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Peer Recovery Support

General Info

Department: St. Joseph Center of Hope

Location: Monroe, MI

Position Type: temporary part-time


Rate of Pay:


Days/Hours Worked: Days and hours of work vary. This position may include evening and weekend obligations. This position is funded through a grant and will end on September 30, 2021.


Education Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent GED

Experience Requirements:

Special Requirements:


RAW (Recovery Advocacy Warriors) Peer Recovery support specialist assists community members and clients of CCSEM in various stages of recovery by connecting them to services and removing barriers to assist individuals in being successful to start the recovery process.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

General Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent GED
Minimum of 2 years of recovery time
Knowledge of substance use recovery
Knowledge of RCOs (Recovery Community Organization)
Complete 40 hours of required (CCAR) Recovery Coach training with 90 days of hire date
Eligible for MDHHS Peer Recovery Coach Certification
Must be trained in naloxone (Narcan) administration
Good moral character
Knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Phone Etiquette.
Good verbal and written skills with excellent interpersonal skills
Must have computer skills; ability to utilize an electronic health record
Successful completion of initial and on-going employment screens, including, but not limited to criminal background, sex offender, drug screen, OIG, valid Michigan driver’s license, abuse and neglect and vehicle record check as required

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Performs outreach services to clients and community members to aid in building recovery capital
Records all contacts with clients and community members
Provides education and recovery related resources to clients and community members
Assists Program Coordinator with organizing community outreach events and education
Understands and deploys harm reduction strategies and techniques consistent with CCSEM beliefs and values
Understands and is familiar with Stages of Change
Understands and implements Motivational Interviewing during face-to-face meetings with clients
Assists with transportation when needed
Provides follow-up calls, and check-in calls for individuals in recovery as form of additional support
Follows up with clients who have been discharged and provides post-treatment support
All other duties as assigned


Wendy Klinski