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Poughkeepsie, New York

Relief Staff part time

Part Time Relief Staff for Women's Residence. Minimum 3 days per week.

Saturday 8am to 8pm and 2 overnights.  Can be flexible.  Will have opportunity to fill in for other staff.

Job Responsibilities

  • Oversees residents and facility.
  • Coordination of evening/weekend activities and transportation; implementation of pertinent portions of program.
  • Accountable for resident population at curfew and security of premises.
  • Written recording of observations and incidents as required; completion of other paperwork as required.
  • Dispensing and recording medication and making appropriate referrals for medical/psychiatric emergencies.


  • High school diploma and one year paid or volunteer work experience in a chemical dependency treatment setting.
  • Familiarity with fundamentals of disease concept of addiction, Alcoholics Anonymous, NA and other recovery support group and basic counseling skills.