AVAILABLE POSITIONS

Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor - Must be Licensed in NV

Job Description:

Manages and coordinates the substance abuse clinical/program modalities. Participates in program structure/design with therapeutic supervisor and provides clinical evaluation, treatment planning and individual and group counseling.

  • Provides individual, family and group counseling to adolescents with substance abuse problems
  • Determines causal relationship between substance addiction, socio-economic factors and personality traits
  • Designs and implements treatment plans identifying goals to be achieved
  • Coordinates with other treatment team members when specialized services required
  • Works cooperatively with community agencies in the coordination of rehabilitation services for clients
  • Counsels family members of clients to provide emotional support and provide information
  • Reviews case records and refers clients to medical or psychiatric services as appropriate
  • Participates in the evaluation of counseling methods for the effective treatment of substance abuse related problems
  • Prepares correspondence and reports as required
  • Properly documents client’s progress on charts
  • Assists in coordinating and synchronizing substance abuse and service plan issues
  • Meets with clinicians to report observations and reactions to clients and to review clients progress
  • Create an organizational culture that respects and celebrates the diversity of our consumers.
  • Value learning as an ongoing process that enables us to better service our clients and establishes our leadership in the industry.
  • Research and utilize our industry’s best practices and analyze our own services to ensure the best possible outcomes.

Minimum Qualifications / Requirements:

  • College level courses related to treatment of chemical dependency required and A.A. degree preferred.
  • Requires a current Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor. LADC/LCADC
  • Community clinic, psychiatric hospital or residential placement experience required and knowledge of rehabilitation philosophy preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, good written and verbal communication skills, and organization skills required.
  • Experience as a Substance Abuse Counselor. Knowledge of rehabilitation philosophy required.
  • Basic typing and PC skills required.

Apply below and return completed application to info@nevadahomesforyouth.org

Part-Time Property Maintenance

Job Description:

Property maintenance is essential to every apartment community, and it is the maintenance team that carries out this vital role. Charged with preparing vacant apartments for new residents and performing routine and emergency maintenance of all kinds, Maintenance Technicians must have a working knowledge of all aspects of maintenance, repair and service; the ability to troubleshoot problems and take appropriate action; superior customer service skills; and a great attention to detail. One or more years of hands-on general maintenance experience including plumbing, electrical, and appliances required; experience in painting a plus. A high school diploma or equivalent preferred; trade school and/or military training or industry designation (CAMT or CAMT II) a plus. Valid drivers license, car, and your own tools are a MUST. Bi-lingual English/Spanish speaking is a plus. Some weekend availability, and rotating on-call responsibility for after hours emergencies required.

Apply below and return completed application to info@nevadahomesforyouth.org

Residential Technician - Substance Abuse

Job Description:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Monitor, educate and assist residents in performance of activities of daily living in accordance with goals and problem area identified on individualized treatment plan
  • Participate in continuing education activities, remaining knowledgeable in areas related to substance abuse treatment
  • Attend meetings as appropriate and meet regularly with supervisor and peers to exchange pertinent information and to receive supervision
  • Maintain client and program records in accordance with applicable standards and regulations
  • Interact appropriately with any and all visitors, family members, and care providers of residents
  • Carry out responsibilities pertaining to the efficient and therapeutic operation of the facility, including all events, activities and outings, utilizing safety management, emergency procedures and non-violent crisis intervention
  • Monitor client's administration of medications
  • Assist with inventory and general maintenance of supplies, facilities and equipment
  • Perform cleaning duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Interact with clients in a confidential, therapeutic, and responsible manner maintaining a high level of ethical conduct
  • Manage crisis and emergency situations involving residents
  • Transport residents to and from appointment, groups and other activities
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications / Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent plus two years of paid, voluntary or family behavior health experience OR Associate degree required.
  • Flexibility to work any shift preferred
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and skills in educating clients in daily living skills
  • Observation and decision making skills
  • Experience in implementing group activities helpful
  • Valid driver's license
  • Knowledge of substance abuse / addiction issues or related work experience would be beneficial

Apply below and return completed application to info@nevadahomesforyouth.org