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Vocational Counselor/Evaluator

The Guidance Center of Westchester

Description

PROGRAM: Vocational Assistance Project (VAP)

HOURS: Full time 35 hours per week

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Vocational program working with substance use population needs a counselor to work at differing sites in Westchester County. Candidates must have own car and valid driver’s license as travel to partner sites is mandatory. CRC preferred, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Human Service fields with specific experience in vocational evaluations, career counseling, rehabilitation counseling and/or substance use required. The position entails individual and group work as well as written reports, career assessment, and statistical reporting. Days and hours must conform to program site needs. Must have a valid driver’s license.

Qualifications

SKILLS/ABILITIES

• Knowledge of goals, objectives & psychosocial dynamics of people in addiction recovery treatment & familiarity with common barriers they face to employment.

• Knowledge of labor market trends/requirements, and skills/abilities required in a wide variety of occupations.

• Verbal and written communications skills, including interviewing and vocational assessment skills.

• Computer proficiency with Word and Excel.

Salary

TBD

Contact

Edward McKay
Fax: 914-237-7256
Email: emckay@theguidancecenter.org

Posted on 02/02/17; CVMHA ID #10717