Southern California Alcohol & Drug Programs, Inc. Program Aide in Whittier, California

About Us:

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Programs, Inc. (SCADP) was established in 1972 in a grassroots effort by community volunteers seeking alternatives for individuals with substance use disorder (SUD). SCADP is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization providing more than 500 residential treatment beds and outpatient counseling to over 1,500 individuals.


Program Aides:

SCOPE OF DUTIES: Under the supervision of the Program Manager for the Angel Step Too program of Southern California Alcohol & Drug Programs, the Program Aide will serve as support staff to the Program Manager as needed; assisting with maintenance and implementation of all routine processes, special projects and overall immediate needs.

• Assist Program Coordinator and Counselors/Case Managers in client supervision and service delivery, if applicable. • Supervise residents in coordination of housekeeping tasks, including food shopping, menu planning, childcare and cleaning/chore lists, and various other program maintenance/upkeep. • Assist in maintenance of program records and files. • Work in cooperation with the agency’s Clinical Director and other key staff to collect, coordinate, maintain, and report program data as needed for program funding, if applicable. • Conduct thorough room and ground checks. • Assure that all emergency needs of residents are met and these incidents are reported as required by Program Coordinator and SCADP, Inc.. • Assure adherence to all safety rules and regulations as per SCADP, Inc. policies. • Answer phones, complete telephone assessments and screen prospective clients for eligibility and provide information, referrals, and assistance to callers. • Attend monthly staff development meetings and weekly staff meetings. • Provide client transportation, if applicable. • Maintain open, complete, and accurate verbal and written communications with all staff and residents. • Must be self motivated and able to follow job duties alone during this shift. • Other tasks as assigned by the Program Coordinator.


• Must be registered/certified as Alcohol & Drug Counselor. • Clerical skills including office organization, filing, computer literacy (Word Perfect/Microsoft Word, Excel) heavy phone experience, and/or experience in an office setting. • A minimum of two years sobriety if recovering. • Culturally competent/sensitive. • Clean driving record required if driving is a requirement of your position. • 40 Hour Training for Domestic Violence Advocacy or the willingness to attend training within 6 months of hire date.

Lines of Authority:

This position reports to the Program Manager, who will supervise the duties and job performance.

Additional Note(s):

Per hour pay rate of $10.60; Rotating shifts; Start Date: Immediately

Online Resume Submissions Accepted Only; No-Drop-Offs Please

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at SCADP will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Southern California Alcohol & Drug Programs, Inc. (SCADP) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.