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7501 Penn Avenue • Pittsburgh, PA 15208

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Careers with POWER

Our employees are a skilled and dedicated group of professionals who serve up to 1,000 women each year. POWER is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs. We offer competitive salaries and benefits.

As a service provider and employer, POWER values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and racial/ethnic and cultural diversity. Accordingly, POWER does not in engage in discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, gender, age, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic code, or other factor protected by law.



Title: Intake Specialist (Full-Time / Exempt)

Overview: The Intake Specialist is primarily responsible for coordinating all referrals, conducting screenings and assessments, making referrals to the appropriate programs, and coordinating admissions and intakes.
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Title: Assessment Specialist (Full-Time / Exempt)

Overview: The Assessment Specialist, who is a member of the POWER Central Intake team, provides critical alcohol and other drug assessment and referral services to clients.
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Title: Therapist – Alle-Kiski Area Hope Center — POWER of HOPE project (Full-Time / Exempt)

Overview: HOPE proposes a strategic and dynamic collaboration with POWER to deliver drug and alcohol screening, assessment, services, and referrals for Victims of Domestic Violence and Dating Violence.  The overarching goal of the project is to create a holistic and trauma-informed service-delivery system that simultaneously serves the substance abuse treatment needs of victims of domestic and dating violence – POWER of HOPE. It also intends to increase the number of victims who engage in substance abuse treatment by making it immediately accessible in safe locations. Providing a screening, level of care assessment, intervention and or referral will provide the victim not only safety from abuse but also treatment for addiction in a supportive, nonjudgmental environment. Often times mental health issues emerge when a victim is free of substances. POWER will provide therapy to victims who have co-occurring disorders. Having the ability to treat both illuminates the need for two separate providers. POWER provides therapeutic services that are gender specific, person centered, evidence based and trauma informed..
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Title: Recovery Support Specialist
Full-Time and Part-Time positions available with a shift differential for second and third shifts!

Overview: The Recovery Support Specialist, who is a member of the Treatment Team, provides recovery supportive services and on-site supervision for the residents of POWER Halfway House for all shifts, and is responsible for maintaining a therapeutic and safe environment for clients in a manner that reflects POWER’s mission to be gender-responsive and trauma-informed.
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Title: Mentor (Full-Time / Non-exempt)

Overview: Mentors at POWER – employees with lived experience – provide peer recovery support services to high-risk individuals who are 18 years of age or older.  The services Mentors provide are non-clinical and ideally are most successful when combined with professionally-directed care including drug and alcohol treatment.   Mentors serve as recovery and wellness coaches by modeling healthy recovery, teaching the skills necessary to achieve and sustain recovery, and supporting clients in their efforts toward making recovery-oriented changes in their lives.  Through a client-centered approach and within a Recovery Oriented System of Care (ROSC), Mentors assist their clients by linking them to needed resources and services in the community and helping them develop their own system of natural supports.  The key to the Mentor’s work is forming healthy growth-producing relationships, sharing success in overcoming barriers, and motivating clients to responsible action.
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Updated: 9/11/19


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