Job Bank

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Highlighted jobs submitted directly to the Academy Job Bank.

New York City
Peer Specialist
 Criminal Justice Agency (CJA)
(Posted 11/15/19)

New York City
HCBS Peer Specialist Level 2

Multiple positions and locations

(NYCPS and CRPA certified peer openings)
NYC Health+Hospitals (multiple locations)
(Posted 11/15/19)

Troy
Peer Specialist HCBS Program
Unity House of Troy
(Posted 11/6/19)

Ronkonkoma
Healing Connections Peer Support Facilitator
Association for Mental Health & Wellness
(Posted 11/6/19)

Hudson River Region
Training &
 Technical Assistance Facilitator
NYAPRS
(Posted 10/30/19)

Syracuse
Peer Specialist
Liberty Resources
(Posted 10/30//19)

Albany
Advocacy Specialist 4
NYS OMH Office of Consumer Affairs
(Posted 10/18/19)

Buffalo, Rochester, Bath, Jamestown and Olean
Certified Peer Support Specialist
Venture Forthe
(Posted 10/18/19)

Oneonta
Peer Support Specialists
(multiple positions)
Liberty Resources
(Posted 10/18/19)

Syracuse
Peer Support Specialist
Unique Peerspectives / Apply online through AccessCNY
(Posted 10/18/19)

St. Lawrence Co. / Ogdensburg
Peer Specialist
S.T.E.P. by S.T.E.P.
(Posted 10/18/19)


Current Openings

In alphabetical order by employer
(Updated monthly)

All Locations
Temporary positions
2020 Census Bureau
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Poughkeepsie
Outpatient Support Specialist

Abilities First
(Posted 11/6/19)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist

Acacia Network
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Bronx
Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA)

Acacia Network
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Newburgh
Peer Specialist
(per diem)
Access
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Monticello
Peer Specialist
(supported housing) (part time)
Access
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Syracuse
Peer Support Specialist
AccessCNY, Inc.
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Syracuse
Peer Support Crisis Respite (relief)
AccessCNY, Inc.
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Elmira
Peer Independent Living Specialist
AIM Independent Living Center
(Verified 10/30/19)

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New York City
Project Connect Peer Outreach Specialist
Apicha Community Health Center
(Posted 11/7/19)

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Onondaga County
Independent Living Specialist (ILS)
Rapid Transition Housing Grade 5
ARISE
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Ronkonkoma
Healing Connections Peer Support Facilitator
Association for Mental Health & Wellness
(Posted 11/6/19)

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Suffolk County
Peer Specialist / Navigator
HARP Outreach/HCBS Enrollment
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
(Posted 10/31/19)

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New York City
Vocational Counselor
(Coordinating Peer Specialist Services)
AVRASA Organization
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Buffalo
Family Peer Specialist
Baker Victory Services (Lackawana) 
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Buffalo
Peer Mentors (HCBS)
Baker Victory Services (Lackawana) 
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Buffalo
Peer Mentors
Baker Victory Services (Lackawana) 
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Brooklyn
Peer Bridger:
OMH Adult Home Project
Baltic Street AEH
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Staten Island
Peer Bridger / OMH Adult Home
Baltic Street, AEH
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Manhattan
Peer Specialist
Beacon Health Options
(Posted 11/16/19)

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Buffalo
Peer Specialist
BestSelf Behavioral Health
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Buffalo
Peer Specialist (MWRAP)
BestSelf Behavioral Health
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Buffalo
Residential Support Specialist
BestSelf Behavioral Health
(Verified 10/30/19)

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New York City
Peer Specialist/Homeless Services
Care for the Homeless
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist/Client Escort
Care for the Homeless
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Hornell
Peer Recovery Specialist
CASA Trinity
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Dansville
Peer Recovery Specialist
(Center of Treatment Innovation)

CASA Trinity
(Posted 11/16/19)

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Dansville
Peer Recovery Specialist
(evenings/overnight)

CASA Trinity
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Manhattan
Peer Specialist – Mental Health Court
CASES
(Verified 11/6/19)

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New York City
Peer Specialist
CASES
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Brooklyn and Queens
Care Coordinator (multiple positions)
Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Cortland
Senior Peer Specialist
Catholic Charities of Corland County
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Utica
Multiple Recovery Openings
Center for Family Life and Recovery, Inc.
(Verified 10/30/19)

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New York City
Peer Specialist
Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS)
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Hicksville
Peer Specialist (Community Residence)
(part-time)
Central Nassau Guidance and Counseling Services, Inc.
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Plainville
Peer Specialist (HCBS)
Central Nassau Guidance and Counseling Services, Inc.
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Syracuse
Peer Specialist
(full time)
Circare
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Malone
Peer Specialist

