We are looking for a full-time OR part-time Certified Peer Specialist position will be based out of Polk, Marshall, and Red Lake Counties.
As our Certified Peer Specialist, you will draw upon your personal growth experience to carry the message of hope and recovery to individuals who are currently enrolled in treatment services. You will use your lived experience of recovery from behavioral or chemical health challenges, plus skills learned in formal trainings, to deliver peer support services to adults diagnosed with mental illness, substance use and/or co-occurring disorder to promote recovery and resilience. Because of your own life experience, you are uniquely equipped to provide support, encouragement, and resources to individuals with behavioral and/or chemical health challenges. By offering outreach, encouragement and support, you will cultivate and secure a connection with the client, while teaching personal responsibility and serving as a mentor and role model.
As part of your job duties, you will be asked to provide direct support and coaching on the completion of daily living skills, linking to community supports, and accessing recovery services. It is also designed to assist clients in identifying and working towards their recovery goals. As a Certified Peer Specialist, you will be trained to empower clients that are engaged in home-based and community-based services.
Alluma will cover the cost of Certified Peer Specialist training.
Certified Peer Support Specialist Qualifications Level I: