Location: Escambia, Clarke, Conecuh, or Monroe County

Salary: $12 per hour 

Work Hours: Full-time and part-time available. Schedule can vary.

Description: Certified Peer Specialist

Qualifications: Must have personal verified lived experience with recovery from mental illness, who is willing to share his/her personal experiences, who has at least a high school diploma or GED, and who has satisfactorily completed a Mental Health Peer Specialist training program approved by the state within six (6) months of date of hire.

Duties and Responsibilities:  Peer Support services provides structured, scheduled activities that promote socialization, recovery, self-advocacy, development of natural supports, and maintenance of community living skills. Actively engages and empowers an individual and his/her identified supports in leading and directing the design of the service plan and thereby ensures that the plan reflects the needs and preferences of the individual (and family when appropriate) with the goal of active participation in this process.