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Full-Time & Part-Time Counselor - For Outpatient Programs

The intensive outpatient counselor conducts counseling sessions and public relations outreach as designed by the Program Director. The counselor is also responsible for all clinical work and administrative responsibilities necessary in maintaining the records of clients.

Qualifications/Certifications:

  • Counselors with Chemical Dependency Treatment experience
  • Counselors who are certified in Drug and Alcohol Studies
  • Certified MFT, LPCC, LCSW or CAADAC counselors
  • Counselors pursuing MFT, LPCC, LCSW or CAADAC certification and seeking to acquire internship hours.
  • Must also have an understanding of and appreciation for the 12-Step philosophies.

Counselor will report to Program Director and Clinical Director.

Please email resume and cover letter to program director Jessica Allanson.

Part-Time Counselor - For the Henry Ohlhoff House

This is a part time primary counselor position for our program located at 601 Steiner Street.

We are looking for an experienced counselor to work part time providing addiction counseling and caring support for our clients. Past experience is necessary.  No overnights required.

We are seeking energetic team-players, who will be comfortable holding a firm structure for our clients, while being receptive to the specific needs of people in recovery. Two years prior experience with substance abuse is required. Responsibilities include: basic counseling skills (intake, treatment planning, documentation, group-facilitation, and individual counseling), as well as insurance coordination.

Please email resume and cover letter to program director John Halverson.

Part-Time Overnight Counselor - For the Skip Byron Primary Program

We are looking for an overnight counselor starting at 20 hours per week over two nights (Sunday and Monday) 9pm-7am shifts with the option for additional shifts as needed. 

CADAC/CAADE track preferred with experience in residential drug and alcohol treatment, an awareness of 12-Step recovery programs, and an ability to handle crisis situations.

Counselor will be responsible for the safety and security of residents overnight, including group and individual counseling as needed, whilst maintaining regular and timely facility and bed checks.

Counselor will report to Program Director and Clinical Director.

Please email resume and cover letter to Arlene Stanich-Prince.

Volunteer

If you are interested in volunteering, please call us at (415) 621-4388 or toll free at (877) 477-4543 or email aprince@ohlhoff.org with your resume and a cover letter describing how much time you can commit and why you are interested in our program.

It is the policy of Ohlhoff Recovery Programs to provide equal opportunity in employment and advancement for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, Veteran status (including Vietnam-era or disabled Veteran status), marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, HIV/AIDS status, domestic partner status or any other non-job related factor. This policy applies to every aspect of employment, advancement, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, compensation, benefits, training activities protected by Federal or State law, such as filing a complaint of discrimination, or assisting in a discrimination investigation.

Internships

Ohlhoff Recovery Programs is proud to serve as a practicum and internship training site to students in psychology and counseling graduate programs throughout the Bay Area. We accept students pursuing Psy.D., Ph.D., MFT degrees, Master’s degrees in Rehabilitation Counseling, CAADAC, or other drug and alcohol counseling certifications who wish to learn about dual diagnosis, the spiritual basis of recovery, the social model of reintegration into the community, and multi-cultural issues. Ohlhoff Recovery Programs serves a diverse client population with differing levels of treatment needs. We provide students a specialized training program within a variety of treatment components. These include our 6-month residential programs for working men, our 30-day primary residential program for adults, and our intensive outpatient treatment programs for adults and adolescents. In addition, we work closely with the Wellness Centers at a number of high schools in San Francisco.

Students will have the opportunity to work closely with staff in an interdisciplinary treatment setting, where they will attend weekly treatment team meetings. They will receive training on the interaction between substance use and mental health issues, information on psychiatric treatment of dual disorders, and the 12-Step approach to treatment of substance abuse. Qualifying students will have the ability to administer and interpret psychological test batteries in many of our components.

Please submit a CV/resume, a letter of intent, and three letters of recommendation to Faye Ocomen, LCSW Clinical Director via one of the following:

  • Mail: 2191 Market Street, Suite A
    San Francisco, CA  94114
  • Fax: (415) 575-1106
  • E-mail: focomen@ohlhoff.org

CVs and resumes are accepted from students from December 15th through March 1st.

The practicum/internship begins in July and ends in June. Students spend twenty hours per week at their site providing individual, group, and family counseling. Students receive one hour per week of individual supervision by a licensed psychologist, two hours per week of group supervision and weekly didactic trainings in a variety of chemical dependency and mental health issues.

Thank you for taking an interest in our agency as a prospective field placement. Please download our brochure for more information or feel free to call Faye Ocomen at (415) 575-1100 ext. 583 with any questions you might have regarding practicum/internship opportunities at Ohlhoff Recovery Programs.