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PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE & RECOVERY COACH

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. 

Qualifications

  • 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.

Responsibilities

  • 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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