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  • Use your lived experience in recovery to provide individual and group peer support

  • Participate in advocacy efforts and anti-stigma campaigns

  • A short commute from both Boston and Providence

Description of Position

Seeking part-time (20 hours per week) Peer Specialist for our Brockton PACT team. Responsible for the general daily care of program clients and primary program service delivery, including:

  • Provide range of rehabilitation, support, supervision, and housing services
  • Provide individual and group peer support
  • Serve as a linkage to the Recovery Learning Community
  • Provide recovery resource information to clients and staff
  • Serve as a mentor to promote hope, resilience and empowerment
  • Participate in advocacy efforts and anti-stigma campaigns
  • Complete documentation in a timely fashion, including incident reporting
  • Other duties as defined by agency and/or program leadership

Requirements

A Bachelors Degree in a related field or commensurate experience is required. Must have lived experience as a person in recovery with at least two years of sustained recovery time; experience working with diverse populations; must possess good organizational skills, and effective written, verbal and computer skills. Certification as a Certified Peer Specialist is expected within one year of hire; and certification as a WRAP trainer is a plus.

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Program Information

Date posted: 3/20/2017

Send Resume & Letter

For more information about this position, or to send your resume:

Jessica Crispo, LICSW, BPACT Program Director (jbarbour@comcounseling.org)

Community Counseling of Bristol County
56 Cherry St. 3rd floor, Brockton, MA 02301
Fax: (508) 584-2963

I don’t know where I’d be without the PACT Team. They’ve helped me get better and get back to a normal life.

- Jim, a CCBC client

Why build your career at CCBC?

Stable and Established

  • The largest mental health and substance abuse care provider in Southeastern MA, with a 50 year history
  • We serve over 12,000 clients annually
  • Committment to innovation and evidence-based practice
  • Committment to erasing the stigma that can surround trauma, mental illness, and addiction

Great Benefits

  • A short commute from both Boston and Providence
  • 3 weeks paid vacation to start
  • 12 paid holidays and sick leave
  • Health, dental, disability, and life insurance
  • 403-b with up to 5% employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement

Everyone Is Welcome

CCBC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The agency does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, residence, marital status or political affiliation.