SummitStone Health Partners has an exciting opportunity for a Peer Specialist to join us and experience a level of caring and a spirit of teamwork that is uncommon in behavioral health today. We provide much-needed services for people at their most vulnerable times, often overlooked and underserved. We know we must support our teams passionately and with dignity to succeed in our purpose.
We Embrace Diversity
We’re more than welcoming to people of different backgrounds, identities, and experiences. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are the cornerstones of our entire organization. We embrace diversity in all its dimensions. We also honor our hard work and celebrate who we are. We invite everyone to share our journey and are proudly an equal opportunity and open access employer.
Location: Fort Collins, CO
Status: Full-Time 40/hrs. a week; and Part-Time hours at 20 & 30/hrs. a week
As a Peer Specialist we will use your, life experience from your personal journey of recovery of addiction and/or mental health challenges to engage, advocate, and link SummitStone Health Partners clients to formal or informal treatment activities, services, and/or supports. Responsibilities may include providing direct client care through individual and group sessions face to face, phone or telehealth contact. Services that are community based and centered around client’s recovery goals. A Peer Specialist offers mentoring and advise to keep clients engaged in treatment and is knowledgeable of resources to share with treatment teams and collaterals.
We have an impressive range of benefits, programs, and perks that we offer. Based on working 20/hrs. or more per week.
Generous PTO and leave times
- Flextime Scheduling
- Bereavement and Medical Leave
- Paid Time Off (PTO)
- Voting Time Off
- Extended Leave Bank (ELB)
- Family Leave
- 403(b) Retirement Plan
- Travel Reimbursement
- Cafeteria 125 Plan
- Loan forgiveness program
Health, Medical, and Wellness Benefits
- Medical Insurance
- Dental & Vision Insurance
- Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability (LTD)
- Malpractice Insurance
Experiences and Background We Look For
- Required: High School Diploma or GED. Applications will be considered for those who demonstrate active and sustained personal recovery for 2 years by providing 3 letters of recommendation. Maintain accurate and timely documentation in medical health record and have knowledge of MS Windows and MS Office applications.
- Preferred: Bicultural/Bilingual.
- $15.44/hr. to $21.62/hr.
Join us today. To learn more about SummitStone health, or to apply on our site, visit us at www.summitstonehealth.org/careers/