Peer Specialist

Outreach is seeking a qualified candidate for the F/T Peer Specialist position.

The SOR Outreach Peer Specialist is an individual who has direct experience of challenges with substance use and/or mental health conditions and who assists with identifying and engaging individuals eligible for our CCBHC. 

Job Scope:

  • Conduct community outreach and provide community education to reduce stigma of MAT/ substance use disorder

  • Engage clients to receive behavioral health services (SUD)

  • Provide NARCAN education kits and liaise with community in making appropriate referrals for care.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED and /  2 years work or volunteer experience in a recovery-oriented setting.

  • Lived experience with and knowledge of, the challenges pertaining to substance use and / or mental health conditions.

  • Assist program staff in identifying and engaging individuals in need of services.

  • Assist in driving Outreach minivan.

Place of work

Outreach Development Corporation
117-11 Myrtle Ave
11418 Richmond Hill
United States of America

Employer profile

Outreach is a non-profit organization that helps people address issues stemming from substance use and behavioral health disorders by providing the highest quality, life-changing treatment, training and tools to build healthy lives. Our mission is to inspire individuals and families to achieve a life of unlimited potential by developing and delivering the highest quality evidence-based behavioral health services and training. For more information, please visit www.opiny.org.

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Job ID: 8216432 / Ref: 701bf142ad871fecb6bfc8a6b157d61f

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Outreach Development Corporation

Employees
201-500
Industry
Health and Social Affairs
Contact
Lydia McNeil
Phone number: 718-847-9233 call
Email: HR@opiny.org send
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