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Title:On Call Alcohol & Drug Counselor I or II
Company:Central City Concern

Central City Concern is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide comprehensive solutions to ending homelessness and achieving self-sufficiency. CCC provides many services, such as addiction treatment, employment, housing, mental health, primary care, and other related culturally specific services, to a diverse population. As an agency deeply rooted in recovery, part of our policy and commitment to a drug and alcohol-free workplace includes post-offer, pre-employment drug screens.


TITLE: On Call Alcohol & Drug Counselor I or II  


REPORTS TO: Program Manager

SALARY: $19.38-$23.70 Hourly DOE

SCHEDULE: On-Call, Variable schedule 


SUMMARY: The A&D Counselor works as a member of a treatment team providing

substance abuse treatment and case management. The team works to address all

treatment needs, including crisis management, substance abuse treatment, physical health

management, mental health management, accessing affordable housing, accessing

employment and educational opportunities.



1. Must have High School Diploma or GED, advanced degree preferred.

2. The following requirements for CADC:

a. A&D Counselor I requires CADC I

b. A&D Counselor II requires CADCII

3. Bilingual A&D Counselors must demonstrate proficiency in secondary language.

4. Must meet CCC privileging requirements as required by FTCA

5. Must have BLS/CPR training and certification.

6. Must have experience working in chemical dependency treatment, preferably with

outpatient adults who have been adjudicated to treatment and/or people with cooccurring

mental health disorders

7. Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge and skills in group facilitation

8. Must be able to demonstrate working knowledge and skills in evidence-based

treatment methods utilized in the treatment of addiction and trauma-informed


9. Knowledge and skills in de-escalation methods or ability to be trained in deescalation


10. Knowledge and skills in crisis intervention

11. Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of community and social service

agencies with the ability to provide case management services as needed

12. Must be able to work a range of hours

13. If in recovery, must be able to document continuous abstinence under

independent living conditions or recovery housing for the immediate past two


14. Sufficient manual dexterity and physical ability to perform assigned tasks

15. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB test, and background check

16. The OAR prohibits A&D program staff from having within the previous 3 years a

DUI conviction or diversion, a felony conviction, or a conviction under the

Uniform Controlled Substances Act.

17. Must be able to climb stairs several times a day

18. Must adhere to agency’s non-discrimination policies

19. Ability to effectively interact with co-workers and clients with diverse ethnic

backgrounds, religious views, cultural backgrounds, life-styles, and sexual

orientations and treat each individual with respect and dignity


Check out the full job description and apply at:


Central City Concern is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, gender, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants seeking reasonable accommodation can contact the Human Resources department at 503-294-1681.

Contact:Mandi Houston
Address:232 NW 6th Ave. Portland, OR.
Portland, OR 97209



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