Category:  Communications

Establishes recovery-relationship with recoveree, explains recovery Coach role, discusses principles of self-determination and ethical considerations including confidentiality, and recoveree determination to continue or end the coaching relationship.

Obtains a signed contract from each recoveree after reviewing the above;

Assists recoveree in identifying their strengths and recovery capital;

Assists recoveree in creating and achieving goals using their Wellness Plan;

Identifies recovery resources and assists recoveree in identifying and overcoming barriers and obstacles to recovery;

Provides telephone support as needed between in-person sessions with recoveree;

Accompanies recoveree to initial mutual-aid meetings, court and other providers as needed;

Serves as role model and advocate, utilizing a recovery oriented supportive environment framework;

Understands and uses agency policies and procedures including the Recovery Coach Code of ethics. Seeks clarification as needed from Recovery Coach Supervisor;

Attends monthly group coach meetings currently held the third Tuesday of every month at 3pm;

Attends one-on-one supervision weekly or bimonthly depending on number of recoverees (≥ 5 requires weekly meetings);

Provides coverage for recoveree when absent for a week or more;

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Demonstrates organization, time management and prioritizing skills;

Demonstrates follow-up and follow-through skills;

Manages relationships with recoverees and other agency coaches in a constructive and positive manner;

Eligibility Criteria: Recovery Coaches at the SCRC must have lived experience, and have experience with adults with substance addiction. This individual should have experience and knowledge regarding the addiction treatment service system, recovery values and principles, and other related human services. Completion of BSAS or CCAR Recovery Coach training required. Must work toward CARC credential.

To apply: send cover letter and resume to [email protected]