• Counselor Assistant

    Posted on November 1, 2017 by in
    Renz Addiction Counseling Center
    November 1, 2017
    Job Type
    2 American Way


    Renz Addiction Counseling Center is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to the prevention, intervention and treatment of addictive behaviors and disorders, and to factors often associated with addiction. The Center strives to provide the most effective preventative and clinical care in a safe and nurturing environment through teamwork approach for anyone affected by addiction or addiction related issues.

    We are a community-based agency that has served those who suffer from addiction for the past 56 years.

    The Position:                       Part time Counselor Assistant

    Our counselor assistants fill a vital support role within our clinical team. They have a variety of different responsibilities including but not limited to:

    Monitoring and observing same gender clients during observed drug testing collection

    Filing various forms, reports, and notes in client charts

    Taking inventory with certain clinical program supplies

    Facilitate phone screenings and explaining services to prospective clients

    Complete various special contracting documentation

    Monitor milieu safety

    Assist with any crisis situations

    Participation with other clinical staff in special activities for clients and their family members

    Assisting other support and clinical staff with program responsibilities

    Various Tasks on special clinical program projects

    Various office related responsibilities that assist our counselors and therapists

    This individual will report to the Director of Clinical Services

    Candidate will need to complete a CANTS background check as well as a State Police background check.

    Hours of Employment

    Tuesday and Wednesday evenings 4:30pm - 8:30pm


    Candidate must be comfortable conducting observed drug testing collection on our male client population. Position is ideal for a MALE college student who is working toward a degree or role in the social service or medical related helping field. Some course work toward CADC and/or experience in behavioral health setting. Candidate must have prior social service experience or may be obtaining a degree in a social service related field. Candidate must possess an understanding of confidentiality issues, have legible handwriting, have good communication skills, ability to multitask, and have some knowledge about substance abuse issues.


    Hourly rate is dependent on experience and qualification – Range $13.50-$15.00 per hour

    Resumes and salary history to [email protected]

    Renz Addiction Counseling Center

    Two American Way

    Elgin, IL 60120

    Fax (847) 742-3559

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