Fellowship Place, a nonprofit agency located in New Haven, seeks a full-time or part-time Peer Support Specialist for the Supported Employment program. Successful applicants will identify as people with first-hand experience of recovery from a mental health or substance use disorder and be willing to share their personal stories to build relationships with clients. Job responsibilities include helping clients to prepare for work and be successful once employed. Duties may include but are not limited to travel training, running job preparation groups, meeting with clients one-on-one to discuss work goals and challenges, and promoting employment services to agency clients not enrolled in the Employment Program. Prior Experience working or volunteering in a social service agency preferred. Current Recovery Support Specialist certification or willingness to become certified as a Recovery Support Specialist required. Wage is $17.80 per hour with paid time off and health benefits for full-time work. Application deadline is July 15th.
To apply for this position you must complete the Application and e-mail cover letter, application and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, Fax to 203-789-4451, or mail to Fellowship Place, 441 Elm St, New Haven, CT 06511. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Please note that resumes without a cover letter stating which position you are applying for and application will not be considered.
Fellowship Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any individual on account of that individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a special disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era or other covered veteran, national or ethnic origin, or sexual orientation.