Certified Peer Recovery Advocate (CRPA)

Primary Responsibilities include:

· THRIVE's Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA) provides a peer-to-peer relationship to support individuals in recovery and family members with sustaining recovery and overall wellness so they can achieve their goals. 

· Through one-on-one weekly sessions, the CRPA will provide guidance and encouragement in building a support network and developing a personalized recovery plan. 

· The CRPA will provide individuals with the tools and resources needed while making sure to address any barriers and obstacles that might arise. 

· The CRPA will also be responsible for development and facilitation of programs, groups and activities to meet identified recovery community needs.

Qualifications and Requirements include:

· High school diploma or GED.

· Completion of Recovery Coach Training Academy (46 hours).

· NYS Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA or CRPA-Provisional) certification required.

· Computer proficient in MS Word and database systems.

· Valid NYS driver's license with a safe and responsible driving history


· 35 hours per week, hours vary.

· Hours of operation are 12pm-10pm, hours vary. 

· Must work one weekend day.

Benefits include:

· Medical, Dental, Life STD/LTD Insurance. (403)b with a generous employer contribution.  Accessibility to other voluntary benefits (Cancer Care, TDA, etc.)

· 10 vacation days, 12 sick days, 4 personal days, 11 Agency holidays and 2 floating holidays per year.

All positions at FCA are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. All are en