
Contact Person: Regan Carrington
Contact Person Title: Manager, HR & Talent Acquisition
E-mail: recruiters@amityfdn.org
Telephone: 213-221-1050

Job Information

Position Title: Certified SUD/AOD Journey Counselors

Position Description:
Amity Foundation, an internationally acclaimed teaching and therapeutic community is seeking compassionate and enthusiastic individuals with a desire to teach and learn to join our us as, SUD/AOD Journey Counselors. This ground breaking opportunity will help the Los Angeles community but will also enhance your training and experience in the field.

About Amity:
Amity Foundation, is a safe place where people can change in an environment that fosters trust; where new values can be formed; responsibility developed and lasting relationships built. Amity is dedicated to the inclusion and habilitation of people marginalized by addiction, homelessness, trauma, criminality, incarceration, poverty, racism, sexism and violence. Amity is committed to research, development implementation and dissemination of information regarding community building.
Remembrance, Resolution, Reconciliation, Restoration, Renewal
About the Position:
As SUD/AOD Journey Counselor you will support the community by delivering face-to-face rehabilitative programming services provided in the Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program (ISUDTP).

What You Will Do:
• Deliver treatment services of participants.
• Lead and participate in face-to-face group and individual meetings, motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy and other therapeutic processes.
• Work directly with participants to develop and implement treatment service plans and connect participants to supportive networks as they return to the community.
• Review treatment plans, evaluate and record treatment progress, records visible changes in appearance, behavior and demeanor of program participants.
• Maintain accurate, timely, and confidential participant records.
• Compile and evaluate assessments, comprehensive social, legal, and personal histories of program participants.
• Summarize participants background, treatment plan, and recovery process.
• Prepare reports as assigned. Prepare accurate, concise, informative reports, records and plans that are consistent with Amity standards, and comply with applicable clinical and administrative rules.
• Document treatment outcome using acceptable methods and tools; the delivery of programming services to the participants.
• Liaise with transition/reentry staff, plan and prepare transitional documents as directed by CDCR for continued community program activities;
• Effective implementation of scheduled program curriculum.
• Work collaboratively with CDCR/CCHMS and institution staff.
• Ensure that excellence and integrity are applied to professional responsibilities in order to provide optimal services to participants.
• Understand and appropriately apply Amity policies and procedure, and adhere to agency-wide practices and regulations.
• Demonstrate ethical behavior in order to maintain professional standards and safeguard the participant.
• Protect and maintain program participant’s health, safety, welfare, and confidentiality of records and participant information.
• Maintain awareness of current training issues, needs, and opportunities.
• Participate in monthly, block, cross-training, curriculum training, technical assistance training or other training as appropriate

What We Offer:
• Medical, Dental, Vision.
• Paid vacation, sick time, & holidays.
• 401K, HSA, & Life insurance programs
• Organization committed to community action
• Community oriented workplace

Qualifications:
What You Will Bring:
SUD/AOD Journey Counselors MUST meet one (1) of the following minimum requirements:

A Master’s Degree in social service-related field and registered with an AOD certifying organization recognized by DHCS; OR A Bachelor’s Degree in a social service-related field, AOD certified, and ONE (1) year of experience providing SUDT services as a certified AOD counselor; OR an Associates’ Degree in a social service-related field, AOD certified, and THREE (3) years of experience providing SUDT services as a certified AOD Counselor; OR AOD certified and more than FIVE (5) years of experience providing SUDT services as a certified AOD counselor.
• Understanding of causes, symptoms, and effects of substance abuse; appreciation for the behavioral, psychological, physical and social effects of drug abuse.
• Understanding or program curriculum, objectives, and best practices for implementation.
• Knowledge of contractual requirements of ISUDTP is essential.
• Excellent interpersonal, written communications and typing skills. Operational knowledge of MS-Word, Excel, and Access.
• Ability to maintain sensitivity and objectivity under pressures generated by association with substance abuse treatment participants.
• Ability to provide genuine warmth, empathy and honest sensitive to program participants to facilitate positive change.
• Ability to provide program participants with frequent acknowledgment and reinforcement for positive behaviors, as well as consistent and predictable feedback for negative behaviors, which may include reporting violations to CDCR staff.
• Ability to develop a treatment alliance with participants. Demonstrate ethical behavior in order to maintain professional standards and safeguard the participant.
• Demonstrate proper attitudes and techniques towards faculty, institution staff, and program participants; and model professional, effective work habit and responsible living.

