Counselor Aide

The Salvation Army | Washington, DC

Posted Date 8/15/2019

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith based organization, has a job opening for a full-time Counselor Aide for the National Capital Area Command Harbor Light Center, located in Washington, DC.

Job Summary

Works as assistant to Counselors and Case Managers for intake duties, in both individual and group client sessions; monitors client day-to-day activities; performs administrative tasks in support of Counselors and Case Managers; monitors treatment schedules, and drug screening test procedures.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of alcoholism and substance abuse. Knowledge of relapse prevention planning. Knowledge of the 12-core functions. Knowledge of the 12-step process. Skill in relapse prevention. Skill in interview and counseling techniques. Skill in knowledge of recovery. Skill in understanding of group reactions. Ability to perform interview and public speaking tasks.

Education and Experience

Two years post-secondary education, Associate degree preferred AND one-year experience working in substance abuse rehabilitation, or related field; OR Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge and skills and abilities.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language. Ability to lift light objects weighing less than 24 pounds.

Work may require performance of duties in medical environments and social services where exposure to communicable and infectious diseases are possible.

Additional Information

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply online at by Monday, September 2, 2019.

**Application Submittal Period: 08/18/2019 – 09/02/2019

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Salary15.50 Hour

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