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Peer Opportunities

Mental Health/Substance Use Disorder Recovery Peer Community Worker Consultant Opportunity – Mission Hills and Surrounding Area - Los Angeles

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is seeking qualified Peer Specialists to support its Senior Strength depression initiative as part-time Peer Community Workers. Drawing on 3 components of 1. lived recovery experience, 2. Peer Specialist training (40 hour with certificate) and 3. paid/volunteer work in the community, the Peer Community Workers will provide services to support older adults diagnosed with depression. These adults receive treatment through Providence St. Joseph Health/Facey Medical Group. Peer Community Workers will primarily deliver services - helping identify wellness goals with a variety of tools - in patient homes, community settings and via phone. There will be some administrative hours spent at Facey’s Mission Hills Clinic site. These are time-limited (2+ years) grant-funded consultant positions, 15-20 hours/week contracted through DBSA.

 Duties/responsibilities

  • ·         Educate patients on wellness tools supports and the benefits of their use,
  • ·         Use the Peer Community Worker’s lived experience, as appropriate
  • ·         Provide ongoing support to patients in using wellness tool(s) of their choice and maintaining participation in prescribed treatment
  • ·         Enter notes and data into patient records and grant funder database.
  • ·         Help clients create a strength focused wellness oriented care plan with document goals and goal progress.
  • ·         Participate in regular supervisory and treatment team meetings
  • ·         Participate in administrative meetings associated with project funder
  • ·         Submit regular invoices to DBSA, documenting consultant hours worked during the designated period, according to instructions provided by DBSA

 Qualifications -Candidates must meet the following qualifications to be considered for this position:

  • ·         Has achieved a long term, stable recovery from a mental health and/or substance disorder condition with ability to articulate their experiences and process related to achieving and maintaining that recovery
  • ·         Positively demonstrate health and wellness in a manner that embraces the guiding principles of recovery
  • ·         Lived experience in mental health and/or substance use disorder recovery
  • ·         Holds a certificate of completion from a state or nationally recognized peer specialist training program. Acceptable trainings are typically 5 day/40 hour experiences with certificate of completion, able to be provided if requested
  • ·         Able to document a minimum of two years’ experience in providing peer support services (employed or volunteer) within the last 5 years
  • ·         Knowledge of community-based organizations and resources
  • ·         Experienced in use of phone and computer technology
  • ·         Ability to work independently, in a professional office environment and in a non-traditional settings such as client homes and community spaces
  • ·         Valid driver’s license, auto insurance, and regular access to a vehicle
  • ·         Experience navigating mental health systems, as a consumer
  • ·         Working knowledge of peer social support services, including peer led groups.
  • ·         Spanish language fluency preferred
  • ·         A high school diploma or GED

 To Apply Send Cover Letter and Resume to: [email protected]

 

Behavioral Health Connector, Harlem Behavioral Health Connection Project

POSITION OVERVIEW

This position is an exciting opportunity dedicated to increasing access to care and improving quality of life. We are seeking several dynamic advocates to support and motivate individuals in their long-term recovery by connecting them to care.

Support and training you will receive:

Ongoing training and support will be provided to Connectors to enroll potential beneficiaries. This will include:

  • Training on data collection and on the Health Home enrollment process offered by the selected care management agency
  • DOHMH training on Medicaid Managed Care, Health and Recovery Plans (HARP), Health Homes, care management and Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS)
  • Professional networking opportunities with City and civic leaders
  • Experience working with City government and with NYC nonprofit organizations
  • Weekly supervision with site staff

Location: Behavioral Health Connectors will be based at the DOHMH East Harlem Neighborhood Health Action Center, and will be working in both East and Central Harlem. 

Time Commitment: 20 hours a week; Connectors should have the flexibility to work evening and/or weekend shifts when required

Note: This position is temporary, as this project is funded for a period of 8 months.

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TO APPLY

To apply, email your resume and a cover letter that explains how your experience relates to this position, to [email protected] indicating “Behavioral Health Connector_your name” in subject line. 

 

Executive Director, The Transformation Center

The Transformation Center has offices in Roxbury, Framingham and Worcester, Massachusetts and serves both a statewide and Central Massachusetts regional community.

 

Summary: The executive director is the organization’s primary representative to the broader community: brokering partnerships with government, nonprofit and for-profit organizations and advocating for its vision at the local, regional, and national levels.  The new executive director will build on The Transformation Center’s organizational strength and reputation as a flexible, innovative and data-driven partner to develop the peer support workforce, support the expansion of peer-operated program models, and create new opportunities for our constituency to develop resilience using and contributing value to health systems and communities. The new executive director will bring strong management skills and a passion for trauma informed communities, access and inclusion.

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This national search is being conducted by the Executive Search Committee of The Transformation Center. Please go to [email protected] to submit resumes and cover letters.

See www.transformation-center.org for more information about the organization.