Salary / Compensation: $29/hr + Benefits

Application Due Date:


January 24, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: Amity Foundation
Company Address: 3801 Broadway
City: Los Angeles
State: CA
ZIP Code: 90037
Company Website: www.amityfdn.org
Contact Person: Regan Carrington
Contact Person Title: Manager, HR & Talent Acquisition
E-mail: recruiters@amityfdn.org
Telephone: 213-221-1050

Job Information

Position Title: Certified SUD/AOD Entry Counselors  (Chowchilla, Soledad, Corcoran, SLO)

Position Description:
Amity Foundation, an internationally acclaimed teaching and therapeutic community is seeking compassionate and enthusiastic individuals with a desire to teach and learn to join our us as, SUD/AOD Entry Counselors at our community located in Downtown Los Angeles. This ground breaking opportunity will help the community but will also enhance your training and experience in the field.

About Amity:
Amity Foundation, is a safe place where people can change in an environment that fosters trust; where new values can be formed; responsibility developed and lasting relationships built. Amity is dedicated to the inclusion and habilitation of people marginalized by addiction, homelessness, trauma, criminality, incarceration, poverty, racism, sexism and violence. Amity is committed to research, development implementation and dissemination of information regarding community building.
Remembrance, Resolution, Reconciliation, Restoration, Renewal
About the Position:
As SUD/AOD Entry Counselor you will support the community by delivering face-to-face rehabilitative programming services provided in the Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program (ISUDTP).
What You Will Do:
• Deliver treatment services of participants.
• Lead and participate in face-to-face group and individual meetings, motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy and other therapeutic processes.
• Work directly with participants to develop and implement treatment service plans and connect participants to supportive networks as they return to the community.
• Review treatment plans, evaluate and record treatment progress, records visible changes in appearance, behavior and demeanor of program participants.
• Maintain accurate, timely, and confidential participant records.
• Compile and evaluate assessments, comprehensive social, legal, and personal histories of program participants.
• Summarize participants background, treatment plan, and recovery process.
• Prepare reports as assigned. Prepare accurate, concise, informative reports, records and plans that are consistent with Amity standards, and comply with applicable clinical and administrative rules.
• Document treatment outcome using acceptable methods and tools; the delivery of programming services to the participants.
• Liaise with transition/reentry staff, plan and prepare transitional documents as directed by CDCR for continued community program activities;
• Effective implementation of scheduled program curriculum.
• Work collaboratively with CDCR/CCHMS and institution staff.
• Ensure that excellence and integrity are applied to professional responsibilities in order to provide optimal services to participants.
• Understand and appropriately apply Amity policies and procedure, and adhere to agency-wide practices and regulations.
• Demonstrate ethical behavior in order to maintain professional standards and safeguard the participant.
• Protect and maintain program participant’s health, safety, welfare, and confidentiality of records and participant information.
• Maintain awareness of current training issues, needs, and opportunities.
• Participate in monthly, block, cross-training, curriculum training, technical assistance training or other training as appropriate

What we Offer:
• Medical, Dental, Vision.
• Paid vacation, sick time, & holidays.
• 401K, HSA, & Life insurance programs
• Complimentary healthy meals
• Yoga & meditation classes
• Organization committed to community action
• Community oriented workplace

Qualifications:
What You Will Bring:
SUD/AOD Entry Counselors must meet one (1) of the following minimum requirements:
A Master’s Degree in social service-related field and registered with an AOD certifying organization recognized by DHCS; OR A Bachelor’s Degree in a social service-related field, AOD certified, OR an Associates’ Degree in a social service-related field, AOD certified, and THREE (3) years of experience providing SUDT services as a certified AOD Counselor; OR AOD certified and FOUR to FIVE (4-5) years of experience providing SUDT services as a certified AOD counselor.
• Understanding of causes, symptoms, and effects of substance abuse; appreciation for the behavioral, psychological, physical and social effects of drug abuse.
• Understanding or program curriculum, objectives, and best practices for implementation.
• Knowledge of contractual requirements of ISUDTP is essential.
• Excellent interpersonal, written communications and typing skills. Operational knowledge of MS-Word, Excel, and Access.
• Ability to maintain sensitivity and objectivity under pressures generated by association with substance abuse treatment participants.
• Ability to provide genuine warmth, empathy and honest sensitive to program participants to facilitate positive change.
• Ability to provide program participants with frequent acknowledgment and reinforcement for positive behaviors, as well as consistent and predictable feedback for negative behaviors, which may include reporting violations to CDCR staff.
• Ability to develop a treatment alliance with participants. Demonstrate ethical behavior in order to maintain professional standards and safeguard the participant.
• Demonstrate proper attitudes and techniques towards faculty, institution staff, and program participants; and model professional, effective work habit and responsible living.

