Counselor Intern
Job Details

Title:                            Counselor  Intern

Department:                Various         

Location:                     Various

FLSA Status:               Unpaid (Program/School Credit)

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the assessment function by identifying clients’ strengths, weaknesses, problems, and needs for the development of treatment plans.
  • Assists in treatment and discharge planning functions by identifying and ranking clients’ problems, establishing agreed upon immediate and long-term goals, and deciding on treatment methods, resources to be utilized, and outcomes.
  • Assists in case management function by initiating activities which bring people, services, agencies, and other resources together within a planned framework of action working toward the achievement of established goals.
  • Performs consultation function by working with other counselors and professionals in regard to client treatment services to assure comprehensive, quality care to clients.
  • May perform didactic groups, process groups, and other related clinical work.
  • Must complete online compliance training prior to client contact.
  • Performs other related assignments as directed by the Counseling Supervisor.

Supervised By:

  • Counseling supervisor

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • Regularly uses a telephone for communication.
  • Uses office equipment such as computer terminals, copiers, and Fax machines.
  • Sits for extended time periods.
  • Hearing and vision within normal ranges.
  • Uses hands to finger, handle and feel and reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to establish effective rapport with men’s and women’s program clients.
  • Must be CPR/First Aid certified upon hire or within 90 days of hire.

Education and Experience:

  • Current LCDC-I OR Enrolled in Master’s level program


All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, mental or physical disability, citizenship, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by law. Austin Recovery Network works affirmatively to build a staff and board that includes people of many different races, classes, religions, genders, physical and mental abilities, ages and sexual orientations, including people who have been previously incarcerated.*

Due to our work with children, there are some convictions such as sex offenses that would prevent employment offered to those applying for a position in programming with children.