Employment Opportunities

(Download an ASAC Employment Application or a Student/Intern 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

Cedar Rapids – Recovery Center Residential Counselor

Full time counseling position in the Recovery Center working with adults. Candidate must possess effective communication skills written and verbal and be able to multi task on a daily basis. Position requires 1 evening per week, some Saturdays and being on-call on a rotating basis. Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in counseling or related field. The Area Substance Abuse Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Send resume and application to:
Area Substance Abuse Council
Attn: Kelly Reitzler
3601 16th Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404

Or submit by email to Kelly Reitzler at kreitzler@asac.us. Please note in the subject line Residential Counselor.

Cedar Rapids – Outpatient Counselor

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

The ideal candidate would 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 possess good organizational skills, communication skills – both verbal and written, and attention to detail. Computer proficiency is required.  Some case management experience preferred.

Bachelor’s Degree in Substance Abuse Counseling, Social Work, Human Services Counseling or related field preferred. 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 Outpatient Lead Counselor.

Cedar Rapids – Women’s Residential Counselor

The Area Substance Abuse Council is hiring for a full-time Women’s Residential Counselor for the Heart of Iowa Program. The Women’s Residential Counselor is responsible for counseling and managing a caseload in a women and children residential facility for substance abuse patients.  This position involves responsibility for family, individual, and group counseling, and initiating and implementing a treatment plan for assigned residential patients.

Bachelor’s degree required with course work in communications, sociology, social work, psychology and/or counseling; and experience in substance abuse counseling and human services.  Must be certified by IBSAC or obtain certification within 18 months of hire.  Must be able to pass a state child abuse reference check.

Send resume and application to:
Shar Jones
Director of Women & Children Services
ASAC Heart of Iowa Program
4050 Bowling Street SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Cedar Rapids – Heart of Iowa Residential Patient Support

The Area Substance Abuse Council (ASAC) has a part- time, 11:15pm-7:15am, Friday and Saturday 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 Mannyane Muzo at 319-862-1050 or mmuzo@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 – King House Halfway House Patient Support

The Area Substance Abuse Council (ASAC) has a Full Time (12a- 830a Monday through Friday) Residential Patient Support Position at our King House Program. ASAC’s King House is a substance abuse residential program for men.

Qualifications:

  • Experience supervising patient in a substance abuse/mental health residential setting preferred.
  • Medication management experience preferred.
  • Good communication skills along with being a good role model for our patients
  • HS diploma or GED required
  • Good driving record and pass both criminal and child abuse background checks
  • Proficiency in computer skills
  • Comfortable working with a diverse population of men
  • The right candidate will be self-motivated and an active team member

EEO. Position will remain posted until filled.

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 Patient Support Staff King House.

Clinton – Hightower Place Patient Support

The Area Substance Abuse Council (ASAC) has a part-time, 3pm-8pm, Monday through Friday Residential Patient Support Position at our Hightower Place Program. ASAC’s Hightower Place is a substance abuse residential program for women, 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 along with being a good role model for our patients
  • HS diploma or GED required
  • Good driving record and pass both criminal and child abuse background checks
  • Proficiency in computer skills
  • Comfortable working with a diverse population of women and children
  • The right candidate will be self-motivated and an active team member

Send application to:
Hightower Place
Attn: Susan Wolever
2727 S. 19th Street
Clinton IA 52732

Or send application by email to swolever@asac.us. Please note in the subject line Patient Support Staff Hightower Place

Clinton – Hightower Place Patient Support

The Area Substance Abuse Council (ASAC) has a part-time, 6:30am-3pm, Saturday and Sunday Residential Patient Support Position at our Hightower Place Program. ASAC’s Hightower Place is a substance abuse residential program for women, 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 along with being a good role model for our patients
  • HS diploma or GED required
  • Good driving record and pass both criminal and child abuse background checks
  • Proficiency in computer skills
  • Comfortable working with a diverse population of women and children
  • The right candidate will be self-motivated and an active team member

The Area Substance Abuse Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Send application to:
Hightower Place
Attn: Susan Wolever
2727 S. 19th Street
Clinton IA 52732

Or send application by email to swolever@asac.us. Please note in the subject line Patient Support Staff Hightower Place

Cedar Rapids – Recovery Center Residential Patient Support

The Area Substance Abuse Council (ASAC) has on-call positions for Residential Patient Support Staff, at our Recovery Center. ASAC’s Recovery Center is a substance abuse residential program for adult 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
  • Ability to develop and 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 – On-Call Cook

The Area Substance Abuse Council (ASAC) has an On-Call Cook Position open for filling in as the need arises. Possible hours could be any day of the week between 9am and 6pm at our two locations: 3601 16th Avenue SW, Cedar Rapids, IA and 4050 Bowling Street SW, Cedar Rapids.

Position Description: Responsible for following the menu plan, meal preparation, clean up, and other duties as needed.

Minimum Job Requirements: HS diploma or GED, cooking experience, and basic knowledge of health regulations. Must be able to relate in a positive manner to clients, staff and the general public. Must have a valid driver’s license.

Send resume and application to:
Area Substance Abuse Council
Attn: Hai Trinh
3601 16th Avenue SW
Cedar Rapids, IA  52404

Or submit by email to htrinh@asac.us.  If you have any questions regarding this position, contact Hai Trinh at 319-390-4611.

Cedar Rapids – Part-time Cook

The Area Substance Abuse Council (ASAC) has part-time Cook position open for Monday & Tuesday 9am – 6pm with the possibility of additional hours available.

Position Description: Responsible for following the menu plan, meal preparation, clean up, and other duties as needed.

Minimum Job Requirements: HS diploma or GED, cooking experience, and basic knowledge of health regulations. Must be able to relate in a positive manner to clients, staff and the general public. Must have a valid driver’s license.

Send resume and application to:
Area Substance Abuse Council
Attn: Hai Trinh
3601 16th Avenue SW
Cedar Rapids, IA  52404

Or submit by email to htrinh@asac.us.  If you have any questions regarding this position, contact Hai Trinh at 319-390-4611.

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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