Careers

Thank you for your interest in the work and vision of the Detroit Recovery Project. Here at DRP we recognize the importance of a team where everyone brings their best gifts and talents to impact our world. We are continually looking for qualified candidates that would suit our team. Click on the tabs below for a full description of our current openings.

“No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it.”

                                                                                                    -H.E. Luccock

Open Positions at Detroit Recovery Project

Clinical Therapist

JOB SUMMARY:

Detroit Recovery Project is committed to enabling every patient in our community to thrive by building a collaborative multidisciplinary healthcare team. The Clinical Therapist accomplishes treatment needs by completing initial assessments including co-occurring substance use issues, and facilitate Person Centered Planning Process to determine need for Individual, Family, and/or Group Therapy; in addition to providing crisis intervention and referrals to other services, as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Bachelors or Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field

Experience: At least 2 years of experience working in a mental health setting as a Full or Limited Licensed BSW, MSW, LLPC or any equivalent combination of experience, education and/or training

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • LLBSW/LBSW
  • LLMSW/LMSW
  • LLPC/LPC
  • Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (MCBAP) Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC) Certificate or MCBAP CAADC Development Plan is required if providing Substance Use Disorder Services.
  • Employee must have a valid Driver’s License with a driving record that is acceptable to the company’s insurance providers.
  • Employees must provide their own reliable transportation to and from the office workplace/work related locations and to transport members, as needed, (without delay) in a HIPAA compliant environment, with/without advanced notice.
  • Ability to respond to crisis calls

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

    • Provides integrated health care services through collaboration and communication with all professionals about the needs of our members in relation to their comprehensive treatment plan (IPOS) addressing biological, psychological and social needs
    • Assess patient needs by use of outcome improvement activities and motivational interviewing addressing all health issues and construct written comprehensive assessments
    • Demonstrate understanding and appropriate application of DSM Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders for multi-axial diagnosis from comprehensive assessments
    • Facilitate the Person-Centered Planning process in a timely manner
    • Completion of Behavior Plans that address both mental health and substance use disorders, as applicable
    • Attend work related meetings and trainings in a timely and professional manner
    • Monitor treatment provided to the member to assure that the member is receiving services designed to meet his / her wellness needs
    • Complete documentation related to all indirect and direct services subsequent to service.
    • Ensure quality and compliance with applicable service timelines and documentation requirements
    • Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-services, and workshops
    • Maintain compliance with Human Resource file, including training and education requirements
    • All other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Program/Clinical Director or their designee
    • Other duties as may be assigned

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

    • Work involves the ability to flexible work schedule including evenings, weekends as needed.
    • Must have reliable transportation as work involves the ability to travel throughout the metropolitan area.
    • Requires prolonged standing and mobility; normal vision range required; ability to use the telephone, computer, and calculator; requires eye / hand coordination and manual dexterity; requires the ability to distinguish letters, numbers, and symbols; regular, predictable and extended attendance required.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical demands of this position may be reasonably accommodated for individuals with disabilities on a case by case basis.

    EXEMPT STATUS:

    This position is exempt from overtime pay provisions of the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act.

    SALARY AND RELATED:

    Detroit Recovery Project is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that engages in affirmative action to employ minority, female, protected veteran status and disabled individuals. Detroit Recovery Project is a drug-free workplace.

    OTHER INFORMATION:

    Position open: Dec.15,2020
    Resumes will be accepted through: Until position is filled

    Case Manager

    REPORTING SUPERVISORS: Clinical Director 

    DEPARTMENT: CCBHC 

    POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None 

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Detroit Recovery Project is committed to enabling every patient in our community to thrive by building a collaborative, multidisciplinary healthcare team. The Case Manager accomplishes treatment needs by developing, monitoring, and evaluating treatment plans and progress; facilitating interdisciplinary approaches and monitoring and addressing social determinants of health. They are responsible for establishing trusting relationships with patients and families while providing necessary linkages to community the goal of enhancing patient health and well-being, increasing patient satisfaction and reducing healthcare disparities. The Case Manager must provide services within the scope of practice as required by the State of Michigan and must demonstrate the following personal and physical qualifications, which are essential functions of the position.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Requires Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in relevant human services field
    • 2 or more years related experience and/or training
    • Knowledge of local Pre-paid Inpatient Hospital Plan (PIHP) processes in Wayne County preferred.

      ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

      • Provide person-centered case management services to individuals with Substance Use Disorders (SUD) and Mental Health and other barriers to employment
      • Assess clients and provide intensive support to program participants during their first 90 days in of programming and make recommendations for needed interventions to promote recovery
      • Assist program participants in developing an individualized program plan in consideration of their vocational goals, strengths, interests, and potential utilization of assistive technology
      • Coordinate with the rest of the mental health team, including doctors and nurses, to establish these plans.
      • Work to identify strategies and appropriate assistive technology solutions for program participants to assist them in maximizing their recovery
      • Process initial intake documents; maintain electronic case files for program participants
      • Deliver one-on-one counseling, coaching and/or training with program participants when needed and/or requested.
      • Communicate with community agencies and provide information about community resources to enhance support services for program participants
      • Work with an interdepartmental team to monitor participants’ progress and enhance the quality of services provided
      • Provide crisis intervention to program participants as needed
      • Other duties as may be assigned

      WORKING CONDITIONS:

      1. Work involves the ability to flexible work schedule including evenings, weekends as needed.
      2. Must have reliable transportation as work involves the ability to travel throughout the metropolitan area.

      EXEMPT STATUS:

      This position is exempt from overtime pay provisions of the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act.

      SALARY AND RELATED:

      Detroit Recovery Project is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that engages in affirmative action to employ minority, female, protected veteran status and disabled individuals. Detroit Recovery Project is a drug-free workplace.

      OTHER INFORMATION:

      Position open: Dec.15,2020
      Resumes will be accepted through: Until position is filled

      Intake Specialist

      REPORTING SUPERVISORS: Behavioral Health Coordinator 

      POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None 

       

      JOB SUMMARY: 

      The Intake Specialist is responsible for screening, organizing and coordinating new intake calls and referrals, and all scheduling communications for DRP. The Intake Specialist is responsible for ensuring potential clients’ needs are understood so they are matched to the right clinician for them, and thus receive excellent mental health care while coming to DRP. The Intake Specialist is also thus vital to generating revenue for the business in the form of well-matched referrals. 

      ESSENTIAL DUTIES: 

      • Responsible for initial assessments, as well as follow up assessment 
      • Prepare an individual treatment plans for each assigned patient 
      • Ensure all documentation regarding patient care, treatment and incidents is completed timely and in a clear, concise manner 
      • Retrieve clients’ past Medical History treatment and/or psychological records prior to initial appointment 
      • May act as a liaison between referral sources and patients • may plan for aftercare for assigned patients 
      • May act as a liaison with insurance carriers, as requested 
      • May provide case management duties for patients, ensuring individualized quality care 
      • Evaluate patient needs and determines if referrals to other programs or facilities are needed 

       

      OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

      • Promote DRP’s vision, values, and services to all customers and stakeholders 
      • Assist in maintaining organization wide quality standards 
      • Ensures all actions, job performance, personal conduct and communications represent the organization in a highly professional manner. 
      • Maintain a safe and clean work environment 
      • Completes other duties as requested or assigned. 

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

      • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) required; and 
      • One year related experience and/or training 
      • CPR certified preferred; and 

      PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS 

      Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical demands of this position may be reasonably accommodated for individuals with disabilities on a case by case basis. 

