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Peer Support Assistant

Job Description

Peer Support Assistant- Mental Health Substance Abuse Advocate
 
Seeking compassionate individuals who have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and who have a passion to use their personal experience to help support others.
 
Responsibilities:
 



  • To provide recovery-based Peer Support services and outreach to peers who struggle with a serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders who are experience difficulty transitioning from hospital/Jail to the community.



  • Provide support and serve as an advocate within the MHSA community. Share personal experiences, skill, strengths and resources.



  • Assist with transportation as needed and required.





 
Special Credentials
 



  • Graduation from Peer to Peer Support Specialist Training, or WRAP Facilitator training.





 
PAY $13.71

Job Requirements

Qualifications:
 



  • Combination of education (high school degree) and/or experience equivalent to three years working in a community setting required.



  • Strong knowledge of community resources and personal experience in recovery required.



  • Experience and Knowledge of self-help activities, peer support or peer advocacy programs.



  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required.



  • Must be able to provide personal experience in recovery, please show on resume when applying.





 
 
Employee to provide the following at time of hire, valid current CPR/First Aid certification, TB test, VA or NC driver’s license
 
Equal Opportunity Employer/ Drug Free Workplace
 

Job Snapshot

Location US-VA-Virginia Beach
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Hour
Pay Rate $13.71 /Hour
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Arvon Staffing

Arvon Staffing has been servicing the Hampton Roads business community for over 20 years by providing qualified personnel. There is no fee when applying or accepting employment through Arvon. Arvon maintains high standards and we believe our reputation with our customers reflects those standards. We take pride in providing excellent customer service and maintaining the highest standards in the industry. Our commitment to quality has allowed us to grow significantly. We are proud of the many relationships we have developed with our customers and employees over the years. Learn More

Contact Information

US-VA-Virginia Beach
757-499-9900
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Arvon Staffing
Company:
US-VA-Virginia Beach
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Hour
Pay Type:
$13.71 /Hour
Pay Rate:
Health Care
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Job Description

Peer Support Assistant- Mental Health Substance Abuse Advocate
 
Seeking compassionate individuals who have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and who have a passion to use their personal experience to help support others.
 
Responsibilities:
 



  • To provide recovery-based Peer Support services and outreach to peers who struggle with a serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders who are experience difficulty transitioning from hospital/Jail to the community.



  • Provide support and serve as an advocate within the MHSA community. Share personal experiences, skill, strengths and resources.



  • Assist with transportation as needed and required.





 
Special Credentials
 



  • Graduation from Peer to Peer Support Specialist Training, or WRAP Facilitator training.





 
PAY $13.71

Job Requirements

Qualifications:
 



  • Combination of education (high school degree) and/or experience equivalent to three years working in a community setting required.



  • Strong knowledge of community resources and personal experience in recovery required.



  • Experience and Knowledge of self-help activities, peer support or peer advocacy programs.



  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required.



  • Must be able to provide personal experience in recovery, please show on resume when applying.





 
 
Employee to provide the following at time of hire, valid current CPR/First Aid certification, TB test, VA or NC driver’s license
 
Equal Opportunity Employer/ Drug Free Workplace
 

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