Peer Program Specialist

Direct Care/Service Planning
NYC Region
Posted 6 months ago

Position: Peer Program Specialist – Manhattan, Bronx, & Queens Positions Available

Reports to: Program Director

Function: Provides direct service to clients in their homes, assisting with training in skills of daily living.

 Teaches skills for maintaining personal hygiene, laundry and apartment cleaning.
 Monitors overall maintenance of apartments and alerts program director of maintenance problems.
 Teaches skills for budgeting, shopping, meal planning, preparation and clean-up.
 Teaches skills for self-preservation, monitors living units for safety and cleanliness.
 Administers the client cooking safety test.
 Monitors, documents and teaches self administration of medication, according to program policy and procedures.
 Report incidents or behavioral changes in residents to supervisor.
 Teaches travel skills and escorts clients, where needed.
 Facilitates/co-facilitates groups, as requested.
 Documents services rendered and client progress in a timely manner.
 Attends training as requested by supervisory staff.
 Duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications: Lived experience receiving mental health services and a commitment to assist others in attaining recovery and wellness goals. High School diploma or G.E.D. preferred. Good written and verbal communication skills in English. Basic computer and data entry skills.

Salary: $33,542- $35,715 plus generous benefits; Part time: $17.17/hourly

Job Features

Job CategoryNonprofit, Full Time, Part Time, Direct Care, Peer Support

How To Apply:

Fax/mail/email a resume, cover letter and contact information for 3 professional references to: Fax: (212)925-7958 OR Email:

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