PT – Recovery Assistant (Flexible Schedule) – SL

Location: Salt Lake City

**Due to licensing regulations and supervision requirements, this position is open to FEMALE applicants only.***

Have you been considering going into social work, women’s services, or other non-profit service organization? We are looking for part-time (up to 28 hours per week) and full-time (between 30 and 38 hours per week) Recovery Assistants for all shifts at our SALT LAKE CITY campuses. The Recovery Assistant position is perfect options for a 2nd job, for those at school, and for those looking for anywhere from a little extra money to a fulltime job! These positions can be very flexible in scheduling to fit your lifestyle. While we do not split shifts, you can virtually pick your own weekly schedule with a combination of any of the following shifts:

  • Weekend Day Shift: Sat & Sun – 8:30am to 3:30pm
  • Weekend Evening Shift: Sat & Sun – 3:30pm to 10:30pm
  • Weekday Evening Shift: Mon-Fri – 3:30pm to 10:30pm
  • Swing Shift: Each Day of the Week: 10:30pm – 8:30am (+$1.00/hour wage differential for swing shifts)

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.

About House of Hope:

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.


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?

  • Due to licensing and supervisory regulations, this position can only be open to FEMALE APPLICANTS
  • 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 is required
Hours & Schedule:

Part-time (up to 28 hours per week) and Full-time (up to 36 hours per week) positions are available to meet your flexible schedule needs. The following shifts are set (no partial shifts are available), but any combination of these shifts to equal as many hours as you need (up to 28 hours/week for part-time employees and between 30-38 hours per week for fulltime employees) are available:

  • Weekend Day Shift: Sat & Sun – 8:30am to 3:30pm
  • Weekend Evening Shift: Sat & Sun – 3:30pm to 10:30pm
  • Weekday Evening Shift: Mon-Fri – 3:30pm to 10:30pm
  • Swing Shift: Each Day of the Week: 10:30pm – 8:30am (+$1/hour wage differential for Swing Shifts)
Agency Requirements:
  • Non-smoking worksite: no tobacco products allowed on campus
  • Must be 21+ years old
  • Must pass a background check
  • Must pass a drug screening
  • If in recovery, must have at least 2+ years of continuous sobriety
  • Must be vaccinated against COVID-19 (including booster) or be willing to start COVID-19 vaccination process immediately
  • Must be vaccinated against the flu each year during the beginning of flu season (September-November)
  • Clean driving record for last 4 years required as well as a valid driver’s license and personal, reliable transportation
Wages & Benefits:
  • $14/hour (all day and evening shifts)
  • $15/hour (for swing shifts)
  • 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
  • FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES:  Health insurance (80% of health insurance premium for individual covered)
  • FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES:  Dental and Vision insurances available (paid 100% by employee)
  • FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES:  Life insurance (2x salary life insurance premium fully covered)
  • FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES:  Long-term disability insurance (covered fully)
Application Instructions:

Send the following to

  • THREE (3) PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES (include phone number and email address)


House of Hope (HOH) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on achieving the HOH mission without regard to race, ethnicity, skin color, nationality, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, mental and developmental abilities, physical ability, or religious belief. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.