This is a responsible, professional position who works with young adults who are receiving clinical services through our organization. The Youth Peer Specialist will work closely with the care coordinator and the Family Peer Specialist to implement the treatment process with the young adult and their family. They must have personal experience (“lived experience”) in mental health services or child welfare and be able to appropriately disclose and share that experience with young adults receiving treatment through our organization. The Youth Peer Provider supports young adults, ages 16 – 21, by sharing their own lived experience of mental health and/or child welfare with young adults to foster hope, build resiliency, and develop self-advocacy skills that will empower them to reach their goals.
This can be either a full time or part time position.
Apply at www.mamha.org