Salary / Compensation: $24-$26

Application Due Date:


January 21, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: ABC Programs
Company Address: 453 Arrow Hwy., Suite I
City: Azusa
State: ca
ZIP Code: 91702
Company Website: www.abctraffic.com
Contact Person: Cristal Pizano
Contact Person Title: Vice President Operations
E-mail: jobs@abctraffic.com
Telephone: 7144299900

Job Information

Position Title: Entry-Level DUI Program Office Manager

Position Description:
We are looking to hire an Office Manager to join our team! The Office Manager will be responsible for overseeing the administrative activities of the office, daily case management, and assisting the office in any area needed.

Responsibilities:
Manage client records and information
Provide administrative assistance to clerical staff and cover counselors as needed
Perform other office tasks (replenish office supplies, distribute mail, custodial duties, answering phones, taking payments, etc.)

Qualifications: The Program Manager will be in charge of their individual office within the ABC Traffic Programs Corporation. The Manager will report directly to and work closely with the Corporate Staff. It will be the Manager’s responsibility to organize, staff, and operate the Program in conformance with all existing regulations.
It will be his/her responsibility to insure that program standards are constantly met, and that the program is functioning with the highest of standards; that the morale of the clients is excellent considering the circumstances, that the entire staff is adequately trained, and that any outside relationships are businesslike and professional.
The program manager will be bi-lingual in Spanish and will be called upon to assist Spanish speaking clients when the need arises.

Schedule: 40 hour work week
Hours will vary within office hours Monday & Wednesday 10:30am-7:00pm,
Tuesday & Thursday 11:00am-7:30pm, Friday 9-5pm and one Saturday per month 8:00am-1:00pm

If interested, please e-mail your resume to jobs@abctraffic.com and/or fax resume to 714-429-9910. Feel free to submit any questions via e-mail.

Qualifications:
Ability to prioritize and multi-task
Bilingual Spanish/English
Strong organizational skills
Deadline and detail-oriented
Strong leadership qualities
Registered Drug and Alcohol Counselor and/or Registration as an Intern upon hiring

Salary / Compensation: $14-$15hr/DOE

Application Due Date: Open until filled


January 16, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: Clinica Monseñor Oscar A. Romero
Company Address: 2032 Marengo St.
City: Los Angeles
State: CA
ZIP Code: 90033
Company Website: clinicaromero.com
Contact Person: Crystal Martinez
Contact Person Title: HR Assistant
E-mail: crmartinez@clinicaromero.com
Telephone: 2139897700

Job Information

Position Title: Certified or Registered Case Counselor

Position Description:
Status:
Full-time/Union

Schedule:
40 hours, 10am-7pm (flexible) Monday-Friday (may include some Saturdays)

Benefits:
Medical and Dental (at no cost to you)
Paid Holidays
Personal Days
Vacation
Sick Leave (10 days per year)
403 B Retirement Plan; 2% employer match after one year of employment

Position Summary:
Substance Use Disorder Case Counselor will develop strong partnerships within the community, thus promoting Substance Use Disorder Program of Clinica Romero. Counselor provides outreach to the community, assists individuals in recovery, and builds Clinica Romero’s patient base of the department. Counselor is also to effectively counsel agency clients to encourage Drug/Alcohol-free lifestyles, develop sober life skills and successfully meet treatment plan goals, while documenting all client progress.

Responsibilities:

Provide assessments, interventions, and individual sessions.
Facilitate groups for clients experiencing chemical abuse or chemical dependency. Maintain case history and progress notes while observing their clients.
Counsel individuals or groups and implements therapeutic treatment plans to resolve addictions to drugs or alcohol.
Assist with providing data needed for monthly reporting to Program Director, Insure clients are attending program as required.
Typical three (1) year’s experience in the field of addiction.
Responsible for developing strong relationships within the community which will result in leads to the clinic.
Ability to engage the community and have them refer Clinica Romero as their program of choice
Counsel both youths and adults that have substance abuse problems.
Responsible for a case load and providing their clients with quality service
Direct individual sessions and administer crisis intervention / case management
Facilitate and prepare groups sessions on various topics relating to recovery
Complete all necessary documentation in a timely manner. This includes reports, progress notes, discharge summaries, treatment plans, aftercare plans and all other required documentation.
And other assigned duties

