Peer Counselor

  •  Hiring Manager
  •  December 21, 2023

Federation of Organizations is seeking a part time Peer Counselor to provide services at the new Apartment Treatment Program. This is a multi-site position and will involve work in the field as well as travel to sites in Far Rockaway, Queens OR Suffolk County.

Multiple positions available for Queens and Suffolk

REPORTS TO: Program Supervisor

DEPARTMENT: Residential Services

HOURS: Part-Time Flexible (Mon 10a-3p, Tues 12:30p-5:30p & Sat 10a-3p)

PAY: $16 per hour


Personal or shared experience with mental illness and/or substance abuse issues. Ability and desire to assist others in mastery of independent living skills and the personal recovery process . Understanding of peer support, self-help philosophy. Clean, valid NY State Driver’s License. Fingerprinting, criminal record check, approval from NYS Office of Mental Health.


Provide positive role model of community functioning, informal counseling, peer support and ADL Training in a scattered-site licensed residential program providing transitional housing to people with psychiatric disabilities.

We Offer a wide range of rewarding employment opportunities along with a generous benefits package. We offer the following to eligible Employees

  • Generous Paid Time Off for Full-time and Eligible Part-Time Employees
  • 13 paid Holidays for Full-time and Eligible Part-Time Employees
  • Comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Retirement 401K Savings Plan with Employer Match
  • Long and Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • CALM App Subscription
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Career Growth & Promotional Opportunities
  • Comprehensive Paid Training
  • Supplemental Accident, Illness and Hospitalization Insurance
  • Encourage Education Professional Advancement
  • Employee Perks & Discounts on Broadway shows, theme parks, and other attractions
  • Eligibility for Federal/Public Loan Forgiveness

Federation of Organizations provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, we comply with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

Job Category: Peer Services
Job Type: Field Work Part Time
Job Location: Brentwood Far Rockway Queens Suffolk County

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