Family Advocate – Merrimack County Drug Court
Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., one of the largest providers of community-based behavioral health services in New Hampshire, is seeking a part time Family Advocate to join our exciting project working with clients who are receiving treatment in the CHOICES program, through Merrimack County Drug Court Program. The Drug Court Family Advocate is the ‘voice of the family’ on the Drug Court team. Their role is to provide outreach, information and support to family members/loved ones of Drug Court participants. The Drug Court team’s first priority is the recovery of the participants. This position’s first priority is to advocate for the best interest of the family unit, especially that of the wellbeing of the children.
Founded in 1963, Riverbend Community Mental Health is a private, nonprofit organization providing specialized behavioral health services in central New Hampshire. Core services include 24/7 emergency mobile crisis services; counseling services for children, adults, and families; and community support, vocational services, and residential programs for adults and seniors. Evidence-based models of treatment guide all our work, and we strongly believe in the power of self-directed growth and recovery.
About working at Riverbend
This is a part-time position with a competitive salary and a partial benefits package including: 403(b) with company match, CE training to support licensure, and generous paid leave — plus 8 holidays per year.
You’ll be joining a team of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about delivering high quality behavioral health services, developing innovative responses to meet critical needs, and doing work that is both challenging and rewarding. Riverbend is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive working environment for people of all backgrounds.
About Concord New Hampshire
Concord New Hampshire is ranked one of the nation’s top micropolitan (population under 50,000) communities, year after year. Our excellent schools and colleges produce a well-educated workforce, and we are proud to be home to one of the finest health care networks north of Boston (about 1.5 hours south). In addition to our vibrant downtown, business community, and wealth of cultural offerings, the Concord area is the perfect place to raise a family, grow a business, or explore New England’s rich history, culture, and natural wonders.