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Counselor - Re-entry

Shirley, MA, USA Req #1654
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Since 1969, Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. has been a leader in the field of alcohol and drug abuse treatment. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of services to individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse and/or mental health issues. We assist our clients in achieving sobriety, sustaining recovery, and fulfilling personal goals in order that they may lead healthier, more productive lives. At Spectrum Health Systems, we take great pride in our organization and in our work. We believe that providing the highest quality service and ensuring that our actions and behaviors are always client-focused place our organization ahead of the rest.

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. established its Correctional Treatment Division to provide specialized treatment to offenders with a history of chronic substance abuse and criminal behavior. Using a cognitive-behavioral skill building and therapeutic community approach, Spectrum’s correctional treatment programs teach participants practical ways to achieve a law abiding life, free from drugs and crime.  

The Re-Entry Counselor provides the Reentry and Employment Readiness workshop to inmates who meet eligibility criteria and make appropriate referrals. This position will be working with offenders who are preparing for release back to the community. Must be able to work the hours required to meet the business needs of the organization.

This position is located within the Souza-Baranowski Corrections Center in Shirley, MA.

Schedule is Monday-Friday, 8 AM-4 PM. 

Pay rate: $19.23/per hour ($40,000 salary) 
Spectrum offers comprehensive benefits, including, but not limited to: health/dental/vision/disability insurances, paid time off, 401k with company match, and tuition reimbursement options!

  • Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, human services, education or closely related field required.
  • Re-integration planning, employment preparation and case management experience preferred. 

Spectrum Health Systems is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or
applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin. 

Other details

  • Job Family Counselor
  • Job Function Counselor
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $40,000.00
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • Shirley, MA, USA