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Department: Addiction Recovery - CPG_10_48
Usual Schedule: M-F 8:30a-5p
On Call Requirements: None
Job Category: Allied Health
Work Location: Carle Champaign on Mattis
Employment Type: Full - Time
Nursing Specialty:
Job Post ID: 36376
Secondary Job Category: Allied Health
Experience Requirements: None
Weekend Requirements: None
Education Requirements: Associates Degree
Shift: Day
Location: Champaign, IL
Holiday Requirements: None
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Job Description

This position is responsible for engaging community stakeholders and assisting with the building of coalitions throughout central Illinois to establish recovery oriented systems of care that allow for a coordinated network of community based services and supports for those with, or at risk of substance misuse.

Bachelor's Degree or Associate's Degree or Certificate in Eligibility for Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist or Experience in Lieu of Education 
Driver's License upon hire and Proof of Auto Insurance upon hire.

Community development, organization or outreach experience required, prefer work in non profit or substance abuse treatment OrLife experiences and recovery experiences allows person to provide recovery support in such way that others can benefit from their experiences. Or

Experience in working with program development, community engagement or outreach, or with those seeking or in recovery

  • Assist with the planning and implementation of grant programs under the direction of the Director with input from the Principal Investigator, associated researchers and other central administrators
  • Collaborate with the team to develop new partnerships and strengthen existing partnerships between Carle Health and local, regional and state organizations
  • Engage community stakeholders and build coaltions throughout central Illinois
  • Support development of community prevention/education programming with local leadership
  • Develop and sustain relationships with community leaders, local groups and organizations and local authorities
  • Works as part of a team to support and sustain community led action around substance use and treatment resources
  • Participate and facilitate community meetings as directed
  • Travel to various locations within the site plan area for meetings, outreach and other grant related activities
  • Present grant program materials to a variety of constiuents including institution wide, regional collaborations and national meetings as needed
  • Serve as liasion between RLC leadership and community groups
  • Develop, organize and attend Addiction Recovery department's participation in community events
  • Work as part of RLC team to design and deliver innovative community outreach and engagement activities in identified service area


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that includes partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that enables us to better meet our mission and values while serving customers throughout our communities. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with all federal state and local ordinances. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. | For more information: Positions are not available for remote work in the state of Colorado.

Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for Medical or Religious exemption will be permitted.


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