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Peer Recovery Specialist-St. Louis County Jail

Recovery Alliance Duluth is seeking a full-time Peer Recovery Specialist to join the RAD team. We are looking for the individual who understands peer-based recovery services, supports all pathways to recovery, and believes in the power of compassion and in the positive effects an authentic human connection has on a person’s recovery.

As a Peer Recovery Specialist, you will work with Recovery Alliance Duluth to deliver peer-based services to individuals incarcerated in the St. Louis County Jail who are seeking or experiencing recovery.  As Peer Recovery Specialist you will have a sound knowledge base of resources, the recovery community and be someone who will work collaboratively, is inspiring, open minded, and authentic.

The Peer Recovery Specialist should possess a thorough understanding of community culture to address the barriers to successful recovery and will have the capacity to collaborate to facilitate access to community resources and act as a knowledgeable resource to assist with navigating barriers and may provide links to recovery community resources and recovery options.

Position: Peer Recovery Specialist-Corrections
Geographic area: St. Louis County
Full time: 40 hrs/wk Non-exempt
Wage: $17/hr

Peer Recovery Specialist
Essential Functions

  • Work with Executive Director and Program Director to provide education and awareness to eliminate stigma associated with substance use disorder and recovery in the criminal justice system.
  • Utilize technology to introduce RAD services and provide peer-based recovery support to individuals in the St. Louis County jail and throughout reentry.  
  • Provide peer-based recovery support (in person, virtual, telephone) to target population.
  • Create connection with individuals with criminal justice involvement, to provide recovery support, recovery and transition planning, recovery capital building, and connection to community resources.
  • Provide transportation to essential appointments if necessary.
  • Respond to crisis situations following outlined procedures including proper notification, documentation, and programmatic follow up.
  • Serve as a liaison between the recovery community, community agencies, providers, governmental agencies.
  • Perform data entry to ensure accurate recordkeeping and reporting systems (Apricot, etc.)
  • Complete program-related documentation and reporting on-time and accurately.
  • Promote and participate in recovery targeted awareness and educational opportunities
  • Participate in additional training as required.
  • Contribute to a positive and inclusive work environment.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all client information.
  • Comply with organizational policies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Peer Recovery Specialist
Competencies

  • Ability to work and problem solve independently and work as a team.
  • Maintains a current knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of peer recovery support specialists/recovery coaches.
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of peer-based recovery support services and be able to apply this knowledge in different settings.
  • Understands and supports multiple pathways of recovery and is willing to embrace a person-centered approach that recognizes an individual's preferences and autonomy.
  • Robust advocacy skills along with knowledge of community-based services, resources, and the local recovery community.
  • Must be able to maintain appropriate boundaries in a variety of settings and situations.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with volunteers, peers, families, and staff.
  • Demonstrates an ability to actively listen and respond to questions and concerns of members, and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to manage confidential information.
  • Strong cultural competence and experience working with diverse communities.
  • Ability to provide accurate feedback without judgment or discomfort.
  • Flexibility to adapt to unforeseen needs or circumstances.
  • Practices discretion in all aspects of the job.
  • Excels at problem solving and multitasking, is organized, efficient and goal directed.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective use of the Internet, Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Peer Recovery Specialist
Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of a Recovery Coach Academy or equivalent 46+ hour training.
  • Minimum of 2 years continuous recovery.
  • Broad knowledge of and experience with Peer Recovery Support Services.
  • Valid Minnesota driver’s license (ability to obtain within 6 months), access to a vehicle with adequate liability insurance.
  • Background check required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the recovery community and community resources.
  • Personal experience with criminal justice system.

Applications must be received by 2/26/21

Apply Online

In addition, please email cover letter and resume to:
Beth.e@recoveryallianceduluth.org
Subject: Peer Recovery Specialist-Corrections

Questions or information: please contact:
Recovery Alliance Duluth: 218-576-6005

Recovery Alliance Duluth is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Accounting Specialist

Recovery Alliance Duluth is seeking a part-time Accounting Specialist to join the RAD team. We are looking for the individual who understands non-profit accounting and grant funded operations. Recovery Alliance Duluth is a Recovery Community Organization that provides peer-based recovery services, supports all pathways to recovery, and believes in the power of compassion and in the positive effects an authentic human connection has on a person’s recovery.

In this role, you will be a vital part of the Recovery Alliance Duluth team by performing accounts payable, accounts receivable, preparing and processing payroll, assisting in financial and accounting record keeping, preparing financial reports, and maintaining required documentation.  As an Accounting Specialist you will work with Recovery Alliance Duluth administration to perform all aspects of financial accounting to ensure compliance and the efficient operation of the organization.

Position: Accounting Specialist
Geographic area: N/A
Full time: 20 hrs/wk
Wage: Commensurate with experience

Accounting Specialist
Essential Functions

  • Perform daily data entry, enter receipts and invoices, pay bills, make deposits, issue reimbursements.
  • Assist with payroll processing and reporting.
  • Maintain up to date payroll information.
  • Maintain onboarding documentation as it relates to employee payroll.
  • Maintain income and expense documentation in as required.
  • Work with Executive Director to create and maintain organizational budgets.
  • Work with Executive Director to fulfill financial reporting requirements.
  • Assist with annual audit and 990 preparation.
  • Adhere to financial policies.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all organizational information.
  • Comply with organizational policies.
  • Participate in additional training as required.
  • Contribute to a positive and inclusive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Peer Recovery Specialist
Competencies

  • Ability to work and problem solve independently and work as a team.
  • Maintains a current knowledge of accepted accounting practices.
  • Knowledgeable of federal and state grant financial guidelines, reporting, and allowability of expenses.
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of accounting functions from basic daily accounting entries to financial reporting.
  • Must be able to maintain appropriate boundaries in a variety of settings and situations.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with volunteers and staff.
  • Ability to manage confidential information. 
  • Strong cultural competence and experience working with diverse communities.
  • Ability to provide accurate feedback without judgment or discomfort.
  • Flexibility to adapt to unforeseen needs or circumstances. 
  • Practices discretion in all aspects of the job.
  • Excels at problem solving and multitasking, is organized, efficient and goal directed. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective use of the Internet, QuickBooks, Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Peer Recovery Specialist
Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Accounting with 3 years of Non-Profit accounting experience, or Associates degree with 5 years of Non-Profit accounting experience.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, Accounting, and timekeeping software.
  • Proficient and knowledgeable of accounting functions in including, payroll, A/P, A/R, financial reporting, and journal entries.
  • Experience with grant budgets, reporting, and reimbursements. 
  • Good communications skills with all levels of the organization; including outside vendors and partners.
  • Excellent organizational skills, great attention to detail, and the ability to function in a multi-task environment and be willing to accept responsibility and work cooperatively with others. 
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fund Accounting Experience

Applications must be received by 2/26/21

Apply Online

In addition, please email cover letter and resume to:
Beth.e@recoveryallianceduluth.org
Subject: Accounting Specialist

Questions or information: please contact:
Recovery Alliance Duluth: 218-576-6005

Recovery Alliance Duluth is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.