Sycamores provides a spectrum of equitable mental health services, through various programs, to multicultural populations of all acuities. Although we serve a variety of consumers, the agency focuses primarily on providing care to low-income, high at-risk youth.
The role of the Substance Abuse Counselor is to provide interventions that develop coping and problem-solving skills, teach social skills, and teach transference of those skills into the home, school, and community. A Substance Abuse Counselor is part of a multi-disciplinary team that implements integrated substance abuse services, provides individual and group counseling, and monitors the needs of clients with substance use disorders.
• 2 years’ experience as a drug and alcohol counselor working with adolescent population and Registration with one of State of California's approved Alcohol & Drug agencies.
• Certification with one of State of California's approved Alcohol & Drug agencies preferred.
• Maintains all required licenses and certifications.
• Valid California Driver License and a driving record acceptable to the Agency’s insurance carrier.
• CCAPP or CAADE Certified preferred
All candidates who are presented with a conditional offer of employment must satisfy a pre-employment background check, drug, and health screen.
Sycamores is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.
Further, Sycamores is a Fair Chance employer and complies with California Government Code Section 12952, Employment Discrimination: Conviction History.
Due to the direct contact we have with vulnerable populations, services we perform in the community, relevant CDPH orders, and CDC guidance, Sycamores mandates COVID-19 vaccinations. Accordingly, employees are required to (i) have a COVID- 19 vaccine which is authorized for emergency use by the US Food and Drug Administration or the World Health Organization by the first day of work OR (ii) obtain a reasonable accommodation due to a disability or sincerely held religious belief. To request an accommodation, please notify Deon Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All offers of employment are conditioned on satisfying one of above. No inquiries of vaccination status will be made until after a conditional offer of employment has been extended. Sycamores prohibits discrimination on the basis of a protected characteristic, including disability, perceived disability, or religion. Sycamores will not retaliate against any employee or candidate for requesting a reasonable accommodation pursuant to this policy.