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Recovery Coach

New Bedford, MA | Full Time
26 Days Ago

Job Description


Bay State Community Services (BSCS) values all types of human diversity. Everyone contributes to the improvement of BSCS and the greater community. We remain committed to raising awareness and joining efforts of justice, equity, and inclusion. 

Program Description...

BSCS’ FIRST Steps Together program supports parents of children under 5 (regardless of where the child/ren live), and/or expecting parents who are experiencing substance use/abuse/misuse who are looking for recovery supports, parenting skills, and a supportive, accepting, and non-judgmental community of recovery. 

What you will be doing to help others in their journey of recovery…

Understand and fully support the Recovery Coach Model

Provide service in a home-based or community-based setting

Provide care coordination, advocacy, parenting skills and support, and recovery coaching to Recoverees enrolled in the program

Participate in developing and implementing a parenting group that supports and promotes recovery

Work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of program and individuals

Maintaining strict confidentiality is a necessity in this position

Other duties assigned as necessary to maintain the program operations of the Recovery Center

Bay State Community Services (BSCS) recognized the hard work and dedication of our staff and has developed a comprehensive benefits package to support you and your family.

Benefits Begin On Your First Day of Employment

Important Health and Wellness Benefits

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Health and Dental Insurance

Eye-Med Vision Benefits

Employer Paid Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance

Medical Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Account

Employee Assistance Program

Generous Paid Time Off

35 Days Paid Time Off (15 Vacation Days, 12 Holidays - including Juneteenth and 8 Sick Days)

Additional Benefits

Retirement Plan 403(b) (employer match after the first year of employment)

Opportunities for Reduced Tuition for Clinical Master's Degree

Opportunities for Student Loan Forgiveness

Mileage reimbursement

Extensive Training Program

Monthly Agency Wide Trainings (includes CEU's for obtaining/retaining license - LMHC, LMFT, LADC, CARC, LCSW and LICSW)

Supervision for Licensure and Specializations

Immediate Access to Comprehensive Online Self-Paced CEU Trainings

Opportunities for Certification in Evidence Based Practices



  • High School Diploma/GED or above required
  • Lived experience in sustained recovery is required
  • Lived experience in parenting is required
  • Strong people focus and orientation
  • DPH-BSAS 5-day Recovery Coach Academy and additional trainings will be provided
  • Willing to pursue CARC certification
  • Ability to develop trusting relationships
  • Respects and advocates for all paths to recovery
  • Excellent organizational skills (oral and written) and the ability to excel at details, multi-tasking and working under pressure
  • Ability to multi-task and re-prioritize is a position requirement
  • Possess the ability to work in a face paced environment

Bay State Community Services is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an environment free from bias, discrimination, or harassment of any kind, and mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all qualified applicants and teammates without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  

Company Overview

  • Website
  • Headquarters QUINCY, MA
  • Size 200 - 500
  • Founded 1991
  • Type
  • Revenue $10M - $50M
  • Industry Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit
  • About bay state community services inc
  • Bay State Community Services is a comprehensive social services agency looking for dedicated and compassionate individuals who want to make a difference. We are committed to supporting, training and supervising our staff with the hopes that they will grow within the agency. We are proud of the longevity of our staff, many of whom have called BSCS their work home for over 20 years. If being part of an agency that has an excellent reputation, strength-based supervision, and high regard when it comes to honoring the mission of our work, BSCS is the right place for you.

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