AspireHopeNY
  • NY, USA
  • $12.50
  • Hourly
  • Other

AspireHopeNY, Inc. is seeking a valued peer to add to our team in Tioga County, NY.  Your lived experience of recovery and service utilization is a valuable resource to other peers and your community. We are a peer-governed organization with over 25 years experience hiring, supporting and empowering peers. Please join us and make a difference.

The Peer Support Specialist position will be supporting people in receiving Adult Home and Community Based Services for Peer Empowerment. 

 

Qualifications:  The qualified Peer candidate must be in recovery and willing to share their recovery journey.  Once hired, employees complete on-the-job peer certification. The certified Peer Support Specialist/Peer Recovery Advocate will:

 

  • Provide guidance and mentoring to individuals in recovery;
  • Aid in removing barriers/obstacles to their recovery;
  • Assist in improving skills in the areas of living, learning, working, socializing;
  • Support peers in gaining independence within their community.

 

Candidates must be eligible to become a Certified Peer Support Specialist/Peer Recovery Advocate, which includes identifying as a current and/or previous recipient of mental health and/or substance abuse services, completing coursework, passing examinations, etc.  Candidates should have approximately 12 months of successful recovery.

A high school diploma or GED is required, and applicants must be 18 years of age or older.  Applicant must live within the Tioga County area. Education, Credentialing, Training and/or experience in Human Services, Recovery-Based Services, Social Work, Counseling, or another related field is preferred.

Per-Diem, $12.50 per hour. Mileage reimbursement; Paid training.

 

 

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