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Richmond Behavioral Health - Homeless Outreach Peer Specialist

Job Description: District 19 Community Services Board is seeking an individual to serve as a peer specialist in outreaching persons who are mentally ill and homeless. Duties include peer support, advocacy, family orientation/education and to provide significant mutual help to other consumers who may be in need of mental health services. The successful applicant must have: Knowledge of service provision to the homeless, some experience interacting with mental health service providers as a recipient of mental health services and some high school, including the ability to read and write on at least a 9th grade level. Position above requires pre-employment criminal background check and drug screening. This position is part-time with hourly salary commensurate with experience/training. Applicant must be available to work Tuesdays through Fridays between 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Salary: Part Time

How to Apply: Interested applicants should obtain a D19CSB application from Human Resources Dept., 20 W. Bank Street, Suite 7, Petersburg, VA 23803, or call (804)862-8062. Applications can also be downloaded (in MS Word) from our website, Return completed applications and resumes to the street address above. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completed D19 applications. Open until filled.

Closes: Open Until Filled

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