Current employment opportunity with Lakes Region Recovery Center: (Posted 9/10/2019)

Recovery Coach Coordinator

Substance Abuse Peer Support Recovery Center (SAPSRC)


Position Description


The Substance Abuse Peer Support Recovery Center (SAPSRC) Recovery Coach Coordinator is responsible for supporting and expanding the SAPSRC’s Recovery Coaching Program. The Recovery Coach Coordinator will be responsible for training, recruitment, supervision, developing referral networks, and data collection. The Recovery Coach Coordinator is also responsible for quality assurance of Recovery Coaching services provided by the SAPSRC’s Recovery Coaches via training, supervision, and ongoing technical assistance.


The SAPSRC Recovery Coach Coordinator is trained in the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) model, which is a strengths-based support for individuals with active addictions or in any stage of recovery from alcohol, other drugs, codependency, or other addictive behaviors. Recovery Coaching is carried out by formally trained individuals to promote recovery; remove barriers; build recovery capital; connect recoverees with recovery support services; and encourage hope, optimism, and healthy living.


The SAPSRC Recovery Coach Coordinator is employed by the SAPSRC, with funding and oversight provided by the Portland Recovery Community Center.


Job Duties:

  • Provide CCAR RCA trainings, and/or other trainings as necessary in the region

  • Recruit volunteer Recovery Coaches capable of delivering a quality service to individuals seeking and in recovery from addiction

  • Collaborate with individuals and/or organizations such as law enforcement, health care and other community resources and systems in region to establish working relationships and systems of referral and engagement with recovery coaches

  • Establish and follow written protocols for access to Recovery Coaches with community resources based on the unique needs and practices of each resource. Provide quality assurance with each provider and community resource a minimum of once per quarter.

  • Coordinate scheduling and facility locations to develop on-call Recovery Coaching that meets the times and locations of highest volume and acuity of need where and when this is necessary or indicated;

  • Provide Coachervision to Recovery Coaches.

  • Develop Coachervision locations/environments as systems with specific needs emerge. 

  • Perform data-related functions using the Recovery Data Platform to ensure reporting requirements are met.


Professional Qualifications:


  • Lived experience in recovery and personal passion for supporting people in recovery strongly preferred, but not required.

  • Strong knowledge of field of recovery and respect and regard for all pathways.

  • Skills to collaborate with and motivate coaches and volunteers

  • Warm, personable and approachable. Ability to work with diverse people. 

  • Strong communication skills; ability to listen well and speak effectively. 

  • Ability to work collaboratively with community resources

  • Ability to manage and disseminate information effectively. 

  • Team player with high professional standards, positive attitude and flexibility. 

  • Candidate must have completed the following trainings at time of hire, or complete within 60 days of hire:

    • CCAR Recovery Coach Academy

  • Candidate must have completed the following trainings at time of hire, or complete within 120 days of hire:

    • CCAR Coachervision

    • CCAR Ethical Considerations for Recovery Coaches

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and ability to drive

  • Ability to utilize Recovery Data Platform (RDP) in providing coaching, manage data, and teach others.


Work Environment

Work schedule is part-time, Monday-Friday or as assigned by supervisor, with occasional evenings, weekends and travel required.

If you are interested in this position please email a cover letter and resume to Lakes Region Recovery Center Executive Director Tracey Martin @

Lakes Region Recovery Center 

25 Hospital Drive Suite E

Bridgton, Maine 04009