The mission of ComCor is to develop, establish, and maintain community based corrections programs that provide sanctions and alternatives to incarceration, and to provide leadership and coordination throughout the criminal justice community. ComCor offers a variety of programs for nonviolent offenders that help save jail space in the adult detention center, allowing offenders to maintain their jobs, support their families, and provide restitution to the crime victims and the community. ComCor works with state and government agencies to provide these alternative programs.
ComCor goes beyond providing basic community corrections services by offering a unique blend of correctional services and treatment programs that provide opportunities for offenders to change their lives and make positive contributions to society. In our ComCor Treatment Services Department our counselors/therapist are ultimately responsible for providing indivudal and group therapy to offenders with a primary diagnosis of chemical dependency.The Certified Addictions Counselor must have thorough knowledge of substance use disorders and related evidenced based assessments and treatment. Provide direct therapeutic services, group and individual, to substance abusing adults.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in behavioral science or a related field required with one year counseling experience preferred. Requires a current certification with Department of Regulatory Agencies as a Certified Addictions Counselor II (CAC II) or higher (CAC III, LAC).Experience in half-way house/supervised residential environment and/or corrections management essential. Previous work experience with offenders, drug abusers, or alcoholics preferred.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, scanners, filing cabinets and fax machines.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk and sit for various amounts of time. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position functioning in a 24/7 operation. Shifts are eight (8) hours in length and hours and days of work may vary depending on operational requirements.
Travel: Some light travel may be required for this position for meetings, trainings, etc. and to various facilities. All travel must be pre-approved by management.
ComCor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability."
Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Must be in good standing with DORA.