Primary Responsibilities include:
- Maintain and update policies and procedures for the operation of
the program, in compliance with all applicable regulations or funder
- Supervise program staff, including but not limited to:
approving/denying all leave requests; reviewing and approving time sheets,
mileage and expenses; monitoring interactions with clients; ensuring that
staff attend all required trainings and meetings; and completing initial
and annual performance appraisals. Hold regular staff meetings to
share information and program updates. Make recommendations regarding
salary increases when appropriate.
- Screen resumes, interview applicants, and hire and onboard staff
as openings become available.
- Interview and supervise volunteers or interns, as applicable.
- In collaboration with AVP and Senior Director, monitor budget and
all spending activities.
- Data collection and reporting to funding sources.
- Accurately complete program/agency paperwork and submit by
- Serve as point of contact for external stakeholders including
hospitals where the program is operating, and maintain relationships with
hospital staff through regular contacts, attending monthly meetings, and
providing in-service trainings.
- Responsible for overseeing recovery coach schedules and managing
absences, ensuring that all shifts are adequately covered with assistance
from the Sherpa Program Coordinator.
Qualifications and Requirements include:
- Bachelor's degree in health and human
service field OR Equivalent experience required, Master's degree in
counseling or social work preferred.
- NYS Certified Addiction Recovery Coach
(CARC) and/or Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA) preferred.
- Familiarity with recovery and substance
use treatment services. Knowledge
of local community resources.
NYS Driver's License with a safe and responsible driving history.
35 hours per week. Monday through
Friday, some evenings and weekends required.
- Medical, dental, life,
supplemental life, STD/LTD insurance, and employer contributed pension.
- Accessibility to other
voluntary benefits such as TDA, flexible spending account, AFLAC cancer
care and personal accident insurance.
- 20 vacation days, 12
sick days, 4 personal days, 11 holidays and 2 floating holidays per year.