Job Opportunities

Executive Director Position Available

The John W. Clem Recovery House Board of Directors is currently seeking applications for the position of Executive Director.

The JWCRH organization currently encompasses a Level I recovery house in The Plains, Ohio, and a Level II recovery house in Athens, Ohio.  Our goal is to bring men with alcohol and substance-use disorders into recovery and to assist them in becoming sober, productive members of their communities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Executive Director is responsible for overall management, including, but not limited to the following:

  • Development and implementation of programs, activities and services
  • Grant writing and fundraising
  • Recruitment, training, and supervision of paid staff
  • Representation of the JWCRH to public, professional associations, business, government agencies, etc.
  • Attend board meetings of the JWCRH and 317 Board and provide reports as requested.
  • Oversight of records and management systems

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in nonprofit sector leadership, preferably in the area of recovery from addiction
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree, ideally in a social service or health-related field (or substantial experience in lieu of degree)
  • Ability to manage records and oversee budgets
  • A track record for securing grant funding for non-profits and a clear willingness to assist the Board of Directors with fundraising
  • Genuine interest in and empathy for individuals in recovery
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Public speaking experience
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Computer skills:  at a minimum, ability to use Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and a willingness to learn new software as needed

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS THAT CAN ADD TO APPLICANT STRENGTHS:

  • A personal history of recovery
  • Understanding and ability to implement best practices of quality recovery housing as defined by NARR and ORH
  • Ability to explain the Social Model of Recovery and how it applies to recovery housing
  • Thorough understanding of NARR Standards and ORH requirements for recovery housing
  • Understanding of trauma-informed care and its importance for dealing with men in recovery
  • Ability to assist in development of entrepreneurial activities to enhance resident work possibilities and organizational income

SALARY:

$35,000 to $50,000 per year depending upon experience and benefits to be provided.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

To apply, send a cover letter and resume/CV, including at least three professional references to

            BOARD OF DIRECTORS

            The John W. Clem Recovery House

            P. O. Box 1124

            Athens,OH 45701

Or send via email to director@clemhouse.org

Applications must be received no later than February 15, 2019

  • The Clem House Board of Directors reserves the right to extend the deadline or to determine that no applicant meets the necessary criteria and to re-post the position at the Board’s discretion.
  • Selected applicant will begin March or April of 2019. 

The John W. Clem Recovery House is an equal opportunity employer.

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