CRPA Certified Recovery Peer Advocate

Primary Responsibilities include:

-  Implement use of skills/needs assessment instrument with recoverees.

-  Identify needs and skills of recoverees; persons in recovery (PIR).

-  Assist in development of individual recovery plans with recoverees and monitor progress.

-  In conjunction with recoverees, provide mentoring and identification of obstacles.

-  Match recoverees with available skills and resources.

-  In conjunction with recoveree and Recovery Services Coordinator, implement specific programs, groups and activities to meet attendee needs.

-  In conjunction with Recovery Services Coordinator, recruit and train volunteers.

-  Promote and assist in facilitation of special events.

-  Foster environment of cooperation, teamwork and mutual respect.

Qualifications and Requirements include:

-  High school diploma or GED.

-  Completion of Recovery Coach Training Academy (minimum 28 hours).

-  Knowledge of recovery and community resources.

-  Good interpersonal skills.

-  Computer proficient in MS Word and database systems.

-  Social media experience preferred.

-  Ability to work well with others.

-  Experience in delivery of peer recovery services and supports preferred.

-  Training experience preferred.

-  Valid NYS driver's license with a safe and responsible driving history and a vehicle that is properly registered and insured in accordance with NYS DMV regulations

 Schedule:

-  17 hours per week.

-  Some evenings and weekends may be required.