Recovery Coordinator

Reentry & Recovery · Juneau, Alaska
Department Reentry & Recovery
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $28.78 - $36.71

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Recovery Coordinator


INFORMATION

Job Class: Coordinator

Class Status: Active

Department: Reentry & Recovery

Type of Position: Exempt

Location of Work: Juneau, AK

Covered Position:

Salary Grade(s): 10-11

Prepared by: T.Eames/J.Wise

Hours of Work: M-F, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Employment Category: Regular, Full-Time

Effective Date: 4.1.2021


PURPOSE

The incumbent is responsible for Tlingit & Haida’s Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program by implementing the Tribal Action Plan (TAP). The incumbent will coordinate daily operations, working closely with partner agencies to ensure program participants are engaged and supported in services that include treatment for substance use and behavioral health disorders, employment assistance, housing, and other comprehensive services. The Recovery Coordinator will provide outreach and education on the importance of substance use prevention to the general public, as well as recruit and collaborate with service providers, tribal members, criminal justice professionals, and other community stakeholders.


REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

Reports To: Reentry & Recovery Manager

Supervises: Reentry Coaches

Liaison To: Outside partner agencies, funding agencies, service providers, and tribal and community members


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Prepare, oversee, and monitor budget
  • Conduct compliance financial reporting as required
  • Coordinate all components of projects
  • Supervise Tribal Action Plan participants
  • Actively seek sources of program funding to expand services for substance use treatment and for program sustainability
  • Write, prepare, and submit grant applications for program with minimal assistance
  • Assist with crisis intervention, mediation, and oversight to Peer Support Specialists
  • Conduct regular assessments of community assets, barriers, and gaps in services for substance use and misuse; work with partners to analyze and interpret data; and work with village leaders to coordinate these assessments
  • Plan, develop, and implement evaluations and assessments for the purpose of TAP
  • Work with cultural providers and educators to ensure cultural competence of TAP
  • Compile statistical information covering the program’s impact and community needs
  • Provide community education regarding available recovery and substance abuse services
  • Participate in the TAP taskforce; coordinate with partnering agencies and tribal leaders to identify needs and local-level best practices in prevention
  • Work with the Reentry & Recovery Department and TAP taskforce to develop a Strategic Prevention Plan
  • Provide information and referral service training to Reentry Coaches
  • Maintain working knowledge of theories, principles, and program guidelines
  • Assist Reentry & Recovery Manager to develop and update program guidelines and policies and procedures
  • Compile timely statistical and narrative reports
  • Develop and maintain accurate, complete and confidential record system
  • May supervise up to 10 employees including but not limited to: hiring, monitoring, coaching, staff development, evaluations, dispute resolution, progressive discipline, and if necessary termination
  • Other duties as assigned


DECISION MAKING AUTHORITY

Spending Authority: $2,500

Other Authority: N/A

  

NECESSARY SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Knowledge of treatment for substance use and behavioral health disorders
  • Knowledge resources for treatment for substance use and behavioral health disorders
  • Ability to analyze and interpret complex information from multiple sources
  • Ability to manage priorities in a changing environment with limited information
  • Ability to defuse emotionally charged situations in a respectful manner
  • Ability to maintain accurate, complete, and confidential records
  • Familiarity with Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian cultures
  • Ability to oversee development, implementation and evaluation of program activities
  • Ability to supervise and manage staff members


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills)

  • Associates Degree in related field
  • 2 years related experience
  • 2 years supervisory experience
  • Valid Driver’s License


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Chemical Dependency, Criminal Justice or any of the social sciences
  • Experience facilitating ANDORE style gatherings (or similar) and/or circle processes


CONDITIONS OF HIRE:

  • All employment at Tlingit & Haida is “at will”. This means that the employee or Tlingit & Haida may terminate employment at any time and for any reason. Unless specified in writing, no term of employment is expressed or implied for this position.
  • Tlingit & Haida is a no tolerance workplace. All regular employees may be required to pass a pre-employment and subsequent random drug and alcohol screening to be eligible for and maintain employment.
  • Tlingit & Haida requires a criminal background check be conducted on all employees. All employment offers are conditional until federal criminal background check results verify your eligibility to work for Tlingit & Haida.

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  • Location
    Juneau, Alaska
  • Department
    Reentry & Recovery
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
  • Compensation
    $28.78 - $36.71