Listing

Substance Use Treatment Service Coordinator

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

November 12, 2018 - October 11, 2019

Application Window

October 4, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Location

  • Chicago, IL

Listing Details

Description

The individuals served by ACES present with numerous, often-complex social service needs, which frequently contribute to their substance use or present obstacles to their efforts to maintain sobriety. It is challenging for substance use counselors to devote the time necessary to address these needs and link clients to and assist them with accessing appropriate resources while also
addressing substance use treatment issues. The AmeriCorps member will perform this vital function: identify clients’ needs and develop strategies that will support their efforts to attain treatment goals and objectives. The AmeriCorps member will conduct outreach to the community to better identify clients in need of services. The position involves screening and assessing clients, providing psychoeducation and early intervention, and linking clients to and assisting clients’ access to necessary services and resources.

The individuals served by ACES present with numerous, often-complex social service needs, which frequently contribute to their substance use or present obstacles to their efforts to maintain sobriety. It is challenging for substance use counselors to devote the time necessary to address these needs and link clients to and assist them with accessing appropriate resources while also
addressing substance use treatment issues. The AmeriCorps member will perform this vital function: identify clients’ needs and develop strategies that will support their efforts to attain treatment goals and objectives. The AmeriCorps member will conduct outreach to the community to better identify clients in need of services. The position involves screening and assessing clients, providing psychoeducation and early intervention, and linking clients to and assisting clients’ access to necessary services and resources.
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Living Allowance

$800 - $1249 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

- Eligibility for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits - Enrollment in the AmeriCorps Member Assistance Program (MAP) for accessible, free mental health services - Extensive professional development

Education Requirements

Less than High School Completed

Desired Languages

English, Spanish

Other Conditions

Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security, Education & Youth, Homelessness & Housing

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Health Clinic/Other Health Organization, Hospital, National Nonprofit/Affiliate, School District

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities