Each Applicant must submit a writing sample explaining why he/she should be selected to participate in the Recovery Coach Academy. Please include your value system, leadership skills that you possess, your ability to demonstrate and promote recovery and any advocacy or work done in the community. You may use MRC’s Recovery Coach Academy’s mission, vision and values statements as a reference document (see below).
This essay should be no more than one page, double-spaced, 12-point font and must be completed by the applicant and submitted with the application.
Recovery Coach Academy Vision, Mission and Values
Minnesota Recovery Connection envisions a world where recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs is understood, promoted, embraced, and enjoyed and where all who seek it have access to the support, care, and resources they need to achieve long-term recovery.
The Recovery Coach Academy mission is promoting long-term recovery from substance use disorders by providing experienced peer support and advocating for self-directed care.
Wellness: We believe recovery is a pathway to wellness.
Hope: We believe hope is an essential component to long-term recovery.
Equity: We believe that all people deserve to be treated with compassion, dignity, and respect.
Service: We believe in providing opportunities to positively impact individuals, families, and communities.
Inclusiveness: We believe and embrace that there are many pathways to recovery.