Peer Specialist


The Bridger/Peer Specialist is responsible for providing self-help and empowerment tools to participants in the community through participant led groups as well as providing individual services.

Essential Functions:

Model and promote the principles of recovery/self-help

Manage a caseload within program standards

Input information for 2010E application into PACT system and referral sources

Ability to navigate program systems.  (AWARDS)

Develop a person-centered Individual Recovery Plan with the participants and their chosen support team

Assist clients with entitlement and provide linkage, and/or referrals to such services (SNAP), Medicare, Medicaid, SSI, SSD, reduced fare MetroCard and HRA, etc., Conduct wellness activities, Comply with all program regulations, experience working in a crisis management model, and additional duties as required

Salary or Hourly Rate