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Company: Career Systems Development - Job

Location: Limestone, ME

Date Posted: May 29, 2014

Source: Career Systems Development - Job Corp

**Interested in making a difference in young adults’ lives? If so we may have the perfect job for you.




**COMPANY OVERVIEW:


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Job Corps is a government-funded, no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps socioeconomically disadvantaged youth between the ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through academic and career technical training. Additional information about Job Corps can be found at: www.jobcorps.org. Job Corps' mission is to attract eligible young people, teach them the skills they need to become employable and independent, and place them in meaningful jobs or further education. We strive to fulfill this mission by following our **Core Values** of_ “Safety, Individual Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Growth and Commitment.”

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Come and surround yourself with talented and professional individuals who have also taken the next step of making a difference in someone’s ...
**Interested in making a difference in young adults’ lives? If so we may have the perfect job for you.




**COMPANY OVERVIEW:


**_

_**

Job Corps is a government-funded, no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps socioeconomically disadvantaged youth between the ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through academic and career technical training. Additional information about Job Corps can be found at: www.jobcorps.org. Job Corps' mission is to attract eligible young people, teach them the skills they need to become employable and independent, and place them in meaningful jobs or further education. We strive to fulfill this mission by following our **Core Values** of_ “Safety, Individual Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Growth and Commitment.”

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Come and surround yourself with talented and professional individuals who have also taken the next step of making a difference in someone’s life by applying at www.careersystems.com.

**HOURS**:

Wednesday 8:00am to 5:00pm

Thursday Noon to 9:00pm

Friday 1:00pm to 9:00pm

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### JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for the design, development and coordination of the Alcohol and Other Drugs of Abuse Prevention/Intervention Program.

**DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES


1. Designs, develops and implements all programs related to substance use and abuse prevention and intervention in conjunction with the Mental Health Consultant, Counseling and Health Services staff, center physician and Academy Director.

2. Coordinates all programs designed to reduce and eliminate substance use and abuse.

3. Conducts in-service training sessions with both staff and students in all areas related to substance use and abuse.

4. Submits recommendations to the Academy Director for medical termination’s related to substance misuse and abuse in conjunction with the Mental Health Consultant, center physician, Health and Wellness Administrator, etc.

5. Acts as liaison between center and agency resource and referral contacts.

6. Monitors behavior and progress of students involved in the Alcohol and Other Drugs of Abuse Prevention/Intervention Program.

7. Maintains confidential reports and records on all referrals and cases.

8. Prepares and submits appropriate reports as required.

9. Attends required staff training sessions.

10. Performs other duties as assigned.

### REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

**Minimum:**Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or related field. Must have State certification in alcohol and drug counseling. Three years work-related experience. Model company Core Values


**Preferred:**Minimum plus Master’s degree. Previous experience with disadvantaged youth, particularly in a residential setting highly desirable.

**Knowledge Required:**Broad-based knowledge of counseling techniques.

Knowledgeable in the area of alcohol and other drugs of abuse intervention program.

Ability to design, develop and implement a program related to alcohol and other drugs of abuse and intervention.

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Training skills in both individual and group counseling methods.

Ability to relate well to young adults.

Must possess and maintain valid CPR/First Aid certification.

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_CSD is a leader in workforce development operating Job Corps centers throughout the U.S. since 1964 and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action / Female / Minority / Disabled / Veteran Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, child-birth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, disability, family care status, veteran status, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, gender, or any other characteristic protected by law. CSD makes reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities to apply for employment. Contact Susan Bolter at (888) 308-0338 to request a reasonable accommodation.

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*Job Title:* Substance Abuse Counselor (Part Time)


*Date Posted:* 7/18/2014


*Location:* Limestone, ME


*Job Type:* Part-Time Regular


*Position Id:* 3313 , ,
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