Job Board

Back to Jobs

Peer Advocate

Flushing Hospital Medical Center

Full-Time | On Location / In Office

$20 - $21/hr.

Required Education:

HS diploma or GED; Complete 46 hours of training; 500 hours of volunteer or paid experience as a peer advocate; complete 25 hours of supervision by a Qualified Health Professional; has a provisional certification (CPRA-P), and then a full Recovery Peer Advocate Certification

Core Responsibilities

  • Modeling coping skills. Assisting with applying for benefits
  • Accompanying clients to court appearances and medical or other appointments.
  • Providing non-clinical crisis support, especially after periods of hospitalization or incarceration
  • Working with participants to identify strengths, Linking participants to formal recovery supports
  • Educating program participants about various modes of recovery
  • Travel training – to use public transportation independently
  • Supporting another peer in advocating for themselves to obtain effective services
  • Facilitating non-clinical peer support groups
  • Helping peers develop Recovery Plans, Learning and practicing new skills
  • Helping peers self-monitor their progress

Call:  718-670-4416

Posted On: January 31, 2024

Recovery Community & Outreach Center Program Manager

Independent Living, Inc.

Full-Time | On Location / In Office

$55,000 - $60,000/yr.

Recovery Support Specialist

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois

Full-Time | On Location / In Office

$40,000 - $40,000/yr.

PT Certified Peer Specialist

Rochester Rehabilitation Center

Part-Time | On Location / In Office

$16 - $17/hr.

Peer Advocate/ Peer Specialist – CCBHC

Ohel Children Home and Family Services

Full-Time | On Location / In Office

$55,000 - $55,000/yr.