Adolescent Residential Counselor

Job Title: Adolescent Residential Counselor
Posted: Jun 30, 2020
Location:
, Iowa
Type: Full-time

Job Description

At Community & Family Resources (CFR), our staff has the opportunity to provide support at many different levels with youth as well as adults.  Our teams at CFR consist of highly qualified and motivated staff that has a passion for working with people and specifically assisting those who have or have had a struggle with substance use and the disease of addiction.  Many of the people we serve have also struggled with poor decision making, legal issues, homelessness, mental health disorders, health issues, financial issues, and family issues leaving them with minimal support.  Our team at CFR works together to provide support and instill hope for the people we work with.  We provide education regarding alternatives that are available and the hope of achieving a healthy and happy lifestyle.
 
CFR is currently seeking a Residential Counselor for our Adolescent Residential Unit.  Tasks for this position include providing chemical dependency rehabilitation services to substance abusers and their families.  This includes providing assessments, individual/family treatment, group treatment, education/prevention services and support services.  This also includes maintaining appropriate client case records, providing referral resources, and treatment planning.
 
Requirements for this position include a Bachelor’s degree in in the social or behavioral sciences with necessary courses to meet certification standards.  It is preferred that this person hold certification as a Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor but not required.  It is important that the person in the position have a passion for helping those around them.  There should be a great attention to detail, excellent verbal and nonverbal communication, and the ability to handle high stress situations at times.
 
Community and Family Resources offers a comprehensive benefit package, including medical, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, IPERS/ 401(k), paid training, holidays, tuition assistance, and generous paid time off.
 
Qualified candidates should send a resume with cover letter to:  MichelleD@cfrhelps.org, fax to (515)955-7652, or call (515)576-7261 ext. 1226, or download an application from our website at www.cfrhelps.org
 
CFR is a nicotine free employer.
 

Additional Information

Posted: Jun 30, 2020
Location:
, Iowa
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Type: Full-time