Peer Recovery Coach


Primary Responsibilities include:-

Engage people in strengths-based, trauma-informed peer support at any stage of their individual recovery plans.

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 hand offs to treatment providers and/or recovery support services and other community resources.

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.

Schedule:

Temp to hire