Qualifications:
Skills/Specialties include Case Management, Counseling, and Ability to Outreach. Certifications include Certified Addiction Counselor, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor CCAPP OR Registered with CCAPP, CAADE, or qualifying body
A minimum of 1 year experience working in the field of addiction
Must be highly motivated and demonstrate good communication skills
Must be able to deliver strong, high energy outreach to the community.
Must have the ability to recruit new clients (adults and youth) to our agency.
Must meet expected outcomes in terms of new clients attending as a result of your efforts in the community.
Must meet goals and objectives given by Program Director.
Must have an understanding of the 12 Core Functions
Must have the ability to write individual and group progress notes/treatment plans that meet county standard
Must have experience in group facilitation.
Must demonstrate an understanding of the recovery process, which includes the twelve step program(s).
Must have experience case managing/counseling clients in recovery.
Must have experience in observed drug testing of clients.
Minimum 1 year’s experience in the Drug & Alcohol field.
Proof of certification/registration
Completion of required Internship hours
Bilingual in Spanish highly preferred
Valid Driver’s License and proof of insurance is required
Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office 2000 and Excel.
Experience working with Drug Medi-Cal clients (Adult and Youth) a plus.
Understanding of Drug Medi-Cal requirements/process a plus.

Salary / Compensation: DOE

Application Due Date:


January 16, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: County of Sonoma
Company Address: 575 Administration Drive Suite 116B
City: Santa Rosa
State: CA
ZIP Code: 95403
Company Website: http://sonomacounty.ca.gov/Home/
Contact Person: Konmally Chhav
Contact Person Title: Human Resources Technician
E-mail: konmally.chhav@sonoma-county.org
Telephone: 7075652331

Job Information

Position Title: Alcohol and Other Drug Services Assistant I/II – Extra-Help

Position Description:
Join the Department of Health Services as an Alcohol and Other Drug Services Assistant I/II!

Starting Salary up to $25.57/hourly*

The County of Sonoma Department of Health Services is seeking qualified candidates to fill multiple intermittent, extra-help Alcohol and Other Drug Services (AODS) Assistant positions for the Drug Testing Program in Santa Rosa.

Depending upon experience, we are hiring AODS Assistants at the I or II level. If you are interested in applying at either level, you must apply to the separate recruitment being conducting for that level.

Please Note: These positions engage in direct observation of urine collection processes. For the current vacancies, the Department of Health Services plans to hire one male and one female to maintain adequate staffing levels of both genders. Candidates of all genders are encouraged to apply.

Under supervision, an AODS Assistant I/II works within a framework of standard policies and procedures to provide paraprofessional services and clerical support for the Behavioral Health Division’s Drug Testing Unit. Responsibilities include checking in and verifying client identity, monitoring clients while they perform drug test screening and drug tests, maintaining chain of custody of the urinalysis (UA) specimen, operating the equipment used to perform the various tests, providing office support activities, and processing client payments. Employees in the entry-level position are expected to become proficient in various duties on all shifts and complete related training in order to qualify for the next level of AODS Assistant II after the initial training and development period of one year.

EXTRA-HELP EMPLOYMENT

Extra-help employees relieve or augment permanent staff. Intermittent, extra-help employees are not in the classified civil service and do not have property rights to permanently allocated positions. In addition, they do not receive most regular employee benefits such as: long-term disability insurance coverage; accrual of vacation; participation in the County retirement program; or eligibility to take promotional examinations. Intermittent, extra-help employees are limited in their employment to a maximum of 1,380 hours within any twelve month consecutive period. Extra-help employees who meet the eligibility requirements may qualify for a County contribution toward medical coverage.

*Salary is negotiable and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. This recruitment is open continuously and may close at any time without notice. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or call 707-565-2331. EOE Apply Now

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will possess:

• Current licensure, registration, or certification as an AODS counselor in accordance with California Health and Safety Code Section 11833(b)(1)
• Experience working with AODS clients in an AODS program
• Familiarity with the concepts related to chain of custody
• The ability to communicate effectively and work with individuals from a variety of social, cultural, and economic backgrounds
• The ability to develop rapport and maintain cooperative relationships with clients, service providers, and partner agencies
• The ability to work a flexible schedule, as needed, including some evening and weekend shifts
• Strong attention to detail to ensure accurate data entry, recordkeeping, and documentation
• Strict adherence to Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 42, confidentiality

Please note: California Health and Safety Code Section 11833(b)(1)now requires AODS Assistants to be licensed, registered, or certified. Please see the “Minimum Qualifications” section of this job announcement for more information about this requirement.

