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Peer Specialist 1

Location: Boston, MA
Post Date: 4/2/2020
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The Peer Specialist I will perform various duties to support the Boston Resource Center (BRC) and MetroBoston Recovery Learning Community (MBRLC) programs. Peer Specialists I provide on-going health education, emotional support and encouragement to BRC/MBRLC participants. Will also assist in maintaining a resource library, assist in the collection and reporting of data, facilitate events and programs of the BRC and MBRLC, foster a warm and welcoming environment, communicate, represent and promote the peer perspective in the BRC and MBRLC and help to facilitate peer-run groups.

Certified Peer Specialist or equivalent experience in a mental health care environment or relatedfieldrequired. Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in healthcare field preferred.
Basic familiartiy with computers, inclusive of ability to enter and access data/information.
Excellent interpersonal skills to instill confidence and to advocate for patients and their family.
Cultural sensitivity and comfort with a wide range of social, racial and ethnic populations.

Req ID: 13645

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