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Recovery Coach - Safety Sensitive Job

at Old Pueblo Community Services

Posted: 1/24/2019
Job Status: Full Time

Job Description

A position with one of Southern Arizona’s premier social service agencies.

Safety sensitive position is a job or position where the employee holding this position has the responsibility for his/her own safety or other people's safety. An employee has to be with clear mind and diligent while occupying such positions.

Have fun while making a difference! Is a flexible schedule important to you? Looking for an opportunity to grow your career, have your contributions recognized and move up in the organization? Then join our dynamic team, which believes we can have fun and do well by doing good. OPCS is dedicated to eradicating homelessness. We train you and provide all the tools to be successful. Ours is a values driven organization that has a real impact in the lives of others.

Are you a veteran? Your dedication to serving others is a plus at OPCS.

Working with clients in their home. Supporting them as they address addictions, mental illness, and unemployment, Housing First Model.

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Employer Subsidized Health Insurance for Employee and Family
  • Employer Matching 401 (k) plan (after 1 year)
  • Employer Subsidized Dental Plan and Vision Plan
  • Employer Paid Training
  • Employer Provided Training in Motivational Interviewing, Community Reinforcement, and other Evidence Based Practices
  • 136 Hours Paid Time Off (PTO) Per Year


Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Develop Case Plan in conjunction with each new client. Follow up with weekly case plan reviews to assist client in reaching identified goals.
  2. Maintain all resident files in a confidential manner and in compliance with HUD and HIPPA standards.
  3. Interview clients to define level of need: personal and family reunification, finances, employment, food, clothing, housing, and substance abuse issues to determine nature and degree of problem. Work closely with program therapists.
  4. Refer clients to mainstream services and other service organizations as needed.              
  5. Review progress toward goals with client concerning substance abuse.
  6. Monitor residents’ compliance with program guidelines and provide appropriate verbal and written warnings to those residents who are out of compliance.
  7. Attend Old Pueblo Community Services weekly staff meetings, and meet with Supervisory staff as required.
  8. Other tasks as assigned

Skill / Requirements


  1. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in work experience with a social service community organization.
  2. Self-starter committed to a team approach, responsible and dependable.
  3. Strong communication, administrative and interpersonal skills.
  4. Strong computer skills - Advanced Microsoft Office skills required (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  5. EHR experience helpful.
  6. Advanced Microsoft Office skills required (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  7. Valid Arizona driver’s license, proof of auto insurance and reliable transportation.
  8. Creativity and flexibility in assuming significant responsibility.
  9. Experience working in racially, ethnically, and socio-economically diverse urban communities.
  10. Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and work flexible hours.
  11. American Sign Language and Spanish speaking a plus.


Experience in Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA) and Motivational Interviewing a plus.

Our agency is dedicated to utilizing CRA and MI strategies and applicant must be willing to train and apply these strategies and principles.

Important Notes

We offer a comfortable working environment and believe that we can help our clients and have fun in the work place at the same time. Salary is based on experience and we are willing to train those who are passionate about helping people and willing to go the extra mile to help the client. That is why OPCS exists. We offer wonderful opportunities for our staff to train and move up in the organization.

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