      DETROIT RECOVERY PROJECT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 

      EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled. DRP  provides equal opportunities and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

      WORKING CONDITIONS: 

      •  Work involves the ability to flexible work schedule including evenings, weekends as needed. 
      • Must have reliable transportation as work involves the ability to travel throughout the metropolitan area.  
      Medical Assistant

      DEPARTMENT: Prevention Programs 

      REPORTING SUPERVISORS: Nurse Practitioner 

      POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None 

      JOB SUMMARY: 

      Under general supervision, the medical assistant will assist the clinic in providing care for clients. The clinic’s goal is to bridge substance use, mental health, & primary care in order to treat the “whole person”.  The medical assistant will perform administrative and clinical duties in a professional and nurturing learning environment.  

       

      ESSENTIAL DUTIES: 

      • Helps patients by providing information, services, and assistance. 
      • Maintains medical supplies inventory and performing preventive maintenance to keep medical equipment operating. 
      • Verifies patient information by interviewing patients, recording medical history, and confirming purpose of visit. 
      • Prepares patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; taking blood pressure, weight, and temperature; and reporting patient history summary. 
      • Assists clinicians with office procedures. 
      • Secures patient information and maintains patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records; completing diagnostic coding and procedure coding; and keeping patient information confidential. 
      • Enters patient data in electronic medical record.  
      • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures and complying with legal regulations. 
      • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies, performing preventive maintenance, and calling for repairs. 
      • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.  
      • Serves and protects the practice by adhering to professional standards; facility policies and procedures; and federal, state, and local requirements. 
      • Other duties as assigned 

       

      OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

      • Promote DRP’s vision, values, and services to all customers and stakeholders 
      • Assist in maintaining organization wide quality standards 
      • Ensures all actions, job performance, personal conduct and communications represent the organization in a highly professional manner. 
      • Maintain a safe and clean work environment 
      • Completes other duties as requested or assigned. 

      EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, and LICENSING REQUIREMENTS 

      • Certified Medical Assistant  
      • 1+ years in a medical office 
      • Experience with electronic medical record and medical terminology 
      • Previous experience in substance use/mental health or primary care  
      • Valid driver’s license and means of transportation preferred.  

       

      PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS 

      Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical demands of this position may be reasonably accommodated for individuals with disabilities on a case by case basis. 

      DETROIT RECOVERY PROJECT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 

      EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled. DRP  provides equal opportunities and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

      WORKING CONDITIONS: 

      Work involves the ability to flexible work schedule including evenings, weekends as needed. 

      Must have reliable transportation as work involves the ability to travel throughout the metropolitan area.  

       

      Medical Receptionist

      REPORTING SUPERVISORS: Chief Compliance Officer 

      DEPARTMENT:  Administration 

      POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None 

       JOB SUMMARY: 

      The Medical Receptionist is responsible for greeting and checking in all patients for office appointments as well as making sure patients fill out paperwork correctly. The Medical Receptionist will also scan patient information into the electronic medical record (EMR), and work closely with physicians and staff. The position is responsible for scheduling and interacting with patients via telephone, face to face, email, and performs a range of duties which includes gathering required information in preparation for the patient’s on-site appointment.  

       

      Under moderate supervision, the Medical Receptionist is cross trained in referrals and billing. Maintains responsibility for processing health insurance claims for services provided at the DRP (Detroit Recovery Project), and will also assist with submitting claims for reimbursement and ensuring claim denials are minimized and dealt with promptly. To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  

       

      ESSENTIAL DUTIES: 

