Peer Support Specialist

Job Description
Type of Job: 
Full-Time
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

The Peer Support Specialist first and foremost uses their personal experiences to develop meaningful and trusting relationships with Veterans, acting as a mentor. As someone who successfully managed their own recovery and struggles, the Peer Support Specialist provides Veterans an example of what they can strive to achieve.

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 

The Specialist will assist in the creation and implementation of social activities and help create a positive environment for each Veteran to develop effective networks of informal support groups that can last beyond their time in the program. Specialists will also connect with various community organizations and resources to provide additional support for Veterans.

Other Information/Requirements: 

The ideal candidate must be a highly compassionate individual, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to relate to the most difficult personalities. In this role, it is crucial to build trust and form impactful relationships by using first-hand experience to connect more deeply with the Veteran.

How to Apply: 

Candidates should submit their resume to: [email protected] Full job description can be found on our website.

Contact Information
Name: 
Jessica DeLuna
Agency/Organization: 
New Mexico Veterans Integration Centers
Address: 
13032 Central Ave SE
City: 
Albuquerque
State: 
New Mexico
Zip/Postal Code: 
87123
Business Phone: 
(505) 296-0800
Business Fax: 
(505) 332-8092
Email Address: 
Internal Info
Date to Post: 
Jul 24 2020
Date to Remove: 
Aug 31 2020

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