Supportive Peer Counselor – In Reach

  •  Hiring Manager
  •  January 26, 2024

Federation of Organizations is seeking a Full Time Peer Counselor to provide supportive services at the In Reach department in Queens, NY

Reports To: Program Supervisor

Department: Residential Services

Hours:35 hours per week

Pay: $16 – $16.48 Hourly


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 currently living in supportive scattered site housing, who were formerly residing in Adult Homes.


·         Comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision

·         Retirement 401K Savings Plan with Employer Match

·         Generous Paid Time Off for Full-time and Eligible Part-Time Employees

·         13 paid Holidays for Full-time and Eligible Part-Time Employees

·         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 provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


Founded in 1972, Federation of Organizations (Federation) is an innovative, multi-service, community-based social wellness agency. We are a major provider of health and wellness services, senior and children’s care, addiction recovery services, as well as affordable housing and support. Federation continues to serve thousands of community members across Suffolk, Nassau, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, and Manhattan.

Federation has developed innovative, successful programs that are designed to meet the needs of vulnerable populations, such as individuals in recovery, those living with chronic medical conditions, adult home residents, the homeless, low-income seniors and at-risk children.

Job Category: Peer Services
Job Type: Field Work Full Time
Job Location: NYC Region Queens

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