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Recovery Friendly Workplace Manager

SOS Recovery Community Organization

Our Mission:

The mission of SOS Recovery Community Organization is to reduce stigma and harm associated with substance use and misuse by providing safe space and peer based supports for people in all stages of recovery.

Our Vision:

SOS Recovery Community Organization envisions a world where recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs is possible and widely embraced through low-barrier access to inclusive and respectful support, and where all who seek long-term recovery have access to the care and resources they need to achieve their self-defined goals.

Who are we?  We are a community based peer organization.  Our values, much of our governance, our strategic direction, our programming and everything about SOS Recovery Community Organization is driven by the community and those we serve.  We are made up of a small staff who are here to provide the framework and structure for our community to drive our programs, services and offerings. 

Our services are primarily driven and run by volunteers who are made up of individuals in recovery, family members, friends and loved ones of those in recovery, or those who may be still struggling with substance misuse, as well as allies in the community.  Much like recovery we are a diverse group with empathy, compassion and a deep passion for all that we are doing to provide a safe supportive environment for those impacted by substance misuse.  We have learned that those struggling with substance misuse are our parents, our brothers, our sisters, friends, neighbors and co-workers and, likewise, the recovery community is represented by all of those at SOS Recovery Community Organization.

SOS is a Program of Greater Seacoast Community Health which is made up of Goodwin Community Health ,Families First of the Seacoast, Lilac Pediatrics and SOS Recovery Community Organization.   We are a comprehensive Federally Qualified Community Health Centers in the Seacoast area of New Hampshire. We are a leader in the health care community recognized for our high quality care and support services. Our current open positions are below.r

We value a work environment that motivates and inspires talented individuals to excel in their professions. We hold to the values of teamwork, service, excellence, meaningful work, honesty and integrity. We pride ourselves on offering opportunities for personal and professional growth while realizing the success of each individual accomplishment as valued members of the Greater Seacoast Community Health team.

Candidates must be dedicated and passionate in carrying out the health center’s mission, which is:

“To provide exceptional health care that is accessible to all people in the community, regardless of ability to pay.”

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental with an agency subsidy for those who qualify and center paid group term life and STD. Many Voluntary benefits are available as well, including, but not limited to LTD, Vision, Flex Plan, Prepaid Legal, Discounted Auto and Home, 401(k), and a generous earned time benefit, to those who qualify.

Greater Seacoast Community Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and considers all applicants without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by state, federal, or local law. Qualified Veterans are encouraged to apply.

The Recovery Friendly Workplace Manager (RFWM) supports all recovery friendly workplace (RFW) program related operations and services of SOS Recovery Community Organization (SOS), an initiative of Greater Seacoast Community Health. The RFWM is expected to work with key sectors of the community (education, business, government, health, public safety, community supports, etc.) to advance the strategic initiatives of the RCO.

The RFWM will support the director with oversight, supervision, hiring and development of staff in the RFW programs. The RFWM will be responsible for assisting with recruitment, hiring, training, development, of staff in the RFW programs. The RFWM will supervise a team of recovery firiendly workplace coordinators along with oversight of volunteer peer recovery coaches.  The RFWM willl engage in maintaining and implementing outreach to workplaces and SOS members appropriate for workforce development, training and placement. Will be expected to be involved in development and implementation alongside the director of SOS and maintain workplans and provide necessary documentation for grant funding. This is a Full-time 40 hours per week, benefit eligible position.


The idea individual will have completed high school.  A 4 year degree or equivalent experience is required.  Experience working in treatment and recovery for mental health and substance use disorders is preferred.  Candidate must demonstrate a basic understanding of multiple pathways of recovery from substance use disorder.  Lived experience as an individual or family member is also preferred.  A Certfied Recovery Support Worker (CRSW) credential is preferred and will be required within one year of hire.  Previous experience in management and demonstrated experience supervising others is required.  Candidate must be comfortable with outreach to the business community and will be required to demonstrate profressionalism and an ability to work with C level executives.


Assist with hiring, training and development of recovery friendly workplace coordinators.

Provide project management oversight of development, implementation and ongoing improvements to a comprehensive recovery friendly workplace program.  This will include outreach and extensive networking with the business community.  The RFWM will also be expected to assist in developing educational materail for employers on stigma and substance use disorder along with coordination and delivery of those materials.  It will be expected that the RFWM will deliver material based on individual employer needs which will vary in size from small to medium and large corporations, agencies and businesses. The goal will be to create cultures of support and compassion within the workplace and help employers better understand the challenges of substance use disorder.  The program is also being designed to help employers reduce turnover and work with EAP programs to assist in employee productivity.

The RFWM will also work with  stakeholders and consult with experts on developing programs to employ individuals in recovery that may need life skills training, resume development as well as individuals who are involved in the criminal justice system.  RFWM will work with state and county corrections and criminal justice systems to create workforce development for re-entry systems and a wider, more robust, recovery oriented system of care.

Salary Range:

$21-$23/hour (salary exempt position)

Job Location:


Date Added: June 7, 2019

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