Salary / Compensation: $18.55 – $25.57/Hourly*

Application Due Date:


January 16, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: County of Sonoma
Company Address: 575 Administration Drive Suite, 116B
City: Santa Rosa
State: CA
ZIP Code: 95403
Company Website: http://sonomacounty.ca.gov/Home/
Contact Person: Konmally Chhav
Contact Person Title: Human Resources Technician
E-mail: konmally.chhav@sonoma-county.org
Telephone: 7075652331

Job Information

Position Title: AODS Counselor I/II – Extra-Help – Bilingual

Position Description:
Make a difference in the lives of others in our community!

Starting salary up to $36.81/hour plus an additional $0.90/hour bilingual premium pay for bilingual positions*

The County of Sonoma seeks candidates for multiple Extra-Help (intermittent), English and fluent bilingual (Spanish/English) Alcohol and Other Drug Services (AODS) Counselor positions to join their Behavioral Health team. AODS Counselors provide case management, counseling, education, and evaluations to individuals, groups, and families participating in the Driving Under the Influence (DUI) program. In addition, AODS Counselors screen and assess clients, prepare court and client program reports, and provide diversion services.

*Salary is negotiable and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. This recruitment is open continuously and may close at any time without notice. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or call 707-565-2331. EOE Apply Now

Qualifications:
The ideal candidates for AODS Counselor positions will possess:

– An AODS Counselor certification
– Excellent verbal and written communication skills
– The ability to work with individuals from a variety of social, cultural, and economic backgrounds
– The ability to work effectively as part of an interdisciplinary team
– A desire to work in a fast-paced, highly dynamic environment
– The ability to develop rapport and maintain cooperative relationships with clients and service providers

Salary / Compensation: $27.48 – $36.81/Hourly

Application Due Date:


January 9, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: El Dorado County
Company Address: 330 Fair Lane
City: Placerville
State: CA
ZIP Code: 95667
Company Website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/edcgov
Contact Person:
Contact Title:
E-mail: edcjobs4u@edcgov.us
Telephone:

Position Title: Health Program Specialist – Substance Use Disorder

Position Description: El Dorado County is one of the most beautiful counties in the state of California. You can avoid the valley commute and fog and take in the natural beauty.

Check out our video to learn more!

ELEVATE TO EL DORADO

The County of El Dorado is recruiting applicants for Health Program Specialist – Substance Use Disorder (SUDs). This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future full time, part time and extra help vacancies for the Health Program Specialist – Substance Use Disorder program only at least three (3) months. Candidates for this recruitment must posses certification/licenses as a substance abuse counselor. If a candidate meets the education requirements of the position but does not possess a certification/license as a substance abuse counselor, they will not be placed on an eligibility list for this recruitment

The Health Program Specialist position in the Substance Use Disorder Services Program functions as a Substance Use Disorder Counselor and Case Manager. The Substance Use Disorder Health Program Specialist provides outpatient substance use treatment services at a county operated location, jail, or other appropriate community setting as well as provide case management services to clients on their caseload. The ideal candidate will posses knowledge and understanding of assessment techniques and tools used in a Substance Abuse Treatment Program.

We currently have the following vacancies:
One (1) full time vacancy in the Health and Human Services Agency, Behavioral Health Division located in Placerville, CA
One (1) extra help vacancy in the Health and Human Services Agency located in Placerville, CA. Extra help vacancies are made to maintain adequate coverage of work for short periods of time at frequent intervals, where employment is of a recurrent nature depending on the needs of the Agency; work may be seasonal, on-call, and/or for a limited duration.

A training and experience evaluation may be utilized to determine an applicant’s ranking for referral to specific vacancies. Based upon the information in the application and/or responses to supplemental questions, the applicant’s education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.

Supplemental questions play an integral role in this recruitment process. Please take the time to provide thoughtful and thorough responses. The information you provide may be used to determine your ranking for referral to specific vacancies. All work experience that is described or included in your response(s) MUST be included in the “Work Experience” section of your application. Do not refer to a resume or other documentation.

