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Upcoming Holiday/ Office closings

  • The office will be closed for business as listed below in observance of the following holidays.
    • Wednesday, June 19, 2024 — Juneteenth
    • Thursday, July 4, 2024 — Independence Day
    • Friday, July 5, 2024 — Independence Day (Administrative holiday closure)
    • Monday, September 2, 2024 — Labor Day
    • Tuesday, November 5, 2024 — Election Day (National)

Job Announcements/ Employment Opportunities

The Georgetown County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission is seeking to fill the following positions.  Please submit your cover letter and resume to if you would like to be considered for the following positions.  Applicants will be accepted until the positions are filled.

MAT Coordinator/ Counselor

Job Overview:      The MAT Coordinator (Counselor) position is a full-time opportunity. Qualifying applicant must be able coordinate medication assisted treatment and substance use recovery services of clients.   Applicant must be able to provide substance abuse treatment services to individuals in an outpatient setting. This position will be focused on serving persons with opioid substance use as the presenting problem.

Candidate qualifications: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a health services field and meeting the qualifications for APSC certification as an Addiction Counselor.

Preferred qualifications are A Master’s degree in a Counseling or Human Services.  Licensure or certification in addiction counseling

The minimum starting salary is $37,000 for this FT employment opportunity.  The salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits included.

Prevention Specialist

The Georgetown County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission is accepting applications to fill a fulltime Prevention Specialist position. Qualifying applicant must be able to coordinate and implement activities designed to reduce substance misuse among the Georgetown County population.  Youth and adolescent age groups are the central focus of the primary prevention activities.

Minimum qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in a health services field or a related field from an accredited college or university.

Starting Salary range is $29,000 to $34,000 based on education and experience. Benefits included.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Peer Recovery Coach

Job Overview:      The Peer Recovery Coach (PRC) provides non-clinical services intended to support patients in their recovery journey from use of drugs and alcohol that has impacted their ability to function in their daily life.   The PRC will work as part of the Emergency Department (ED) team to provide recovery support, motivation to encourage patients who are seeking treatment, and system navigation using a patient centered approach.  The PRC will assist in completing referrals to treatment services and developing recovery plans to promote successful linkage to treatment services and/or other services in which the patient expresses interest.   Services will be provided in the Tidelands- Georgetown Memorial Hospital Emergency Department, or other parts of the hospital as permitted by the hospital.   The PRC must be available to work extended shifts, weekend shifts and holidays as determined by project leadership.

Minimum qualifications are:   High school diploma or GED. Must be a former consumer of substance use disorder treatment. And have a minimum of three years of continuous successful recovery. Must be actively engaged with his/her recovery process/program. Must complete a South Carolina certified peer support training program, completing all hours, and passing the end of the course exam.

Starting Salary is $36,000 for FT, Grant dependent employment position.

Resumes call also be mailed to:

Georgetown County Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Human Resources
PO Box 515
Georgetown, SC 29442

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