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Addictions Counselor, CADC

Central City Concern, Portland, OR. 97209

Job - Engineering

Close Date: 07/31/2020

Central City Concern is an innovative nonprofit agency providing comprehensive services to single adults and families in the Portland metro area who are impacted by homelessness, poverty and addictions. We hire people that are skilled and passionate to meet our mission through outcome-based strategies which support personal and community transformation.

CCC’s Imani Center is seeking an Addictions Counselor, CADC.
The Imani Center provides culturally specific and responsive Afrocentric approaches to mental health and addictions treatment, peer support and case management. The Center also connects program clients to housing, employment and benefits support, and natural support systems within their own cultural community.

Schedule: M-F, 8:30am-5:00pm. There may be an occasional evening or weekend shift depending on program needs

Duties will include:
Participating in culturally specific outreach efforts to engage prospective clients and connecting clients with community services and support
Conduct and document Assessments including ASAM diagnosis, and clinical formulation.
Use culturally sensitive lens to guide all aspects of service delivery, ensuring that the impact of socio-political & cultural factors are consistently considered

Minimum certification of CADC I., QHMA preferred.
Culturally specific experience working with African American Community.
Experience working with individuals involved in the criminal justice system.
Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB test, and background check. This includes clearance by the DHS Background Check Unit.
Must possess a current driver’s license and pass a DMV background
Required to be available for after-hours crisis phone and holiday coverage rotation.

Benefits: Central City Concern offers an incredible benefits package to our employees:
Generous paid time off plan beginning at 4 weeks per year at the time of hire. Accrual increases with longevity.
Amazing 403(b) Retirement Savings plan with an employer match of 6.25% in your 1st year, 8% in the 2nd year, and 10% in your 3rd year! Fully vested with your first contribution!
9 paid Holidays PLUS 2 Personal Holidays to be used at the employee’s discretion.
Comprehensive Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance coverage.
Employer Paid Life, Short Term Disability, AND Long Term Disability Insurance!

HOW TO APPLY: You must apply through our website for consideration

This description is intended to provide a snapshot of the work performed and is not designed to contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the position.

As an agency deeply rooted in recovery, part of our policy and commitment to a drug and alcohol-free workplace includes post-offer, pre-employment drug screens. Please note we follow Federal Guidelines regarding prohibited substances, even for those legal at the state level.

Central City Concern is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, gender, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants seeking reasonable accommodation can contact the Human Resources department at 503-294-1681.

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