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PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST- iHOPE
Summary
Title:PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST- iHOPE
ID:2160
Department:iHope-10th Street-Bowling Green Ky.
Salary Range:$12.00
Company:LifeSkills
Job Location:Bowling Green, KY
Description

Why choose LifeSkills?  https://www.lifeskills.com/jobs

Opportunity to work for a nonprofit corporation passionate about the quality of care and providing a thoughtful approach for improving the lives of families in crisis since 1966.


Title: PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST- iHOPE

Worksite: 10th Street location

County: WARREN COUNTY

Hours Status: PART – TIME

Pay Range: $12.00 HOURLY

 

Brief Job Description:

Youth Peer Support is the support that is provided by a young adult who has experience living with an emotional, social and behavioral diagnosis who helps other youths and young adults who are going through similar challenges. This experience is “Lived experience”

The Youth Peer Support will focus on the following topics while working with the youth in the home and community.

 

• Use Relevant stories to teach through experience

• Serve as a role model

• Ensure and empower voice and choice during development and implementations of care plans

• Support the youth when attending team meetings and any other meetings where the youth would like extra support

• Assisting the youth is working on self-esteem and self confidence

• Helping the youth understand youth culture

• Help the youth enhance relationships in public and with community partners

 

Qualifications:

• Be at least 18 years of age and is not older than 24.

• Be receiving or have received services from at least one child serving agency and a state funded service that is related to the youths emotional, social, and behavioral and or substance abuse disability.

• Must have a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma.

• Demonstrate experience with leadership and advocacy in the field of behavioral health.

• Complete all training, The Family Leadership Academy and the Core Competency Training.

LifeSkills/Pennyroyal is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Those interested and meet the minimum qualifications are encouraged to apply for positions on-line at https://lifehealthservices.applicantstack.com/x/openings?sort=1&sortdir=d


***All 30+ hour positions will be enrolled in our company retirement program through the Kentucky Public Pension Authority (KPPA); six percent (6%) of your gross income will be deducted from each check. All LifeSkills Inc. / Pennyroyal Inc. employees who work 30 hours or more a week are required to participate in this program.

The employee contribution rate is set by the State General Assembly. Employee contributions are deposited into member accounts. These contributions to the retirement system are currently tax deferred. Member accounts are kept confidential between the member and the Kentucky Retirement Systems.

If you have any questions regarding this service, please feel free to contact the LifeSkills, Inc. Local Resource Coordinator.

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