Job Listings

Job Listings

THE VACANCY:
Drug & Alcohol Prevention Specialist
Pay Range 35: $22,912 annually (37.5 hours – 10 Month)  $881.23 biweekly

THE LOCATION:
Kane, Johnsonburg and Ridgway, PA

THE JOB DUTIES:
See attached job description

THE REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of current developments in the drug and alcohol field.
Knowledge of problems in the schools and community in relation to drug and alcohol consumption.
Knowledge of school district organizational structure, curriculum, policies and practices.
Knowledge of community organizations and their function relative to drug and alcohol related problems.
Knowledge of health impacts relating to drug and alcohol consumption.
Knowledge of the alcohol highway safety laws and their application.
Ability to gather data in order to compose advertising and educational literature and deliver speeches on drug and alcohol topics.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with the general public.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:One year as a Drug and Alcohol Prevention Specialist Trainee.
or
A bachelor’s degree in health education, education, the social or behavioral sciences and 1 (one) year of experience in drug and alcohol prevention work.

Resumes are being accepted until 9:00 A.M., Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

THE VACANCY:
Community Based Adolescent Drug & Alcohol Treatment Specialist
Pay Range 35: $27,078 annually (37.5 hours)    $1,041.46 biweekly

THE LOCATION:
Servicing Cameron/Elk/McKean County

THE DUTIES:
See attached job description

THE REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to learn the drug and alcohol abusing subculture.
Ability to learn crisis intervention methods; individual, family, group and marital counseling techniques; and techniques for modifying behavior.
Ability to read and understand office guidelines and office forms, such as, liability forms, insurance forms, staffing forms, and consent forms.
Ability to learn to conduct individual, group, family and marital counseling sessions.
Ability to learn to write and update treatment plans, admission and discharge summaries, daily progress notes, monthly reports, form letters, and correspondence relating to specific clients.
Ability to learn to assess level of client dependency on substances, progress in treatment, and environmental factors influencing client.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
A Bachelor’s degree with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a clinical specialty in human services) or other behavioral science and two (2) years of clinical experience in a health or human service agency.

Any interested applicant should contact Krystal Meade, Administrative Assistant at (814) 642-2910 by 9:00 A.M., Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

Upcoming Training Opportunities

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services, Inc. provides DDAP approved in-house trainings that will be reflected under our “Calendar” tab.  To register for training please call 814-362-6517.