ServiceNet, Inc. Peer Mentor in Northampton, Massachusetts
Peer & Family Services Mental Health Recovery Services Full time positions available Hampshire County Day shifts Weekend / Weekday schedule We\'re growing our Peer Specialist teams in Hampshire County to further engage those who\'ve been referred to us for services. Whether you\'ve lived with a mental health challenge, yourself, or with a family member who has; or whether you are in continuing substance use recovery, the experience you\'ve gained along the way is one of your greatest strengths. You know it, and so do the people participating in our programs. Enthusiastic and flexible, you are comfortable with people from all kinds of backgrounds. You also welcome opportunities to share your insights and skills in ways you might never have imagined-from helping start a new discussion group, to finding space for an art show, to collaborating with an area farm. As a Peer Specialist / Mentor, you will: ? Listen to, support, and partner with people who are moving forward in their recovery ? Offer perspective from your own experience ? Help people connect-with each other and in the community Certified Peer Specialists (CPS), if you\'ve not already been certified, you may obtain CPS certification while on the job. Recovery Coaches, you have worked with people who are either in substance use recovery or who are exploring ways to end substance use; and certification as a Recovery Coach would be a big plus. And Family Specialists, you\'re expert at helping people manage crisis as they arise, and are familiar with navigating the system to help a loved one. Since each of these roles involves driving across a fairly wide territory, you will also need to have a valid driver\'s license and a reliable vehicle. WHAT WE OFFER We believe in a healthy balance between work and the rest of your life. So, in addition to our starting wage of \$17.00, with an increase of \$.075/hour if you are a Certified Peer Specialist or Recovery Coach. We also offer: ? a generous time-off package. ? comprehensive, health and dental insurance plans. ? a 403(B) retirement plan, with employer matching. ? Long-term disability benefits; paid life insurance; tuition assistance; and several more benefit ServiceNet is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Grounded in research and fueled by compassion and creativity, we meet people where they are and provide the highest quality services to address their needs. At ServiceNet, we work with people who are living with mental illness, developmental disability or autism, brain injury, substance use or addiction issues, or the hardship of homelessness. Whether you are someone who provides direct care, or you work behind the scenes to support those who do, at ServiceNet you will be part of a diverse team that is making a powerful difference in people\'s lives! ServiceNet employs more than 1,500 people in our diverse network of mental health and human service programs throughout western Massachusetts - from professional therapists who offer a wide range of evidence-based therapies in our behavioral health centers, to direct care staff in our group homes and enrichment centers, to the vocational specialists at our working farm in Hatfield. For a complete job description and how to apply visit: https://servicenet.careerplug.com/jobs/1834116/apps/new And we have a variety of interesting, challenging positions available. We hope you will apply!