Assistant Program Director (NOWA)

Job Locations US-MA-Whitinsville
Minimum Education Required
High School Diploma/GED
Job ID
Family Continuity
Regular Full-Time
Number of Hours Per Week
Business Unit
Behavioral Health


Salary: $55,000 


The Assistant Program Director is responsible for supporting members in running and facilitation of the day-to-day operations of the center along with office administrative functions

Minimum Education Required

High School Diploma/GED


  • Assist in monitoring timelines for reports and surveys.
  • Appointment scheduling and confirmation of appointments, if applicable.
  • Maintain members served database and any relevant data.
  • Responsible for preparing, maintaining, and monitoring program Accounts Payable.
  • Manage maintenance of office machines and program supplies.
  • Responsible for the distribution of incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Attend meetings, coaching, and trainings as needed.
  • Post open volunteer and staff positions available in the RSC.
  • Maintain records for program(s) budgets.
  • Support staff, volunteers, and members in developing programs and committees.
  • Coordinate activities, groups, programing, and special events within a peer participatory model.
  • Coordinate use of space and ensure a welcoming, safe environment for all.
  • Train and orient new members, staff, and volunteers including tours and formal orientation to the program.
  • Monitor and supervise the preparation of management information reports and all other necessary forms and documentation to be submitted on a timely basis to the referral sources



  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience providing direct care services, and 1 year experience providing office support and coordination within an organization providing services to people in recovery. 
  • Must have lived experience with receiving services around substance use
  • Certification as a BSAS approved Recovery Coach or completion within one year of hire.

  • Current driver’s license, reliable transportation to and from many meetings, sites and appointments.  Must be able to travel within a community.

  • Must become First Aid/ CPR certified if not currently certified.

  • Must become trained in the use and administration of Narcan. 

Diversity is about different opinions, divergent ideas, and deviations into how we overcome our challenges and really address the needs of our community. We actively seek candidates from diverse backgrounds including women, communities of color, the LGBTQ community, and people with disabilities. Family Continuity considers lived experience (personal or familial) with the mental health system a valuable asset.


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