Villa Fairmont Mental Health Rehabilitation Center Peer Support Specialist
|Location||15200 Foothill Blvd., Oakland, CA 94608|
|Age Group Served||18-55|
|Program Description||The Peer Specialist Intern offers peer support services, acts as role model, offers consumer assertiveness and advocacy training; and provides both direct and indirect support services to clients.
Participates as a full team member and provides input via reporting observations, concerns and asking appropriate questions.
|Placement Period||January through June of any given year.|
|Program/Placement Hours||20 Hours per week worked during: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Preferred Discipline / Experience||Must be a mental health consumer currently residing in Alameda County. Must have the knowledge and ability to use public transportation. Peer Specialist Intern will be a part of a structured community or corporate training process that has oversight from said program. Must have the knowledge of the process of mental illness. High School degree or equivalent required.|
|First or Second Year Students||Completed the Best NOW classroom training.|
|Supervision & Support:||Ongoing individual supervision by Director of Rehab, Rehab therapists and peer support Staff. Plus training relevant to the population.|
|Send Resume to:||Marti Winterhalter
510 352-9690 ext. 146
|Application Due Date:||ALL applicants will come through the Best Now Program.|
|Stipends Available:||NONE Through Villa Fairmont|