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Admissions Coordinator
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States - 84102
At First Step House, "We help people build lives of meaning, purpose, and recovery," and we are dedicated to this mission.

We are hiring a full-time Admissions Coordinator in Salt Lake City, Utah!

The Admissions Coordinator facilitates admissions for FSH residential facilities. This includes all services-related liaison duties, processing referrals, attending in-person meetings with community referents and stakeholders, screening prospective clients, and maintaining the services waitlist.

Tired of working 40 hours per week? Join our team and enjoy a standardized 36-hour work week with no change in pay!

  • Pay Ranges from $40,000 - $42,000 per year

Our full-time benefits include:

  • Generous paid time off allowance, which increases with tenure
  • 15 observed holidays a year, including your birthday
  • 401k employer matching
  • Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Medical
  • Opportunity for annual merit increase and annual bonus
  • Team environment with an exceptional work culture

Duties to include but not limited to:

  • Assists Admissions Manager in maintaining target census for residential substance use disorder treatment.
  • Assists the Admissions Manager in maintaining the services waitlist and waitlist reporting to public and private entities.
  • Prepares all prospective clients for admission and intake for FSH residential facilities. Coordinates admissions schedule with operations staff, prospective clients, and/or their referents.
  • Transport clients
  • Functions as a liaison between FSH and funding providers, the public, outside agencies, and prospective clients.
  • Engages in proactive outreach to existing and new referent entities to coordinate referral and intake to FSH services.
  • Receives & processes referrals from funding providers, agencies, & self-referrals.
  • Maintains contact with referrals & their representatives. Maintains log of referrals. Coordinates admissions dates and times with agencies, representatives, and prospective clients.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required
  • Experience in mental health and/or substance abuse field preferred
  • Knowledge of the Salt Lake County Behavioral Health provider health network preferred
  • Must have a valid driver's license

Welcome to Your Next Adventure

Do you love helping others? Are you excited to work for an organization that is continuously voted as a Top Work Place by the staff? First Step House is looking to hire individuals who are driven to provide the best client experience possible. If you are a results-driven, passionate person, who enjoys challenges and the rewards that come from them, we’d love to hear from you.


Making a Difference

Underlying all that we do at First Step House is a deep regard for the person. Many of our clients arrive at our doorstep with very little resources, lack of family support, and numerous barriers to overcome. They are individuals who have been stigmatized and marginalized by our society. Our task is to afford our clients respect, opportunity, and hope. It is our belief that the roles of our employees and the organization are to exercise every resource possible to empower those we serve to build healthy and resilient lives. To that end, we will make every effort to provide you with the tools and the training that you need to meet the diverse needs of our clients. 


Living Your Life

First Step House aims to help our staff help others while ensuring they have time to live life outside of work too. In 2022, First Step House moved to a 36-hour work week. By analyzing meeting and service schedules, improving internal processes, and streamlining daily staff routines, FSH was not only able to realize an improved work culture, but service improvements as well.


Competitive Benefits

  • Competitive non-profit pay
  • 36-Hour Workweek
  • 15 paid holidays per year
  • 18 days of paid time off during the first year
  • 401(k) and vested matching (put in 10%, we will match 5%)
  • 70% coverage for health benefits for full-time positions (Select Health)
  • 80% coverage for dental and vision benefits for full-time positions
  • Employee assistance program
  • Annual training allowance
  • Annual merit increases
  • Annual performance bonuses
  • Challenging and supportive work environment
  • Room to grow
Take The First Step

Help is Waiting for You at First Step House

Visit our Admissions Department today to learn more about our treatment, case management, and housing programs. We provide comprehensive and client-centered services to help people build productive, meaningful, and healthy lives.