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.
Type of position:
The Consortium - Holyoke
187 High Street, Suite 202