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Chrysalis Peer Support Specialist

Company: White Bird Clinic
Location: Eugene
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

Our ideal candidate has experience with diverse populations as this position will be serving individuals from many backgrounds including but not limited to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, housed and unhoused. You will combine skills of self-direction, motivation, the ability to work independently as well as with a team, have healthy boundaries, good communication skills and excellent work ethic.RESPONSIBILITIES:Peer Support Specialists aid in others recovery by providing valuable information about:

  • -The recovery process
  • Symptom management
  • Resources for assistance, which includes providing foul weather gear, tents, clothing etc.
  • Harm Reduction
  • Advocating for the individual
  • Aiding in self determination
  • Rehabilitation
  • Seeking support services
  • Provide harm reduction and other supplies as neededThe Peer Support Specialist performs a wide range of tasks to assist clients in regaining independence and mastery over chemical dependence and offers empathy, support and advice as challenges present themselves. Services will be provided in a wide variety of settings in the community such as:
    o Professional and private facilitieso Clients' homeso Offices and clinicso Self-help groupso White Bird's Measure 110 HubHave completed AMH approved training for Peer Support and be a Certified Recovery Mentor or Traditional Health Worker, approved by the State of OregonIndividual must be a person who has progressed in their own recovery from substance use or mental health issues and is willing to self-identify as a peer and work to assist individuals with chemical dependency and/or mental health issues.Possess a valid Oregon driver's licenseBenefits:
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Health Savings Account

Keywords: White Bird Clinic, Eugene , Chrysalis Peer Support Specialist, Other , Eugene, Oregon

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