Counselor (Substance Abuse) - Riverside
Volunteers of America Texas

Fort Worth, Texas

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Are you looking for a job that makes a difference? Do you have a passion for helping others? We may be the right organization for you: VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA TEXAS.

For over 100 years VOA Texas, a faith-based and non-profit organization, has operated with a mission of "Helping America's Most Vulnerable Reach Their Full Potential" through various programs throughout Texas. Programs are locally created, managed and delivered to provide a wide array of human services through PAID positions. Come and be a part of the passion, the mission and the tradition!

Position: Counselor I - Residential
Location: Riverside - Fort Worth, TX

License Required: LCDC

Pay Rate: $40,000 annually


The Counselor is responsible for providing therapeutic interventions designed to assist clients to successfully complete the substance abuse treatment or other clinical treatment program. No direct supervisory responsibilities.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conducts initial intake assessment to determine individual treatment needs from clients seeking substance abuse treatment as required per program.
  • Conducts orientation for individuals referred to the program.
  • Provides clients with individual and group counseling and case management services, as related to their ongoing needs based on their individualized treatment plan.
  • Maintains up-to-date client record documentation.
  • Facilitates therapeutic group and individual counseling.
  • Completes client psychosocial assessments and develops and/or revises and implements individual client treatment plans.
  • Prepares periodic reports on client status and activities as required by funding agencies.
  • Facilitates substance abuse education using approved curriculum.
  • Monitors and notifies Director of potential psychological crises with individual clients that may affect the operation of the program or the facility, or may necessitate further intervention.
  • Maintains documentation of treatment in CMBHS or other electronic record-keeping, and other client files as required by funding sources.
  • Attends all scheduled client staffing's, and provides input as appropriate.
  • Develops referral linkages with community resources.
  • Facilitates job skills training.
  • Conducts in-service training for staff as
  • Attends staff meetings and training as scheduled.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or related field plus five years of transferable experience, with at least three years directly related (managing major facility operations).
  • The counselor must hold an LCDC license from the state of Texas. If working in substance abuse treatment, must be in good standing with DSHS.
  • Valid Texas Driver's License and ability to be insured

Volunteers of America Texas offers a rich benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, LTD, STD, Life Insurance, Vacation and Sick time, other optional benefits and a retirement plan.

Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today!



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