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Substance Abuse Residential Coordinator - Interfaith Community Services - Escondido, CA 92025 - Drug and Alcohol Counseling

Date Posted: Dec 06, 2021

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AD&D insurance
Health insurance
Dental insurance
Flexible spending account
Tuition reimbursement
Paid time off
Family leave
Parental leave
Employee assistance program
Vision insurance
401(k) matching
Loan forgiveness
Flexible schedule
Bereavement leave
Life insurance
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$500 Retention Bonus! This position is eligible for a retention bonus ($250 paid at six months and $250 paid at one year of employment!)

OVERVIEW: Founded in 1979 in direct response to rising rates of hunger and homelessness in North San Diego County, Interfaith Community Services works to break the cycle of poverty and homelessness by Helping People Help Themselves. Interfaith is the most comprehensive social services agency in North County, providing both immediate safety net services and long-term, life-changing programs designed to meet the holistic needs of people in crisis. Together, in partnership with 250+ diverse faith communities, more than 650 recurrent volunteers, and a growing staff of over 200, Interfaith provides a safe haven and pathway towards self-sufficiency for more than 17,000 community members annually.

WHAT YOU WILL DO: This position is responsible for maintaining a safe and secure living environment for participants in a residential substance use disorder treatment program. This position will work alongside a comprehensive team of skilled professionals. The Resident Coordinator provides support to substance use disorders counselors and behavioral health clinicians to ensure proper supervision throughout each shift.

  • Maintains a safe and secure living environment for participants (drug, alcohol, violence free)
  • Acclimates new participants to their living arrangements; assists with participant exits
  • Supports direct line staff in maintaining and enforcing of all program policies and procedures and rules
  • Monitors participant affairs and help to resolve any issue that may arise
  • Assists staff in participant room searches
  • Promptly notifies supervisor (as well as other appropriate staff) of any problematic participant behaviors, compliance issues, or any other problems that arise
  • Supports direct client staff in supervising assigned chores to participants; oversee completion of chores and ensure safety standards are maintained at all times
  • Supports staff in ensuring participants transition to each part of their daily schedule (including but not limited to: waking up, meal times, smoke breaks, daily groups)
  • Reviews daily shift log and update next shift of any notable issues
  • Accurately records all emergency, disciplinary, and other events that occur during scheduled shift
  • Immediately reports medical emergencies to the appropriate agencies/organizations; administers First Aid/CPR and follow agency protocol and standard procedures in emergency situations
  • Performs wellness checks on participants as needed or required
  • Participates in all staff meetings and trainings
  • Works with Program Manager, SUD counselors, and behavioral health clinicians to maintain cohesiveness of community
  • Perform additional duties as assigned


  • Knowledge of alcohol and other drug recovery field preferred
  • Experience working with severely mentally ill, substance use disorder, and homeless populations preferred
  • Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Certification preferred
  • Bilingual (English / Spanish) preferred

Paid Time Off – Three weeks to start!
Paid Holidays – 13 scheduled
Flexible Work Schedules
An Anti-Racist company
Employee Wellness Committee
Family Leave
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
AD&D / Group Life Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts – Medical and Dependent Care
Matched 401(k) Retirement Plan
Early Release Days!
Paid Bereavement Leave!
Work Anniversary Bonuses!
Tuition Reimbursement and Public Service Loan Forgiveness Eligibility
Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
Casual Work Environment
Professional Growth and Career Development Opportunities

Requisition #1897

Interfaith is an equal opportunity employer.* Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, pregnancy, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, nationality, sex, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Interfaith will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Job Type: Full-time

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