The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Drug & Alcohol Counselor

    Job Locations US-IN-Indianapolis
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Adult Rehabilitation
    Regular Full-Time
  • Responsibilities

    Responsible for counseling men in our residential program along with conducting assessments, crisis intervention,developing recovery plans, group therapy and education. 

    Essential Duties: 


    1. Maintain confidential, systematic, accurate documentation of client progress.
    2. Lead group counseling and education sessions.
    3. Conduct evaluation interviews to assess the best type of recovery program needed.
    4. Make referrals to Community Support Worker, Mental Health Counselor and outside agencies as needed.
    5. Attend weekly staff meetings, counseling team meetings and other meetings as directed.
    6. Participate in related community activities as time permits.
    7. Maintain positive work environment by behaving and communicating in a manner that fosters good relationships with program participants, co-workers, and supervisors.  

    8. Must be able to work 2-3 evenings per week. 



    Minimum Qualifications: Minimum of 1-2 years direct service in substance abuse field preferred.  


    Education: Bachelor’s degree required in human services or other related field. 


    Background Checks: Must pass a criminal background check.. 


    Experience: Capable of communicating and interacting with people from various backgrounds with compassion, while applying principles of recovery. 


    Proficient computer skills required. 


    Certifications: Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain The Salvation Army Driver’s qualification standard.  


    Skills/Abilities: Ability to speak, write and understand English in a manner sufficient for effective communication with leadership, staff and consumers



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