Citizen Advocates
(Posted 11/16/19)

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Syracuse
Certified Recovery Peer Specialist (CRPA)
CNY Services, Inc.
(Posted 10/31/19)

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New York City
Peer Health and Housing Navigator
Community Access
(Posted 11/6/19)

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New York City
Program Director (per diem)
Assistant Program Director
Community Access
(Posted 10/31/19)

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New York City
Senior Peer Bridger
Community Access
(Posted 10/31/19)

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New York City
Senior Respite Worker
Community Access
(Posted 10/31/19)

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New York City
Senior Service Coordinator
Community Access
(Posted 10/31/19)

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New York City
Advocacy Specialist
Community Access
(Posted 10/31/19)

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New York City
Peer Bridger (per diem)
Community Access
(Posted 10/31/19)

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New York, NY
Peer Bridger (multiple positions)
Adult Home Initiative (AHI)
Community Access
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Rochester
Peer Specialist 
(per diem)
(Supportive Parter for Recovery)
Compeer Rochester, Inc.
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Rochester
Peer Specialist
Compeer Rochester, Inc.
(Verified 10/30/19)

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East Patchogue
Recovery Specialist (weekday overnight)
Concern for Independent Living
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Medford
Peer Counselor
Concern for Independent Living, Inc.
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Syracuse
Family Specialist
Coordinated Care Services, Inc. (CCSI)
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Carmel
Peer Specialist (full time)
Peer Specialist
(part time)

CoveCare Center 
(Posted 11/16/19)

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Lowville
Engagement Specialist
Credo Community Center
(Posted 10/31/19)

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New York City
Peer Specialist
Criminal Justice Agency (CJA)
(Posted 11/15/19)

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Hauppauge
Peer Specialist (part time)
(Alternatives for Youth) 
EAC Network
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Brooklyn
Peer Recovery Coach
EAC
(Verified 10/30/19)

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East Pembroke
Transitional Living Specialist
Eagle Star Housing
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Corona
Youth Engagement Specialist (clubhouse)
Elmcor Youth and Adult Activities
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Old Bethpage
Peer Support Specialist

(OMH Supportive Housing)

Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Old Bethpage
Peer Support Specialist
(Mobile)
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Staten Island
Peer Support Specialist (part time-flex hours)
Supported Housing
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc.
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Old Bethpage
(Terry’s Place PROS)

Peer Support Specialist
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc.
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Nassau County
Peer Support Specialist (part time)
Mobile Residential Support Team (MRST)
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc.
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Hauppauge
Peer Specialist
Family Service League, Inc.
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Long Island
Peer Specialist
– Scattered Site Supportive Housing

Federation of Organizations
(Verified 10/30/19)

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West Babylon
Peer Specialist – ACT
Federation of Organizations
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Queens
Peer Specialist – FACT Program
Federation of Organizations
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Glen Cove
Peer Specialist / Mentor
Federation of Organizations
(Verified 10/30/19)

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West Babylon
Peer Specialist – ACT Program
Federation of Organizations
(Verified 10/30/19)

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New York City
Case Manager and Outreach Specialist
gmhc
(Posted 10/31/19)

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New York City
Program Director (Peer Advocacy Leadership)
Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ
(Posted 11/17/19)

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New York City
Overdose Prevention Specialist
Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ
(Posted 11/6/19)

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Central Islip
Peer Food Farmacy Wellness Coach
Hands Across Long Island
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Buffalo
Housing Specialist
Housing Options Made Easy
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Buffalo
Housing Specialist (BPC)
Housing Options Made Easy
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Olean
Housing Specialist
Housing Options Made Easy
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Brooklyn
Director of Community Engagement (LGBTQ)
Height Hills Mental Health Services (Rainbow Heights Club)
(Posted 11/16/19)

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Syracuse
Peer Specialist
Helio Health
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Mamaroneck
Certified Peer Specialist
Human Development Services of Westchester
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Troy
Transition Specialist
Independent Living Center of the Hudson Valley 
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Long Island City
Employment Specialist / Vocational Counselor
ICL
(Posted 11/16/19)

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Brooklyn / Staten Island
Peer Specialist
ICL
(Posted 11/7/19)

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New York City
Peer Counselor
ICL
(Posted 11/6/19)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist
ICL
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist – (ACT)
Institute for Community Living (ICL)
(Verified 10/30/19)

