The Peer Engagement Specialist is responsible for assisting individuals to develop personal and meaningful life goals, and to access resources, services, and/or natural supports to enhance recovery. Using lived experience, the Peer Engagement Specialist will build positive relationships with individuals and provide outreach, advocacy, and recovery support services.
Outreach and Integration of Programs at Mental Health Services (Pratt, Eastern Parkway, Walit House and Prospect House).
Education: High School diploma or GED
Experience: Lived experience receiving services for mental health and/or substance use, and a commitment to assist others in attaining recovery and wellness goals.
License: Valid clean driver’s license recognized by New York State