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Georgia Council On Substance Abuse - Program Manager Resume Example

Elijah Anderson

Dedicated and passionate advocate for recovery support services. Able to use lived experience and professional development to effectively enhance change and reduce stigma

  • Education and Training
  • Active Listening
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Speaking
  • Service Orientation
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Instructing
Program Manager Jul 2014Present Georgia Council on Substance Abuse Atlanta, GA
  • Identify and assist "Recovery Champions" within a community for the purpose of planning  Recovery Symposiums.
  • Educate community members across the state about Recovery Oriented Systems of Care
  • Create opportunities for safe dialogue with community members, including  organizations, law enforcement, people in recovery and their families
  • Co- facilitate a three day training of facilitators on Cultural Competency
  • Conduct presentations on Cultural Competency in state organizations and community settings 
  • Conduct presentations on Recovery Messaging through out the state.
  • Co facilitate a one day Cultural Competency at the Certified Addictions Recovery Empowerment Academy four times a year.
Founder and President Jan 2013Present
  • PLR Athens Recovery Community Organization.
  • Created and Implemented a Recovery Support Drop In Center based on CARES training.
  • Opened transitional housing providing recovery support services.
Team Leader Peer Recover Jan 2011Present Advantage Behavioral Health Systems Athens, GA.
  • Created and Implemented The Peer Recovery Program based on CARES training Complete all pertinent documentation Supervise staff (2 permanent and intern) to Facilitate Recovery Check in Groups Conduct trainings to educate The DRC Drug Courts and Treatment accountability Courts on CARES and Peer Recovery Use my Recovery Elevator Speech as a Segway to Advocate for Recovery.
Co-Founder and Owner Jan 2006Present Superior Commercial Cleaners Athens, GA.
  • Help to create a Marketing Plan that allowed us to surpass projected sales by 20%.
  • Created job opportunities for our community.
Client Support Worker Jan 2009Jan 2011 Advantage Behavioral Health Systems Athens, GA.
  • Observe and supervise client population Plan and instruct skill building sessions Document daily progress notes Transport clients to 12 step meetings Supervise med intake Participate/lead educational groups Addiction counselor in Training.
Director of Events Jan 2002Jan 2004 Trumps Catering Athens, GA
  • Execute and Manage events.
  • Train personnel in proper customer service procedure.
  • Maintain facility and inventory.
Event Manager Jan 2001Jan 2002 Classic Center Athens, GA.
  • Meet with clients and communicate effectively Plan and execute events including but not limited to corporate retreats and conventions Maintain and manage a 70,000 sq ft facility Manage budgets for events.
  • Manage personnel of 5-20 ppl on a daily basis.
  • Employee of the year for 2005.
High School Diploma Adlai Stevenson High School Bronx, NY
Certified Addiction Recovery Empowerment Specialist (CARES) 2011 Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor I 2013
Leadership Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor Certified Recovery Coach Speaker Trainer Proficient in Microsoft CPR/First Aid certified Bilingual Proficient in Spanish Team Player
Additional Information
  • Additional Information Co-Facilitated Work Shops on Cultural Competency with Dr. Dietra Hawkins at the Georgia School of Addictions
  •  Co facilitated Workshops On recovery Support Services and Recovery Orientated Systems of Care with Neil Kaltenecker Worked under the supervision of the felony drug court coordinator Stephanie Thornton
  •  Co-facilitate a level 2 group every Wednesday for Felony Drug Court
  • Co-facilitate a level 2 group every Tuesday for State Drug Court
  • All America City Award participant  2005
  • Adopt a Class program Mentor at Burney Harris Middle School
  • Chamber of Commerce Minority Business Owner Member Vice
  • President of the Athens Justice Project President of the Athens
  • Justice Project Advocate on a State and National level for GCSA
  • President of PLR - Athens
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Previous Companies:

  • Georgia Council on Substance Abuse
  • Advantage Behavioral Health Systems
  • Superior Commercial Cleaners

Previous Job Positions:

  • Program Manager
  • Founder and President
  • Team Leader Peer Recover
  • Co Founder and Owner
  • Client Support Worker


  • Adlai Stevenson High School

Level of Education:

  • High School Diploma
  • Certified Addiction Recovery Empowerment Specialist (CARES) 2011 Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor I 2013

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