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Job Category:

Human/Social Services


Position Title:

Peer Respite Advocates


Position Description:

Peer Respite Advocates – 12 to 30 hours per week. Afternoon into evening hours (some flexibility requested), 6 hours per day. Offer support, advocacy and a balancing presence to people who are staying at Afiya (peer respite house) in Northampton.

Personal experience receiving mental health services, psychiatric diagnoses, extreme states and/or trauma, etc. required. Knowledge of rights and advocacy work, Certified Peer Specialist, Intentional Peer Support training, bilingual/bicultural (English/Spanish or ASL), a vehicle you are willing to use during work a plus! Afiya is a part of the Western Mass RLC which is under the umbrella of the Western Mass Training Consortium. AA/EOE. Send cover letter/resume by Friday, December 21st to info@westernmassrlc.org.


Type of position:

Full-Time


Degree Requirement:


Majors:

Human Services (UG)


Salary Range:


Application Deadline:

01/15/2013


Employer Details:

Employer Name:

Rhonda Smith, Hiring & Staff Coordinator

Company:

Western Mass Training Consortium

Industry:

Human/Social Services

Site/Department:

Address:

187 High St., Suite 202

City:

Holyoke

State:

MA

Zip:

01040

Phone Number:

413-536-2401

Website:

http://wmtcinfo.org(Visit Website)


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