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June 17, 2003

Halfway House Job Opportunities

From: Signs of Sobriety, Inc. (SOS) - June 16, 2003

Signs of Sobriety, Inc. (SOS) is proud to announce the opening of a halfway home in Pleasantville, New Jersey for the deaf and hard of hearing. The site will house 10 residents from NJ and has openings for 6 people from out of state. The program will accept men and woman over the age of 18 who need treatment or recovery support for alcohol and/or substance abuse.

The halfway home is looking for staff to fill several job positions. The Clinical Director position is available immediately and other positions will begin with orientation training about 2 weeks before program opening which is scheduled for September. Interested applicants need to be responsible, able to communicate with deaf and hard of hearing persons, and maintain good boundaries with clients.

Full-time positions:
 Clinical Program Director:
Qualifications: Master’s degree in social work/mental health or related human service field preferred, five years counseling experience with preference for direct practice in addictions field.
Responsibilities: clinical decisions and supervision of counseling staff; monitoring of program operations; and developing and maintaining program curriculum.
The Clinical Program Director will work with the Executive Director to establish administrative needs for program implementation, including interviewing & hiring staff; work schedule development, modifying program policy and procedures manual, and monitoring site set up.
 Lead Substance Abuse Counselor
 Counselors in Training (2)
 Office Assistant

Part-time positions:
 Counselor interns – various shifts including weekends
 Overnight (must stay awake during shift)
 Relief staff (vacations and emergencies)

To apply, send resume and cover letter to:
Signs of Sobriety
100 Scotch Road
Ewing, NJ 08628
Attention: Steven Shevlin, Executive Director

For more information or job description:
609-882-7177 tty or 609-882-7677 voice
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