Youth Peer Advocate in Buffalo, NY


BestSelf Behavioral Health Posted: 2022-09-19

Buffalo, NY 14212

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The Youth Peer Advocate will be a Young Adult who is willing to self- identify as a person who has, or is receiving, mental health services as a youth or young adult, and is prepared to use that experience to collaborate with, coach and challenge other youth to view their life experiences as an opportunity for growth and change.
The Youth Peer Advocate operates within a team of professionals who deliver services to consumers of Behavioral Health Services.
The Youth Peer Advocate delivers peer support services with rehabilitation and recovery focus, with a primary goal of connecting individuals to community based recovery supports consistent with the treatment/recovery plan. Honesty, respect for diversity, high personal standards, professional language and behavior reflecting such values are required.
Full time-35 hours weekly.

QUALIFICATIONS
· HS diploma or equivalency.
· Must be eligible to receive certification as a Youth Peer Advocate.
· Bilingual English/Spanish, Arabic, or other language strongly preferred

We believe in the importance of a healthy work-life balance.
We want BestSelf to be a place where you love to come to work and where you look forward to growing professionally and personally.

We offer a variety of Benefits:
• Sign-On Bonus
• Health Insurance Options
• Employee Referral Bonus
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Generous paid time off

Remember to always be your BEST SELF!

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