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Please Note: CADTP provides the following employment opportunity notices solely as a service to the AOD counseling field and is not responsible for the hiring process or results thereof.

Job Title

Organization: Occupational Health Services (OHS)

Posted On: August 2017

Pay / Hours: Part-time – 20 hour per week. The hours are listed below:
Tuesday through Thursday 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Saturday 8 AM – 12 PM

Location: Oakland, CA

Job Description:

The Bilingual Substance Use Disorder Counselor Intern position provides the opportunity to gain the necessary skills and experience to work as an Substance Use Disorder Counselor in a supervised setting. Reporting to a Supervisor and under the supervision of a licensed or certified program management associate, the Intern will provide group, individual counseling, alcohol and other drug assessments, education classes, orientation, individual appointments, and make-up groups for alcohol and drug related issues.


  • Must be bilingual in English/Spanish
  • High school graduate or equivalent and currently enrolled in an Alcohol/Drug Studies Educational Program as required by the certifying agency
  • Registered as AOD Counselor in the State of California, and in good standing with certifying agency
  • Previous paid/volunteer experience in a substance abuse setting
  • Knowledge of generally accepted principals of Chemical Dependency (CD) treatment, education, and prevention in a group and individual setting

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prior to conducting services without direct supervision, each Intern shall observe at least three hours of face-to-face interviews, 12 hours of educational classes, and 20 hours of group counseling sessions that are conducted by a certified Counselor
  • Facilitates and conducts alcohol and drug dependency groups, individual face-to-face sessions, and education services for participants in ways to reduce the negative impact of the use of chemical and alcohol involvement
  • Completes case management, including the maintenance of individual program participant files, group rosters and group notes
  • Conducts re-reinstatements, intakes, transfers, orientation, and other program participant activities
  • Directs disposition of sensitive or problematic program participant situations to appropriate Supervisor
  • Attends weekly staff meetings/trainings
  • Attends weekly progress review meetings with supervisor

Application / Contact Information:

For more information and to complete your on-line application, visit our website @ In the Keyword section, enter "Bilingual Substance Use Disorder Counselor Intern" and click "Search Jobs". Scroll down the page to view the positions located in Oakland, CA. Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for additional information.

Centene supports a drug-free work environment and requires pre-employment background screening. Centene and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/V/D.