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PROS Peer Specialist

PROS Peer Specialist

Salary: $15.00 per hour

Hours: 18.75 per week

Location: Ronkonkoma, NY

Availability: Immediate

Qualifications:
The successful candidate should possess or be quickly able to acquire the following skills and abilities:
  • Working toward completion or completion of Peer Specialist Training.
  • Working toward obtaining or has obtained the New York Peer Specialist Certification.
  • Effective use of self-disclosure to inspire hope and support people experiencing emotional distress, substance use, diagnosed with psychiatric labels and/or who are trauma survivors
  • Excellent inter-personal communication including the ability to establish empathic, empowering relationships with people who have experienced psychiatric disabilities and trauma
  • Basic knowledge of the public mental health system, including self-help and empowerment programs that support recovery.
Application:

Send a resume and a cover letter expressing your interest in this position to:

 

Kathy Elfers, Human Resources Director

Email: kelfers@mhaw.org

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