Careers

Careers

Your career at The Walker Center is full of opportunities to make a difference in others’ lives and be a part of positive change. Each day you will work with people who value honesty, unity, integrity, and compassion. By joining our team, your individual strengths and talents will shape a unique career path with The Walker Center, inspired by our mission to offer the hope, help, and healing essential for recovery from chemical dependency and co-occurring mental health disorders.

To apply for one of the job openings listed below, please submit your information via the application links under each posting or email your cover letter, resume, and three letters of recommendation to asa@thewalkercenter.org. Please use the following subject line format: “[Job Title] – [Your name]”.

Client Support Specialist- Full Time- Gooding Idaho

The primary responsibility of the Client Support Specialist is for the safety, welfare, and comfort of the clients. The Client Support Specialist works under the overall direction of the Director of Client Support Services.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Work with people in a friendly and caring manner.
• Maintain a safe environment for clients and fellow staff.
• Conduct yourself as a positive role model of the Walker Center and promptly alert a supervisor to potentially unethical behavior.
• Flexibility and availability for all shifts.
• Pass medications, charting, and document accurately as ordered by Medical Staff.
• Be aware of clients’ activities and whereabouts at all times.
• Compile a shift report and daily documentation to meet deadlines.
• Use “Unconditional Positive Regard” to anyone connected with the Walker Center.
• Informing and coaching clients on rules and policies of the Walker Center.
• Follow policy and procedures.

REQUIREMENTS: Ability to continuously stand or walk. Ability to bend, climb stairs, and lift frequently. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds frequently. Ability to squat occasionally and maneuver in different positions, such as reaching, extending, and bending. High school graduate/GED preferred. Individual will learn as a result of on-the-job training. Medication Certification & CPR Certification within 60 days of hire. Must have a valid identification or driver’s license. Must be proficient in Microsoft Outlook, the ability to learn how to use and maintain Electronic Medical Records, and have proficient computer skills. A history of responsible full-time employment preferred. Self-Identified Person in Recovery from a substance use disorder must meet 36 months of sobriety from substances of abuse. Must pass pre-hire requirements including a Criminal Background check, UA, and TB test.

WORK ENVIROMMENT: Working with substance use and mental health disorders. Employees work under typical office conditions. In certain assignments, an employee may occasionally work near moving equipment and be exposed to bodily fluids and other biohazards, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions and loud, prolonged noise.

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Dietary Cook / Aid - Part Time- Gooding Idaho

Prepares meals for the day of duty. Washes serving dishes and equipment used in preparation and maintains general kitchen sanitation. Must be available to work weekends!

REQUIREMENTS: Ability to continuously stand or walk. Ability to bend, climb stairs, and lift frequently. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds frequently. Ability to squat occasionally and maneuver in different positions, such as reaching, extending, and bending to clean. The ability to climb and work from a ladder. Basic computer skills. Must pass pre-hire requirements including a Criminal Background check, UA, and TB test.

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Business Office Clerk- Part Time- Twin Falls

Performs all secretarial, receptionist and clerical duties. Answer incoming phone calls. Take messages and direct them appropriately. Interview people coming into the office and direct them to the appropriate person. Has the ability to compose correspondence, as necessary, for Counselors. Maintain an ample filing system. Should be knowledgeable and able to, in absence of Counselors, arrange appointments with clients and counselors and complete inquiry form. Accountable for Petty Cash Fund, keeping it in balance and applying for reimbursement when needed.

Responsible for assuring that proper authorization has been received and is accurate and on file for any clients admitted. Keep track of all payments collected and responsible for deposit.

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Counselor/ Challenge Course Technician- Full Time- Gooding Idaho

Responsible for the primary counseling / Challenge Course duties for substance use and co-occurring clients in an inpatient/residential treatment setting. Duties include evaluation of client needs, treatment planning, referral and discharge planning, individual/group/family counseling sessions, safety and direction in activities on the Challenge Course, basic set up for the course and experiential groups.

CADC/ACADC certification. LPC, LMSW or LCSW licensure with substance abuse experience. Experience treating chemically dependent individuals using individual and group counseling techniques. Physical and emotional health adequate to perform duties. If recovery from chemical dependency, a minimum of five years continuous sobriety upon hire. We are an equal opportunity provider and employer in Idaho. This is a full time position with medical and vacation benefits!

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Challenge Course Technician- Full Time- Gooding Idaho

The Challenge Course Technician (CCT) provides safety and direction in activities on the Challenge Course. They provide basic set up for the course and experiential groups. CCT will be able to teach safety to clients and clinical staff. Must be able to pass a background check and urine analysis. If in recovery, 5 years of sobriety is required. Must have knowledge about the 12 Step program and be able to draw analogies or metaphors to work effectively with clients who are addicted. Encouraged to seek further education and obtain a degree or CADC, or ISAS to be part of treatment team. Level 1 Challenge Course training is mandatory once employment is established. Other certifications in exercise, health, nutrition or personal training are helpful. Walker Center is an equal opportunity employer and provider in Idaho.

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Outpatient Counselor- Full Time- Twin Falls

Responsible for the primary counseling duties and case management for substance use and co-occurring clients in an outpatient setting. Duties include evaluation of client needs, treatment planning, referral and discharge planning, individual/group/family counseling sessions and other tasks necessary.

CADC, LPC, LMSW or LCSW is required with substance abuse experience. Experience treating chemically dependent individuals using individual and group counseling techniques. Physical and emotional health adequate to perform duties. If recovery from chemical dependency, a minimum of five years continuous sobriety upon hire.

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Inpatient Counselor- Full Time- Gooding

Responsible for the primary counseling duties for substance use and co-occurring clients in an inpatient/residential treatment setting. Duties include evaluation of client needs, treatment planning, referral and discharge planning, individual/group/family counseling sessions, and other tasks necessary.

CADC/ACADC certification. LPC, LMSW or LCSW licensure with substance abuse experience. Experience treating chemically dependent individuals using individual and group counseling techniques. Physical and emotional health adequate to perform duties. If recovery from chemical dependency, a minimum of five years continuous sobriety upon hire.

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Exercise Instructor - Part Time- Gooding Idaho

The Exercise Instructor provides small and large group exercise classes . Classes will need to be appropriate for all fitness levels.

Experience is required.

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Maintenance Assistant - Part Time - Gooding Idaho

Maintenance Assistant position for outdoor facility maintenance and light construction.

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All Walker Center employment opportunities are subject to pre-hire requirements, including but not limited to a criminal background check, pre-employment drug testing, and TB testing.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
It is the policy of The Walker Center not to discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, developmental disability, sexual orientation, or national origin. This policy shall include, but not be limited to, the following: recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, layoff, and termination. The Walker Center is an equal opportunity employer.

OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
  • Vacation/Paid time off
  • Simple IRA retirement plan
  • Paid holidays
  • Bereavement leave