Program Assistants – Full Time 2nd shift Nevaeh Ridge, Full-Time 3rd shift Oak House and 3rd shift Full-Time Lake House, Part Time various shifts and locations

The Program Assistant will interact with residents in a supportive manner, encouraging discussion and activities focused on recovery. Must convey positive, caring attitude toward substance use disorder (SUD) residents and their families, with belief in 12-step recovery essential. Knowledgeable about the disease of substance use disorder and community resources and have a minimum of one year personal program of recovery if applicable. Communicates and assures residents’ compliance with all residential guidelines, policies and procedures, including health and safety standards and chores. Responsible for completing house inspections on each shift using a facility checklist and ensuring that residents are completing daily and weekly chores.  Report any maintenance issues to immediate supervisor and submit work orders as instructed and needed.  Answers agency phone call in a responsible, professional manner and refer to appropriate agency and/or community resources.  Assures that participation of community resources, especially 12-step volunteers, are supported and nurtured. Assists with case management, educational groups as assigned/documented by supervisor. Able to manage normal residential treatment functioning and emergency situations independently. Must maintain professional standards of ethics, including client confidentiality. Completes all required documentation daily.  May also transport residents as necessary and assigned by supervisor.  Participates in all agency and residential staff meetings as required and remains on duty beyond scheduled times, if necessary, when the welfare of the residents may be otherwise adversely affected.

Associate Degree in human service area preferred; expected to pursue counselor certification concurrent with employment..

Background check and Alcohol and Drug Screen required.

Pay: Full-Time $24,960 – $35,000/annually         Part-Time $14/hour

Benefits: Dental insurance, Disability insurance, Flexible schedule, Health insurance, Life insurance, Paid Time Off, Professional development assistance, Referral program, Retirement plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Vision insurance   Waiting Periods and Full Time Status may apply.

To apply, forward resume with cover letter to Wendy Dixon, Executive Assistant, Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers, 9083 Mentor Avenue, Mentor, Ohio 44060, FAX 440 205-2685. rstickle@lgrc.us  EOE