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Recovery Assistant

Have you been considering going into social work, women’s services or working for a non-profit? This position is an excellent entry level opportunity to get more experience in these areas, a great second job, or the first step on your journey to making in difference in the helping professions. You will learn firsthand about women’s treatment, helping people grow in a therapeutic community, reunifying mothers and children, and most importantly—about your own strengths and weaknesses. In fact, you will learn more in a year working at House of Hope than a decade working anywhere else--guaranteed!


We want to add a few more human services specialists to our team who are:

-Highly motivated to learn and grow, mature and dependable

-Passionate about helping women (and their young children, ages 0-8) who are working to achieve a healthier life in recovery from substance use disorders

-Open to feedback, willing to try new things, and enjoy multi-tasking a variety on the job

-Able to model healthy human interaction, coach others on effective communication and able to stay calm in a crisis

-Compassionate but able to set firm limits and communicate in a calm, yet assertive manner


Job Requirements:

-Open to FEMALE applicants only due to the nature of licensing regulations and job duties.

-Must understand professional ethics and boundaries in the human service field

-Must be able to attend a mandatory staff meeting and training the 2nd & 4th Monday of each month from 2-4 pm, no exceptions.

-Good basic computer skills, writing ability and good phone skills.

-Above average problem-solving skills, conflict resolution abilities and above all, a sense of humor!


Wage: $11-12/hour (wage differential for night shifts), raises at 6 months, 401(k) dollar for dollar match up to 5% after one year with vesting schedule, employee recognition and other incentives are available


Hours: Up to 28 hours/wk. (36 hours/wk. possible after training), may need to work some holidays, new staff are required to work various days and times at 4 different facilities for first 8 shifts for training purposes.


The following standard shifts are available:

Day Shift: 8:30 – 3:30 pm (Sat & Sun only)

Swing Shift: 3:30pm-10:30 pm (M-F, and weekends available)

Nights: 10:30 pm – 8:30 am (M-F, Sat, Sun): Wage differential for night shifts


PLEASE indicate which days/shifts are your top choices and what days or hours you can never work in a typical week.


Agency Requirements:

-This is a non-smoking work site.

-Must be at least 21 years old.

-Must be able to pass extensive background check and drug test.

-If in recovery, must have at least 2 years of sobriety.

-Must have own reliable transportation.


House of Hope is a non-profit organization providing addiction recovery and behavioral health services to help women rebuild their lives and strengthen their families at seven facilities in SLC and Provo.


To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to: Please include job title you are applying for with all contact! Thank you!                                   

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Last Updated: 11/6/19