Veterans Peer Support Specialist
Veterans Recovery Resources (VRR) invites applications for Veteran Peer Support Specialist. Candidates must be military Veterans who have completed a high school diploma (or GED), have at least two years of recovery from a SUD or diagnosed mental health disorder(s) and be willing to share their recovery story with others. Must meet the requirements to become a Certified Peer Support Specialist from Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH) or eligible to become certified within first three months of employment. Must have a willingness to commit to VRR’s organizational values (e.g., compassion, justice and equity) and operational principles (e.g., holistic, person-centered, evidence-based care). The salary for this position is flexible and highly competitive; commensurate with experience.
Veterans Recovery Resources is a 501c3 non-profit Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC), offering a continuum of clinically proven medical and behavioral services, peer support programming, and community integration activities to promote emotional, physical, social and spiritual wellness for Veterans, First Responders, their families, caregivers and survivors. Since the opening of an outpatient clinic in November 2018, our mission has been fulfilled via synergistic efforts of an inter-professional team of physical & behavioral health providers, peer support specialists, veteran peer ambassadors, community partners and stakeholders (for details, see www.vetsrecover.org). Looking ahead, Vets Recover will continue to expand its innovative approach caring for Service Members, Veterans, First Responders and their families. The compensation plan for this position is flexible and highly competitive.
Veterans Recovery Resources is located in Mobile, Alabama, on the Gulf of Mexico. Roughly 500,000 persons reside within a 25-mile radius of downtown Mobile. Our region is ethnically diverse and features a moderate maritime climate, a modest cost of living, and ample recreational opportunities.
To Apply: Fill out the form below or email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and description of your professional background, goals, and values to firstname.lastname@example.org. Materials should be sent in a pdf file format. Please put the position title in the subject line of your email. In your cover letter, please provide contact information for three individuals who have agreed to serve as professional references.
Veterans Recovery Resources is an EO/AA employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression), religion, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. As a 501c3 nonprofit Veteran Serving Organization, VRR encourages highly qualified Veterans and Military-Affiliated candidates to apply.