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Mental Health Peer Support Specialist

Write Your Next Chapter.  In this role, you will provide peer support to people in your community who are...

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Findlay, Ohio

Hancock County

6/21/2022

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Job Description

Write Your Next Chapter. 

In this role, you will provide peer support to people in your community who are facing challenges you understand. You will improve their recovery. Be part of our multi-disciplinary team. You will make a difference.

You will provide individual ongoing coaching. Show people how to use community resources. Assist them in increasing their support networks – relatives, friends and significant others. Offer encouragement in times of crisis. Advocate for and protect their rights. Help reduce stigma. Collaborate with others involved in the client’s recovery plan. You will matter.

Who are we?

We are a team of passionate individuals who work to provide prevention and specialized behavioral health and substance abuse services to individuals, children and families in our multi-cultural communities in order to strengthen family life and promote personal growth. We offer a nurturing environment focused on personal growth and self-care through trainings and the development of skills. Our agency is dedicated to supplying employees with the necessary skills and tools necessary to be successful in their roles. 

Our employees are offered Health Insurance, Health Savings Account (HSA), Teledoc, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life and AD&D Insurance, Voluntary Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), PTO, Paid Holidays, and 403(b) Retirement. 

Family Resource Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Work Place, a policy which prohibits the use, possession, and/or distribution of medical marijuana in the workplace. We base employment on qualifications, merit, and organizational/community need. Our goal is to be a diverse workforce representative of the citizens we serve  

Job Requirements

Who are you?

Have you faced mental health or substance abuse challenges? Maybe you are a survivor of sexual abuse. Or have experience in the criminal-justice system. 

Did someone help you overcome barriers to recovery? Would you like to support others in overcoming the same? Do you have a significant period of continuous recovery? Are you active in a self-help or consumer advocacy group? 

You have a lot to offer. Your story matters, you matter, and can make a difference. A real difference! Where your impact includes those you serve as well as their families and friends. Tell us your story.

Examples of acceptable qualifications for this position are: 

  • You will be a past consumer of mental health or substance abuse services with a history of managing one’s own illness. 
  • You will have awareness of the importance of recovery in living with a mental illness or addictions problem. 
  • You will have past experience working directly with people in a service oriented field
  • Have an active membership in a consumer advocacy or self-help group. A significant period of continuous recovery required. 
  • Background check and fingerprinting required 

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