MOAR Central Ma Regional Coordinator
Worcester, MA MOAR
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Who We Are


Bay State Community Services strives to seek and provide services that promote the emotional and social well-being of the people and communities we serve. Bay State Community Services has provided innovative, responsive, and accessible programming designed to recognize the importance of individual dignity, family involvement to communities since 1971.


Be a part of a mission that focuses on empowering, affirming and fostering assistance to vulnerable and high- risk populations.


Job Summary 


The Regional Coordinators will represent MOAR their respective region to work 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

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 Welfare 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)


Additional Benefits 

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 

Mileage reimbursement


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


Requirements

Qualifications/Credentials

  • 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 committed to diversity, inclusion, and social justice. We are committed to providing an environment free from harassment of any kind, and mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all qualified applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, 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 and inclusion, and social justice is an action, and as such seeks to operationalize policies, procedures and systems that support a talented, and diverse workforce.