Position type: Volunteer

Time commitment: 5-10 hours/week

Reports to: Director of Operations

Addiction Recovery Coalition of New Hampshire is a new Community Recovery Center located in Milford, NH. Become part of our start-up team and assist in the development of our peer-to-peer Recovery Coach program! The Program Development Associate & Recovery Coach will assist with research, development, implementation and promotion of programs as well as provide Recovery Coaching services to individuals as the program is rolled out to the public. 


  • Competent self-starter
  • Comfortable in remote working environments (this position is available completely or partially remote, with the option to return to full in-person later this year)
  • Comfortable speaking on the phone and in-person to individuals looking for information
  • Familiar with Google applications (Drive, Docs, Sheets, etc)
  • Motivated to become a peer support expert through self-directed learning
  • Has completed the following courses and can provide documentation (or will complete within 60 days of hire): Recovery Coach Academy (30+ hours), Suicide Prevention, HIV/AIDS Prevention, Recovery Ethics, ASAM Criteria
  • Identifies as in recovery from Substance Use Disorder and is willing to share details of personal recovery experience as appropriate
  • Flexible availability: able to work with Director of Operations on program development during regular business hours (M-F 9am-5pm) and also able to accommodate program participants who require evening or weekend appointments.


  • Conduct research in relation to industry best practices and program accreditation requirements
  • Assist with development and documentation of program processes and policies 
  • Conduct research and assist with the development of a comprehensive local resources directory
  • Conduct brief intakes to determine appropriate referrals and program recommendations
  • Provide brief check-in support to individuals looking for phone follow-up only
  • Conduct comprehensive intakes for individuals enrolling in comprehensive recovery support
  • Provide over-the-phone or in-person support to individuals enrolled in comprehensive recovery support
  • Develop recovery plans with individuals enrolled in comprehensive recovery support
  • Assist program participants to identify their personal interests, goals, strengths and weaknesses regarding recovery 
  • Encourage program participants to proactively request support on a regular basis, and make efforts to re-engage participants if they begin to distance themselves from the program
  • Maintain thorough documentation of services provided to all program participants
  • Maintain a current knowledge of community resources and pathways to recovery, researching new resources and pathways when necessary
  • Attend ARCNH events whenever possible
  • Actively promote ARCNH events/campaigns through personal social media accounts


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