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: Nationally Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist (NCPRSS)
Location: Orange County / Los Angeles County
Hours: Open / Flexible / Part-Time
Type: Telecommuting / Virtual
Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialists engage, inspire, and facilitate meaningful conversations with participants seeking Stay Stopped United’s Recovery Support. Specialists assist the person to explore, create and meet their own recovery goals. Peer Recovery Support Specialists 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 Support Specialists 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.
- 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
- 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 adults in recovery
- 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
- Nationally Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist (NCPRSS) requirements and certification
- Veteran Care
- Life Coaching
- Case Work / Management
- Counseling / Mental Health
- Crisis Counseling
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Open / Flexible / Part-Time / Telecommute
- Nationally Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist (NCPRSS) Certification or Equivalent