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Recovery Support Coordinator

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 Support Coordinator (RSC) supports all operations and services of SOS Recovery Community Organization (RCO) an initiative of Goodwin Community Health. The RSC 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.Requirements.  The RSC will provide support for the Recovery Center Operations Manager and SOS Capacity Building Specialists within the RCO and at the Recovery Community Centers (RCC).  The RSC will assist in staffing SOS RCC’s and coordinating volunteer schedules and engagement.  RSC’s will be expected to supervise volunteer leaders and supervisors including but not limited to both credentialed Certified Recovery Support Workers (CRSW) and non-credentialed Peer Recovery Coaches, Telephone Recovery Support Workers, Greeters, and outreach initiatives.  The Recovery Support Coordinator will engage in outreach to partner agencies as well as assist in training volunteers to provide outreach to partners.  The RSC will assist in updating policies and procedures within the RCO and RCC’s supporting the Capacity Building Specialists and Recovery Center Operations Manager.  RSC’s will also be expected to assist, as needed, with and special events.  RSC will be expected to provide peer recovery coaching and crisis navigation for individuals as needed offsite for Goodwin Community Health clinical patients as well as at contracted agencies when required. RSC’s should expect to be involved and engaged in offering billable services and providing necessary documentation for those services once credentialed with insurance providers.

Requirements:

Requirements: High School Diploma/GED, Associates Degree or equivalent preferred with a minimum of 1 year in addiction field, peer-recovery supports, social policy, social work, criminal justice, marketing and communications, public health, or related field. Preference will be given to SOS RCO volunteer recovery coaches who have documented hours of recovery coaching experience. Certificate of Completion of Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery's (CCAR) Recovery Coach Academy or equivalent as well as CCAR's Ethical Considerations for Recovery Workers training is required. 

A State of NH, Certified Recovery Support Worker (CRSW) credential is preferred and will be required within 6 month of hiring.

Working knowledge of a variety of addiction recovery modalities and ability to articulate, support and respect the delivery of multiple pathways of recovery in a community based setting. 

Flexibility is required as weekly schedule will vary and will regularly include Saturdays and weeknight evenings until 8 pm. 

This is a 40 hour FT benefit eligible position. 

Responsibilities:

Effectively and consistently completes tasks as required and directed by both the Director and Capacity Building Specialists,  RSC takes direction and works collaboratively to meet deadlines and perform duties to support the recovery community and SOS participants.

Provide lead support for recruitment, development and support of members to become volunteer recovery coaches, telephone recovery support service volunteers, and other volunteer roles.

RSC engages with partner agencies, provides outreach as needed and is able to communicate clear messaging of the RCO’s missions and values.  

Provide support with Capacity Building Specialists for development, scheduling, coordination, supervision and support of CRSW and non-CRSW volunteer recovery coaches, telephone recovery support service volunteers, and other volunteer coordination including crisis response

RSC will provide billable and non-billable recovery coaching services offsite when needed for patients at Goodwin Community Heath as well as at contracted agencies. 

How to Apply:

Apply online: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment....

Or email resume and cover letter to Eleyer@goodwinch.org

Salary Range:

$15-$17/hour non-exempt

Job Location:

Dover & Rochester

Date Added: June 7, 2019

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