Peer Support Specialist - PT - Portage County

Location: Portage
Type: pt

Position Description

Seeking a peer support specialist to provide peer support activities in Portage County.  The hours will be Monday through Friday, approximately 20 hours per week. The activities include: one-to-one peer support and working with people transitioning from the criminal justice system to the community. Encourage peers to become self-directed, focus on their strengths, and life goals.  The peer support specialist must be mindful of the ethics, boundary, power and control issues unique to peer supporters.  Must have a high school diploma and have completed required state peer support training program. Preferred: Lived experience within the mental health field. 

Benefits options include health, life, pension, paid time off, and more.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.  E.O.E. Persons with a disability can request an accommodation to complete the application process by emailing with the subject line “Accommodation Request.”

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