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Fill in Counselor - Transitions & Wyman Re-entry

Looking for a part-time job, flexible hours in a rewarding field? If you are not ready to commit to a full-time position or are simply looking for part-time hours, consider applying for the Fill-In Counselor position. This position can be a great way for students and graduates to gain experience in the field. Fill-In Counselors are encouraged to work a minimum of one shift per month and as much as 28-hours per week at Transitions and/or Wyman Recovery Home. They assist the Operations Team with welcoming new clients, completing rounds, checking in clients as they return from appointments, conducting rounds and driving the program van to transport clients. A high school diploma/GED with a minimum of one year relevant experience or Associate’s Degree required. A valid driver’s license is required. Bilingual-bicultural Spanish and English applicants encouraged to apply.

Complete Job Description
Transitions, a program of the Recovery Services Bureau is a 30 day crisis stabilization program for homeless men and women with substance use disorders. Wyman Reentry is a 4-6 month residential recovery home for recently incarcerated and court involved men. As seven day/24 hour facilities there are three shifts that make use of Fill In's. Duties vary from shift-to-shift. The following is a list of some of the responsibilities that a Fill-In Counselor may have through the course of employment. Develop positive professional relationships with clients to facilitate care. With assistance from permanent staff, Fill In Counselors ensure overall safety of clients and environment. Respond to emergencies and crisis situations according to appropriate policy, Assist in monitoring the daily operation of the program. Duties many include distributing and collect linen, monitoring meals, performing rounds. Assist clients with daily living tasks as needed and / or requested. Perform various administrative tasks such as maintaining accurate records (bed registers, bar slips, log notes, answering phones, relaying messages and information). Transport clients and staff during scheduled shuttle trips following the authorized driver guidelines. Transporting clients to various activities and appointments when authorized and where appropriate. Search clients for contraband upon arrival at site. Attend required meetings, at least one Fill-In Counselor meeting per quarter and trainings. Fill-ins must work at least 2 shifts per month. Perform other duties as assigned.