Career and Employment Opportunities

St. Joseph Institute offers a superior path to recovery for adults struggling with drug and alcohol addiction.  We offer proven methods of treatment and state-of-the-art therapies driven by a belief that addiction can be overcome.  Our program embraces treatment approaches that have proven success, and we are constantly innovating to achieve results that few centers can equal.
Located on a beautiful mountain-side in central Pennsylvania, our campus promotes well-being for resident and staff alike.  Elegant log and stone lodges, miles of walking trails, a spa and wellness center, gym, library, chapel and very private grounds all contribute to a rich and rewarding place to work.

Current Open Positions


The Institute is expanding its services, and we look for counselors who are driven by a desire to see people get well, rebuild their lives, find wellness, and rediscover joy. Our counselors will provide mostly individual therapy as part of a holistic treatment team. (The staff to client ratio is 1:7). Your desire to constantly improve your clinical skills, and learn new ways to strengthen outcomes, will be part of who you are.

Candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree in counseling, psychology or social work. Experience in drug and alcohol treatment is an asset. Agreement with a holistic approach that goes beyond the traditional models of counseling is essential as well as being comfortable in a faith-based program.

The positions are full-time, no travel is required, and offer a competitive salary with benefits.

Director of Nursing, RN

Must have current PA Registered Nurse License. Drug and Alcohol experience required. This position will manage all medical aspects of a D&A rehab.

The positions are full-time, no travel is required, and offer a competitive salary with benefits.

As a vibrant, agile and growing company, we are always looking for good people. Career and Employment opportunities often include:

  • Recovery Advocates (RAs) (facilitating and supporting resident activities)  - 3 shifts 
  • Nurses - 3 shifts
  • Masters Level Therapists
  • Cleaning/Housekeeping
  • Kitchen Staff 
  • Maintenance (cutting grass, yard clean up, road and path maintenance etc)
  • Drivers (transporting residents to and from appointments.)

Please check back here for our current openings and opportunities or send an email to with your resume and a cover letter explaining your interests in St. Joseph Institute.

You may also download our Employment Application and fax it back to 814-692-4485 or email it to the address above.


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