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N.A.P.S. Opens Search for Executive Director

The National Association of Peer Supporters (N.A.P.S) is seeking an Executive Director to provide leadership, vision, and strategic direction for N.A.P.S. and oversees all operations including programmatic, financial and technical systems. They will be responsible for representing the organization on a national, state, city, and local community level. About N.A.P.S. N.A.P.S (National Association of Peer…

N.A.P.S. Launches New Job Board for Peer Support Professionals

N.A.P.S. Launches New Job Board for Peer Support Professionals

The National Association of Peer Support Professionals (N.A.P.S.) recently launched a new job board for peer support professionals seeking employment and employers seeking to hire peer support professionals across the United States. The new N.A.P.S. job board can be accessed at peersupportworks.org/jobs. While N.A.P.S. has hosted an online job board for many years, the new…

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National Association of Peer Supporters Endorses the PEER Support Act

The PEER Support Act encompasses vital provisions that will elevate the role of peer support specialists, improve their professional recognition, and enhance their ability to serve individuals in need. N.A.P.S. recognizes the significance of these measures and firmly believes that they will positively impact the peer support specialist profession and the communities they serve.

Registration and Call for Proposals Open for 2023 N.A.P.S. Conference

We’re excited to open registration and the call for workshop proposals for our 2023 N.A.P.S. Annual Conference in Norfolk, Virginia, October 25 – 26, 2023. The 2023 National Association of Peer Supporters Conference theme is “Pathways” and will be held in Norfolk, Virginia, October 25 – 26, 2023. This in-person conference will feature networking, breakout…