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Upcoming Holiday Closings
- The office will be closed for business as listed below in observance of the following holidays.
- Thursday, November 23,2023 — Thanksgiving Day
- Friday, November 24, 2023 — Day after Thanksgiving Day
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 email@example.com if you would like to be considered for the following positions. Applicants will be accepted until the positions are filled.
Community Engagement Specialist
Job Overview: The Community Engagement Specialist position is a full-time opportunity. Qualifying applicant must be able to coordinate and implement activities of the City of Georgetown’s Community Action Plan to combat the Opioid crisis. The position will serve in multiple capacities including coordination of coalition activities, event planning, data collection and activity reporting.
Qualified Candidate will possess:
- Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills.
- Drive & initiative, as well as an independent work ethic.
- Demonstrated administrative and office coordination abilities, including proficiency with Microsoft Office and social media platforms.
- A degree in public health, education, prevention, youth advocacy, substance abuse, program development, or another relevant field is a plus but not required. Relevant work experience and/or pursuit of a related degree may suffice in lieu of a completed degree.
The minimum starting salary is $31,500. The salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits included.
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 are: 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 $35,000. The salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits included.
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.
Resumes call also be mailed to:
Georgetown County Alcohol and Drug Abuse
PO Box 515
Georgetown, SC 29442
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