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It gives me a chance to open up and talk to other people that have the same “problem/issues” as myself, without feeling like I am being judged.

Peer Support Specialist

Job Code 2230PSS
Date Posted June 06, 2018
Program Peer Support Specialist
Hours / Week 37.5
Description

Seeking a full time(37.50hours/week) Peer Support Specialist located in Hartford or Springfield. 

Required Skills The base location for this position is flexible. This person will provide peer support to HCRS clients in a variety of settings and locations, facilitate mutual support groups, advocate for systems change, and promote hopeful, inclusive, non-pathologizing environments and relationships. This position is for someone who has had their own transformative life experiences that allow them to relate and connect with people receiving mental health services. The ability to work autonomously and to collaborate as part of a team will be important.
Education Computer literacy, excellent interpersonal and critical thinking skills, ability to read/write well and a valid driver’s license are required. Experience/training in peer support, restorative justice, group facilitation, and related topics is preferred.
Location Hartford or Springfield, VT
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