Phone: (607) 771-8888 Fax: (607) 771-8892

Employment Opportunities

 

Beacon Peer Recovery Support Specialist – as needed weekends
The Beacon Drop-In Center

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma/GED with relevant experience/knowledge base of mental health and substance recovery
  • Must have mental health diagnosis and/or addiction with two years of successful recovery
  • Knowledge of mental health systems and community resources
  • Working knowledge of issues facing persons affected by mental illness, homelessness, chemical addiction/substance abuse
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Experience with documentation

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with facilitating wellness and recovery groups
  • Assist with identifying and developing groups based on actual or perceived needs and functional levels
  • Engage clients in their recovery and wellness
  • Understand and promote the concepts of hope and recovery, helping them to recognize their personal power
  • Understand and promote the concept of client rights and responsibilities
  • Advocate for clients rights and needs
  • Prepare coffee and snack
  • Maintain and clean Beacon space

AGENCY:

  • Attend staff meetings as indicated

Hours:  as needed basis – weekends
Status:  non-exempt     

Reports to:  Beacon Supervisor                                                                                                                

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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