|JOB TITLE||Recovery Mentor|
|REPORTS TO (title)||Program Manager|
|DEPARTMENT NAME||Direct Services|
Pay: $15/hr start with an incremental increase to $17/hr after 6 months.
Send Letter of Intent and Resume to Jessica Cardinal, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Recovery Mentor is responsible for providing peer mentoring services and staffing the community center during drop-in hours.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assist clients in accessing resources and services that support their recovery, including alcohol and drug-free housing, behavioral health, legal representation, family, translation, transportation, employment, physical health, etc.
- Facilitate client connections to the recovery community and other community supports.
- Teach and model positive recovery skills.
- Accompany and/or drive residents to activities or appointments in support of recovery efforts.
- Use motivational interviewing to help clients develop and achieve recovery-oriented goals, including the development of a recovery identity and lifestyle.
- Responsible for documenting all client service activities within the required time frame and in the required format including documentation of all client related activities.
- Maintain confidentiality of all client protected health information and adhere to all HIPPA related policies and procedures.
- Participate in 4D Recovery outreach and event marketing.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
- This position typically requires a High School Diploma/GED.
- 2 years abstinent from all forms of drugs and alcohol, except those prescribed by a doctor which excludes marijuana based on federal laws.
- Must have reliable transportation or maintain a valid driver’s license for state of residency and have a driving record permitting coverage under the corporate liability policy. If driving a personal vehicle for work purposes must also have and maintain personal auto liability coverage. All employees driving for work purposes, regardless of whether driving a personal or agency vehicle, must complete the agency’s driving approval process before they drive for work.
- Must be a Certified Recovery Mentor within three months of hire.
- Understanding of multiple pathways to recovery and recovery support services .
- Experience working with minority communities, especially transition age youth demographics, and knowledge of the current disparities that certain communities of service users may face more broadly in society, required.
- Ability to work independently and as a team player.
- Lived experience related to the population being served.
- Able to establish and maintain professional boundaries while providing supportive services and building trusting relationships with clients, staff and community partners.
- Excellent communication, trauma-informed approach and conflict resolution skills
- Well-developed documentation skills and a strong commitment to quality management; ability to write accurate and concise reports while meeting tight deadlines.
- Computer literate; functional ability with Microsoft programs.
- All work performed shall be in alignment with the philosophy, mission and values of 4th Dimension Recovery.
- Must be dependable, flexible and punctual, and exhibit strong time management skills.
- Must demonstrate emotional maturity and stability.
- Able to clearly articulate information to people of varying cultural, linguistic, and educational backgrounds.
- Able to communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively both orally and in writing.
- Able to problem solve and develop creative approaches.
- The physical effort typically applied in this job includes:
|Amount of||% of Time Effort is Applied|
|Effort Applied||Less than 15%||15% to 40%||40% to 70%||More than 70%|
|Less than 1lb.||X|
|Between 1 & 5 lbs.||X|
|Between 5 & 25 lbs.||X|
|Between 25 & 60 lbs.||X|
|More than 60 lbs.||X|
- The effort reflected in the above chart is typically applied in the following work positions:
MENTAL OR VISUAL DEMAND
Frequent mental and/or visual attention; the flow of work is either intermittent or the operation involves waiting for a machine or process to complete a cycle with intermittent checking or inspection involved.
The job is typically performed under very comfortable working conditions; any disagreeable elements are generally absent during normal performance of the job.
Responsible for adhering to 4th Dimension Recovery attendance and call-in policies.