Children's Village

Receive alerts when this company posts new jobs.

Similar Jobs

Job Details

Certified Peer Recovery Advocate

at Children's Village

Posted: 7/10/2020
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: bbb93e95-5b2a-4354-9459-7b52f98f9206
Categories: Other/General

Job Description

Position Overview: 

The Certified Peer Recovery Advocate (CRPA) is a self-starter able to use their lived experience within the RAISE program and in the community working with persons in or seeking recovery from substance use issues. The CRPA works as a fully integrated team member providing peer recovery support to individuals in the outpatient clinic setting and in the community.

Job Responsibilities:

 •Assist peer participants in the development of a personal self-directed recovery plan
•Work with participants to identify strengths
•Link participants to formal recovery supports
•Assist with the review and discussion of the peer’s recovery plan
•Provide peer participants with information on existing community supports and services
•Model coping skills
•Educate program participants about various pathways to recovery
•Identify and support linkages to community resources that support the peer participant’s goals and interests

Position Qualifications:

•High School Diploma/GED and 2 years work or volunteer experience in a recovery-oriented setting
•NYS Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA)
•At least 1-year volunteer or paid experience working as a Recovery Coach or Provisional CRPA
•Knowledge of substance use disorder recovery process
•Computer competent
•Clear written communication skills
•Experience doing documentation
•Able to navigate New York City and Westchester public transportation system or drive
•Culturally competent