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St. Patrick Center

Shamrock Weekend & Holiday Substance Abuse Counselor



Job Description
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Facilitate AA/NA meetings and education groups regarding chemical dependency issues.

Responsibilities:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Cover weekend shifts and all agency-recognized holidays (8am-2:30pm)
• Chair AA/NA meetings
• Facilitate drug and alcohol education groups
• Keep all paper data current
• Participate/monitor weekend/holiday activities of Shamrock Club
• Respect client confidentiality
• Respect and be responsible for agency policy regarding work hours, building security and all written personnel standards
• Ensure the care model by interacting with all other St. Patrick Center programs
• Develop therapeutic relationship with clients
• Support staff in crisis situations
• Assist with clients in crisis

Knowledge & Experience:
• Knowledge of chemical dependency and mental illness
• Self starter
• Flexible regarding job responsibilities
• Knowledge of area resources

Skills and Attitudes:
• Good interpersonal communication skills
• Good writing skills
• Good oral communication skills
• Personality suited for high stress environment
• Well versed in cultural issues
• Well versed in ethical issues in drug/alcohol counseling







About St. Patrick Center
At St. Patrick Center, we’re one of Missouri’s largest providers of housing, employment and health opportunities for people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. We take an action-based approach to service and offer nationally recognized programs that assist more than 8,000 people each year. Our mission, at its core, is to help individuals and families move from homelessness to independence in dignified, cost-effective and permanent ways. This approach transforms our clients as well as our entire community. For more information about our organization, please visit www.stpatrickcenter.org.


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