Employment Opportunities

(Download an ASAC Employment Application or a Student/Internship Application.)

TO APPLY FOR A POSITION

  1. Complete the Applicant Characteristic Survey and either email it to info@asac.us and insert in the subject line – Attn: EEO Officer or mail or hand-carry it to: Area Substance Abuse Council (ASAC), Attn: EEO Officer, 3601 16th Avenue SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
  2. Complete an ASAC Employment Application form
  3. Submit a current resume

Unless another address is specified, mail or hand-carry your resume and application to:
Area Substance Abuse Council (ASAC)
3601 16th Avenue SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Or email these forms to info@asac.us forms with the subject titled: Job Application – (insert position).


Current Openings

Clinical Director

The Area Substance Abuse Council, ASAC, is seeking a full time Clinical Director, who will be responsible to supervise the structure and delivery of our clinical programs.  This position will be have a primary office in Cedar Rapids, but will be responsible for all five counties in our service area.  The ASAC Clinical Director will have a team of staff who manage outpatient, residential, and halfway house programs offered to youth and adults with substance use disorders.  It will be expected that the Clinical Director continuously monitor and refine the treatment and recovery programs to best serve the needs of patients, families, and the communities we serve.  The right candidate for this position will minimally have: Bachelor’s Degree in human services, be a certified or licensed substance abuse counselor,  and have at least 3 years supervisory experience.  The candidate should have strong leadership, communication, and technology skills.

Interested candidates should submit their resume and application to the Area Substance Abuse Council, 3601 16th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids , Iowa 52404 or by email to info@asac.us with the subject titled Clinical Director.


Cedar Rapids – Substance Abuse Lead Counselor

ASAC has an opening for a full-time substance abuse lead counselor in our Southside Outpatient Office. We are looking for the right team-focused candidate to facilitate groups, conduct assessments, individual counseling and case management, work with referral sources and conduct file reviews and assist in managing the program in the absence of the Director of the program.

The right candidate should have proficiency in clinical practices, including various treatment programs demonstrated through supervision and direct observation, as well as a thorough knowledge of theories, techniques and modalities of substance abuse treatment.  The candidate would also have the ability to effectively manage time, have a thorough knowledge of the various theories and techniques in working with disadvantaged populations and must possess good organizational skills, communication skills – both verbal and written, and attention to detail. Computer proficiency required.  Some administrative and case management experience preferred.

Minimum Qualifications:  Required to be a certified or licensed counselor.  Prefer a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Substance Abuse Counseling, Social Work, Human Services, Counseling or related field; or a minimum of 7 years’ experience working with adults in the substance abuse field and/or mental health field.  Computer proficiency required.  Some administrative and case management experience preferred.

Send resume and application to:
Area Substance Abuse Council
Attn: Gayle Kelley
317 7th Ave SE  Suite 203
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Or submit by email to gkelley@asac.us. Please note in the subject line Lead Counselor – Southside Outpatient Office.


Cedar Rapids – Substance Abuse Counselor

ASAC has an opening for a full-time substance abuse lead counselor in our Southside Outpatient Office. We are looking for the right team-focused candidate to facilitate groups, conduct assessments, individual counseling and case management as well as work with referral sources.

The right candidate should have proficiency in clinical practices, including various treatment programs demonstrated through supervision and direct observation.  The candidate should also have the ability to effectively manage time, possess good organizational skills, communication skills – both verbal and written, and attention to detail. Computer proficiency required.  Some case management experience preferred.

Bachelor’s Degree in human services field is required. Master’s Degree in human services field is welcomed. Iowa Substance Abuse Counselor Certificate is required or the ability to complete certification requirements within 18 months of hire. The Area Substance Abuse Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Send resume and application to:
Area Substance Abuse Council
Attn: Gayle Kelley
317 7th Ave SE  Suite 203
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Or submit by email to gkelley@asac.us. Please note in the subject line Substance Abuse Counselor – Southside Outpatient Office.


Cedar Rapids – Substance Abuse Group Facilitator

ASAC has an opening for a full-time substance abuse group facilitator in our West office. We are looking for the right team-focused candidate to facilitate groups, conduct assessments, individual counseling and case management, as well as work with referral sources.

The right candidate should have proficiency in clinical practices, including various treatment programs demonstrated through supervision and direct observation. As well, the candidate should have proficiency in computer skills.

Bachelor’s Degree in human services field is required. Master’s Degree in human services field is welcomed. Iowa Substance Abuse Counselor Certificate is required or the ability to complete certification within 18 months of hire. The Area Substance Abuse Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Send resume and application to:
Area Substance Abuse Council
Attn: Lisa Neuendorf
3601 16th Ave. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Or submit by email to lneuendorf@asac.us. Please note in the subject line Group Facilitator.