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New York, NY
Peer Engagement Specialist
Lantern Community Services
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Ozone Park
Shelter Peer Engagement Specialist
(part time)
Lantern Community Services
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Poughkeepsie
Certified Peer Support Specialist
Lexington Center for Recovery, Inc.
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Statewide Opportunities
Peer Specialist HCBS
Liberty Resources
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Syracuse
Peer Specialist
Liberty Resources
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Syracuse
Peer Specialist (multiple positions)
Liberty Resources
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Syracuse
Family Support Specialist (per diem)
Liberty Resources
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Syracuse
Overnight Peer Specialist (per diem)
Liberty Resources
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Auburn
Peer Specialist
Liberty Resources
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Yaphank
Peer Specialist
Maryhaven Center of Hope
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Port Jefferson Station
Peer Specialist
Maryhaven Center of Hope
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Hudson
Certified Peer Specialist

Mental Health Association of Columbia-Greene Counties, Inc.
(Posted 11/7/19)

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Poughkeepsie
Peer Specialist

Mental Health America of Dutchess County
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Rochester
Peer Support Specialist
(per diem)
Mental Health Association of Rochester
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Rochester
Peer Specialist
(Bi-lingual Spanish)
Mental Health Association of Rochester
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Binghamton
Recovery Specialist
Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Kingston
Peer Specialist
Mental Health Association of Ulster County
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Warsaw
Peer Support Specialist
(per diem)
Mental Health Association of Warsaw
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Tarrytown
WRN-E Recovery Specialist (part time)
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Tarrytown
Peer Support Specialist (HCBS)
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 10/30/19)

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White Plains
Recovery Specialist (INSET)
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Rockland County
Compeer Volunteer Opportunity*
(*Can be applied toward work experience for certification)
MHA Rockland
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Queens
Peer Specialist
New Horizon Counseling Center
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Hudson River Region
Training &
 Technical Assistance Facilitator
NYAPRS
(Verified 10/30/19)

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New York City
Supervising Case Manager
NYC Criminal Justice Agency
(Posted 10/31/19)

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New York City
Peer Counselor
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Posted 11/16/19)
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New York City
Peer Counselor (CRPA)
(part time)
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Posted 11/6/19)
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New York City
Peer Counselor Level 1
(Elmhurst)
Peer Counselor Level 1 (Queens Hospital Center)
Peer Counselor Level 1 (Hospitals at Home)
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Verified 10/30/19)
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New York City
HCBS Peer Specialist Level 2

Multiple positions and locations

(NYCPS and CRPA certified peer openings)
NYC Health+Hospitals (multiple locations)
(Posted 11/15/19)

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New York City
Peer Counselor Level 2 (Elmhurst)
Peer Counselor Level 2 (Coney Island)
Peer Counselor Level 2 (Jacobi)
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Albany
Advocacy Specialist 4
NYS OMH Office of Consumer Affairs
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Glen Oaks
Peer Advocate (per diem)
Northwell Health
(Verified 10/30/19)

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New York City
Peer Specialist
Odyssey House, Inc.
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Corning
Peer Specialist (relief hours)
Pathways
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Garrison
Respite Peer Companion
People USA
(Posted 11/16/19)

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Kingston
Housing Coordinator (Ulster County) 
People USA
(Posted 11/6/19)

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Hauppauge
Care Coordinator
Project Safety Net
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Utica
Peer Support Specialist
Regional Center for Independent Living (RCIL)
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Schoharie County
(Multiple Positions)
Rehabilitation Support Services, Inc. (RSS)
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Buffalo
Rehabilitation Practitioner
Restoration Society
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Buffalo
Resource Specialist
Restoration Society
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Bronx
Certified Peer Specialist
Samaritan Daytop
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Bronx
Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA)
Samaritan Daytop
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Westchester
Peer Specialist
St. Vincent’s Hospital
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Staten Island
Peer Specialist
St. Vincent’s Hospital
(Verified 10/30/19)

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New York City
Recovery/Vocational Specialist
Service Program for Older People (SPOP)
(Posted 10/31/19)

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New York City
Bereavement Support Group Facilitator (volunteer)
Service Program for Older People (SPOP)
(Verified 10/30/19)

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New York City
Senior Respite Specialist
Services for the UnderServed (SUS)
(Posted 11/6/19)

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New York City
Respite Specialist
Services for the UnderServed (SUS)
(Posted 10/31/19)

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New York City
Peer Specialist
Services for the UnderServed (SUS)
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Warsaw
Peer Support Specialist
Spectrum Health & Human Services
(Posted 11/16/19)

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St. Lawrence Co. / Ogdensburg
Peer Specialist
S.T.E.P. by S.T.E.P.
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Waterloo
Peer Support Specialist (contractor)
The Arc Wayne
(Verified 10/30/19)

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New York City
Certified Peer Specialist
The Bridge, Inc.
(Posted 11/16/19)

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New York City
HCBS Specialist – Outpatient Services
The Bridge, Inc.
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Mount Vernon
Co-Occurring Disorders Specialist
The Guidance Center of Westchester
(Posted 11/16/19)

