Phoenix House Admin Serv Generalist/Multidisciplin A in Long Island City, New York

At Phoenix House, change is something we embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions. Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the whole person—and come from all fields.

We operate personalized, strength-based, gender-responsive programs while living the values and being accountable for our commitments. Being introspective and becoming part of the solution is integral to every interaction and person we touch. As ‘One Phoenix House’ we believe in having fun along the way – embracing ‘progress not perfection’ as our journey continues.

We are looking for a Court Liaison for our Long Island City (Queens) location. The Court Liaison will provide administrative support through scheduling, reception, records maintenance, and general assistance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serves as Court Liaison for Phoenix House, LIC location.

  • Develops the techniques and procedures for and directs the activities of court outreach, recruitment and follow-up.

  • Coordinates referral efforts.

  • Works closely with management staff and members.

  • Prepares court paperwork for clients.

  • Coordinates outside agencies who will aid in outreach/referral process.

  • Attends staff meetings and participates in case conferences.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Two years prior experience in administrative or as a court liaison.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Excellent writing skills.

  • Ability to plan and coordinate activities.

  • Verbal ability to express ideas and views effectively when speaking to groups, individuals, and professionals.

  • A preference for activities involving legal practices as well as an intensive desire to participate in the betterment of people in general.

EDUCATION:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

Phoenix House conducts, background checks, fingerprints, drug testing, TB testing, verification of employment history and/or reference checks prior to employment.

Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equality of opportunity to all who are protected against discrimination by law, regulation or executive order, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled