Residential Peer Counselor- Per Diem
Access: Supports for Living Inc. is in the business of doing good. We have a mission: To help people live the healthiest and fullest lives possible. Here, you’ll be a valued part of an innovative team that touches the lives of more than 10,000 people each year across the Hudson Valley in programs supporting people to pursue the life they imagine. At Access, we believe in work with a purpose.
In this position, the Residential Counselor Peer will be skilled at engagement, assessment, crisis intervention, advocacy, linking to community services, and teaching the skills needed for successful community integration.
In this role you will:
-provide moment to moment care, support, and structure to our guests at the pace and as tolerated by each guest.
-have lived experience and mastery of the skills needed to assist others successfully addressing crisis situations and activating recovery and will utilize their unique perspective as a critical component of our service delivery.
-have the ability to partner with people in a variety of roles and with various personalities to create the highest level of community integration possible.
The ideal candidate will have:
-Minimum four (4) years of experience in a related field.
-Assoc. Degree and two (2) years of experience in a related field.
-Bachelor’s Degree and one (1) year of experience in a related field.
-Intentional Peer Support Training provided
Access offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage; an array of voluntary benefits (term life, whole life, identity theft protection and pet insurance); Healthcare and Daycare Flexible Spending Accounts; employer paid Short Term Disability, LTD and AD&D; a matching 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off, paid holidays, accelerated holiday pay and tuition assistance.
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For immediate consideration, complete your application and, please visit one of our Recruitment Fairs.
ALL POSITIONS ARE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND, FINGERPRINTING AND MOTOR VEHICLE REPORT CHECK. ALSO ALL OFFERS OF EMPLOYMENT ARE CONTINGENT ON SUBMISSION TO A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST AND RECEIPT OF A NEGATIVE DRUG TEST RESULT.
The Agency is a smoke free workplace and offers smoke free campuses for our employees, visitors, clients, and interns.
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