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Hours Full-time
Location Boston, Massachusetts

About this job

Description: $500 sign-on bonus!
Great opportunity for candidates who are passionate about working with individuals on their path to recovery at a newly renovated state of the art recovery home.

Who We Are || VOAMASS gives members of the community who need help the most the services, support, and self-esteem they need to create a fresh start. At VOAMASS, our dedicated teams are committed to serving the whole person.

What We Do || Through our powerful integrated behavioral health care model, we bring together vast resources from a diverse team of caring staff to help each client meet their personal goals. The care we provide paves the way for greater opportunity and second chances by focusing on the critical pillars towards a healthy life: behavioral health, financial stability, and safe housing.

As the Recovery Support Specialist, you'll have a dynamic and critical role in our community-based residences supporting the well-being and recovery of adult clients in our programs. VOAMASS operates 4 residential recovery homes in Boston neighborhoods, serving individuals with substance use and co-occurring disorders. Our programs help people recover and achieve wellness through a client-centered, trauma-informed harm reduction framework. As part of the treatment team, the Recovery Support Specialist will make a difference in the lives of our clients through the use of clinical/treatment best practices. Activities may include personal assistance in the completion of daily living skills, leading educational and recreational activities, and accompany residents to and from appointments.

This role is about making a difference in the lives of the people we serve. You'll bring the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience working with individuals in substance use treatment services, mental health, and/or co-occurring disorders, or equivalent.
  • BA/AA degree preferred; however, minimum of high school degree and related experience in a recovery support environment or equivalent may be substituted.


Full-Time and Part Time hours are available, including days, evening, overnight and weekends.

Since 1934, VOAMASS has provided critical services to the residents of the Commonwealth. From pioneering early residential treatment programs in the 1960's to leading today in the field of mental health prison diversion programming, VOAMASS can be counted on to tackle our greatest challenges.

VOAMASS is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

For full-time employees, our comprehensive and generous benefits package includes: ·

  • Competitive Health, Vision and Dental insurance
  • Flexible Spending and Health Reimbursement Account
  • Employer paid Life and Long-Term Disability
  • 403(b) matching retirement plans
  • Tuition Remission Programs
  • Loan Forgiveness (PSLF Program)
  • Fitness/Wellness reimbursement
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Pet Insurance
  • Blue Care Line (24/7 Nurse hotline)
  • Generous Vacation, Sick, and Personal Time Benefits
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap

Vaccination Policy:

In accordance with VOAMASS' duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace, we have adopted a mandatory vaccination policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, our clients, partners, visitors, and the community at large from COVID-19. This policy complies with all applicable laws and is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.