Substance Use Disorder Treatment - Job Openings


Level II TN-ARR/NARR Certified Company seeks Clinical Associate



Full Time without benefits, various shifts and schedules available. Position can be subject to unusual working hours. Evenings and weekends are required. Licensure individual supervision and CPR training available.   

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Welcomes new clients and/or family to campus, assisting with interview process and orientation to the environment and program provided. Able to work with substance and polysubstance abuse. Assists clinical staff with assessment, by data collection and direct observation of the client and/or family within the therapeutic environment. Transports clients to 12 Step meetings and/or therapeutic recreation activities as assigned. Participates in staff meetings, team meetings, and quality management activities as assigned. Able to deescalate potential and actual crisis situations as need. Performs CPR and First Aid as needed. Assists in monitoring, including making inspections as assigned, and managing client community as a therapeutic environment, holding clients and family accountable for behavior consistent with community guidelines and recovery.


Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree, active pursuit of licensure, experience in addiction environment and/or life experience welcome.


Other Skills

Excellent interpersonal skills; good problem-solving skills; basic computer skills, Word and Excel proficient; Driver’s license with D endorsement; understanding of 12 Step Philosophy and Disease Concept. CPR, First Aid. If recovering one-year recovery with two years preferred.


Email resume to yana@yanahouse.com or fax to 615-383-2577


Peer and Volunteer Specialist

The Peer and Volunteer Specialist provides direction, coordination, and consultation for all peer and volunteer functions at MHAMT.  All aspects of this position are new to our growing agency, which allows creativity and demands initiative.


Job Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties to be assigned as appropriate.)

  • Develop, promote, and maintain a wide range of volunteer opportunities within the organization
  • Survey staff regularly to assess needs for volunteers
  • Maintain volunteer descriptions for each assignment
  • Ensure volunteers are staffed to support the various areas of operations, to include reception, exhibit booths, community education, special events, etc.
  • Develop and implement volunteer policies, procedures, standards, orientation, training, and evaluation; and provide ongoing support
  • Maintain accurate records and provide timely statistical and activity reports on volunteer participation
  • Recruit, interview and place applicants for volunteerism, including corporate and United Way volunteer opportunities
  • Recognize and thank volunteers, as appropriate
  • Design and implement a framework for MHAMT’s launch of a peer program
  • As a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS), serve as a “Peer Ambassador” to educate Middle Tennesseans about the value of peers for reduced readmissions and increased recovery
  • Participate in community outreach through exhibit booths, community forums, coalitions, and functions related to MHAMT programs
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements

  • This position REQUIRES a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist
  • Associates degree required, Bachelor degree preferred
  • Relevant work with volunteer management or peer support is preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Excellent organization and calendaring skills are essential.  The right candidate can multi-task and be productive despite frequent interruptions
  • Strong work ethic, innovation, flexibility, and enthusiasm
  • Availability from 8:30am – 5:00pm on weekdays, with only occasional night and weekend expectations.

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Redline and Clearinghouse Specialist


Front Desk/Daily Operations

  • Answer multiple phone lines/route calls or assist callers
  • Assists with preparation of meeting, training, or membership packets and distributes as directed
  • Assist with staff projects such as bulk mailings, checking in and shelving bookstore stock, inventorying of office supplies, copying, faxing and other general office duties as assigned
  • All interactions in all areas of responsibility will be professional, courteous and supportive

Redline Responsibilities

  • Answer REDLINE as assigned; REDLINE responsibilities are primary and should always super cede any Clearinghouse or Bookstore responsibilities
  • Provide confidential, alcohol, tobacco and other drug information and referral resources according to REDLINE manual
  • Report any incorrect provider information, service trends or urgent issues to supervisor promptly

Clearinghouse and Bookstore Responsibilities

  • Participates with inventories as assigned
  • Assist Clearinghouse, Library and Bookstore customers using videomate software
  • Monitors video returns and accounts
  • Assist with checks of video drop box – process and shelve returns
  • Document and report to supervisor the number of Walk-ins/Video Rentals/Library check outs for the month as well as other reports as requested regarding Clearinghouse use
  • Assist with preparation of video shipments for daily UPS or customer pickup, scheduling quarterly video customers, registering new video lending library customers and other related duties
  • Assist with stocking and other tasks as assigned
  • Attends Clearinghouse outreach events as assigned
  • Fill free literature clearinghouse orders, including boxing and shipping
  • Boxing Orders
  • Look for new literature to be added to clearinghouse and document to supervisor
  • Inventory file cabinets and other stock periodically
  • Print Literature
  • Straighten and dust the clearinghouse and bookstore

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED
Basic computer skills
Good organizational and time management skills
Call center, retail or inventory management skills preferred
Knowledge of substance abuse preferred

Email resumes to Jackie@taadas.org


Position: Peer Recovery/General

Good Afternoon – if you are looking for a career and want to be a part of one of the nation’s largest agencies owned and operated by people with lived experience of mental health conditions and addictions now is the time to act. The Tennessee Mental Health Consumers' Association has several job openings throughout the state of Tennessee including several for Peer Recovery Specialists.

Here is the link to apply for TMHCA Jobs http://tmhca-tn.org/jobs/

If you are not the right person for these positions maybe you know someone that is so feel free to pass it on.

Tennessee Mental Health Consumers' Association

3931 Gallatin Pike Nashville, Tennessee 37216