Resource Specialist, Hackensack, NJ
Collaborative Support Programs of NJ
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Post Date: Jun 23, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New Jersey - Hackensack
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Description
Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey, Inc. (CSPNJ), a behavioral health nonprofit organization that is peer lead, has a full-time Resource Specialist based out of Hackensack, NJ. The Resource Specialist is responsible for coordinating information and referral activities. They will provide Center administrative assistance for membership activities and support to promote wellness and recovery for Center members. Center programs and activities encompass a wide range of peer supports and community services, including, but not limited to: re-entry support services and hospital diversion intervention. The Center and its programs provide a safe place for homeless and vulnerable consumers, as well as opportunities for individuals to address poverty and service needs.

Qualifications: Ideal candidate will have experience working a mental health nonprofit organization with knowledge of wellness and recovery best practices, peer support services and community resources. Bachelor’s degree in mental health field or relevant work experience that is equivalent is a plus. Excellent written and verbal skills, strong assessment skills and organizational skills are a must. Ability to manage crisis; strong computer skills; valid NJ drivers’ license with acceptable driving record is required.

Notes
Lived Experience: CSPNJ prioritizes hiring people who have lived experience with using mental health services and or who are in recovery from substance abuse disorder who can model that recovery is possible. Our model is based on using the lived experience to model hope and be an example that recovery is possible.