DEFINITION:
Under general supervision, assists in the development and implementation of comprehensive County Public Health programs; gathers, generates and disseminates health information and data; and provides technical assistance and consultation to program participants, consumers, community groups, service providers and other agencies.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:
This paraprofessional class is responsible for providing varied program support in assigned Public Health programs under the direction of professional or management staff. These positions serve as liaison between Public Health programs, service providers, consumers and other agencies, perform outreach to participants, and facilitate educational training programs. This class is distinguished from Health Education Coordinator in that the latter has responsibility for planning, implementing and administering assigned health care, promotion and prevention programs.
Examples of Essential Functions:
Serves as outreach liaison among professional groups, support groups, other agencies and service providers.
Recruits, trains, schedules and facilitates community involvement in Public Health programs.
Enrolls participants and/or service providers in program activities.
Produces and distributes prevention and educational materials regarding assigned Public Health programs; prepares necessary agendas and handouts for meetings.
Verifies eligibility and issues certificates of completion and compliance for participants of educational and other Public Health programs.
Keeps informed of current trends, research, agreements and regulations in assigned Public Health programs.
Assists in development of program policies and procedures; provides information to participants, consumers, community groups, service providers and other agencies regarding program procedures.
Schedules, coordinates and facilitates educational training programs.
Prepares program plans and evaluations; conducts in-service training and workshops pertaining to assigned Public Health programs.
Organizes, promotes and conducts public meetings involving service providers and community agencies; serves as resource for information provided through public presentations.
Establishes and maintains community resource contacts; revises and updates community service lists and pamphlets.
Analyzes data and prepares effective reports for assigned public health programs.
Prepares and distributes information through newspaper articles, public presentations and personal contacts with other agencies and community resources.
Collects and maintains program and community data in automated/computerized databases.
Depending on program assignment, may be required to provide substance abuse counseling.
Attendance and punctuality that is observant of scheduled hours on a regular basis.
Performs related work as assigned.
Education & Experience Requirements (typing “See Resume” in application will not be accepted):
Where college degrees and/or college course credits are required, degrees and college units must be obtained from an accredited college or university. Courses from non-accredited institutions will not be evaluated for this requirement.

Education:
Equivalent to two (2) years of college level coursework in sociology, psychology, social services, public administration or a related field
-AND-
Experience:
Two (2) years of paid or unpaid experience conducting community education or outreach activities, or four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience providing technical and administrative support to a specific public health program.

Other Requirements:
Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Positions assigned to the Alcohol and Drug Division may require a certification/license as a substance abuse counselor depending upon program assignment. Certifying agencies must be accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies. Certifying agencies include: California Association for Alcohol and Drug Educators (CAADE), California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC), California Association of Addiction Recovery Resources (CAARR), California Association of Drinking Driver Treatment Programs (CADDTP), California Certification Board of Chemical Dependency Counselors (CCBCDC), Forensics Addictions Corrections Treatment (FACT), Indian Alcoholism Commission of California, Inc., Breining Institute, Association of Christian Alcohol & Drug Counselors, and American Academy of Health Care Providers.

Knowledge of:
Basic practices of community health program design, implementation and evaluation.
Principles and methods of community organization and networking strategies.
Principles and practices of health information and education.
Functions and objectives of public and private agencies and institutions that provide community health information and educational activities, programs and services.
Basic research and data collection techniques.
Principles and techniques for dealing with individuals from a variety of socio-economic groups.
Standard office practices and methods including filing systems, document preparation and the operation of standard office equipment including personal computers.
Skill in:
Using computer software particularly word processing, graphic and presentation packages.
Ability to:
Develop, promote and implement a variety of public health information and education programs.
Prepare educational materials and make effective public presentations.
Organize, promote and conduct public meetings.
Maintain accurate records and files.
Prepare clear and effective reports, correspondence, informational materials and other written materials.
Exercise sound independent judgment within established guidelines.
Gain support and cooperation of public officials, community groups and agencies relative to health concerns and service.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.

Other Requirements:
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment:
Work is primarily performed indoors in a standard office setting with infrequent trips outdoors in all weather conditions. Must be available to attend off-hour meetings, including evenings and weekends.

Physical:
Primary functions require sufficient physical ability to work in an office setting and operate office equipment; vision in the normal visual range with or without correction sufficient to read computer screens and printed; hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Frequent sitting, walking and use of both legs; wrist and arm motions, use of both hands and fingers, ability to grasp and hold and fine coordination; lifting, carrying or pushing objects that weigh up to 15 lbs. Occasional reaching and climbing. Infrequent; bending, lifting, carrying or pushing objects that weigh more than 15 lbs.

Salary / Compensation: $46,259.20 – $56,243.20 Annually

Application Due Date: