Peer and Family Navigator Volunteers
Kern Behavioral Health & Recovery Services
What a Peer and Family Navigator Volunteer can be to a client:
. The smiling and welcoming face they see as they enter one of our facilities.
. That helping hand that they're looking for.
. A peer that may understand how and what our clients are going through, and how they're feeling.
What Kern Behavioral Health & Recovery Services needs in a volunteer:
. A person to greet our clients as they enter our facilities.
. Someone to help them navigate and sign up for the Smart911 Program on the web or through an application
. Someone who's available any day Monday-Friday, and anytime between 8a-5p.
. Someone who likes the idea of being able to choose the day(s) and hours of volunteering.
. Someone who is willing and able to take the free trainings offered by us.
About Kern Behavioral Health & Recovery Services
2151 College Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93305, US
The mission of the Kern County Behavioral Health Board is to advocate for individuals and families living with mental illness and/or addiction by support and oversight of Kern Behavioral Health and Recovery Services and recommendations to the Board of Supervisors.
Behavioral Health and Recovery Services is a high quality county department. We utilize many well-respected evidence-based approaches, and are constantly working to improve our ability to serve individuals with mental illnesses or addictions who can recover and rejoin us as members of a thriving community. To be a successful department, we always start with hope. Whether you are an individual looking for help, a family member seeking understanding for a loved one, or even a professional looking for a place to work,