The Upper Valley Haven is seeking qualified candidates for a part time Peer Engagement Specialist position. The Peer Engagement Specialist provides outreach to people living with homelessness, mental health challenges and/or substance use issues. Peer engagement specialists develop appropriate peer support relationships and work with people to help them engage with multiple services and community resources, including physical and mental health, that will support achievement of life goals. The position will receive training in the Intentional Peer Support model. The position is 20 hours per week and may be a blend of community, home and office based work. Seeking candidates who can establish healthy boundaries, have lived experience related to homelessness, living in poverty, mental health and/or substance use issues, are open to learning, and are warm, empathic and understanding. UVH is a team environment that offers ongoing learning opportunities, clinical supervision from licensed clinicians. This is a minimum 15-month grant funded position.
Interested candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due by the close of business on Friday, July 17th.
Director of Operations
Upper Valley Haven
713 Hartford Avenue
White River Junction, VT 05001