Advocates is seeking talented, open-minded and empathetic Peer Support professionals to help others in their journeys.
Advocates promotes a healthy work-life balance and offers many generous perks of employment and room for advancement. We are a strong-knit community that values the ideas and contributions of our staff.
Peer Specialists are fully integrated team members who provide individualized services to people receiving services from Advocates Mental Health Division. Peer specialists promote client self determination and decision making through the use of their own recovery stories and lived experience. Peer specialists provide expertise and consultation to the entire team to help create a culture in which each client’s point of view and preferences are recognized, understood, respected, honored, validated, and integrated into treatment, rehabilitation and community self-help activities.
Are you ready to make a difference?
Must currently be or have previously been a recipient of the Mental Health Systems Services.
Must apply to Certified Peer Specialist training within 6 months of job offer and attend training when scheduled.
Excellent communication skills.
Must have sensitivity to the needs of the population.
Must have excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team.
Advocates is an EOE/D/F/M/V.