RISE is an emerging leader in coordinated care and mental health service delivery in Dane County and the Greater Madison area. We embrace strengths-based, solutions-focused approaches to addressing the mental health and wellness needs of our community. We value collaboration, learning and growth. We encourage personal and professional growth in all positions in our agency and seek new talent that will continue to enrich and diversify our workplace perspective and our connection to the community.
The Parent Peer Specialist position is designated for a person who has their own lived experience with parenting children and/or youth with social, emotional, behavioral, mental health and/or substance use challenges.
The Parent Peer Specialist is responsible for playing a leadership role in the agency to promote a culture in which lived experience point of view are recognized, understood, respected, and integrated. The Parent Peer Specialist collaborates on developing policies and practices that are inclusive and recovery oriented, and will provide culturally specific advocacy, education, stabilization, planning and referral for families, with primary attention to the Children Come First (CCF) and Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) programs.
*Individuals from typically underrepresented populations, women, minorities, veterans, with disabilities encouraged to apply*
Job Location: Madison, WI