Volunteer-Recovery Support

All volunteers are expected to effectively support the agency's mission to provide consumer-centered care to those with substance disorders or with co-occurring substance and psychiatric disorders.  Promotes client's self-determination, personal responsibility and empowerment inherent in self-directed recovery; facilitates and teaches clients role recovery elements

  Pre-requisite Requirements:

  • High school and three years of direct service experience in a substance abuse or mental health treatment or recovery setting.  Personal recovery experience will be considered on a year for year basis for up to two years of the required experience. A Bachelor's degree in a health or human services field may substitute for two years of the experience.
  • Must possess competencies specific to the service/s provided.  Competencies may include life experience, training, certification, education or other background in the service area.

Physical /Safety/Health Considerations:  Standard office environment and meeting rooms

Quality of Work Expected:  Level commensurate with satisfactory Peer Support Specialist Volunteer performance

Quantity of Work ExpectedCommensurate with level necessary to fully meet obligations

Scope of Responsibilities: Conduct psycho-educational groups, promote consumer empowerment, assist with admission and consumer access to entitlements and other resources.

SupervisionVolunteer work is performed under the supervision of a Program Administrator, Director or Supervisor. This position does not provide supervision to others.

Core Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

  • Performs educational and specialty group and activities. Provides services within area/s of competency, i.e. life experience, training, certification, education or other background in the service area.
  • Performs related work as required / assigned.

The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to position.

ACTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.