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Recovery Navigator - Catholic Charities - Higher Ground St. Paul Women's Harm Reduction

Company: Reading & Math, Inc.
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:Many people do not have enough support to live a healthy life in recovery from substance use disorders. Take action by offering your time and talent as a Recovery Navigator. As someone who knows what it's like to build a healthy life in recovery, you can help others do the same through mentoring, peer support and resource navigation.We are currently recruiting for the 2022-23 program year with opportunities beginning in August, October and January. Your commitment to Recovery Corps will be 40 hours per week. This is an AmeriCorps member position with Recovery Corps. You'll join an amazing cohort of Recovery Navigators from all backgrounds and experiences.What to Expect:Support individuals in recovery from substance use disorder with personalized recovery plans.Assist clients in navigating social services resources, programs, and benefit systems.Foster strong relationships with clients to help build their confidence and skills, while encouraging them to have agency over their own recovery.Gain valuable professional experience while embedded in a local recovery organization.Participate in training and professional development throughout the year, including the Peer Recovery Support training.Complete the requirements for Peer Recovery Support Specialist certification.Share your experience with the wider community as a Recovery Corps ambassador.Perks Package:While your clients benefit from peer-to-peer services, you'll be rewarded with more than just a sense of satisfaction. Recovery Navigators receive a perks package at 40 hours a week that includes:A stipend of $1,100 paid every 2 weeks$25,300 total for 1,700 hours of service starting in August 2022$20,900 total for 1,350 hours of service starting in October 2022$15,400 total for 1,000 hours of service starting in January 2023Up to $6,495 for tuition or student loans*Federal student loan forbearance and interest repaymentIndividual health insurance - Monthly premium 100% coveredChild care assistance - Based on family size and income*The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award can be used to pay tuition or repay qualified student loans. Individuals 55+ may gift their award to their child, grandchild, foster child or stepchild.What it Takes:Our Navigators come from all walks of life. The most important qualification is a passion to take action for your community - and meet the following minimum qualifications. By the time they begin their service, our Navigators are:Dependable and have a history of good attendanceAble to understand and follow instructionsSet a pace and maintain a service schedule of 40 hours per weekRecovered for at least one uninterrupted year from a substance use disorder by the start dateComfortable using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel), completing internet searches and navigating resources online, completing data entry, experience with using e-mail regularly, including sending attachments, comfort with database and software use, and experience with using videoconferencing software and attending training online.Fluent in English for speaking, reading, and writing English fluently18 years of age or older with a high school diploma or equivalentA citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident of the United States*Able to successfully complete a background check***Applicants who have received deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are not eligible to serve as AmeriCorps members at this time.**Successful completion of an additional Department of Human Service background check may be required for any site that is 245G licensed with the state of MN.Want to Learn More?: Click here to view the position description.About our Organization:Recovery Corps is powered by community-minded individuals who serve as AmeriCorps members. Recovery Corps was launched in Minnesota by Ampact as part of our healthy futures program offerings, and has since expanded to include Illinois.Ampact is a national organization that demonstrates the power of national service to solve complex social problems by creating innovative programs that focus on the key areas of education, environmental stewardship, and healthy futures for communities. These programs include Reading Corps, Math Corps, Early Learning Corps, Heading Home, and Climate Impact Corps.Ampact will not discriminate for or against any AmeriCorps service member or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or parental status, familial status, military service, or any other category protected by law. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request.This document is available in alternative formats.

Keywords: Reading & Math, Inc., St. Paul , Recovery Navigator - Catholic Charities - Higher Ground St. Paul Women's Harm Reduction, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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