AOD Counselor

    • Job Tracking ID: SHM01
    • Job Location: Philadelphia, PA
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: November 19, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

AOD Counselor

Self Help Movement is a drug and alcohol treatment facility located in the Far Northeast section of Philadelphia. We are an all-male inpatient program, 17 years of age and older, consisting of three levels of treatment.

We currently have an opening for a Counselor! This is an opportunity to work in an environment of compassion, understanding, and respect providing the service that is instrumental in the recovery process of our clientele. This is your chance to make a difference in the lives of your neighbors.

Job Overview

  • Facilitate daily individual and group therapies, including family therapy as appropriate
  • Complete individual and group progress notes
  • Develop, implement, and monitor treatment plans
  • Communicate with insurance providers to advocate for residents
  • Complete discharge and aftercare plans, including collaboration with probation/parole, case managers, and others
  • Periodic evening and weekend hours

Experience and Skills:

Education Requirements

  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Counseling/Psychology from an accredited institution with specialization in addictions or related field
  • Minimum of one year professional work experience in the field of addictions/recovery
  • Working knowledge of 12 Step Recovery Program
  • Excellent written, verbal, and computer skills


Why Self Help Movement?

An intense commitment to the person in recovery’s entire well-being is the center of our mission at Self Help Movement. In addition to treating the alcohol and other drug addictions of our clients, we also provide individualized and flexible treatment programs intended to address each person’s specific needs. 


  • Medical Insurance/Vision
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term/Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wellness Program
  • 401K
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Holidays