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Substance Abuse Counselor

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Avita Community Partners

28,005.00 - $34,413.75 /Year

Gainesville, GA

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The position works at The Journey.

The Journey is a recovery support community for teens aimed to help them live a successful and drug free lifestyle. Through their time in The Journey, teens will gain the discipline, knowledge, and skills needed to make informed choices that will shape and mold their future to a better, more drug free, way of life.

Job Description

- Create and Lead Psycho-Ed groups on various topics related to substance use recovery;

- Manage and oversee drug screening process;

- Meet with students and families regarding issues related to each client's substance use;

-Assist in facilitating activities and events for members of The Journey;

- Assess new members to determine therapeutic needs and make recommendations accordingly.

Candidates must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays as required.

The Journey  hours are:

Monday- Friday 12 to8.

Saturday generally 9-5 but depends on the planned event.

Candidates must also be willing to participate in recreation and leisure activities based on consumer/group need.

Job Requirements


• A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree, and is certified by the Alcohol and Drug Certification Board of GA (ADACB-GA)/International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium/Alcohol (IC&RC), or the Georgia Addiction Counselor's Association as Certified Addiction Counselors.

Preferred Qualifications:

• CACII (or its equivalent) (34,413.75)

**All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview.**

**Positions may be filled before the closing (ending) date if a qualified candidate is selected.**

*Motor Vehicle Report required on all employees who transport clients. Must have valid Georgia drivers license and no driver may have 6 or more points against his/her license within the last five years. No driver may have had a suspended or revoked license within the last five years.

Avita Community Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its service practices or employment practices with regard to race color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

The selected candidate will be subject to a FBI Criminal History Record Check. Applicants reserve the right to challenge the contents of a FBI Criminal History Record Check.

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