Peer Support Specialist (Jackson Services, Medford)
Date: January 8, 2018
Kairos is a non-profit mental health agency that is dedicated to providing mental health services to youth, young adults and their families while utilizing trauma informed collaborative treatment methods in a variety of treatment settings. Our employees enjoy a rewarding career with an agency that values mental wellness, offers a casual work environment while maintaining professionalism, provides opportunities for development and offers real opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the youth/young adults that we serve as well their families.
Peer Support Specialist/ Medford, OR
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:30pm
Compensation: $12.45- $17.27 per Hour DOE
Benefits: 2.4 weeks paid time-off, 1 week of paid sick-time the first year of employment, 6 paid holidays per year, health, vision and dental insurance, 401k with up to 6% employer contribution. Agency is qualified for federal student loan repayment program.
About this position:
Peer Support Specialist will use their past experience to provide peer counseling, support and advocacy for Kairos' clients.
Successful candidates will have:
This individual must have demonstrated knowledge of mental illnesses, recovery, community resources, support services and referral systems. The individual selected for this position must be a young adult that has been a previous consumer of mental health services within the last 10 years as the result of emotional challenges. The candidate must have documented or previous personal and significant experience with mental illness themselves. Must demonstrate evidence of having sustained significant recovery for extended period of time
HOW TO APPLY
For a full job description and fillable application please visit: http://www.kairosnw.org/employment
Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to firstname.lastname@example.org
While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to a Background and Medicaid fraud check as well as a safe driving check in order to operate agency vehicles.