Recovery Coach


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The Consortium
187 High Street
Suite 202
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Company Description:
The Consortium is a learning organization, committed to creating conditions in which people with lived experience pursue their dreams and strengthen our communities through full participation.
Recovery Coach
$22.00 Per Hour
Full / Part Time
Human Services
Some High School Coursework

Recovery Coach – Full and Part-Time Positions Available - $22 per hour; language differential for bilingual Spanish/English.

The RECOVER Project is hiring Recovery Coaches to join our team in Greenfield.

At the Recover Project, we offer a safe, welcoming community that supports recovery by sharing the wisdom of our lived experience and strengthens our community through full participation. We create resource connections; advocate overcoming barriers and promote the reality that recovery is possible for all. Participate, Grow, Recover.

The fundamental role of the Recovery Coach is to support adults in all stages of recovery to build their recovery capital.  This involves mentoring on their chosen pathway of recovery, connecting them to the recovery community and resources, and creating a daily climate of recovery through language and modeling recovery values.  Recovery Coaches will also be an essential contributor to the CONNECT Program, the opiate overdose response team established by The Opiate Taskforce of Franklin County, and Recovery Coaching in the Emergency Department at Baystate Franklin Medical.  The Recovery Coach would also connect with community partner programs and sub-communities, and host walk-in hours for Recovery Coaching at the RECOVER Project. 

The successful candidate will have personal lived experience in substance use recovery. They will have the ability to build trusting, positive, and strength-based relationships, uphold the value of multiple pathways of recovery, support peer-to-peer connections and be familiar with local resource information. The ability to work a flexible schedule including availability for some evening, weekend, and holiday hours is required.

The RECOVER Project is committed to recruiting, training and supporting staff who identify as Black, Indigenous and People of Color; bicultural/bilingual Spanish a plus.  We will gladly provide training and mentoring as needed for candidates with lived experience who meet the qualifications and demonstrate a commitment and passion for the RECOVER Project mission and values.


  • Belief that recovery is possible for all
  • Personal lived experience in substance use recovery with an established support system
  • Understands when/how to share lived experience in a helpful, appropriate way
  • Ability to maintain healthy relationships with good boundaries
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in an affective and appropriate way
  • Ability to use technology including MS 365 and social media platforms effectively
  • Familiarity with and ability to research local resources
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

Please note: Having a CORI record does not automatically disqualify our candidates from this position. 

To apply for this position, please complete our application at and email those forms and your cover letter outlining how you meet the qualifications and resume to Abbi Cushing, RECOVER Project Director at Position open until filled.   Resumes received without a cover letter will not be considered.  Consortium employees do not need to fill out an employment application.

The RECOVER Project, a program of The Western MA Training Consortium, a well-established peer-to-peer recovery support program with a strong community presence, is seeking individuals to join our Recovery Coach team to provide positive solution-based recovery coaching within Franklin County and the North Quabbin areas.  The RECOVER Project is a program of the Western Massachusetts Training Consortium, an organization committed to social justice and anti-racism. We work toward addressing systems of oppression as we seek to undo the harms that they have caused.

The Consortium offers competitive wages and benefits packages to employees.

We are committed to undoing systems of oppression and the harm they have caused. We actively work toward building an anti-racist environment and a sense of belonging. AA/EOE

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