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Peer Support Specialist

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  • Single Specialty Group

JOB DESCRIPTION

Peer Support Specialist 
 
Homeless Services 
 
Part-Time; Non-Exempt (32 hrs/wk) 
 
Reports to: Homeless Services Manager 
 
 
 
AGENCY OVERVIEW:  
 
Through the principles of Catholic Social Teaching, Catholic Charities of Oregon achieves lasting solutions to poverty and injustice by partnering with clients to meet their economic and educational goals, and to support their physical and social well-being. Catholic Charities is the official domestic relief agency of the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon. 
 
 
 
POSITION SUMMARY: 
 
The Peer Support Specialist will collaborate with case managers, mental health clinicians, and housing specialists from Catholic Charities programs to provide individualized support for each client. The Peer Support Specialist will function as a role model to clients by exhibiting competency in personal recovery and use of coping skills as well as serve as an advocate by providing education and information to ensure the clients retain permanent housing.  
 
 
 
A Peer Support Specialist provides opportunities for individuals to direct their own recovery process and support the learning and utilization of skills needed to retain permanent housing. The Peer Support Specialist will be knowledgeable of available service options, will promote the utilization of natural support systems, will facilitate the development of a sense of wellness and self-worth, and will work with the multidisciplinary team to promote the goals of the peer. 
 
 
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website. 
 
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PROFESSIONAL DETAILS

Titles
DNP, DO, MD, MSW, NP, PA, PhD, PsyD
Location
Oregon
Specialty
Mental Health, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant
Job Type
Permanent
Board Certification
No
On Call
No
Compensation
Permanent(DOE- Salary)
Telemedicine
No
Government
No
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