Sobriety Coach

  • Job Tracking ID: 512937-650917
  • Job Location: Fall River, MA
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: Any
  • Job Type: Employee
  • Date Updated: January 10, 2019
  • Years of Experience: Any
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:


Recovery(Sobriety) Coaches are individuals currently in recovery who have lived experience with addiction and/or co-occurring mental health disorders and have been trained to help their peers with a similar experience to gain hope, explore recovery and achieve life goals. Recovery Coaches are actively engaged in their own personal recovery and share real-world knowledge and experience with others who are on their own recovery path. Recovery Coaches share their recovery story and personal experiences in an effort to establish an equitable relationship and support Members in obtaining and maintaining recovery.  

The primary responsibility of Recovery Coaches is to support the voices and choices of the Members they support, minimizing the power differentials as much as possible. The focus of the Recovery Coach role is to create a relationship between equals that is non-clinical and focused on removing obstacles to recovery; linking Members to recovery community and serving as a personal guide and mentor. The Recovery Coach will work with the member to develop a Wellness Plan that orients the activities of the Recovery Coach service.

If this sounds like you, apply to become a Recovery Coach today!

Experience and Skills:

  1. High School Diploma or GED

  2. Lived experience in Recovery, with at least 2 years of continuous of sobriety

  3. Working with women in early recovery.
  4. Available to respond by phone or in person after business hours

  5. Must have own transportation

  6. Strong evidence of effectiveness in engaging clients

  7. Solid knowledge of Sstar services as well as community resources

  8. Recovery Coach Training (must be EOHHS approved)

  9. At least 2 years continuous sobriety is required for people in recovery from drugs and alcohol

Job Benefits:

Full Time Benefits-Medical, Dental, Vision, 403B Retirement Plan, Generous Time off Accrual system, Company paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance, Pet Insurance and AFLAC.

Part Time Benefits-Sick Time, 403B Retirement Plan, AFLAC and Pet Insurance.