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Employment Type: Part-Time, Full-Time
  • Lancaster County
Program/Department: Drug & Alcohol Outpatient Services / Center of Excellence


Join the team at T.W. Ponessa & Associates Counseling Services as a Certified Recovery Specialist for the Drug & Alcohol Outpatient Services Program. T.W. Ponessa & Associates Counseling Services, Inc, a DDAP and DHS licensed outpatient facility is an Opioid Center of Excellence and is recruiting for a Care Management Team. Target population is opioid use disordered individuals and their families.

Program components:

  • Effective case management
  • Coordination of care within community resources/other providers
  • Incorporation of medication assisted treatment
  • Coordination of care with primary care physicians and mental health/psychiatric services.

Gaining swift access to treatment and support services is the primary goal.

Job Description: The Certified Recovery Specialist has a working knowledge of the professional treatment systems as well as non-clinical community-based resources that support recovery. The Certified Recovery Specialist may be a person in recovery. This person functions as a community-based integrated team member, providing expertise to the program participant about the recovery process, barriers, relapse and symptom management, and the perseverance and determination required by the participant/family to fully realize a life in recovery.

The Certified Recovery Specialist will be responsible for maintaining project logs, reports and records in appropriate files and databases.

Education Requirements: A Bachelor’s Degree and High School Diploma are required. Must be a Certified Recovery Specialist or participate in company sponsored CRS training post hire. If applicant is in recovery from a substance use disorder, a minimum of 18 months uninterrupted recovery is required. Recovering individuals must be actively involved with a recovery program (12-step, Faith based, SMART Recovery, etc.)

Benefits: T.W. Ponessa & Associates Counseling Services, Inc. offers a competitive Employee Benefit Package to all eligible employees after 90 days of full-time employment, including Health Insurance, Dental and Vision Coverage, and additional Voluntary Benefits. Part-time employees are also eligible to enroll in Dental, Vision, and Voluntary Benefit plans, after 90 days of part-time employment, working a minimum of 15 hours/per week. In addition, employees have access to use the discounts provided in the Employee Perks Reward Program, including tuition discounts.

Join our team as we continue to help people back into the swing of life!

How to Apply for Employment

Interested applicants should submit the following documents:

Please email your coverletter and resume to: or mail/fax to:
TW Ponessa & Associates Counseling Services, Inc.
410 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603
(717) 735-1901

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