Frequent Employers

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Check with these organizations for potential opportunities.

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The following organizations frequently hire peer specialists. Whether you are looking for full or part time employment, or supervised work hours to complete your peer specialist certification, you might find opportunities (even if they are not officially posted) by checking with these organizations. 


Listed by Region

New York City

Acacia Network

ACMH

Baltic Street AEH

Beacon Health Options

BRC

Brooklyn Community Services

CAMBA

Care for the Homeless

CASES

Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens

Cayuga Centers

Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS)

Community Access

Community Health Action of Staten Island

Concern for Independent Living

Federation of Organizations

Gmhc

Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ

HelpNYC

Hetrick-Martin Institute

Housing W0rks

Independent Living, Inc.

Institute for Community Living (ICL)

Jericho Project

Lantern Community Services

Little Flower

Montefiore Medical Center

NADAP

NYC Criminal Justice Agency

New York City Dept. of Mental Health and Hygiene

NYC Health+Hospitals

New York State Association for Affordable Housing (NYSAFAH)

Project Find

Ryan Health

Safe Horizon

Samaritan Daytop

St. Joseph’s Medical Center

St. Vincent’s Hospital

SCO Family of Services

Services for the Underserved

Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services

The Bridge

The Coalition for Behavioral Health The Education Alliance

The Fortune Society

The Jewish Board

Urban Justice Center – Mental Health Project

Urban Pathways

Vibrant Emotional Health

Volunteers of America

Westhab

Westchester Jewish Community Services

Weston United Community Renewal

Women in Need


 Long Island

Cornerstone Family Healthcare

CoveCare Center

EAC Network

Family Residences and Essential Enterprises

Family Service League

Federation of Organizations

Hands Across Long Island

Maryhaven Center of Hope

Mental Health Association of Nassau County


Capital / Hudson Valley / North

Access

Alliance for Positive Health

Catholic Charities

Center for Family Life and Recovery, Inc.

CoveCare Center

Gateway Community Industries

Glens Falls Hospital

Goodwill

Human Development Services of Westchester

Mental Health Association of Columbia-Greene Counties, Inc.

Mental Health Association of Dutchess County

Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.

Mental Health Empowerment Project

MHA Rockland

MHA Ulster County

Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency, Inc.

NYAPRS

NYS Office of Mental Health

Northern Rivers Family of Services

People-USA

Rehabilitation Support Services, Inc. (RSS)

Seaway Valley Prevention Council

The Guidance Center

Unity House of Troy


Central

Access

AccessCNY, Inc.

ARISE

Catholic Charities

Circare

CNY Services

Coordinated Care Services, Inc. (CCSI)

Goodwill

Liberty Resources

Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier

Pathways (Corning)

Phelps Hospital

Regional Center for Independent Living (RCIL)

Southern Tier AIDS Program

The Arc of Wayne (Seneca Falls)

UniquePEERSpective

Youth Power


Western

BestSelf Behavioral Health

Catholic Charities of Buffalo

Catholic Family Center

Center for Disability Rights

Compeer Rochester

Coordinated Care Services, Inc. (CCSI)

East House

Delphi Rise

Goodwill

Health Homes of Upstate New York (HHUNY)

Housing Options Made Easy

Ibero-American Action League, Inc.

Liberty Resources

Mental Health PEER Connection

New Directions Youth & Family Services, Inc.

OLV Human Services (Lackawanna)

Person Centered Housing Options

Spectrum Human Services

Venture For the

Villa of Hope


Still Looking? Try these Job Recruiter Sites 
(Most give you the ability to search by a specific key word and location)

LinkedIn

Indeed

Monster

New York City (City Jobs)

New York State Dept. of Labor

New York State Jobs (State Jobs)

New York State Jobs Express

USA Jobs.gov

ZipRecruiter

For an article by “The Balance” on the top ten best job search strategies, click here.
For another article by “The Balance” on the best use of LinkedIn, click here.


Submit other groups that regularly employ or recruit peer volunteer by email to academy.virtual.community@gmail.com.