Cedar Rapids – Patient Support Staff Coordinator

ASAC has an opening for a full-time supervisor of patient support staff at our Heart of Iowa location. We are looking for the right team-focused candidate to lead the direct care of the patients who reside in our care 24 hours a day.  Heart of Iowa is a residential and halfway house program that provides substance abuse treatment for women and our focus is building stronger family relationships.  Up to 36 families can be in services at any one time.

The right candidate should have proficiency in supervision, direct patient care and communication. As well, the candidate should have proficiency in computer skills.

Bachelor’s Degree in human services field is preferred, as well as a background working in health care or human services field is preferred.  Prior supervisory work is required.. The Area Substance Abuse Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Send resume and application to:
Area Substance Abuse Council
Attn: Shar Jones
4050 Bowling Street SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404

Or submit by email to sjones@asac.us. Please note in the subject line HOI Patient Support Coordinator.


Cedar Rapids – Residential Patient Support Recovery Center

The Area Substance Abuse Council (ASAC) has on-call Residential Patient Support Positions for 3:00 pm-11:30 pm and 11:15 pm – 7:15 am shifts. Recovery Center is a substance abuse residential program for men and women.

Qualifications:

  • Experience supervising clients in a substance abuse/mental health residential setting preferred
  • Medication management experience preferred
  • Good communication skills required, along with being a good role model for our clients
  • HS Diploma or GED required
  • Good driving record required and will need to pass criminal and child abuse back ground checks
  • Proficiency in computer skills
  • Comfortable working with a diverse population of men and women
  • Facilitate educational groups
  • Supervise off-site recreational groups and AA/NA meetings
  • The right candidate will be self-motivated and will be an active team member

If you are interested in applying for this position please contact Linda Lint at 319-202-3591 or llint@asac.us.


Cedar Rapids – Residential Patient Support Recovery Center

The Area Substance Abuse Council (ASAC) has one part time Residential Patient Support Position open for Saturday and Sunday 7am-330pm, and one part time Residential Patient Support position for Saturday and Sunday 3pm-1130pm, with the possibility of additional shifts, at the Recovery Center. Recovery Center is a substance abuse residential program for men and women.

Qualifications:

  • Experience supervising clients in a substance abuse/ mental health residential setting preferred
  • Medication management experience preferred
  • Good communication skills required, along with being a good role model for our clients
  • HS Diploma or GED required
  • Good driving record required and will need to pass criminal and child abuse back ground checks
  • Proficiency in computer skills
  • Comfortable working with a diverse population of men and women
  • Facilitate educational groups
  • Supervise off-site recreational groups and AA/NA meetings
  • The right candidate will be self-motivated and will be an active team member

If you are interested in applying for this position please contact Linda Lint at llint@asac.us.


Cedar Rapids – Residential Patient Support Heart of Iowa

The Area Substance Abuse Council (ASAC) has a part- time, 11:15pm-7:15am, Friday and Saturday, and a full-time 7:00am-3:00pm Residential Patient Support Position at our Heart of Iowa (HOI) program. ASAC’s HOI is a substance abuse residential program for women with their children and women who are pregnant.

Qualifications:

  • Experience supervising clients in a substance abuse/ mental health residential setting preferred
  • Medication management experience preferred
  • Good communication skills required, along with being a good role model for our patients
  • HS Diploma or GED required
  • Good driving record required and will need to pass criminal and child abuse back ground checks
  • Proficiency in computer skills
  • Comfortable working with a diverse population of women and children
  • The right candidate will be self-motivated and will be an active team member

If you are interested in applying for this position please contact Linda Lint at 319-202-3591 or llint@asac.us.


Clinton – King House Halfway House Patient Support

Part-Time Weekend and On-call all shifts

Good communication skills and experience supervising clients in a substance abuse/mental health residential setting preferred. HS diploma with good driving record required.

Send application to:

King House
Attn: Jason Rockwell
2219 Garfield Street
Clinton, Iowa 52732

Or send application by email to jrockwell@asac.us. Please note in the subject line King House Halfway House Patient Support.


Clinton – Hightower Residential Program Assistant (Full and Part-time)

Full-time 10:30pm to 7:00am position and part-time 2:30pm-11:00pm positions are open.

Good communication skills and experience supervising patients with children in a substance abuse/mental health residential setting preferred. HS diploma with a good driving record required.

The Area Substance Abuse Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Send resume to:
Email: swolever@asac.us

Or by mail:Area Substance Abuse Council
Attn: Susan Wolever
2727 S. 19th St
Clinton, IA 52732


Maquoketa – Substance Abuse Counselor

ASAC has an opening for a full-time substance abuse counselor in our Maquoketa Outpatient Office. We are looking for the right team-focused candidate to facilitate groups, conduct assessments, individual counseling and case management as well as work with referral sources. The position will involve working 2 evenings per week.

