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OOOFC Available Job Openings

Please see the available jobs posted below. If you are interested in applying please download the employment application below then email with the completed application, your resume, cover letter and 3 references in the e-mail.


OOOFC Fillable Employment Application

Executive Director Position
Program: On Our Own of Frederick County (OOOFC) is a non-profit behavioral health support program staffed by peers with lived experience who support others with mental health and/or substance use needs. Our Frederick Peer Wellness and Recovery Center provides an accepting, safe and supportive space to heal and connect. OOOFC is an affiliate of the On Our Own of Maryland network of peer operated Wellness & Recovery Centers. We honor the diversity of each member and their journey. The Executive Director (ED) oversees the daily operations and supervises a staff of four-six who engage with and assist the peer members visiting the Center; and lead the delivery of individual support services, groups, trainings and activities.
The ED interprets the needs of the program, presents recommendations on policy and protocol to the Board of Directors (BoD), and recruits, develops, and supervises a competent staff. Candidates must have personal “lived experience” with mental health disorders/illness and/or substance use disorder. Candidates must be passionate, empathetic, and an encouraging leader, with strong managerial, interpersonal and administrative skills for this full-time position. CPRS Certification is required (or willing to obtain in first 6 months of employment), RPS Certification preferred.


Operations & Program Manager Position
On Our Own of Frederick County, Inc., a non-profit in Frederick, MD, is seeking a CPRS/Program and Operations Manager. CPRS Certification is required (or willing to work on/obtain in first 6 months of employment), RPS Certification preferred. High school diploma/G.E.D. required; must have worked within the last three years with at least 12 months total of successful or part or full time paid or voluntary work experience and have acquired or meet the qualifications for certification as a Certified Recovery Specialist, and have experience with running peer support groups, supervision and general administrative duties. Individual must have an understanding of and respect for each individual’s unique path to recovery. Specialist must have a working knowledge of the drug and alcohol treatment system and a demonstrated commitment to the recovery community.
The Recovery Specialist’s role is to support others in recovery from a substance use disorder and/or mental health challenge(s). The Recovery Specialist will serve as a role model, mentor, advocate and motivator to recovering individuals in order to help prevent relapse and promote long-term recovery. The Recovery Specialist must demonstrate an ability to share personal recovery experiences and to develop authentic peer to-peer relationships. Individual must have experience creating and managing programs/activities and daily operations of a small non-profit. The candidate must have the ability to de-escalate situations with positive options that hold individuals accountable for their approach and interactions with one another in a way that preserves dignity and respect.


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