Job Title: YPR Chapter Lead

Employer’s Name: Young People in Recovery

Location of the position: Houston, TX

Full time, part time, permanent, short-term, contracted position: Part-time (20 hours per week)

Brief (1-2 sentence) organization description: YPR’s mission is to provide the life skills and peer supports to help people recover from substance use disorder and reach their full potential.

General instructions to apply:  Please submit resume and letter of interest to the job board you apply through and chapters@youngpeopleinrecovery.org with the subject line “Houston Chapter Lead”. Please indicate where you saw this posting or how you heard about the position. 

 

Job role and purpose: YPR is seeking individuals to facilitate the launch and running of a local YPR chapter in their respective communities.

 

Required qualifications:

  • Experience working successfully with diverse communities
  • Understanding of substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery 
  • Positive and supportive attitude toward all pathways of recovery 
  • Sensitivity and awareness of the unique needs and stigmas associated with underserved populations
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and leadership skills

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working successfully with young adults
  • Experience working successfully with people with substance use disorders
  • Experience working successfully with those involved in the criminal justice system
  • Previous training and certification in trauma-informed response, cultural competency, and peer education
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)

 

To whom the position reports (supervisor): Brendon Hamacher 

Salary and benefits info: Compensation: $10 per hour. No benefits

Deadline for application: Until Filled

 

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