PALMDALE – The America’s Job Center of California (AJCC), formerly the South Valley WorkSource Center, located at 38510 Sierra Highway in Palmdale, will host a job recruitment on Tuesday, Dec. 12 from 9 am to 12 noon for counselor positions for the men’s corrections facility in California City.

Journey and entry level positions are available. Counselor duties include providing substance abuse counseling to all inmates participating in SAT programs, maintaining caseload of no more than 15 participants and evaluating progress, conducting group and individual meetings, working directly with program participants to develop and carry-out treatment service plans, coordinating with the transition/continuing care counselor to develop a community services plan and support network, and maintaining complete and accurate documentation of an inmate’s behavior and other updates.

Candidates must have knowledge of clinical elements of substance abuse treatment for a criminal justice population; conflict resolution techniques; trauma, attachment and relational models; methods for appropriate clinical documentation in a treatment setting; and techniques for effective assessments and case management. Applicants should come dressed appropriately for an interview, bring a resume and arrive on time.

For more information, please contact David Santamaria at 661/265-7421 or email dsantamaria@goodwillsocal.org.

About the America’s Job Center of California

The America’s Job Center of California (AJCC) brings job seekers and employers together in one place and offers no cost, vital workforce development programs and services to the community. Job seekers receive career counseling, assistance securing interviews and employment opportunities, and access to workshops, skills training, computers and job tools. Businesses receive specialized screening and recruitment services. The center functions to reduce unemployment and positively impact the community through the power of work.
For more information, call 661/265-7421 or visit http://www.cityofpalmdale.org/AJCC.