Peer Recovery Advocate
Project Hospitality

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Post Date: Mar 01, 2024
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $16.50/ Hourly
Location: US - New York - Staten Island
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SUMMARY: Provides support and follow-up to clients in our Recovery Program.


Provide recovery support to clients by sharing life experiences.

Document in Foothold EHR system the services provided to clients.

Attends supervision with the supervisor once a week.

Escort clients to appointments, as needed.

Support program participants in pre-crisis or crisis situations.

Teach participants recovery skills, based on shared life experiences.

Help participants transition through the recovery process.

Share information with participants about benefits, entitlements, and other supports.

Provide outreach to help participants connect with desired services.

Link participants with needed community resources and treatment services.

Provide peer mentoring services; co-facilitate groups and train clients in Narcan administration.

Engage and support clients in the Staten Island treatment court.


High School Diploma/GED required.

One year of recovery time and CRPA/Certification as a

Recovery Peer Advocate (Substance Abuse) required, or CRPA-p.

Experience with outreach and substance use disorder (SUD) clients.

Must be willing to disclose lived experiences in mental health, substance abuse, and/or criminal justice.

Must be able to navigate the public transportation system.

Bilingual Spanish/English a plus.

Must have exceptional communication skills both orally and in writing, with individuals and groups regarding complex and sensitive issues.

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