Spiritual Lay Counselor & Coach

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MISSION ADDICTION

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  • 2 people are interested

POSITION SUMMARY: Seeking caring, compassionate Christian volunteers in the Dayton, Ohio area. Counselors will help others cope with the struggles related to addiction and mental health, such as codependency, relationship and marital stresses, self-care, grief, faith, rebuilding lives after addiction, and more. Ideal candidates will have a passion for people and faith, biblical knowledge, and interest or experience in counseling and coaching. General training will be available March 15-16 and training for couples counseling will be March 29-30. Each counselor position is flexible for appointment hours (days, evenings, etc.) to suit your schedule. However, consistency works best for clients. Appointment locations also have some flexibility.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Interpersonal communication and listening skills
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of the bible and the Christian faith
  • Spiritual counseling and/or faith leadership background preferred, but not required
  • Sufficient spiritual and emotional maturity to understand and exhibit healthy professional boundaries when working with a highly vulnerable population
  • Prefer addiction and/or mental health experience, either personally or professionally
  • Certifications or degrees in counseling, psychology, social work, peer support, chemical dependency, etc. are desirable, but not required
  • Familiarity with local, regional, and national resources are a plus
  • Some very light computer and software competence is preferred

DUTIES:
- Build rapport and trust

- Schedule and conduct individual, couples, and/or family counseling sessions, as appropriate

- Provide support, feedback, and guidance to individuals in their coping, healing, or rebuilding process

- Be an ambassador of Mission Addiction and all program service offerings, as well as refer clients to other resources, when appropriate

- Keep up with internal training and updates and apply that knowledge

Please send a résumé and cover letter or paragraph to Antara@Mission-Addiction.org. Include any particular interest in this position and organization, your qualifications, and any previous volunteer experience. Thank you for inquiring about this important role in our mission!

MISSION ADDICTION

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About MISSION ADDICTION

Location:

5980 Wilmington Pike, Sugarcreek Township, OH 45459, US

Mission Statement

1) Provide a lifeline of support and resources to individuals and loved ones, no matter where they are in their addiction journey. 2) Healing, restoring and transforming people, to become the best version of themselves. 3) Grow and train an army of people ready, willing and able, to help those who need and want it. 4) Provide a spiritual family to connect, learn, and grow in faith. (You do not have to be impacted by addiction to participate.)

Description

Mission Addiction was founded by a business consultant and faith leader in January, 2017.

Program Components:

  • Connection & Community in a Spiritual Family

  • The MA Program - The "MAP" for Healing and Recovery; 50 topics to choose from!
  • Tuesday Night Christian Support Meeting

  • Navigation and Referral Services

  • Lay Counseling & Coaching

  • Healing & Restoration Prayer

  • Emergency Care

  • Prayer & Grief Support

  • Flexible Volunteer Opportunities to fit anyone’s schedule; our program includes the rewards of serving. Don't see a fit on Volunteer Match? Fill out an application and we can probably create something: http://www.mission-addiction.org/get-involved/volunteering/

  • Prevention Talks - for parents & students

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

5980 Wilmington PikeSugarcreek TownshipDayton, OH 45459

(39.65337,-84.1088)
 

SKILLS

  • Bereavement Support
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Life Coaching
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 0-10 hours/week range, average 2-5 hours
  • Please send a résumé and cover letter or paragraph to Antara@Mission-Addiction.org. Include any particular interest in this position and organization, your qualifications, and any previous volunteer experience.

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