JOB TITLE: PEER SPECIALIST, Adult Home Supportive Scattered-Site Housing
REPORTS TO: Program Supervisor
DEPARTMENT: Residential Services
Personal experience with mental health and/or substance abuse issues. Ability and desire to assist others in mastery of independent living skills. Understanding of peer support self-help philosophy. Clean, valid driver’s license, Fingerprinting, Criminal record check, Approval from NYS Office of Mental Health.
To provide positive role model of community functioning, informal counseling and peer supports to others with psychiatric disabilities living in Supportive Scattered-Site Housing.