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Peer Recovery Coach

Company: Plymouth County Outreach
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

*Full-time Recovery Coach*

*Reports to: *PCO Programs Coordinator

*Position Type: * Full-time

Plymouth County Outreach is a multi-faceted collaboration of the 27 municipal police departments in Plymouth County, as well as Bridgewater State University Police Department, working together with Recovery Coaches and community organizations and coalitions to make treatment, resources, and harm reduction tools more accessible to those living with substance use disorder and their loved ones. Our goal is to provide compassionate, judgment-free support while reducing overdose fatalities.

Plymouth County Outreach is seeking a full-time Recovery Coach with a strong knowledge of Plymouth County Outreach (PCO) and Plymouth County substance use and behavioral health resources. This individual will interact with members of the community with the purpose of breaking down the barriers to services and making resources more accessible to those experiencing substance use disorder and their families as outlined in the Plymouth County Outreach model.

In addition, this individual will be responsible for distributing harm-reduction tools to members of the community both in person and through drop-offs and mail.

The Recovery Coach will use their lived experiences along with their knowledge of available Plymouth County Services and resources to guide individuals looking to make any positive change and improve their quality of life.

*Requirements: *

* Valid driver's license and reliable vehicle
* Actively working to get CARC certified

*Responsibilities: *

* Must maintain appropriate ethics and boundaries
* Will educate individuals on all resources available based on their expressed needs
* Must maintain detailed, accurate data on resource distribution
* Distribute harm reduction tools to members of the community both in person and through drop-offs and mail
* Refer individuals HIV/STI testing sites and other harm reduction programs if requested
* Will work cohesively with PCO Program Director and Operations Supervisor
* Conduct community Narcan training for various groups including school staff, local businesses, apartment complexes, and community groups.

*Qualifications: *

* Must have completed recovery coach academy training
* High school diploma or equivalent required
* Excellent interpersonal verbal communication skills
* Must be able to maintain professionalism at all times
* Proficient in Microsoft and other computer programs
* Strong organizational skills
* Must be self-motivated, independent, and can multitask
* Must be reliable and able to meet deadlines
* Strong knowledge of community-based services and resources
* Must support and be open to all pathways of recovery
* Must be able to effectively collaborate with law enforcement
* Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality

*Schedule: *

Tuesday - Friday, 11:00am - 7:00pm, Saturday 9:30am - 2:30pm, Monday holidays observed Tuesdays + a competitive benefits package

*Rate of pay: *$16 - 22/hour, negotiable

This is a grant funded position through the Town of East Bridgewater Police Department

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume. Applicants who do not submit a cover letter will not be considered.

Job Types: Part-time, Full-time

Pay: $16.00 - $22.00 per hour

* Dental insurance
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Retirement plan
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Plymouth, MA 02360: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Plymouth County Outreach, Plymouth , Peer Recovery Coach, Education / Teaching , Plymouth, Massachusetts

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