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South Middlesex Opportunity Council Program Specialist, Residential Recovery in Millbury, Massachusetts


This position is a valuable member of the treatment team who maintains the continuity of treatment while ensuring the physical safety of the residents during their shifts.

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.


  • Supervise daily/nightly/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 shift.

  • Participate in regular staff meeting as directed.

  • Contribute to a supportive interpersonal atmosphere.

  • Record & file necessary paperwork.

  • Supervise medication time.

  • Conduct monthly fire drills.

  • Meet bi-weekly for supervision with Program Director.

  • Will be responsible for disability access.

  • Other duties as assigned.


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

  • High School education


  • Directly reports to Program Director.


  • Ability to ascend and descend stairs.


The 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.

Monday - Friday 2:00pm - 10:00pm

35 Hours per week