Primary Responsibilities include:
- Engage people in
strengths-based, trauma-informed peer support at any stage of their individual
- Demonstrate active
listening, respectful motivational questions, and treatment of people as the
strongest resource in their own recovery.
- Provide systems
advocacy and guidance to individuals as they navigate the substance use
disorder treatment system.
- Follow up on
treatment referrals and assist with adherence to treatment appointments.
- Provide warm
handoffs to treatment providers and/or recovery support services and other
Qualifications and Requirements include:
- High school
diploma required. Undergraduate degree a plus.
- Completion of
Recovery Coach Training Academy (minimum 28 hours).
- Certified Recovery
Peer Advocate (CRPA or CRPA-P) required.
- Lived experience with
recovery skills, support services, and local community resources required,
including substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and referrals. At least 2 years working in substance use or
mental health recovery services as a provider or recipient required.
- A valid New York
State driver's license with a safe and responsible driving history. Own motor
vehicle, properly insured and registered in accordance with NYS DMV
regulations, to drive to various worksites.
- TEMP TO HIRE OPPORTUNITY
- MULTIPLE PART TIME AND FULL TIME OPENINGS