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Recovery Coach

Odyssey House, Inc

Full-Time | On Location / In Office

$21 - $21/hr.

Our Mission:

Since 1967, Odyssey House has been providing innovative services and programs to a broad population of individuals and families struggling with substance use and mental health disorders. Odyssey House helps New Yorkers of all ages—and across all five boroughs—beat drugs and alcohol with highly individualized treatment programs. Odyssey House provides high quality, holistic treatment impacting all major life spheres, including: psychological, physical, social, family, educational and spiritual in order to support personal rehabilitation, renewal and family restoration.

If that sounds different than other treatment programs, you’re right. Because Odyssey is where recovery gets real.

In addition to competitive salaries, Odyssey House offers our Residential Recovery Coaches:

  • A 35-hour work week (as opposed to a 40-hour work week)
  • Vacation Plan and Holiday Schedule
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance (Two Plans)
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Additional Insurance Coverages (hospitalization, accidental, critical illness coverage)
  • Long-Term & Short-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Account/Health Reimbursement Account
  • 403(b) Plan
  • Corporate Counseling Associates (CCA) EAP benefit
  • Ability Assist Counseling Services (through The Hartford)
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Educational Assistance Programs
  • Special shopping discounts through ADP Marketplace and PlumBenefits
  • RUFit?! Fitness Program
  • Pet Insurance
  • Legal Assistance
  • Optum Financial Service through ConnectYourCare
  • Benefit Advocacy Center through Gallagher

MAJOR FUNCTIONS of the Residential Recovery Coach:

The Residential Recovery Coach is responsible for providing recovery support services to consumers participating in an OASAS Residential Treatment Program. The Residential Recovery Coach documents all provided services in a manner that is compliant with regulatory and funding agents. The Residential Recovery Coach delivers services to the participants on-site and in the community.

SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES of the Residential Recovery Coach:

  • Contribute to the development of the ethical framework for delivery of recovery services and conducts all recovery coaching activities within this framework.
  • Document all CRPA services in accordance with state and managed care regulations.
  • Provide guidance, support and recovery coaching for participants in accordance with Treatment Plan and engages in recovery activities and support services.
  • Provide advocacy, outreach, empowerment, transitional, pre-crisis and crisis supports activities on-site and in the community.
  • Facilitate recovery-related services including Morning Meeting, Afternoon Seminar and Evening Meeting.
  • Escort clients to and from appointments in community as needed.
  • Organize pro-social activities and events.
  • Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings.
  • Attend all required in-service training seminars.
  • Participate in quality improvement activities.
  • Other relevant duties as required.

REQUIREMENTS of the Residential Recovery Coach:  EDUCATION/TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  1. High School Diploma or G.E.D. required,
  2. Ability to deliver culturally competent services to a diverse consumer population.
  3. Ability to share Life Experience in a manner appropriate to the consumers served.
  4. A minimum of six months of community-based recovery with at least six consecutive months of abstinence at the time of enrollment.
  5. Good interpersonal skills, enthusiastic about recovery.
  6. Must be able to work a flexible schedule.
  7. Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA) certification (able to obtain within six months of hire).

Odyssey House is an equal opportunity employer maintaining a non-discriminatory policy on hiring of its personnel. Odyssey House, and its operational divisions, will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or citizen status in all employment decisions including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, training, rate of pay or other forms of compensation, layoff, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.

Posted On: December 11, 2023

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