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Peer Coordinator

Company: Spectrum Health Systems
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

Since 1969, Spectrum Health Systems, Inc . has been a leader in the field of alcohol and drug abuse treatment. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of services to individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse and/or mental health issues. We assist our clients in achieving sobriety, sustaining recovery, and fulfilling personal goals in order that they may lead healthier, more productive lives.At Spectrum Health Systems, we take great pride in our organization and in our work. We believe that providing the highest quality service and ensuring that our actions and behaviors are always client-focused place our organization ahead of the rest. Location: New Beginnings Peer Recovery Center - Lawrence, MA - Schedule: Must be open to flexible hours. Saturdays are a must Pay rate: $15.00-$16.00/per hour with paid lunches The -Peer Coordinator -is responsible for:

  • Recruiting volunteers to work in the Recovery Center.
  • Providing pre-service orientation and training to peer volunteers.
  • Working closely with peer volunteers to plan, implement and evaluate program activities.
  • Overseeing work performed by peer volunteers.
  • Helping to facilitate volunteer committees.
  • Providing recovery coaching to participants.
  • Helping to facilitate support groups.
  • Performing case management activities regarding initial housing, job search, medical services, insurance, social services, education, etc. Qualifications:
    • Minimum education of a high school diploma required.
    • One year of experience in a substance abuse program preferred.
    • Recovery Coach Certified. If not, must agree to work towards certification
    • Personal recovery experience is preferred
    • Must have driver's license and a vehicle to get around or working towards obtaining both
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel preferred.
    • Must have excellent verbal, social and writing skills.
    • Must display the use of appropriate independent judgment to determine appropriate course of action in resolving problems and in emergencies.
    • Must be able to express self adequately in written and oral communication and to communicate effectively in an interdisciplinary, culturally diverse setting.
    • Must provide proof of COVID vaccination or, as an alternative, appropriate documentation that will support either a medical or religious exemption. Benefits:
      • 401k with company contribution
      • Discounts on a wide array of entertainment/services ---CA *CB Spectrum Health Systems is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee orapplicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability,sex, sexual orientation or national origin. - Other details
        • Job Family : Direct Care
        • Job Function : Direct Care I
        • Pay Type : Hourly
        • Min Hiring Rate : $15.00
        • Max Hiring Rate : $16.00

Keywords: Spectrum Health Systems, Lawrence , Peer Coordinator, Other , Lawrence, Massachusetts

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