Employment Opportunity: Certified Peer Specialist

Organization: 
COMHAR
Location: 
Walnutport-Blue Mountain, PA

Reports to: Director LTSR
• Act as a role model to persons in recovery to inspire hope, share life experiences and lessons learned as a person in recovery
• Engage individuals who may be at-risk and provide stage-appropriate recovery education and supports, e.g., usage of the leveling system and evidence based practice
• Assist in the orientation process for persons who are new to receiving mental health and/or co-occurring disorders services
• Assist in development and implementation of educational and support groups, activities deemed beneficial by the program community, e.g., warm line, calendar of events, etc.
• Introduce and link individuals to community resources and peer supports outside of the facility to promote community integration, e.g., public transportation training, computer educational/G.E.D. classes, vocational services, (OVR, job training), health and wellness, banking, and financial entitlements, etc.
• Actively participate in team meetings and promote a recovery perspective as a key component of all discussions

*Both Full Time and Part Time openings available*

Deadline: 
2/15/19
Qualifications: 

• HS/GED + Certified Peer Specialist Certification, Experience working with people who have co-occurring challenges, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse
• 1 year experience of MH direct service

Contact Info: 

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace. COMHAR, Inc. is a not-for-profit community based health and human service organization founded in 1975. We do not discriminate in services or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, past or present receipt of disability-related services or supports, marital status, veteran status, or any other class of persons protected by federal, state or local law.
Apply at: www.Comhar.org

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