The right candidate should have proficiency in clinical practices, including various treatment programs demonstrated through supervision and direct observation.  The candidate should also have the ability to effectively manage time, possess good organizational skills, communication skills – both verbal and written, and attention to detail. Computer proficiency required.  Knowledge and experience working with rural population/community preferred.

Bachelor’s Degree in human services field is required. Master’s Degree in human services field is welcomed. Iowa Substance Abuse Counselor Certificate is required or the ability to complete certification within 18 months of hire. The Area Substance Abuse Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Send resume and application to:
Area Substance Abuse Council
Attn: Gabe Gluba
250 20th Avenue North, Suite 250
Clinton IA, 52732

Or submit by email to ggluba@asac.us.  Please note in the subject line Jackson County – Substance Abuse Counselor.


Facility Manager

The Area Substance Abuse Council (ASAC) has an opening for a full-time Facility Manager position available Monday-Friday. This position may require evening and weekend work. The Facility Manager is  responsible for maintaining the Agency facility and grounds, supervising and/or performing  tasks related to HVAC, electrical, plumbing security, safety, environmental, and custodial. Person hired in this role must have a background in working with community  vendors, contractors as well as 5 years’ experience with building management and maintenance. High School diploma/equivalent required.  Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Send Resume to Hai Trinh (htrinh@asac.us)


Cedar Rapids – Accountant

ASAC is seeking to hire a full time accountant, to assist with the financial work of both ASAC and the ASAC Housing Projects.  The right candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, or related field, and preferably prior experience working in the non-profit environment.  This position will require work with accounting software, other technology, and communication with project staff.

Interested candidates should submit their resume and application to the Area Substance Abuse Council, 3601 16th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids , Iowa 52404 or by email to info@asac.us with the subject titled Accountant.


Cedar Rapids – On-Call Van Driver 

We are looking for hardworking, friendly and are responsible individual for safely transporting clients. If you are interested in applying for this position please contact Hai Trinh at 319-390-4611 or send resume to htrinh@asac.us

JOB DUTIES: Follow all DOT regulations and safety standards. Notify Supervisor immediately of any violations/accidents occurring during your work assignments. Complete a daily van inspection for safety each day, including tires and seatbelts are all operational. All transportation requests are determined by the Supervisor. Follow established routing, and meet timed schedule for appointments. Record and complete mileage logs daily. Submit receipts for all purchases daily. Deliver reports, communications, and variety of items to all ASAC sites as directed. Be able to lift up to 25lbs on a consistent basis. Ensure that all agency vehicles are serviced on schedule, conducting periodic checks on the service tag. Ensure agency vehicle is refuelled and clean at all times.Client concerns need be directed to your Supervisor

REQUIREMENTS: References from Supervisor of prior employment. Valid driver’s license. Good driving record. Proof of car insurance. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Background check and Tuberculosis test required.


Cedar Rapids – Cook

We are currently accepting applications for the following cooks positions:

  •  Regular Part-time: 2 days a week Monday –Tuesday 9-6 PM. Additional hours available if desired.
  • On-call: Individual to cook at HOI and ASAC kitchen as need arises.

Position Description: Supervises operation of kitchen/dining area. Responsible for menu planning, meal preparation and clean up. Supervise clients working in kitchen. Handles all USDA and Child Food and Nutrition Reports.

Minimum Job Requirements: Cooking experience. Staff and/or client supervisory experience preferred. Knowledge of USDA, Iowa Department of Health and local health regulations. Must be able to relate in a positive manner to clients, staff and general public. Must have transportation to work and for food purchasing.

All interested individuals should contact Hai Trinh at 319-390-4611 or email at htrinh@asac.us.


Cedar Rapids – Child Care

The ASAC Heart of Iowa Women and Children’s Recovery Center is seeking full-time and part-time childcare providers who have a passion to help children thrive developmentally and who enjoys a rewarding challenge.  Heart of Iowa is a residential and halfway house program that provides substance abuse treatment for women and our focus is building stronger family relationships.  Up to 36 families can be in services at any one time and we are licensed to serve 82 children.  Full-time and part-time staff are needed for various shifts, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00am and 8:00pm. Children range in age from newborns to adolescents, who are living with their mothers who are in recovery from their addiction.  The successful candidates will possess experience working in a licensed childcare center, have enthusiasm, leadership skills, able to take initiative and a solid understanding of child development. AA in Early Childhood Education encouraged but not required.

If you believe you are that person, please send an application to:

ASAC – Heart of Iowa
Attn: Nicole Sonenstahl
4050 Bowling Street SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Or send application by email to nsonenstahl@asac.us

If you have any questions regarding the child care position, contact Nicole Sonenstahl at Heart of Iowa
TEL: 319-862-1050 or Email nsonenstahl@asac.us


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