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Recovery Coach

companyVolunteers of America Massachusetts
locationTaunton, MA 02780, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time


The Opportunity: Recovery Coach, Behavioral Health Services

Job Type: Full-time, On-Site

Pay: Starting salary of $43,000-46,000/ year

What We Do || Through our powerful integrated behavioral health care model, we bring together vast resources from a diverse team of caring staff to help each client meet their personal goals. The care we provide paves the way for greater opportunity and second chances by focusing on the critical pillars towards a healthy life: behavioral health, financial stability, and safe housing.

As a Recovery Coach, you'll have a dynamic and critical providing peer-to-peer services in the community and at our extended care facilities. The Recovery Coach will also find and participate in the development of community resources; provide coaching and support recoverees in directing their own recovery, staff training, and liaison with the management of assigned sites as needed.

This role is about making a difference in the lives of the people we serve. You'll bring the following qualifications:

  • A High School Diploma, or equivalent
  • Lived experience with 2 years minimum in recovery
  • Completion of the CCAR training with the intention of completing courses necessary for licensure
  • Experience in the human services field and residential settings, providing strengths-based coaching and recovery orientated relationship building is preferred
  • Excellent written and communication skills and experience with technology

Some of your critical responsibilities:

  • Maintain an active billable caseload of thirty (30) hours per week on average (calculated quarterly minimum). Five minimum contacts per month with each assigned client.
  • Participate in planning and developing of Recovery Wellness Plans.
  • Deliver coaching services at assigned sites ensuring that services follow professional standards.
  • Advocate and be a liason to extended care facilities in order to maintain and expand relationships to these programs whenever possible.
  • Maintain records according to VOA Policies and Procedures, completing all documentation and billing in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate with external referrals sources in order to build and maintain target caseload.
  • Provides other services as may be requested.

Since 1934, VOAMASS has provided critical services to the residents of the Commonwealth. From pioneering early residential treatment programs in the 1960's to leading today in the field of mental health programming, VOAMASS can be counted on to tackle our greatest challenges

For full-time employees, including our Recovery Coach, our comprehensive and generous benefits package includes:

  • Excellent health, vision, and dental insurance with 85% of medical deductible and certain co-pays paid by employer
  • Multiple opportunities to use pre-tax dollars to save for expenses such as health care (flexible spending account), child care, transit, and parking
  • 403(b) retirement plan with employer match
  • 24/7 nurse hotline for urgent health questions
  • Employee assistance program to provide help with family concerns, stress management, legal issues, and more
  • Employer-paid long-term disability and life insurance
  • Pet insurance
  • Tuition remission programs
  • Loan forgiveness (Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program)
  • Generous vacation benefits, starting at three weeks and moving to four weeks after three years of employment
  • 14 paid holidays, higher than industry average
  • Fitness/wellness reimbursement to cover expenses such as gym membership
  • Employee discount program on hundreds of items such as computers, cell phone plans and accessories, furniture, hotels, vacation home rentals, etc.
  • Cash bonus, with no annual cap, for referring other qualified candidates for employment

VOAMASS is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


Compensation details: 43000-46000 Yearly Salary


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