Family Outreach Center Peer Recovery Coach - Women’s Speciality Services - Family Engagement Program
Position: Peer Recovery Coach - Women’s Speciality Services - Family Engagement Program (Full Time, Monday through Friday)
Organization: Family Outreach Center
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Compensation: Based on experience
Date Posted: October 10, 2019
NOTE: WE ARE LOOKING FOR A PERSON WITH AT LEAST TWO YEARS SUCCESSFUL RECOVERY FROM SUBSTANCE ABUSE. A BRIEF COVER LETTER IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION.
This is a full-time position providing community-based peer support to assist individuals from diverse backgrounds in achieving sustained recovery from a substance use disorder. This position is a part of a team of three, which also includes a therapist/coordinator and a case manager.
The primary role of the Peer Recovery Coach is to serve as a role model through face-to-face meetings, to provide ongoing support in a community setting, to link individuals to community resources and to assist in providing education related to substance use and related topics. Peer specialists will use their own history with and knowledge of Substance Use and Co-occurring mental health recovery np and men with children, supporting clients in reaching their treatment goals.
Successful candidates will have the ability to work well in a team setting, utilize an electronic clinical record, and work with multiple disciplines and agencies. Completion of high school education or equivalent and valid Driver’s License with reliable transportation is required. Either current certification as a Peer Recovery Coach or ability to pursue the certification, along with a minimum of two years in recovery is required.
At least one year’s relevant experience is required. The position requires previous life experience with substance use, an ability to address the recovery needs of individuals, and sharing one’s own personal recovery journey- even if the recovery path is different from that of the individuals being served.
Paid time off
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