Peer Specialist – Residential Services

  •  Hiring Manager
  •  August 12, 2019
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Peer Specialist

LOCATION:  Various locations – Brooklyn, Bronx & Queens

REPORTS TO:  Program Supervisor

DEPARTMENT: Residential Services, Non-Licensed Programs

HOURS:  Full-time

 

QUALIFICATIONS:                        

Personal experience with mental health and/or substance abuse issues (and/or a background in the justice system for Forensic Supportive Housing programs).  Ability and desire to assist others in mastery of independent living skills.  Understanding of peer support self-help philosophy.  Clean, valid driver’s license, Fingerprinting, Criminal record check, Approval from NYS Office of Mental Health.

 

JOB FUNCTION:

To provide positive role model of community functioning, informal counseling and peer supports to others with psychiatric disabilities, substance use disorders, and/or forensic involvement currently living in residential programs.

To Apply:

Please send your updated resume to hiringmanager@fedoforg.org. Please include the title of the position you are applying for.

 

Job Category: Residential Services
Job Type: Full Time Part Time
Job Location: Bronx Brooklyn Queens

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