• Working with one individual at a time, establish and support the client's Recovery Plan by helping to set short term goals and motivate the person toward recovery

  • Educate clients and staff about addiction and utilize motivational enhancement techniques

  • A short commute from both Boston and Providence

Description of Position

CCBC is hiring Recovery Coaches for the Taunton Peer Recovery Support Center. Provide services to adults with Substance Use and Co-Occurring Disorders. Working with one individual at a time, establish and support the client's Recovery Plan by helping to set short term goals and motivate the person toward recovery. Develop a helpful, confidential and supportive relationship with clients and provide informal guidance, act as a sounding board, and build client's confidence and hope.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in engaging with clients identified with substance use (SU) and co-occurring disorders, addressing barriers to successful recovery and serving as role model, ally, and advocate
  • Works collaboratively with treatment team to implement evidence-based services to patients with SU and co-occurring disorders
  • Conducts active outreach efforts to encourage community activities and participation in recovery-oriented, and self-help groups
  • Educates clients and staff about addiction and utilizes motivational enhancement techniques to explore ambiguity and tip the scales toward treatment
  • Provides peer coaching and supports clients in establishing treatment goals and achieving and maintaining recovery via multiple pathways
  • Is available to provide support to patients in immediate risk of relapse or for other time-sensitive matters during and outside of regular business hours
  • Helps clients navigate the healthcare system and social service system
  • Assists with access to treatment for SU and co-occurring conditions, creating systems and procedures to rapidly identify treatment needs and determine appropriate level of care.
  • Assists with data collection for quality assurance and program evaluation
  • Meets clients with SU co-occurring disorders prior to discharge from facilities and facilitates client access to next stage of treatment
  • Serves as a liaison between the recovery community, the addiction treatment system, the medical treatment system, and the patient’s community, family, and social context to facilitate connections across systems of care
  • May facilitate and/or co-facilitate weekly recovery support group(s)

Recovery Coach will perform the following functions: (1) model skills and consultation; (2) provides cross-training to other staff on the team to help them develop assessment and treatment skills.

General Responsibilities
  1. Provide range of recovery oriented services;
  2. Participate in the design, development, and implementation, of clinical interventions related to substance use (SU) co-occurring disorders;
  3. Engage with persons in order to monitor and assess active SU and co-occurring disorders;
  4. Organize and supervise the delivery of addictions related interventions for clients;
  5. Provide support to individuals in recovery;
  6. Model Recovery based engagement technique for Team staff;
  7. Coordinate curriculum and provide training and support to Team members related to general SU as well as Co-Occurring Disorders or specific clients at risk based on substance use;
  8. Provide information and referral information to clients and Team staff
  9. Complete documentation according to guidelines
  10. Other duties as defined by agency and/or program leadership



This position requires bachelor’s degree in human services or 3 years of human service/behavioral healthcare experience, a Certification as a Recovery Coach, and three (3) years relevant experience.


In addition to education/training requirements, must have : Lived experience and ability to use that experience to serve others, preferred; Experience assessing substance abuse and mental health disorders; Knowledge of recovery resources; Experience with diverse populations; Experience facilitating groups and recovery-based activities; Must possess good organizational skills, effective written, verbal and computer skills.


Knowledge of Core-Competencies as identified by the employee’s assigned department; Must have a valid driver’s license in the state of residence and submit a copy of satisfactory record of driving from the state of residence of registry of motor vehicles, as determined by the department vice president; Must complete MA and ADP Criminal Offense Record Information (CORI) process; Must have computer literacy as related to the requirements of the position.

Apply Now - Send Resume & Cover Letter


Date posted: 9/14/2023

Send Resume & Letter

For more information about this position, or to send your resume:

Monica Leonardo, Program Director of COE/RRS (

Community Counseling of Bristol County
1 Washington St. Taunton, MA 02780
Phone: 508-828-9116

Why build your career at CCBC?

Stable and Established

  • The largest, most innovative mental health and substance abuse care provider in Southeastern MA, with a 50 year history
  • We serve over 12,000 clients annually
  • Committment to innovation and evidence-based practice
  • Committment to erasing the stigma that can surround trauma, mental illness, and addiction

Great Benefits

  • A short commute from both Boston and Providence
  • 3 weeks paid vacation to start
  • 12 paid holidays and sick leave
  • Health, dental, disability, and life insurance
  • 403-b with up to 5% employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement

Make Recovery a Reality

Working with CCBC gives you the chance to change your own path while helping others find theirs. As you provide hope and healing to people who need it most, you'll be just as inspired by the quality of people you work with as the outcomes you provide together. Join us and be a part of the next success story.