Nelson Staffing is currently seeking a Counselor for a temporary position with our client in Oakland, CA.
Be a part of the road to recovery. . .
A substance abuse and mental health treatment program for adolescents in Oakland Established in 1987, has consistently been committed to carrying out its mission to assist youth and support their families in the challenge to recover from the abuse of alcohol, drugs and nicotine and help everyone involved on a path to mental wellness. This position is a great opportunity to learn counseling skills, lead groups, participate in therapeutic youth activities and be a part of a fun work environment and team!
*Be a member of a multidisciplinary counseling team for troubled youth
*Lead groups and participate in therapeutic activities
*Provide support services and assist clients in correcting mental health and substance abuse conditions
*Work to restore personal independence so that the youth may continue to learn, develop and grow
*Bachelor's Degree in psychology, social work, sociology, or other behavioral sciences preferred
*CAADAC and/or RAS certificated preferred
*Prior experience working with adolescents in a residential, mental health or similar setting preferred, not required
*Strong interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate effectively and work in a team-oriented environment
*Knowledge of the 12 Step process is a plus
*Fluency in a second language is preferred, but not required
*Have a valid, Class C California Driver's License
*Be able to pass a Department of Justice and FBI background and fingerprint clearance
*First Aid and CPR certifications, may be obtained after employment
*Must be 21 years of age
*Must be able to work Wednesday mornings to participate in training 9am-1pm
Varied hours, including Day, Evening, and Overnight shifts available. If no full-time positions are available, we may be able to offer on-call positions.
All Staff, including on-call staff, must be able to work Wednesdays from 9am-1pm.
$12-16 depending on education, language capacity, and experience.
*Paid time off
*Opportunity to become RAS (Registered Addiction Specialist)
*Exceptional health, dental, mental health and vision benefits for full-time employee
*Free gourmet meals while working
*Four-day (40 hour) work week for full-time employees
- Compensation: $12.00-$16.00 Depending on Education, Language Capacity, & Experience
- This is at a non-profit organization.
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- Please, no phone calls about this job!
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