Do you want to make a difference and be part of the Peer Recovery Movement? For the past 30 years Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery (MOAR) has been organizing recovering individuals, families, and friends into a collective voice educating the public about the value of recovery from alcohol and other addictions. MOAR envisions a society where addiction is treated as a significant public health issue and recovery is recognized as valuable to our communities.
The Regional Coordinators will represent MOAR in their respective regions working with the recovery community and other partners. They will create Action for Recovery Teams (ARTs) by engaging new members, sustaining current members, and developing volunteer opportunities. The coordinators will facilitate meetings, support training, and guide peer supportive activities. They will maintain the organizational mission and values through all related projects. They will also ensure inclusivity and diversity in the peer to peer network.
What you will be doing to make a difference…
- Develop and coordinate Action for Recovery Teams;
- Recruit, orient and develop peer volunteers;
- Provide ongoing support for volunteers and members;
- Prepare agendas and support materials for volunteers;
- Facilitate peer, community, and policymaker educational meetings and events;
- Assist with ongoing development, operation, and support of peer driven services;
- Support implementation of MOAR projects;
- Fulfill quality assurance and administrative functions by gathering data to complete their weekly reporting documentation;
- Attend scheduled staff, committee, and supervision meetings; Attend MOAR events;
- Share information with Communication Coordinator for development of newsletters and other communications
Schedule: This position allows for a hybrid model schedule with some work in the office and community. The schedule will vary based on meetings and events. There are times that evening, and weekend will be required.
Bay State Community Services (BSCS) recognized the hard work and dedication of our staff and has developed a comprehensive benefit package to support you and your family.
Benefits Begin On Your First Day of Employment
Important Health and Wellness Benefits
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Health and Dental Insurance
Eye-Med Vision Benefits
Employer Paid Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Medical Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Account
Employee Assistance Program
Generous Paid Time Off
35 Days Paid Time Off (15 Vacation Days, 12 Holidays and 8 Sick Days)
Retirement Plan 403(b) (employer match after the first year of employment)
Opportunities for Reduced Tuition for Clinical Master's Degree
Opportunities for Student Loan Forgiveness
Extensive Training Program
Monthly Agency Wide Trainings (includes CEU's for obtaining/retaining license - LMHC, LMFT, LADC, CARC, LCSW and LICSW)
Supervision for Licensure and Specializations
Immediate Access to Comprehensive Online Self-Paced CEU Trainings
Opportunities for Certification in Evidence Based Practices
- Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Human Services or related degree with a minimum of two years professional experience or two to five years of progressive (forward thinking/innovative) experience with addiction recovery community organizing and support services;
- Computer skills : Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook), Adobe Acrobat, Concur, and ADP
- Community organizing experience;
- Proven expertise in the addiction prevention, treatment, and recovery continuum of care;
- Knowledge of the recovery and peer movement, including problem gambling recovery;
- Cross-cultural skills and experience with culturally diverse populations;
- Knowledgeable and supportive of multiple pathways of recovery
- Demonstrated facilitation, presentation, event planning, and community organizing skills;
- Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, inclusive of social media
- Lived experience in personal recovery for a minimum of two years
- Bi-lingual (Spanish speaking) a plus;
- Valid driver’s license; the ability to travel throughout the region;
- Ability to work nights and weekends.
Bay State Community Services is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an environment free from bias, discrimination, or harassment of any kind, and mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all qualified applicants and teammates without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Bay State Community Services believes diversity, inclusion, and social justice are actions of integrity and respect, and as such Bay State Community Services seeks to operationalize policies, procedures and systems that support a talented, and diverse workforce.