Employment Counselor

Job Description

Description:
With multiple sites throughout the state, Help, Inc. provides residential and non-residential mental health and substance abuse treatment, support, and skill development to improve our clients’ quality of life.

Help, Inc. fosters a team-oriented culture, along with opportunities for continuing education, career growth, and extensive benefits package. 

This position may require some rotating shifts and weekends.  EOE.

Job Duties:

  • Facilitate employment groups for clients on job search and retention techniques
  • Assist in providing the individualized services required by each client, such as assisting clients with drafting a resume, completing applications, using the computer, identifying strengths, obtaining identification, accessing or providing transportation, practicing interview skills,  and maintaining employment.
  • Assist clients in completing the vocational assessment
  • Provide linkages to community providers and develop relationships with local employers
  • Educate and assist clients with community reintegration and accessing vocational supports and educational opportunities
  • Network to develop and expand more resources for clients

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Valid CT Driver’s License

An Associate’s Degree in Human Services is preferred or High School Diploma and 2 years relevant work experience

Substance Abuse
Residental

A 4-month Residential treatment program for substance abuse or co-occurring disorders. Gender-specific groups, medication management services, and discharge planning are offered. Read More

Substance Abuse
Outpatient

An Outpatient treatment program for substance abuse or co-occurring disorders. Same day screenings, gender-specific groups, and medication management are offered.   Read More

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