PRS Inc.
  • 28-May-2020 to 27-Jul-2020 (EST)
  • Loudoun Cty-Substance Abuse Program
  • Leesburg, VA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Benefits-Eligible


If you are passionate about making a difference, this is the job for you!

PRS, Inc. is recognized as one of the 50 Best Nonprofits to work for in the US.  PRS' mission is to provide mental health, crisis intervention and suicide prevention services throughout Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C.  PRS' vision is to change and save lives in our community by empowering hope, safety, recovery, wellness, independence and community integration.

We are accepting applications for a Full-Time Peer Specialist for this community-based role in Loudoun County, VA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Provides outreach and support to clients who are 18+ years old diagnosed with substance abuse or co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders;
  • Assist in community integration and community based resources, such as transportation, housing,and employment;
  • Facilitates and/or co-facilitates recovery oriented groups and self-directed recovery/wellness plans (such as WRAP),
  • Provides information on the recovery process, relating as appropriate, personal recovery experience;
  • Maintain documentation of each peer contact; and
  • Will promote opportunities to enhance the ability of clients to self-advocate for services needed and move into recovery.

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • High school diploma or GED; some college a plus. Peer Support Specialist Certification (CPS) or Certified Recovery Action Plan facilitator (WRAP) is a plus; 
  • Must be a person with lived experience (past or present) of substance use or co-occurring with mental health disorder;
  • Valid driver's license with good driving record. Must have a vehicle or access to a vehicle;
  • Strong communication skills; and  
  • Must be a self-starter who possesses strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

Amount of Travel and any other Special Conditions or Requirements:

  • Use of personal vehicle to travel within service delivery area (Loudoun County).
  • Ability to work occasional evenings which may be scheduled.

 

"Changing Lives. Saving Lives."

PRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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