Posting closes October 17, 2022

Voices of Hope - Lexington is hiring for a part-time (approximately 20 hours per week) Mobile Outreach Recovery Engagement (MORE) Intern.  This position will work out of the Louisville Recovery Community Connection (LRCC) office and support the MORE Recovery Coach.

This internship will involve mobile outreach to vulnerable members of our community, including people who are actively using drugs or drinking alcohol, experiencing homelessness or hunger, engaging in sex work, or living in historically underserved neighborhoods.

Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Travel to develop relationships with community partners and people seeking recovery services
  • Assisting the MORE Recovery Coach with stocking van, set up/tear down of equipment at locations and serving coffee, snacks, and providing needed supplies when engaging people.
  • Provide a model for both people in recovery and staff by demonstrating that recovery is possible.
  • Suggest procedural and policy changes to improve operational efficiency.
  • Advocate for the organization by presenting and adhering to current and new policies and protocols.
  • Maintain participant confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Other duties as directed by Operations Manager and/or other management staff.
  • Experience with the addiction recovery process.
  • Familiarity with local support services, resources and recovery community.
  • Capability of engaging people where they are.
  • Demonstrated skill in actively listening, asking good questions, awareness of self and treating people as resources.
  • Understanding of and ability to maintain appropriate boundaries.
  • Cross-cultural skills, and experience with culturally diverse populations.
  • Strong customer service ethic essential.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, both individually and in a group
  • Ability to be a hands-on, solution oriented team player
  • Evening and weekend availability may be required