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Outreach and Training Peer Specialist

Outreach and Training Peer Specialist

Salary: $20.51 per hour

Hours: Part Time, Non-Exempt - 18.75 hours per week, need flexibility for eve/weekend

Location: Various locations in Suffolk County

Availability: ASAP

  • New York Certified Peer Specialist preferred, provisional certification required
  • Ability and willingness to speak publically, in small groups, and one-to-one in person and on camera
  • Exhibit sound oral, reading, writing, and computer skills, with basic knowledge in applications such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams and Word, Power Point, Excel, and Outlook
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and practice of the values and principles of Trauma-Informed Peer Support
  • Ability to model, facilitate, and convey the message that healing is possible and probable
  • Effective use of self-disclosure in connecting, relationship building, training, and offering supports
  • Ability to facilitate, inspire, and support others in offering mutual support through connection and basked on the key principles of respect, shared responsibility, and mutual agreement of what is helpful
  • Ability to facilitate, inspire, and support co-creation and sustainability of a most safe environment that allows for acknowledgment of and holding space for happiness, sadness, anger, fear, surprise, contempt, and uncomfortableness
  • Demonstrate flexibility with the ability to change priorities with limited notice and work a flexible schedule including days, nights, and weekends

Please send resume & cover letter to:

Tom Witkowski
Association for Mental Health & Wellness

Fax: 631-676-6934

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