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Job Title: Substance Abuse Counselor – Part-Time

Reports To: FUSE Program Director

Appointed By: CEO

Job Description

Provide direct substance abuse services for homeless/ at risk of
homeless families

Job Duties

  1. Develop and maintain supportive relationships with clients and provide general support and encouragement.
  2. Respond to client personal and interpersonal issues in a professional manner using approved harm reduction techniques.
  3. Alert relevant Case Managers and Program Managers about clients who are struggling or in distress.
  4. Enter all required client data into the agency electronic health record system.
  5. Facilitate substance abuse education and treatment groups.
  6. Provide individual substance abuse counseling.
  7. Document all provided services and maintain thorough and accurate records in accordance with Agency policy and procedures.
  8. Complete discharge summaries for clients.
  9. Maintain client confidentiality according to HIPAA and organization requirements.
  10. Complete all assigned staff trainings and courses.
  11. All other duties as assigned.


 Minimum High School Diploma
 CADC-Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor
 Experience working with Adults and Youth
 2 years’ experience working with vulnerable families (homeless population