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Peer Support Specialist

Company: Emergence Addiction & Behavioral Therapies
Location: Eugene
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

During times when individuals or their families may feel there is no help, Emergence Addiction and Behavioral Therapies can help the most. We are passionately committed to providing ethical and professional services to the community during crisis and every day.

Are you looking for a dynamic career filled with opportunity? Emergence is the place where you will make a difference. Our organization, through collaboration, integrity, and inclusion strives to provide comprehensive outpatient treatment for mental health, substance abuse, and problem gambling. We are looking for our next Peer Support Specialist who can absorb and honor our journey thus far while providing robust enhancements for the future. If you have curiosity, drive, enthusiasm, and a strong desire to help others, we encourage you to apply. Emergence will provide you with ongoing training opportunities, amazing benefits, generous paid time off, space and time for professional development, and a supportive team to partner with. We hold opportunity, collaboration, and inclusion as inherent characteristics of our core values.

Emergence is seeking a compassionate and dedicated Peer Support Specialist to provide encouragement and assistance to help participants in treatment court achieve long-term recovery, connect with the local recovery community, and navigate local resources. *EMERGENCE is willing to train the right person.*

*Peer Support Specialist Position Highlights: *
* Salaried position, 40 hours per week
* 100% Employer Paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
* 401k with employer match
* Generous paid time off
* Paid holidays
* Paid training and continuing education
* Supportive, collaborative environment

*Peer Support Specialist Responsibilities: *
* Provide peer support to individuals who experience addiction and are involved in the criminal justice system
* Help clients achieve goals on their individual service plans
* Empower clients to connect with the recovery community and find long-term recovery
* Collaborate with peers, counselors, supervisors, and court staff
* Document activities and uphold the highest standards of professional ethics
* May be required to work evenings and weekends

*Peer Support Specialist Requirements: *
* High School Diploma or Equivalent
* 40 Hours of OHA Accredited Peer Support Training *OR* willingness to complete this as soon as training program is offered after hire
* Desire to help people suffering addiction achieve long-term recovery
* Excellent written and oral communication skills.

*Preferred Qualifications: *
* CRM credential preferred
* Knowledge of local resources and supports

EMERGENCE is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with lived experience of substance use disorder and/or criminal justice involvement are encouraged to apply, LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, living with disability.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $41,000.00 - $48,000.00 per year%58047475%

Keywords: Emergence Addiction & Behavioral Therapies, Eugene , Peer Support Specialist, Other , Eugene, Oregon

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