We have an opening for a Peer Support Specialist in our Resource Bridge program! The Peer Support Specialist (PRS) is a team member who self-identifies with lived experience of mental health and/or substance use challenges. The Peer Support Specialist is responsible for assisting and empowering peer consumers by identifying a main concern and developing strength-based plans that includes measurable goals and objectives. This individual helps fellow peers cultivate their independence, self-confidence, and self-esteem. The person in this position empowers other people with substance use/mental health symptoms to explore new options, resources, relationships, feelings, attitudes, and rights. The Peer Support Specialist offers their experience of recovery while working within a multidisciplinary team setting. The individual is a mentor, educator, and advocate for consumers.
Organization: Journey Mental Health Center
Job Location: Madison, WI