      • Serves patients by greeting and helping them, scheduling appointments, and maintaining records and accounts. 
      • Welcomes patients and visitors in person or on the telephone and answering or referring inquiries. 
      • Optimizes patients’ satisfaction, provider time, and treatment room utilization by scheduling appointments in person or by telephone. 
      • Keeps patient appointments on schedule by notifying provider of patient’s arrival, reviewing service delivery compared to schedule by notifying provider of patient’s arrival, reviewing service delivery compared to schedule, and reminding providers of service delays. 
      • Comforts patients by anticipating patients’ anxieties, answering patients’ questions, and maintaining the reception area. 
      • Ensures availability of treatment information by filing and retrieving patient records. 
      • Maintains patient accounts by obtaining, recording, and updating personal and financial information. 
      • Obtains revenue by recording and updating financial information, recording and collecting patient charges, controlling credit extended to patients, and filing, collecting, and expediting third-party claims. 
      • Maintains business office inventory and equipment by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies, verifying receipt of supplies, and scheduling equipment service and repairs. 
      • Protects patients’ rights by maintaining confidentiality of medical, personal, and financial information. 
      • Maintains operations by following policies and procedures, reporting needed changes. 
      • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. 
      • Verifies the providers determination of services provided and patient diagnoses via office and operative notes. 
      • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports, edit documents and reports, monitoring of email accounts, and assisting with records. 
      • Support clients through the credentialing process to be paneled with various health insurance plans 
      • Interacts with patients when insurance matters need to be clarified. 
      • Performs other duties assigned. 

      OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

      • Promote DRP’s vision, values, and services to all customers and stakeholders 
      • Assist in maintaining organization wide quality standards 
      • Ensures all actions, job performance, personal conduct and communications represent the organization in a highly professional manner. 
      • Maintain a safe and clean work environment 
      • Completes other duties as requested or assigned. 

      KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES: 

      • Previous experience providing administrative and medical billing support to a busy office and using Microsoft Office programs to complete daily tasks 
      • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work 
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
      • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills 
      • Independence and agency – ability to see work that needs to be done without having to be told to complete it 
      • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills 

       

      EDUCATIONAL/PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS 

      Minimum Degree/Experience Required: 

      • High School Diploma or GED. 
      • 1-3 years of related experience in a similar role. 
      • Familiarity with electronic health records 

      PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS 

      Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical demands of this position may be reasonably accommodated for individuals with disabilities on a case by case basis. 

       

      DETROIT RECOVERY PROJECT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 

      EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled. DRP  provides equal opportunities and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

       

      WORKING CONDITIONS: 

      1. Work involves the ability to a flexible work schedule including evenings, weekends as needed. To be punctual and perform tasks consistently. 
      2. Must have reliable transportation as work involves the ability to travel throughout the metropolitan area.  
      Nurse Practitioner

      REPORTING SUPERVISORS: Vice President of Operations 

      DEPARTMENT:  Clinical Services 

      POSITIONS SUPERVISED: Nursing Department 

      JOB SUMMARY: 

      Under general supervision, helps with all aspects of patient care, including diagnosis, treatments and consultations. The Nurse Practitioner will work in an outpatient setting amongst a treatment team. The Nurse Practitioner will perform the important task of educating patients about preventative care and prescribed treatments. The Nurse Practitioner will also conduct physicals, order tests and serve as a patient’s primary healthcare provider.  

      Supervisory Responsibilities: 

      • Recruits, interviews, hires, and trains staff in the department(s).  
      • Oversees the daily workflow of the department(s). 
      • Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations.   
      • Partners with Human Resources to handle discipline, investigations and termination of employees in accordance with company policy.  

      ESSENTIAL DUTIES: 

      • Performs physical examinations of new and existing patients and determines x-ray examinations and clinical laboratory tests required. 
      • Interprets examination findings and test results and implements treatment plans. 
      • Prepares and reviews case histories and obtains data through interviews. 
      • Provides, comprehensive health maintenance and medical care to the entire family unit, to include preventive medicine, behavioral sciences, and community health. 
      • Collaborates with other practitioners and providers of Health Center patient’s outpatient and inpatient care and services. 
      • Participates in on-site clinical procedures according to training and demonstrated ability. 
      • Determines need for consultation and assists in medical care treatment provided at the direction of other specialists. 
      • Instructs other health care providers and non-medical personnel in a variety of health-related topics, including first-aid measures, basic and advanced cardiac life support, and health care maintenance. 

      OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

      • Promote DRP’s vision, values, and services to all customers and stakeholders 
      • Assist in maintaining organization wide quality standards 
      • Ensures all actions, job performance, personal conduct and communications represent the organization in a highly professional manner. 
      • Maintain a safe and clean work environment 
      • Completes other duties as requested or assigned. 

      EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS 

      EDUCATION: 

      • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing 
      • Graduation of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program 
      • Current Nurse Practitioner Certification in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine 
      • State of Michigan Medical licensure 
      • Current DEA registration and Controlled Substances licensure (preferred) 

       

      EXPERIENCE: 

      • Minimum of 1-2 years OR clinical perioperative experience. 1-2 years’ experience in the Nurse Practitioner role preferred  
      • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods 
      • Excellent organizational and leadership skills 
      • An analytical mindset with great problem-solving abilities 
      • Excellent communication skills 

       

      PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS 

      Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical demands of this position may be reasonably accommodated for individuals with disabilities on a case by case basis. 

      DETROIT RECOVERY PROJECT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 

      EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled. DRP  provides equal opportunities and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

      WORKING CONDITIONS: 

      Work involves the ability to flexible work schedule including evenings, weekends as needed. To be punctual and perform tasks consistently. 

       

      Must have reliable transportation as work involves the ability to travel throughout the metropolitan area.  

       

      Outpatient Therapist

      REPORTING SUPERVISORS: Behavioral Health Coordinator  

      DEPARTMENT:  Clinical Services  

      POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None 

      JOB SUMMARY: 

      Under general supervision, the Outpatient Therapist uses extensive knowledge and skills obtained through education and experience to perform responsible and professional casework. Provides intensive therapy involving complex social problems and treatment plans. May provide a wide array of social work functions such as assessment interviews, counseling or case evaluation. Determines appropriate methods of treatment and/or provides other social services to individuals, groups or families. May also provide referrals to appropriate community services or financial assistance. Provides accurate and understandable interpretations of program guidelines via a client orientation program as well as maintains proper records according to organization, state and federal guideline. 

       

      ESSENTIAL DUTIES: 

      • Screen, assess, diagnose, create treatment plans and conduct therapeutic intervention with clients which may include observation of clients and/or conducting psychological testing 
      • Provide interpretation of assessment and diagnosis and ensure understanding of treatment plan which may include interpretation of medical records, as needed 
      • Formulate measurable goals and objectives in accordance with client’s needs 
      • Participate in treatment team conferences which may include other professionals, family members and referral sources 
      • Research and locate available help outlets based on identified needs of the client which may include both in-house and external referrals 
      • Provides coordination of services and may participate in services as part of an interdisciplinary team 
      • Follow up on the various services the client was referred to ensure participation and program compliance which may involve reviews conducted in clients’ home or other location 
      • Maintain flexible hours to meet agency and client needs 
      • Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-services, and workshops  
      • Maintain compliance with Human Resource file, including training and education requirements 
      • All other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Program/Clinical Director or his/her designee 

      OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

      • Promote DRP’s vision, values, and services to all customers and stakeholders 
      • Assist in maintaining organization wide quality standards 
      • Ensures all actions, job performance, personal conduct and communications represent the organization in a highly professional manner. 
      • Maintain a safe and clean work environment 
      • Completes other duties as requested or assigned. 

      EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS 

      EDUCATION: 

      • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field 

      EXPERIENCE: 

      • At least 2 years of experience working in a mental health setting as a Full or Limited Licensed BSW, MSW, LLPC or any equivalent combination of experience, education and/or training 
      • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: 
      • LLBSW/LBSW 
      • LLMSW/LMSW 
      • LLPC/LPC 
      • Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (MCBAP) Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC) Certificate or MCBAP CAADC Development Plan is required if providing Substance Use Disorder Services. 

      PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS 

      Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical demands of this position may be reasonably accommodated for individuals with disabilities on a case by case basis. 

      DETROIT RECOVERY PROJECT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 

      EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled. DRP  provides equal opportunities and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

      WORKING CONDITIONS: 

      1. Work involves the ability to flexible work schedule including evenings, weekends as needed. To be punctual and perform tasks consistently. 