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Mount Vernon
Wellness Peer Specialist
The Guidance Center of Westchester
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist
The Jewish Board
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Queens
Peer Specialist (part time)
The Jewish Board
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Utica
Employment Specialist

The Kelberman Center
(Posted 11/16/19)

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Utica
Peer Advocate
The Neighborhood Center
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Jamestown
PROS Specialist
The Resource Center
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Queens
Peer Counselor
Transitional Services for New York
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Syracuse
Peer Support Specialist
Unique Peerspectives / Apply online through AccessCNY
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Troy
Peer Specialist HCBS Program
Unity House of Troy
(Posted 11/6/19)

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Troy
Respite
Unity House of Troy
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Rochester
Peer Specialist
University of Rochester
(Posted 11/16/19)

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Rochester
Outpatient Access Associate
University of Rochester
(Posted 11/7/19)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist
Urban Pathways
(Verified 11/6/19)

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Canandaigua
Social Services Representative
VA (Dept. of Veterans Affairs)
(Posted 11/16/19)

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Geneseo
Certified Peer Recovery Specialist
Venture Forthe, Inc.
(Posted 11/16/19)

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Buffalo, Rochester, Bath, Jamestown and Olean
Certified Peer Support Specialist
Venture Forthe
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Buffalo
NYS Certified Peer Specialist
Venture Forthe, Inc.
(Posted 11/7/19)

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Buffalo
Peer Support Specialist (bilingual)
Venture Forthe, Inc.
(Posted 11/6/19)

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Bath
Peer Support Specialist
Venture Forthe, Inc.
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Jamestown
Peer Support Specialist
Venture Forthe, Inc.
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Rochester
Certified Recovery Peer Specialist
Venture Forthe, Inc.
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Lockport
Peer Support Specialist
Venture Forthe, Inc.
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Geneseo
Peer Recovery Coach
Venture Forthe, Inc.
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Niagara Falls 
Peer Support Specialist
Venture Forthe, Inc.
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Rochester
Peer Recovery Support Specialist
Venture Forthe, Inc.
(Verified 10/30/19)

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New York City
Peer Specialist (part time)
Vibrant Emotional Health
(Posted 11/16/19)

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New York City
Peer Specialist (Geriatric ACT Team)
Vibrant Emotional Health
(Posted 11/15/19)

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New York City
Peer Support Specialist
Vibrant Emotional Health
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Rochester
Empowerment Services Peer Supporter
Villa of Hope
(Posted 11/6/19)

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Rochester
Certified Peer Specialist
Villa of Hope
(Verified 11/15/19)

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Rochester
Certified Lead Peer Specialist
Villa of Hope
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Manhattan
Peer Specialist
Visiting Nurse Service of New York
(Verified 11/6/19)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist
Volunteers of America
(Posted 10/31/19)

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Queens
Peer Specialist
Volunteers of America
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Queens
Peer Specialist
WellLife Network
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Niagara Falls
HCBS and Independent Living Specialist
Western New York Independent Living Center
(Posted 10/31/19)

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New York City
Peer Specialist
Weston United Community Renewal, Inc.
(Verified 10/30/19)

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Bronx
Employment Training Specialist
YAI – Seeing Beyond Disability
(Posted 11/6/19)

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For recent openings for HIV peer supporters – join the HIV Education and Training Peer Worker Employment Opportunity listserv, click here.


Past Openings

For openings that were listed in the APS Job Bank to see who has (traditionally) hired peer specialists over the past few months or years, click the link belowMost of these prior postings will be closed, but some of these employers may plan to have openings in the future. They are also good employers to contact about volunteer opportunities or internships that might qualify for supervised work experience (if you are seeking to advance from provisional to full certification). 

Past Openings


New York State Office of Mental Health
Mental Health Therapy Aid (MHTA)


This is a good starting position toward becoming a peer specialist. 

For a short video about the MHTA, click here.
If you are 55B or 55C eligible, you can bypass the civil service exam.

To locate open jobs, go to the New York State Database: StateJobsNY
Scroll through the listings for a job near you (as a first step). Not all openings are listed on the state site. You can also check with your local state hospital for 55B and 55c eligible positions (for those with a disability or those with veteran status).

 


All locations
Census Bureau Field Jobs
watch a video

(opportunity for all — flexible schedule)

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New York City

If you are in or near New York City, check The Coalition of Behavioral Health Job Board.

Statewide

You can also check the New York State Dept. of Labor JobZone and CareerZone for additional information that can help in your job search.

And you can also check the Academy of Peer Services Virtual Community Job Bank list of  Employers that frequently hire peer workers.

You can use this list to contact employers about possible upcoming openings that have not yet been posted. 


Historical Record

For a Historic Record of past openings (old listings are moved every month), click here.