Advocate

  •  Hiring Manager
  •  July 15, 2020
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Job Title: Advocate

Reports to: Program Supervisor

Department: Outreach Services

Classification: Non-exempt

Hours: 19 hours per week

Qualifications:                        

–          Individual must be in recovery from a behavioral health condition

–          High school diploma or equivalent

–          Clean valid NYS driver’s license

–          Peer Certification preferred

–          Fingerprinting, criminal record check, and all necessary clearances from the Justice Center

–          Meet all health screening requirements set forth by partner hospital regulations

Job Function:

The part-time advocate is responsible for representing Federation of Organizations with interfacing agencies at meetings and events. The staff member will advocate for the needs of people in recovery from mental illness within the mental health system. The advocate will be responsible for providing peer support, advocacy, education, and information to staff, volunteers, and program members. The advocate will facilitate weekly peer support groups at designated hospitals and agency programs.  

Job Category: Outreach Services
Job Type: Part Time
Job Location: Patchogue

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