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POSITION TITLE: Community Engagement Recovery Support Specialist
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full Time Employee
SUPERVISOR’S TITLE: Executive Director
LOCATION: Issaquah office with visits to events and community partners in King County
WAGES AND HOURS: Approx. $50k/annually with approx. 40 hrs/week
BENEFITS: PTO and agreed upon medical reimbursement

Recovery Beyond mobilizes resources within and outside of the recovery community to increase the prevalence and quality of long-term recovery from substance use disorder (SUD). Public education, policy advocacy, and peer-based recovery support services are the strategies through which this mission is achieved.

Recovery Beyond values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Recovery Beyond encourages people of all backgrounds to apply for this position, including Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, immigrants, refugees, LGBTQIA+, people with disabilities, veterans, as well as those with lived substance use and/or behavioral health disorder experiences.


Email your resume and cover letter to [email protected]


Working with the Executive Director and the Director of Programs, this position will focus on supporting and improving Community Engagement. They will work in collaboration with the rest of the Recovery Beyond team to support and sustain community-led action around issues related to substance use disorder (SUD) prevention, outreach, intervention, and recovery support services. They will also focus on supporting peers through recovery coaching and other activities as needed.

  • Develop and sustain positive relationships with individuals and organizations within the local community while demonstrating cultural competency
  • Understand the challenges of the local community and leverage/provide resources to address those challenges
  • Organize, conduct, and/or attend community canvassing and outreach events that engage local residents and strategic partners
  • Work collaboratively with community partners to identify client needs, facilitate access to needed services
  • Serve as a primary point of contact for assigned area for individuals who are interested in learning about and joining our community
  • Assist in the Participant sign up and intake process
  • Maintain regular and consistent program and participant measures and reporting, including Participant Records, Activity Logs, and Recovery Coaching Logs
  • Enhance and improve relationships with existing community partners
  • Develop new relationships with potential community partners
  • Represent Recovery Beyond at activities and community events/functions
  • Provide Recovery Coaching to Recovery Beyond Participants primarily through Recovery Coaching sessions
  • Complete all documentation, measurement, and reporting in our Recovery Data Platform (RDP), including Recovery Coaching Logs, TRS Logs, and Recovery Management Plans
  • Assists in developing and implementing Peer Support Services, including Recovery Coaching, to community partners and participants; so as to help strengthen and sustain their recovery journey, including trauma-informed care; group classes and trainings; tracking, updating recovery management plans, measurements, and reports


  • Participant recruitment and onboarding
  • Primary contact for community partners in designated area
  • Participate and attend trainings and meetings as agreed upon
  • Complete documentation, measurement, and reporting
  • Maintain open communication and good working relationships with referral sources


Customer Service: Provide high-quality customer service by meeting and exceeding the expectations and requirements of internal and external clients; understand our community’s needs and use this information to prioritize how to fulfill them

Quality of Work: Consistently demonstrate competency in all aspects of agreed upon tasks, including a strong commitment to ethical practice; complete work with integrity efficiently and effectively; develop and contribute ideas to enhance the quality of service

Quantity of Work: Meet or exceed established work deadlines; use time and resources appropriately; meet production goals and objectives

Compliance: Adhere to organizational policies and procedures; keep current knowledge of compliance standards and regulations; timely, accurately and thoroughly complete required documentation

Job Knowledge: Possesses the abilities, skills and knowledge to effectively perform the job responsibilities, duties and procedures; receptive to learning new skills

Risk Management: Consistently observes prescribed safety rules and practices; corrects or reports all hazards that may cause an accident; follows established work procedures for assigned tasks

Cooperation: Establishes positive working relationships; cooperates with others towards common objectives

Performs other responsibilities and tasks as agreed upon


The employee must demonstrate knowledge of:

  • Signs and symptoms of narcotic, alcohol, and other drug use
  • Support groups in community and referral sources
  • Crisis intervention, risk management, and safety protocols
  • Fitness, healthy lifestyle, and positive activity options in the community and virtually
  • Community education and advocacy
  • Partnership and referral development
  • Typing and basic computer usage
  • Motivational Interviewing basics
  • Outcomes tracking and reporting
  • Participant/client engagement and follow-up process development


  • Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist (CPRS) or a Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) preferred
  • Individual with lived experience preferred
  • Previous related experience working in addictions, mental health or related discipline preferred


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Average to above average physical effort
  • Requires person to stand and/or walk on a regular basis
  • Lifts, carries or uses light to moderate weight (50lbs) materials or equipment at times


The mental and visual strain and demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Performs work which regularly produces a high level of mental and/or visual fatigue (>50% but <75% of work day)


The working conditions described here describe the frequency and quantity of undesirable working conditions, such as noise, dampness, heat, cold, changing temperatures, odors, fumes, etc. and are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work outside at varying temperatures at times
  • Work in rough and uneven terrain at times


This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.