CCSWW

Peer Counselor (Parent)

US-WA-Vancouver
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-2624
# of Openings
3
Category
Public Relations

Overview

Are you tired of your typical 9-5 workday? Do you watch the clock? Do you crave a more flexible work-day?

 

 

Responsibilities

Certified Peer Counselor are individuals with a recent personal history as a youth or as a parent of a child/youth who has been a recipient of behavioral health, child welfare, complex medical coordination or juvenile justice services who use that personal experience in building support with families. Peer Counselors collaborate, provide support and help facilitate services for youth and their families receiving Family Behavioral Health Services. Working as a member of a team, the Peer Counselor helps a youth or parent voice their own perspective and assure that other team members are able to understand their perspective and use that perspective in treatment planning. This position helps youth, parents and families achieve confidence in their abilities to team on a recovery journey and maintain hope for their success after formal behavioral health services have been completed. Successful applicants must have first person experience in accessing system services and be prepared to disclose their personal experiences with youth, parents and others.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Non-professional personal experience as a youth recipient of social or community services within the past 10 years or a parent with a child who has been a recipient of social or community services within the past 10 years.
  • High school diploma/GED.
  • Age 21 or older per DSHS requirements

Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please let us know if you need special accommodations to apply or interview for this position

 

Note to Internal Candidates: HR reviews internal compensation and determines increase based on their experience and also agency internal equity factors.

 

Questions about this positions can be directed to Jesse Bainville jesseba@ccsww.org

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