Peer Support Specialist

Peer Support Specialist

Seeking a part-time Peer Support Specialist: individual 18 years or older who is in recovery from their diagnosed Mental Illness.  This individual will develop an enhanced system of support for persons with severe and persistent mental illness.   The peer support specialist will promote recovery, hope, personal responsibility, empowerment, education, community inclusion and participation. 

Person must meet criteria to secure Certification, including, but not limited to the following:   Must have a serious mental illness; Must have received public mental health services currently or in the past;  and meet the MDHHS application approval process for specialized training and certification requirements.  Salary starting at $13.85 per hour based on experience.