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
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:
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