Job: Peer Facilitator

Title Peer Facilitator
Categories Boston, Substance Abuse Services
Location Boston, MA
Job Information

The Peer Facilitator is a member of the Recovery Learning Center community at the Hope Center for North Suffolk and the wider Metro Boston Recovery Learning Community (MBRLC). This position is designated for a person who is or has been a recipient of services for mental health and/or substance abuse disorders. The Peer Facilitator at the Hope Center reports to the Hope Center Director and is a contributing team member of the larger peer support specialist network at North Suffolk.

 

Job Requirements:

Education: The peer facilitator may have a bachelor’s degree in a field other than behavioral sciences or have a high school diploma or GED

Experience: Has work experience with adults with serious and persistent mental illnesses or with individuals with similar human-services needs. This individual should be a current or former recipient of mental health services who is in recovery. May have related training (e.g., cer­tified occupational therapy assistant, home health care aide) or work experience (e.g., teaching) and life experience

Skills: Must have a strong commitment to the right and ability of each person visits the Hope Center and who identifies as having a mental health and/or substance use disorder. Must have completed an accredited Peer Facilitator training program or be willing to complete one within the first six months of hire

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