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Recovery Outreach Coordinator (Adult)

Center for Community Alternatives

Center for Community Alternatives

Rochester, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024

About the Organization

Center for Community Alternatives (CCA) supports and builds power with people across New York State who have been affected by mass incarceration, criminalization and community disinvestment. Through a statewide network of direct services, advocacy and organizing, and by supporting the leadership of directly-impacted people, we advance civil and human rights for all New Yorkers.CCA works to build a world where everyone has what they need to thrive. This position will work in a nonprofit fund accounting environment, managing revenue and expense for all individual gifts. Institutional giving is managed by the Institutional Giving team.

Why Join the Team?

At CCA, we are committed to fair transparent pay, and we strive to provide competitive market-informed compensation. The successful candidate's salary is determined by the combination of knowledge, skills, competencies, experience, and geography. Our goal is to continue to make CCA one of the most desirable nonprofit places at which to work, and in part, recognize the importance of work-life balance.

Position Summary: Responsible for recruiting and organizing individuals in the CORE Center that are in Recovery and have prior criminal justice experience to participate in CORE Centers’ activities and events. Speak in public on behalf of the Center and advocate for the rights of people in Recovery. Requires evening and weekend hours, as determined by CCA/CORE Centers’ schedule.

Direct Supervisor: Director Recovery Services

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruit individuals to become members/peer leaders of the CORE Center.
  • With the assistance of the Director/Assistant Director, along with other key recovery staff, develop outreach plan for locations and activities intended to recruit members.
  • Coordinate affiliation activities and recreational events with key project staff.
  • Recruit, train, and support CORE Center members to work on Community Outreach Projects.
  • Along with key project staff, ensure the accomplishment of goals, objectives and deliverables required by NYS OASAS/Monroe County for all CORE Center activities and services.
  • Coordinate and help with the facilitation of Peer Leadership Training Modules.
  • Attending community stakeholder meetings on behalf of the CORE Center as directed.
  • Assist peers in the delivery of Peer Recovery Support Services (PRSS)
  • Serve as a liaison with community groups interested in building Recovery Capital.
  • Offer presentations to community groups and testify at public hearings and community forums on issues related to the goals and objectives of the CORE Center.
  • Assist with project data collection and timely completion of program reports to funders. Maintain data as required and issue reports as requested.
  • Attending training programs, as assigned by Assistant Director/Director of Recovery Services.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Assistant Director/Director of Recovery Services.

Qualifications:

  • Personal experience with recovery (3 years or more of sustained recovery, i.e., lived experience) and/or criminal justice issues strongly preferred.
  • Prior community organizing, or related experience preferred.
  • Strong written and oral communication, peer supervisory skills.
  • Computer literacy (word processing, e-mail, internet research, data entry) required
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
  • Possess a valid NYS driver’s license, a reliable vehicle able to transport participants, and appropriate level of auto insurance as required by CCA. Bachelors’ degree preferred but work experience may substitute for academic qualifications.

At CCA, we are committed to fair transparent pay, and we strive to provide competitive market-informed compensation. The successful candidate's salary is determined by the combination of knowledge, skills, competencies, experience, and geography.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT COVER LETTER WITH RESUME.

  • 12 paid holidays per year
  • 20 days of earned time off (ETO) for full-time staff, with ability to use after 90-days of employment.
  • Time off is earned starting on your first day.
  • 7 days of paid sick time
  • 100% paid family leave
  • 3% retirement contribution regardless of employee contribution, applicable to salary after the 1st 6 months of employment

CCA Website: HERE