Drug & Alcohol Counselors

Opportunities

Summit Academy:
$43,000-$45,000/annually
New Outlook Academy:
$40,000-$42,000/annually

Perks

Generous
Paid Time Off
Complimentary
Meals and Parking
Excellent Highmark Medical Coverage
Dental and Vision Coverage
Prescription Reimbursement Program
401K & Profit-Sharing Plan
Life Insurance
Long Term Disability Insurance
Overview

Dedicate your skills and passion to youth seeking rehabilitation and sobriety.

Utilize your knowledge and counseling skills to help our students identify their need for rehabilitation while collaborating with clinicians and other professionals to develop individualized treatment objectives.  Counselors facilitate both group and individual counseling sessions in order to assist students with achieving their clinical objectives.

Extensive training is provided to all Drug and Alcohol Counselors to assist them in not only providing therapy but also evaluating treatment efficacy and communicating progress updates to the clinical team.

The Academy Schools also provides the training and supervision necessary to earn advanced addictions counseling certification through the Pennsylvania Certification Board.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer an excellent comprehensive benefits package along with complimentary meals and parking.

Opportunities for advancement exist within the first year, including promotion to a position that offers a four-day workweek.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in one of the following disciplines:

  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Counseling
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education
  • Human Services
  • Behavior Sciences

If you possess a related degree, we encourage you to apply to have your credentials evaluated for qualification.

Individuals with athletic and/or military backgrounds will be strongly considered, as well as bilingual applicants.

Child abuse, criminal history, driver’s license, FBI and medical clearances are required upon employment.

Compensation

Summit Academy: $43,000-$45,000

New Outlook Academy: $40,000-$42,000

“When students arrive at the schools, they are often very defeated with little hope for their future. It is very fulfilling to see the growth that they achieve once they’ve been here a while. Watching them develop is very rewarding.”

Summit Academy Drug & Alcohol Counselor