For over 50 years, our organization has been dedicated to promoting social justice by providing support services to predominantly low-income people of color throughout San Francisco. We aim to empower our community, ensuring it is clean, safe, and healthy, with a strong focus on addressing the root causes of unemployment and homelessness as well as advocating for basic human rights. We are currently seeking a Substance Abuse Counselor to join our team on a contract-to-hire basis.
The Substance Abuse Counselor plays a crucial role in our organization, providing counseling and case management to clients receiving services in the Bayview methadone clinic. As a full-time, non-exempt position, you will report directly to the Assistant Director of Substance Use Services (SUDS). This position offers an opportunity for a temporary-to-hire contract with a competitive salary.
Conduct assessments and manage a caseload of clients in the methadone clinic.
Develop treatment plans and monitor progress towards achieving them.
Conduct individual and group counseling sessions.
Provide case management and make appropriate referrals.
Maintain accurate clinical records and enter data into relevant databases.
Maintain a minimum productivity level of at least 60% billable hours per contract standards.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of SUDS.
Substance Abuse Counselor Certification, with experience working with individuals struggling with addiction.
At least two years of experience providing substance abuse treatment, case management, or working in a behavioral health setting.
Proficiency in motivational enhancement therapy.
Experience with Methasoft data entry and Medi-Cal services is preferred.
Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to meet deadlines.
Knowledge of community resources for referrals, including housing, medical treatment, education, employment opportunities, and legal assistance.
A passion for serving underserved individuals.
Ability to work in a collegial, team-oriented environment.
If you are passionate about making a positive impact in our community and meet the qualifications, we encourage you to apply for this temporary-to-hire Substance Abuse Counselor position. Join us in our mission to empower and support those in need.