Veterans in Recovery Need YOU! Certified Peer Recovery Coach


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

Stay Stopped United wants YOU to become involved in our Recovery Support mission. We are looking to build a highly effective team of professional recovery therapists, peer support counselors, nutritionists, fitness/life coaches and mentors who are committed to strengthen our communities through services and workshops that train and empower at-risk veterans. Together, we will be the backbone of Stay Stopped United’s Recovery Support program. Together, we will help each other Stay Stopped.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to StayStoppedUnited@gmail.com; include the interested job title in the subject line.

Job Title: Certified Peer Recovery Coach
Location: Orange County / Los Angeles County
Hours: Open / Flexible / Part-Time
Type: Telecommuting / Virtual
Salary: Volunteer

Certified Peer Recovery Coaches engage, inspire, and facilitate meaningful conversations with participants seeking Stay Stopped United’s Recovery Support. Coaches assist the person to explore, create and meet their own recovery goals. Peer Recovery Coaches provide consultation to promote and reinforce Stay Stopped United’s culture in which each participants’ point of view and preferences are recognized, understood, respected and integrated into services and self-help recovery tools. Additionally, Peer Recovery Coaches will respond to critical situations with a high-level engagement and de-escalation skills which support a least restrictive environment for individuals experiencing an emergency related to a recovery/addiction challenge. Communications may take place in person, online and/or over the phone.

Duties include:

  • Assist individuals in developing natural supports and community living by learning multiple roles (friend, spouse, employee, student, etc.) so a greater sense of identity is established.
  • Ability to teach/train recovery information and recovery tools
  • Model personal responsibility, self-advocacy, and hopefulness via telling of their recovery story, how needs are respectfully met, and how a belief in themselves is maintained.
  • Cultivate connectedness in the person’s life (self, others, the environment, and to meaning and purpose)
  • Participates in recovery meetings to gather information, address issues of importance to persons served and model the Recovery philosophy and lifestyle.
  • Ensure communication of vital and time sensitive information to persons served.
  • Maintain report of records and updates in a medically professional manner

Qualifications:

  • Want to make a difference in a veteran’s life
  • Great organizational skills. Self motivated.

Education & Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Experience with the Mental Health system of care
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate group discussion and advocate for the needs of persons served
  • Computer literate, prefer the ability to use Microsoft Office Suite

Additional Requirements:

  • Successful completion of Peer Employment Training Course or passing score on Recovery Competency Test required (or Equivalent)

Skills

  • Veteran Care
  • Life Coaching
  • People Skills
  • Mental Health
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Open / Flexible / Part-Time / Telecommute
  • Certifications

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