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 Expected:  Commensurate 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.

Supervision:  Volunteer 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 EEO/AA DFWP Employer