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Volunteer Coordinator – STEPRox

  • Boston, MA
  • Full Time (40 Hours)
  • Boston, MA

North Suffolk is looking for a Volunteer Coordinator to join our STEPRox team!  Are you active in your community? Familiar with substance abuse and mental health? Ready to use your skills and knowledge to give others a helping hand? The Volunteer Coordinator works in the STEPRox Recovery Support Center to engage peers in activities that support the agency’s goals and values.   As a Volunteer Coordinator you will coordinate the activities and schedules of members and volunteers to ensure effective program implementation.

What you’ll do:

  • Recruit volunteers and create linkages.
  • Perform the initial screening process for all volunteers.
  • Facilitate the orientation of peer members and volunteers and establish a schedule of participation.
  • Assist in the training of peers to become facilitators of peer groups.
  • Meet regularly with volunteers to update them about opportunities and resources.
  • Develop and maintain a up-to-date volunteer database and tracking system.
  • Conduct a variety of activities that meet the diverse interests and needs of the recovery community

What you’ll need:

  • Education:  High School Diploma or GED and one year of supervised experience in substance abuse, a related human services field, or equivalent.
  • Experience/Knowledge:  Knowledge and understanding of: addiction as a disease and recovery is highly preferred.  Knowledge of substance use disorders and recovery especially in outreach, engagement and community building.
  • Skills:
    • Ability to interact effectively with peers, their families, visitors, and other staff.
    • Good telephone skills
    • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
    • Ability to interface with small or large groups
    • Ability to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds.
    • Proficiency in MS Word and ability to use a data file system.
  • Vaccination: At least one shot of the COVID-19 vaccination is required prior to hire and complete the full vaccination schedule in the appropriate timeline as documented by the CDC requirements for vaccination.

Competitive & Comprehensive Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off Two weeks’ Vacation per year (three weeks after 2 years of service), 12 Sick Days per year, and 11 Paid Holidays per year
  • Health & Dental Insurance, with generous employer contribution
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Access to Credit Union Banking
  • Access to State Tuition Remission Program (Worksite Specific)
  • Eligibility for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Discounted Movie Tickets
  • Comprehensive Training Program
  • Internal Advancement Opportunities

Tagged as: Addictions, Adults, Human Services, Mental Health, Outreach, Recovery, Social Work, Substance Use Disorder

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