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South Middlesex Opportunity Council Recovery Specialist-Overnight in Millbury, Massachusetts

Why Work for SMOC?

  • Flexible schedule, work/life balance and a 35-hour work week.

  • Paid Time Off: All full-time employees can accrue up to 3 weeks of vacation, 2 weeks of sick time and are eligible for 12 paid holidays during their first year of employment.

  • Employer Paid Life Insurance & AD&D and Long-Term Disability after 6 months of employment.

  • Two Comprehensive Medical Plans with HRA Employer cost-sharing and 79% of premiums covered by the Employer.

  • Dental w/ Orthodontic Coverage with 75% of premiums covered by the Employer

  • EyeMed Vision Insurance

  • 403(B) Retirement Plan with a company match on day one.

  • Additional voluntary benefits including – additional Term and Whole Life Insurance policies, Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, and Short-Term Disability.

  • Flexible Spending Accounts, Dependent Care Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement and more.


Provide a safe environment in the evening, overnight weekend. Observe and report activities to day staff.


  • Supervise daily/nightly/overnight and weekend activities and clients.

  • Provide Case Management/counseling to individuals in crisis situations.

  • Supervise client compliance with program rules.

  • Provide safety for all clients by completing hourly safety and fire check throughout the night.

  • Participate in regular staff meetings as directed.

  • Contribute to a supportive interpersonal atmosphere.

  • Attend mandatory/required staff meetings.

  • Record & file necessary paperwork.

  • Supervise medication time

  • Conduct monthly fire drills.

  • Meet bi-weekly with Program Director for Supervision.

  • Perform other duties as required.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Understanding the disease concept of addiction and knowledge of the 12 step programs.


  • Directly reports to Program Director

  • Direct reports of this position are none.


  • Ability to ascend and descend stairs in a residential program.


This facility is a non-smoking environment. As part of the responsibilities of this position, the recovery specialist will have direct or incidental contact with clients served by SMOC in various programs funded or administered through the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. A successful background check is required.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace

Friday - Sunday 10:00pm-8:00am

30 hours per week