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Peer Worker part-time (Certification required) Rhinebeck, NY

Company: Samaritan Daytop Village, Inc.
Location: Rhinebeck
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

For over 60 years, Samaritan DayTop Village has and continues to be recognized as one of New York's Largest as well as nationally known comprehensive Health and Human Service Agency. With 60+ programs and growing across New York City and Greater New York Area, we happily serve over 33,000+ New Yorkers annually within our neighborhoods and communities! With our dedicated staff and partners, we welcome anyone seeking a proactive, meaningful and challenging career within an organization that is rapidly growing.
Here at Samaritan DayTop Village: Where Good Lives---, we encourage anyone to apply if you're seeking a team-oriented organization that brings a proactive and rewarding work environment.
In this role you will:
The Peer Worker will work with the team to provide community-based support with a rehabilitation and recovery focus using shared lived experiences in NYS OASAS regulated programs and/or other related settings such as Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS). In addition, the Peer Worker will work as a fully integrated team member providing individual face to face services in the client's home or community as specified in the service protocols. This work is carried out in support of the mission and goals of Samaritan Daytop Village
What qualifications do you need:

  • Must have either a Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA), CRPA-Provisional, CARC or Recovery Coach certificate (30 hours).

  • High School diploma or GED.

  • At least 1-2 years' work experience or volunteer experience in a recovery-oriented setting strongly preferred.

  • Knowledge of substance use disorder recovery process.

  • Computer literacy including familiarity in Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Must be available to travel throughout the required catchment area as needed for applicable programs and able to navigate the public transportation systems to client's home and within the community.

  • Commitment to recovery-oriented systems of care.

  • Demonstrate ability to work independently.

  • Excellent time management.

  • Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.

  • *Additional Salary Details: The salary range and/or hourly rate advertised is a good faith estimate of compensation that may be offered to a potential candidate. The rate of pay is determined by several factors such as education, years of relevant experience, division, location, specialty, funding source, and credentials.

    What we can do for you:

    • Growth potential

    • Team work

    • Work that makes a difference and impact your community

    • Experienced leadership and supervision towards license/certifications

      We also offer

      • Generous Paid Time Off plus 11 paid holidays for eligible employees

      • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance

      • Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)

      • 401k Pension and Profit Sharing Plan

      • Voluntary Programs: Enhanced STD / Critical Illness / Accidental Injury / Universal Life / Hospital Indemnity

      • Flexible Spending and Commuter Benefits Accounts

      • Employer paid short-term & long-term disability, life and AD&D insurance

      • Tuition Assistance

      • Employee Assistance Program

Keywords: Samaritan Daytop Village, Inc., Danbury , Peer Worker part-time (Certification required) Rhinebeck, NY, Other , Rhinebeck, Connecticut

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