Samaritan Daytop Village Peer Counselor in Jamaica, New York
We’re still hiring – In an effort to keep you and our staff safe, we are conducting virtual Zoom interviews in lieu of in-person!
At Samaritan Daytop Village, we serve over 33,000 New Yorkers annually within your neighborhoods and communities so our success depends on those we employ. Samaritan Daytop Village has grown into one of New York’s largest as well as a nationally recognized comprehensive Health and Human Services Agency, with over 60 programs across New York City and greater New York Area. Samaritan Daytop Village offers opportunities for a meaningful and challenging career in the health and human services field. We are looking for proactive, team-oriented employees to join our organization. Join us so you can connect and learn about why you’d make a great addition to the Samaritan family! Samaritan Daytop Village: Where Good Lives™
In this role you will:
The Peer Worker will work with the team to provide community-based support with a rehabilitation and recovery focus using shared lived experiences. In addition, the Peer will provide individual face to face services in the client’s home or community as specified in the service protocols. This work is carried out in support of the mission and goals of Samaritan Daytop Village.
What qualifications do you need?
Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA) or CRPA-Provisional (For OASAS programs)
High School diploma or GED
Personal lived experience with Substance Use Disorders (SUD) and or Serious Mental Illness (SMI)
Computer literacy including familiarity in Microsoft Office Suite
Must be available to travel throughout the five boroughs of New York City to client’s home and within the community
What we can do for you:
Work that makes a difference and impact your community
Experienced leadership and supervision towards license/certifications
We also offer
Generous Paid Time Off- minimum 15 vacation, 12 sick, 2 personal days plus 10 paid holidays for eligible employees
Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)
401k Pension and Profit-Sharing Plan
Voluntary Programs: Enhanced STD / Critical Illness / Accidental Injury / Universal Life / Hospital Indemnity
Flexible Spending and Commuter Benefits Accounts
Employer paid short-term & long-term disability, life and AD&D insurance
Employee Assistance Program