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Veteran Peer Group Facilitator

Veteran Peer Group Facilitator

Salary: $20.00 per hour

Hours: Varies, per diem

Location: Hauppauge, NY

Availability: Immediate, pending clearances

Position Description:

Activities:

  • Co-Facilitate peer support groups weekly at sites to be identified
  • Serve as a point person for engaging participants into peer support groups, including the use of face-to-face consultations as needed.
  • Assist participants and families, through phone and face-to-face consultations, to connect to needed community resources and services.
  • Commit to initial and ongoing peer support training as required
  • Complete reports on group attendance, individual contacts and expenses in a timely manner
  • Assist project leadership with publicizing the project through a range of activities and as schedule permits.
Qualifications:

Qualifications:

  • An Honorable Discharge from one of the United States armed services
  • Previous experience participating in and facilitating a self-help group, or similar experience
  • Knowledge of community services for Veterans and their families
  • Commitment to learning and growing as a provider of peer support

Application: Please submit resume, cover letter and copy of your DD-214 to Kristi Bosco.

Kristi Bosco
Association for Mental Health & Wellness

631-676-6934
kbosco@mhaw.org

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