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Better Way of Miami, Inc. complies with state and federal nondiscrimination laws and policies that prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, or sex. It is unlawful to retaliate against individuals or groups on the basis of their participation in a complaint of discrimination or on the basis of their opposition to discriminatory practice.

 Better Way of Miami , Inc. cumple con las leyes y las políticas estatales y federales de no discriminación que prohíben la discriminación por motivos de edad, color, discapacidad, nacionalidad , raza, religión o sexo. Es ilegal tomar represalias contra individuos o grupos en función de su participación en una queja de discriminación o basado en su oposición a la práctica discriminatoria.


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Thrift Store Assistant (7001 NW 27th Avenue)

Compensation: $10.50 - $11 depending on experience

Non-profit organization

Better Way House of Bargains is looking for someone to work full-time and part-time who has the skills and experience to prepare used furniture for sale, pick up and deliver donated items, and post objects for sale online.

Job requirements:

• lift heavy objects

• move furniture around

• repair and prepare furniture for sale

• photograph and list furniture and other merchandise on

• work as a team member

• assist with picking up and delivering furniture and other donated items

• must have valid driver license

• drive a 24 foot truck with a stick shift (manual transmission)

• High school diploma or equivalent

• bi-lingual

We offer benefits such as healthcare, 401k, vacation time

Better Way of Miami, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment shall be provided to all people without regard to race, disability, creed, national origin, sex, age, and disability, and sexual orientation/preference, status as a veteran, marital status or prior criminal history.


Behavioral Health Technician

The Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) is responsible for resident safety and well-being of all residents and the preservation and security of the facility while on duty.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

Education Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent, CBHT preferred (or attain a CBHT within one year of employment)

Experience Requirements: Some work in a treatment facility helpful, but not required.  Must have a working knowledge about progression of/and recovery from, active addiction.

Licensure/Certification: Valid Florida Driver’s License approved by Better Way of Miami’s Insurance Carrier.

Skills/Abilities: Ability to work as a team member and have management, communication, organizational and interpersonal skills; Ability to work under stressful conditions and be flexible in relation to department needs; Demonstrates Proficiency in Verbal & Written Communication Skills; Knowledge of State & Federal Statutes Regarding Confidentiality Laws; Knowledge of Drug-Free Workplace Policies; Knowledge of 12 Step Program’s addiction and recovery process.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  1. Demonstrates an ability to supervise residents, their condition and whereabouts through the use of the sign-in/sign-out logs, trip passes and transportation logs.
  2. Demonstrates an ability to post, coordinate and supervise chore assignments, etc. (to include taking appropriate inventory of cleaning supplies and re-ordering as needed).
  3. Demonstrates an ability to complete documentation as required by policies and procedures (incident report, tracking forms, trip passes, visitors’ log, medication logs, etc.).
  4. Demonstrates an ability to act as receptionist through presentation and the use of good customer service skills, and effective communication skills which foster a welcoming approach to the organization).
  5. Demonstrates an ability to provide facility and program information for visitors and/or callers.
  6. Demonstrates an ability to inspect stock and maintain facility property and inspect and store residents’ personal property as appropriate.
  7. Demonstrates an ability to manage facility, equipment and resident emergencies.
  8. Demonstrates an ability to conduct various drills and building evacuations as required.
  9. Demonstrates an ability to conduct 13-point checks and other security measures as required.
  10. Demonstrates an ability to communicate effectively with the counselors pertaining to their residents as needed.
  11. Demonstrates an ability to conduct the observation of residents’ self-administration of medication including the corresponding documentation.
  12. Demonstrates an ability to conduct drug screenings on residents including the corresponding documentation.
  13. Follow all company policies and procedures as it pertains to the position to include general use of the company vehicle, inspections, and parking, health and safety, infection control, human resources, and accounting.
  14. When in use of the company vehicle, check and maintain vehicle safety, supplies, mechanical condition, cleanliness and regular maintenance according to schedule, reporting per established policies and procedures.
  15. When in use of the company vehicle, transport residents to and from medical and other appointments or other critical needs as they arise.
  16. When in use of the company vehicle, pick up and deliver donations and other materials as needed and administrative documents and other errands as
  17. When in use of the company vehicle, accurately complete as required documentation as per DOT and produce such documentation as needed for audits or other
  18. Walk throughout the facility and grounds to check on the residents.
  19. Ability to treat all residents with respect and dignity at all times.

If you would like to apply for any of these jobs, or for positions not yet listed, click Here to complete an employment application. When completed, please print the application, sign it, and return it to the Human Resources Department at Better Way of Miami, Inc. along with a copy of your resume. You may email the Human Resources Department with your questions or concerns, as well as submitting your application and documentation, to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.