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Peer Advocate (Per Diem for Evening, Overnights and Weekends)

JOB DESCRIPTION

Delphi Rise

POSITION:  Certified Peer Advocate for Monroe County Open Access Clinic

GENERAL DUTIES:
A peer is someone with lived experience with substance use who uses their experiential knowledge to support the recovery goals of individuals who use drugs and/or alcohol. Peers are natural support experts, meaning that the relationships they establish can lead to increased feelings of support, safety, and wellbeing among the individuals they serve.  Peer support services are participant-centered; even though services emphasize knowledge and wisdom through lived experience, peers are encouraged to be extremely intentional in how they share their story or pull from first-hand knowledge to ensure that support work chiefly benefits program participants.

JOB SEGMENTS:
a.       Manage waiting room for the Open Access Clinic

b.      Offer phone support to individuals who call the Open Access Clinic

c.       Assist the evaluator with referrals for services

d.      Assist client with filling out intake package paperwork

e.       Raise awareness of existing social and other support services

f.        Model coping skills

g.       Provide non-clinical crisis support, especially after periods of hospitalization or incarceration

h.      Accompany clients to court appearances and other appointments (when approved and arranged by Supervisor)

i.         Work with participants to identify strengths

j.        Link participants to formal recovery supports

k.       Educate program participants about various modes of recovery

l.         Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
High School Diploma or GED/Unless Waived by OASAS
ASAP-NYCB Peer Advocate (CRPA or CRPA-P)
Ability to utilize a computer
Reliable transportation and a clean driver’s license
RESUMES ONLY TO: [email protected]

 

Delphi Rise is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply for this job email your details to alipera@delphirise.org