Job Details

Requisition Number: 7790
Position Title: Outreach Advocate- Per Diem
Division: Addiction Services
Program Name: First Step Street Outreach
Location: Cambridge
Hours: Per Diem
Schedule: Per Diem
Date Posted: 09/01/2020
Responsibilities: Establish and maintain professional relationship with clients in the catchment area. Meet clients "where they are at" both geographically (e.g. on a park-bench,in a train station, on the street, etc.) and personally(e.g., intoxicated or sober). Establish and maintain professional relationships with other service providers, local businesses, and concerned citizens in at least the catchment area. Thorough awareness of substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, and homeless resources(e.g., shelter and housing services, drop-in center, clinics, detox and other health care programs, prevention programs, etc.). Connect clients with desired programs through direct referrals (e.g., calling a detox, confirming a bed, and transporting clients to the detox) and indirect referrals (e.g., pass along information about particular programs). Brief substance abuse counseling and all necessary case management activities. Completing all required paperwork (e.g., daily logs, intake forms, HMIS data entry, reporting, and PEMS). Proper care of CASPAR property(e.g., vehicles, computers, phones). Other outreach and prevention programs duties as assigned by the Program Director.
Qualifications: High school Diploma or equivalent certification. Minimum two years of direct care experience with a homeless, mentally ill, and/or actively addicted population. Understanding of addiction and mental illness. Minimum of two years of continuous sobriety if recovering.
Driver's License Required? Yes

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