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NAMI Palm Beach County is seeking a Peer Specialist (Mentor).

This part-time position is ideal for someone with lived experience with a mental health condition who has (or has the ability to obtain) the Florida Certified Recovery Peer Specialist credential, has maintained their own mental health recovery for at least two years, and has a desire to mentor others living with mental health conditions.

 

The ideal candidate will posses the following qualities:
  • Lived experience with a mental health condition (in recovery for at least two years) required
  • Willingness to share personal story of recovery
  • Experience mentoring adolescents
  • Excellent writing skills and timely record keeping
  • Ability to problem-solve creative solutions
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other staff, supervisor and community providers
  • Willingness to work with individuals in one-on-one sessions in home, office and community settings
  • Ability to promote problem solving and decision making skill development, life/social skill development, independent living skills, and employment skills
  • Knowledge of mental health resources in Palm Beach County
  • Ability to speak English and Spanish preferred
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    Education:

    • High School degree or equivalent preferred
    • Certified Recovery Peer Specialist or ability to obtain certification
    Evening and weekend work are required.
    If you are interested, please submit your cover letter and resume to Jessica Winter, Mentor Program Coordinator, at jessicawinter@namipbc.org or call 561-588-3477.

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