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Certified Peer Recovery Specialist

Employer
JusticePoint, Inc.
Location
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Salary
$20.50/Hour with paid time off
Start date
May 5, 2022
Closing date
Jun 4, 2022

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Category
Social Services, Nonprofit
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Part Time

Job Details

The Certified Peer Recovery Specialist supports peers who are in recovery from a substance use disorder. They will work with participants of the Ramsey County Treatment Courts and serve as a role model, mentor, advocate, and motivator to help prevent relapse and promote long-term recovery. The Specialist must demonstrate an ability to share their personal recovery story and develop authentic peer-to-peer relationships.

This position is specifically for candidates who have or are seeking Peer Recovery Specialist Certification, have a history of a diagnosed substance use disorder, and are willing to openly share their recovery experiences. Those applying for the position should be able to understand and articulate the role and duties of a Peer Recovery Specialist.

Competencies:

  • Basic office and computer skills required, including use of Microsoft Office and ability to utilize databases
  • Preferred experience in facilitation of curriculum-based group programming, such as Wellness Recovery Action Plans (WRAP)
  • Willingness to be flexible with scheduling to meet with peers and stakeholders and facilitate supportive groups
  • Fluency in Spanish/Karen/Hmong, spoken and written, preferred
  • Knowledge of various Ramsey County substance abuse recovery support services

Requirements:

  • Certified Peer Recovery Specialist through the Minnesota Certification Board (or ready to obtain certification within six months)
  • Personal experience with successful sobriety and/or recovery for at least one year
  • Pass pre-employment background check
  • Ascribe to and champion The Difference Principles

JusticePoint is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Company

Company info
Website
Telephone
414-908-0285
Location
205 W Highland Ave.
Suite 509
Milwaukee
WI
53203
US

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