//Resident Peer Specialist – Recovery Retreat Peer-Run Respite House (CA)

Resident Peer Specialist – Recovery Retreat Peer-Run Respite House (CA)

The SHARE! Recovery Retreat is a Peer-Run Respite House in the San Gabriel Valley for people with mental health issues.

Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

The SHARE! Recovery Retreat provides short-term (14 days) respite for up to 8 guests at a time where guests participate in recovery activities such as goal setting, self-help support groups, and other guest-initiated peer-support services.

SHARE! needs qualified candidates for the position of Peer Resident Specialist who have extensive personal experience in self-help support groups, are passionate about recovery, and want to help others find their own path to change and grow.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate daily activities at Peer-Run Respite House
  • Model recovery behavior and be a role model
  • Coordinate transportation to self-help support groups and appointments
  • Manage high-stress situations/interventions
  • Coordinate and participate in house meetings and meals
  • Help others negotiate conflict
  • Provide crisis management as needed
  • Make community linkages for people
  • Assist with outreach and special events

Qualifications:

  • Significant recovery experience
  • 3 – 5 years of personal experience attending self-help support groups
  • Ability to leverage community resources, e.g. get donations of food, services, etc.
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Self-starter, able to take a project and run with it
  • Non-judgmental acceptance of others
  • Bilingual any language a plus, Spanish, any Asian languages desired
  • Minimum 1 year of sobriety/abstinence required if applicable, 2-5 years preferred
  • Honesty, Willingness, Open-mindedness, Desire to grow
  • Sober Living/Collaborative Housing experience a plus
  • BA degree a plus
  • Managerial experience a plus
  • CADC, CAADAC or LADE not required.

TO APPLY: Please send your resume and a cover letter detailing your passion for self-help support groups, your personal experience attending self-help support groups and why you want to work at SHARE! to: [email protected] or 6666 Green Valley Circle, Culver City, CA 90230 or FAX to (310) 846- 5278.

All SHARE! job postings are at www.shareselfhelp.org/programs/share-jobs

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