       

      1. Must have reliable transportation as work involves the ability to travel throughout the metropolitan area.  
      Outreach Driver

      REPORTING SUPERVISORS: Vice President of Operations

      DEPARTMENT:  Prevention Programs

      POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None

      JOB SUMMARY: 

      Under moderate supervision, the Outreach Driver provides support for participants of DRP. This position is responsible for driving the mobile unit and/or the 12 passenger van accompanying the unit to various locations. This service includes professional interactions, distribution of basic supplies, communicating with service providers and the community and offering support to the participants/employees of DRP. 

       

      ESSENTIAL DUTIES: 

      • Ensure the vehicle is driven in a safe manner to transport clients seeking shelter services 
      • Adhere to policies and procedures of the program with documentation and statistics kept and entered in a timely manner 
      • Clean and maintain vehicles 
      • Maintain accurate mileage and maintenance logs for vehicle 
      • Assists with set up and clean up of the Mobile Outreach Unit as part of the Mobile Outreach Team 

      OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

      • Promote DRP’s vision, values, and services to all customers and stakeholders 
      • Assist in maintaining organization wide quality standards 
      • Ensures all actions, job performance, personal conduct and communications represent the organization in a highly professional manner. 
      • Maintain a safe and clean work environment 
      • Completes other duties as requested or assigned. 

       

      EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS 

      EDUCATION  

      • High school education or equivalent  
      • Valid/Current Driver’s License and satisfactory drivers record  

      EXPERIENCE: 

      • Minimum 2 years relevant experience  
      • Ability to work with minimal supervision  
      • Must be able to work with clients that have poor social skills, suffer from mental illness, and have substance abuse problems. 
      • Must demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills; customer service oriented  
      • Must be organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, and able to multi-task  

      PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS 

      • Ability sit for extended periods  
      • Bending at waist, sitting, kneeling, climbing, walking, crouching as job may require  
      • Must be able to work in all types of weather elements including severe conditions. 

      Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical demands of this position may be reasonably accommodated for individuals with disabilities on a case by case basis. 

      DETROIT RECOVERY PROJECT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 

      EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled. DRP  provides equal opportunities and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

      WORKING CONDITIONS: 

      Work involves the ability to flexible work schedule including evenings, weekends as needed. To be punctual and perform tasks consistently. 

      Must have reliable transportation as work involves the ability to travel throughout the metropolitan area.  

       

      Peer Recovery Coach

      REPORTING SUPERVISORS: Clinical Services Director 

      DEPARTMENT:  Clinical Services  

      POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None 

      JOB SUMMARY:
      Under close supervision, the Recovery Coach should have at least one year related experience working with individuals with a substance abuse and/or mental health disorder. Strong organizational skills. In-depth knowledge of community resources such as housing, medical, and other needed support services specifically related to population served. Group Facilitation experience is a plus. Familiarity with the 12-step model and Substance Abuse Provider Network preferred. Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office and the ability to utilize Microsoft Access database and Microsoft Word preferred.

      QUALIFICATIONS:

      • At least 1 year related experience working with individuals with Substance Use and/or Mental Health disorder
      • Strong organizational skills
      • Knowledge of local resources such as housing, medical and other needed support services
      • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office
      • Driving record must be sufficient to meet safe driving standards as established by Agency insurance carrier and must have valid Michigan driver’s license
      • As applicable, all state licensures, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Licensing, and Michigan Certifications Board of Professionals (MCBAP) certification requirements must be met.

      ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

      • Serve as a one-on-one support to consumers in various stages of the recovery process.
      • Maintain regular contact via phone calls and meeting.
      • Provide the individual with assistance navigating systems, such as the DHS and Social Security.
      • Provide moral, emotional, informational, and instrumental support to the consumer.
      • Assist the consumer with socializing and building a recovery network of support through support groups, 12-step meetings, and recovery events as needed.
      • Connect consumers with needed resources (housing, food, and clothing).
      • Conduct intakes, membership assessments and complete all necessary paperwork.
      • Communicate with community agencies and provide information about community resources to enhance support services for program participants.
      • Complete the recovery plan with each consumer and regularly update the plan.
      • Other duties as may be assigned.
      • Perform other duties as assigned

      WORKING CONDITIONS:

      • Work involves the ability to flexible work schedule including evenings, weekends as needed.
      • Must have reliable transportation as work involves the ability to travel throughout the metropolitan area.

      EXEMPT STATUS:

      This position is exempt from overtime pay provisions of the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act.

      SALARY AND RELATED:

      Detroit Recovery Project is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that engages in affirmative action to employ minority, female, protected veteran status and disabled individuals. Detroit Recovery Project is a drug-free workplace.

      OTHER INFORMATION:

      Position open: Dec.15,2020
      Resumes will be accepted through: Until position is filled

      Peer Support Specialist

      REPORTING SUPERVISORS: Behavioral Health Coordinator  

      DEPARTMENT:  Clinical Services  

      POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None 

      JOB SUMMARY: 

      Under close supervision, the Peer Support Specialist provides a variety of recovery-oriented services to individuals who have self-identified as desiring peer supports, in order to promote greater independence, community integration and recovery from Detroit Recovery Project. Services provided by peers include a wide range of supports, services, and advocacy that contribute to a clients ability to engage in ongoing treatment. 

      ESSENTIAL DUTIES: 

      • Coordinate and facilitate support services to to enable participants successful program participation 
      • Identify, locate, recruit participants as needed 
      • Help fellow participants cultivate their independence, self-confidence, and self-esteem 
      • Assist and empower participants by identifying a main concern, develop and carry out strength based independent living plans that include measurable goals and objectives 
      • Inform participants of available programs and services and assist in referrals to other agencies/community partners that will assist the participants in meeting his/her program goals 
      • Meet with participants off site, at designated offices by phone as needed to ensure continued participants satisfaction and progress towards accomplishing program plan goals 
      • Link participants to appropriate services and service providers to meet their specific needs; follow up with providers to ensure quality services are provided 
      • Maintain appropriate positive, professional interpersonal relationships with staff, peers, participants and volunteers 
      • Attend and participate in training as required 
      • Perform other duties as assigned 

      OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

      • Promote DRP’s vision, values, and services to all customers and stakeholders 
      • Assist in maintaining organization wide quality standards 
      • Ensures all actions, job performance, personal conduct and communications represent the organization in a highly professional manner. 
      • Maintain a safe and clean work environment 
      • Completes other duties as requested or assigned. 

      EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS 

      • At least 1 year related experience working with individuals with Substance Use and/or Mental Health disorder 
      • Strong organizational skills 
      • Knowledge of local resources such as housing, medical and other needed support services 
      • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office 
      • Driving record must be sufficient to meet safe driving standards as established by Agency insurance carrier and must have valid Michigan driver’s license 

       

      PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS 

      Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical demands of this position may be reasonably accommodated for individuals with disabilities on a case by case basis. 

      DETROIT RECOVERY PROJECT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 

      EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled. DRP  provides equal opportunities and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

      WORKING CONDITIONS: 

      1. Work involves the ability to flexible work schedule including evenings, weekends as needed. To be punctual and perform tasks consistently. 
      1. Must have reliable transportation as work involves the ability to travel throughout the metropolitan area.  

       

      Procedure for Applying for a Position at Detroit Recovery Project

      Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for available positions within our organization.

      Please follow these steps when applying for a position and be sure to include the position you are applying for.

      1. When applying online, complete an online application and criminal history report located at the bottom of this page, or email your resume to: aharris@recovery4detroit.com 
      2.  When applying by mail, please mail to the address listed below
      3. When applying in person, visit our Administrative Office at: 1121 E. McNichols Road, Detroit, MI  48203