Amity Foundation
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • $24-$26
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off

Amity Foundation, an internationally acclaimed teaching and therapeutic community is seeking compassionate and enthusiastic individuals with substance abuse counseling experience and  a desire to teach and learn. Join the community as one of our, Certified SUD/AOD Journey Counselors, Create change with our programs in the many prison facilities seeking assistance. This ground breaking opportunity gives you the chance to work in our prison programs to help the inmate population, and will also enhance your training and experience in the field

We are currently offering  RELOCATION for those candidates that are interesting in providing service to the following areas: Soledad, San Louis Obispo and Coalinga.

About Amity:

Amity Foundation, is a safe place where people can change in an environment that fosters trust; where new values can be formed; responsibility developed and lasting relationships built. Amity is dedicated to the inclusion and habilitation of people marginalized by addiction, homelessness, trauma, criminality, incarceration, poverty, racism, sexism and violence. Amity is committed to research, development implementation and dissemination of information regarding community building.

Remembrance, Resolution, Reconciliation, Restoration, Renewal

About the Position:

  • As Certified SUD/AOD Journey Counselor you will support our prison programs by delivering face-to-face rehabilitative programming services provided in the Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program (ISUDTP).  
  • Journey Counselors do an array of task ranging from Deliver treatment services of participants
  • Review treatment plans, evaluate and record treatment progress, recording visible changes in appearance, behavior and demeanor of program participants 
  • Participate in monthly, block, cross-training, curriculum training, technical assistance training or other training as appropriate.
  • Other duties as needed

For complete details please visit our website:

What You Will Bring:

Certified SUD/AOD Journey Counselors MUST meet one (1) of the following minimum requirements:

  • A Master's Degree in social service-related field and registered with an AOD certifying organization recognized by DHCS
  • A Bachelor's Degree in a social service-related field, and ONE (1) year of certified experience providing SUDT services as a AOD counselor
  • An Associates' Degree in a social service-related field, AOD certified, and THREE (3) years of certified experience providing SUDT services as a AOD Counselor;
  • AOD certified and more than FIVE (5) years of certified experience providing certified SUDT services as a certified AOD counselor.


What We Offer:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision.
  • Paid vacation, sick time, & holidays.
  • 401K, HSA, & Life insurance programs
  • Organization committed to community action
  • Community oriented workplace
  • Relocation Assistance* (select locations) 




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