Peer Specialist - Sea Rise
Brooklyn Community Services
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Post Date: Sep 21, 2022
Job Type: Part Time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: 16.50 per hour
Location: US - New York - Brooklyn
Job Reference: Sea Rise I
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2 Part-time positions available. 20 hrs/week includes weekends and late afternoons.
Work in collaboration with case managers to assist residents with developing their skills as it relates to medication management, maintaining personal hygiene, and overall apartment cleanliness
Partner with program staff to aid residents with budgeting, shopping, meal planning/preparation, and clean-up
Work in partnership with community providers to resolve challenges impacting residents’ ability to manage and retain supportive housing
Complete progress notes within 24 hours of individual sessions
Escort clients to appointments as instructed by Program Director (i.e. medical, psychiatric, Social Security Administration, Public Assistance, and Emergency Room, etc.)
Participate in community recreational events to increase consumer socialization skills
Link consumes to peer support and self-help recovery resources
Educate residents on how to utilize public transportation
Facilitates/co-facilitates groups, as directed
Aid with coordinating resident move-ins and move-outs
Provide support services to community residents and church social programs
Participate in the facilitation of fire drills
Attend all meetings, trainings, seminars, workshops, and case conferences as assigned and required
Complete all tasks and special projects as assigned by Program Director

High School diploma or G.E.D. preferred. Peer Specialist Certification required. Lived experience with a commitment to assist others in attaining recovery and wellness goals. Good written and verbal communication skills. Basic computer and data entry skills. Fingerprinting and criminal background check required. Fully COVID-19 vaccination required.

Generous paid time off;
Medical, Dental, Vision
403(b) with match
Life Insurance
Commuter Benefits
Credit Union Membership available