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 Deaf Services. 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.
At Advocates, the health and safety of the people in our care, our employees, and the broader community is our top priority. Effective October 18, 2021, Advocates will require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (i.e. both doses of Pfizer or Moderna, or a single dose of Johnson & Johnson.)
Advocates is committed to cultivating a diverse and welcoming community where everyone feels respected and valued. Advocates fosters a culture of inclusion that celebrates and promotes diversity along multiple dimensions, including race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, partnered status, age, national origin, socioeconomic status, religion, ability, culture, and experience.