Recovery Assistant: OVERNIGHT – PT (Salt Lake City)

Location: Salt Lake City



House of Hope (HOH), a local nonprofit, empowers women, strengthens families, and promotes recovery in our community. As Utah’s oldest treatment center, we have a long legacy of employing staff who are dedicated to the mission of spreading hope, nurturing healing, and encouraging personal growth in our colleagues, our clients, and our organization. We offer a culture of camaraderie, creativity, and collaboration as we work collectively to make a difference in the lives of the families we serve.


Have you been considering going into social work, women’s services, or other non-profit service organization? We are looking for a part-time Recovery Assistant for OVERNIGHT SHIFTS at our SALT LAKE CITY campuses (click here for information about PROVO Recovery Assistants). This position is an excellent entry level opportunity to get more experience in these areas. You will learn firsthand about women’s treatment, helping people grow in a therapeutic community, reunifying mothers and children, and most importantly—about your own strengths and challenges.


By joining our staff family, the successful applicant will:
  • Be highly motivated to learn and grow
  • Be mature and dependable
  • Be passionate about helping women (and their young children, ages 0-8) who are working to achieve a healthier life in recovery from substance use disorders
  • Be open to feedback, willing to try new things, and enjoy multi-tasking
  • Be able to model healthy human interaction, coach others on effective communication, and able to stay calm in a crisis
  • Be compassionate but able to set firm limits; communicate in a calm, yet assertive manner


Do these qualifications match your education, experience, and/or skillset?
  • FEMALE applicants only due to the nature of licensing regulations and job duties
  • Be willing to drive own vehicle (with mileage reimbursement) or agency vans, have a current Utah driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Understand professional ethics and boundaries in field of Human Services
  • Be able to attend a mandatory staff meeting and training the 2nd & 4th Monday of each month from 2-4 pm (sorry, no exceptions)
  • Have basic computer skills and writing ability
  • Have good communication and phone skills
  • Have above-average problem-solving skills, conflict-resolution abilities, and above all, a sense of humor!


Education Required:
  • High school diploma or GED equivalency


Hours & Schedule:

Part-time. The hours for this position refer to our overnight shifts, which is from 10:30pm to 8:30am, each day of the week. If interested in weekend or daytime shifts, please click the appropriate schedule below.

  • The following Recovery Assistant shifts are available:
    • WEEKEND: 8:30am to 3:30pm (Sat & Sun only)
    • DAYTIME: 3:30pm to 10:30pm (M-F, Sat, Sun)
    • OVERNIGHT: 10:30pm to 8:30am (M-F, Sat, Sun) ⇐THIS POSITION


Agency Requirements:
  • This is a non-smoking work site
  • Must be 21+ years old
  • Must be able to pass background check and drug test
  • If in recovery, must have at least two years of sobriety
  • Must be vaccinated against COVID-19 and be willing to be seasonally vaccinated against the flu
  • Must have personal reliable transportation and UT driver’s license


Wages & Benefits:
  • $14/hour ($13/hour for daytime shifts)
  • Part-time benefits package, including:
    • Raise after six months of employment
    • Paid training
    • 401(k) dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% after one year of employment
    • Ability to work on homework or other personal projects during overnight shifts and other down time
    • Employee recognition and other incentives


Application Instructions

Send the following to

  1. BRIEF STATEMENT OF INTEREST (may be in body of email) indicating which position you are applying for, your schedule needs, and an explanation of why this position interests you and the skills/talents/interests that would make you a good candidate (no more than one to two paragraphs are required).


House of Hope’s MISSION:

Treating substance use disorders, rebuilding lives, strengthening families, and empowering women.


House of Hope’s Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Statement:

We celebrate diversity by elevating empathy, encouraging inclusivity, and challenging inequity through education, awareness, and action.