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    Full Time counselor assistant, Durham NC location:  We are seeking a person who is enthusiastic and takes initiative. The right person would be a great fit for a growing, busy office, and would work well in the First Step family. Strong customer service skills and a desire to help people is ideal. The position is perfect for someone entering the field who is willing to learn and gain experience from the ground up. Some knowledge of treating substance use disorders is helpful. Salary commensurate with experience. Paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, health insurance assistance, etc.

    For more information contact Sara Shook-Rosen, Clinical Director at “sara@firststepnc(dot)com”, Holly Turbyfill at “holly@firststepnc(dot)com or call us at (919) 833-8899.

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