Laurel Hill Center
  • 10-Oct-2018 to 09-Dec-2018 (PST)
  • Counseling and Community Support
  • Eugene, OR, USA
  • $10.75 - $17.01
  • Part Time

Not Benefit Eligible

Laurel Hill Center is seeking part time Peer Support Specialist to support our Counseling and Community Support Services team.

Peer Support Specialists provide family or individual support in the office, home or community to those participants who need additional support services to improve success at living independently in the community.  Peer Support Specialists establish relationships with participants and provide a variety of tasks and supports through a collaborative partnership with the participant, Housing Specialist, community providers and natural supports.

Job Responsibilities:          

  • Assist participants in Counseling and Community Support Services build confidence and competence in using natural support networks and accessing community resources required for independent living such as grocery shopping or bill paying
  • Assist participants in attending appointments
  • Explore and support participants in community activities to reduce social isolation
  • Support participant in building relationships with others
  • Use individual and/or group mentoring and modeling to assist participants in improving their quality of life
  • Clearly and consistently communicate with program staff about the needs, experience, and observations of program participants and ways to improve the program to support participant success
  • Participate in agency and staff team meetings as needed
  • Complete necessary documentation using a computer in a timely and accurate manner
  • Professional conduct, including appropriate relationship boundaries and maintaining confidentiality (HIPPA compliant)
  • Other duties as assigned by Team Leader
  • Meets Universal Job Expectations



  • Peer Support Specialist certification, including completion of state approved 40 hour PSS training course and Traditional Health Worker registry number, ability to maintain THW standing;
  • Experience and willingness to identify oneself as a person with experience as a consumer of mental health services, particularly individuals whose lived experiences commensurate with the participants of LHC services (individuals who have been diagnosed with a severe mental illness and whose symptoms significantly impacted their ability to live, work or learn for over 12 months).


Minimum Requirements:

  • Computer skills necessary for completing documentation in the electronic health record, writing and responding to e-mails and texts and digital calendars
  • Successful completion and approval of background check and urinalysis drug screening
  • Ability to work assigned shifts



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