Job Bank

Welcome to the Job Bank for peer support workers

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We provide a list of current openings related to peer support services, including direct service peer support positions, supervisory positions, program management and administrator positions, and related openings for which people with lived experience are uniquely qualified. For a list of frequent employers by region, click here


Current Openings

Middletown
Peer Support Specialist (two positions)
Access: Supports for Living
(Posted 7/27/20)

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Statewide
Youth Power Director 
Families Together in New York
(Posted 7/16/20)

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Long Island
Director, Supported Housing
Hands Across Long Island
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Albany
MHEP/NYPSCB Certification Coordinator
Mental Health Empowerment Project
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Albany
MHEP/NYPSCB Certification Associate
Mental Health Empowerment Project
(Verified 7/7/20)


For a more complete listing continue below


In alphabetical order by employer
(Updated regularly)

Buffalo
Certified Recovery Peer Advocate

Acacia Network
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist

Acacia Network
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Middletown
Peer Support Specialist (two positions)
Access: Supports for Living
(Posted 7/27/20)

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Middletown
Peer Specialist

Access
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Middletown
Peer Specialist
(HCBS)
Access
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Syracuse
Peer Support Specialist
AccessCNY, Inc.
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Syracuse
Peer Support – Crisis Respite
(full time)
Peer Support – Crisis Respite
(part time)
AccessCNY, Inc.
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Peer Program Specialist
ACMH
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Kings Highway
Care Team Associate II
AdvantageCare Physicians
(Posted 7/14/20)

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Lake Ronkonkoma
Care Team Associate II
AdvantageCare Physicians
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Bronx
Linkage to Care Specialist
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Albany
Client Support Specialist
Alliance for Positive Health
(Verified 7/14/20)

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Yonkers
Family Support Specialist
Andrus
(Posted 7/8/20)

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New York City
Outreach Care Specialist
Anthem
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Outreach Care Specialist
Anthem
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Project Connect Outreach Specialist
Apicha Community Health Center
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Brooklyn
Administrative Director, Preventive Services
Arab American Family Support Center
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist (part time)
Argus Community, Inc.
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Onondaga County
Independent Living Specialist (ILS)
Rapid Transition Housing Grade 5
ARISE
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Bridger: Project Re-Entry
Baltic Street AEH
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Bridger: OMH Adult Home Project
Baltic Street AEH
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Manhattan
Peer Specialist
Beacon Health Options
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Morrisonville
Peer Specialist
Behavioral Health Services North
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Plattsburgh
Care Coordinator
Behavioral Health Services North
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Buffalo
Housing Specialist
BestSelf Behavioral Health
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Buffalo
Residential Support Specialist
BestSelf Behavioral Health
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Buffalo
Peer Specialist
Peer Specialist – PT

BestSelf Behavioral Health
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist
BRC
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist (Grand Concourse)
BronxWorks
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist & Workshop Facilitator
Brooklyn Community Services
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist & Workshop Facilitator (part time)
Brooklyn Community Services
(Posted 7/8/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist (Forensic ACT)
CASES
(Posted 7/14/20)

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New York City
Senior Peer Specialist (Mental Health Clinic)
CASES
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Rehabilitation Supervisor, CCBHC
CASES
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Substance Use Specialist (CASAC)
CASES
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Manhattan
Peer Specialist – ACT Team
CASES
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Albany
Syringe Service Program Specialist
Catholic Charities
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Brooklyn
Targeted Case Manager
Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Brooklyn and Queens
Peer Specialist II
Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Buffalo
Certified Recovery Peer Advocate/Specialist
Catholic Charities of Buffalo
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Rochester
Restart Residential Associate (limited)
Restart Residential Associate (part time)
Restart Residential Associate
(per diem)

Catholic Family Center
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Rochester
Education and Outreach Specialist
Center for Disability Rights
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Utica
Multiple Recovery Openings
Center for Family Life and Recovery, Inc.
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist
Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS)
(Posted 7/14/20)

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Hicksville
Certified Peer Specialist (CCBHC)
Central Nassau Guidance and Counseling Services
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Syracuse
Peer Engagement Specialist
Circare
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Syracuse
Peer Specialist 
(full time)
Circare
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Syracuse
Peer Engagement Specialist (Health Home)

Circare
(Posted 7/8/20)

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White Plains
Housing Specialist
(Mental Health Agency)
CHOICE of NY
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Bronx
CASAC Specialist
Children’s Community Service
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Watertown
Behavioral Health Specialist
Children’s Home of Jefferson County
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Syracuse
Peer Specialist (OMH) (part time)
CNY Services
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Respite Worker
Community Access
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Peer Bridger (multiple positions)
Community Access
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Service Coordinator (Bilingual)
Community Access
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Bronx
Harm Reduction Specialist
Community Access
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Manhattan
Housing Counselor
(full time)

Community Access
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Manhattan
Housing Counselor
(part time, evenings)

Community Access
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Manhattan
Housing Counselor
(per diem)

Community Access
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Bronx
Housing Counselor
(part time, evening/weekend shift)

Community Access
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Bronx
Housing Counselor
(per diem)

Community Access
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Youth Advocate
Community Access
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Family Advocate
Community Access
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Field Case Manager
Community Access
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Bronx
Assistant Program Director
Community Access
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Jericho
Resident Support Specialist Supervisor
Community Housing Innovations
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Jericho
Resident Support Specialist (p/t)
Community Housing Innovations
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Lake Ronkonkoma
Resident Support Specialist (p/t)
Community Housing Innovations
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Wurtsboro
Onsite Guidance Specialist (Backup)
ComPsych
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Patchogue
Recovery Specialist
Concern for Independent Living
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist (per diem)
Concern for Independent Living
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist (per diem)
Concern for Independent Living
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist (HCBS)
Concern for Independent Living
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Syracuse
Family Specialist
Coordinated Care Services, Inc. (CCSI)
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Newburgh
Peer Engagement Specialist
Cornerstone Family Healthcare
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Carmel
Certified Recovery Peer Advocate
CoveCare Center
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Watertown
Outreach Specialist
Credo Community Center
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Batavia
Supportive Housing Specialist
Depaul
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Smithtown
Employment Specialist
Developmental Disabilities Institute
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Hauppauge
Peer Specialist
(Home Base)

EAC Network
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Recovery Support Specialist
(Offender Reentry Program)

EAC Network
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Hauppauge
Peer Specialist (part time)
(Alternatives for Youth) 
EAC Network
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Fairport (Rochester)
Intake Specialist
Excellus (Blue Cross)
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Statewide
Youth Power Director 
Families Together in New York
(Posted 7/16/20)

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Melville (Nassau/Suffolk)
Crisis Support Specialist
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Centereach
Peer Support Specialist– Hospital Diversion
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Old Bethpage
Peer Support Specialist
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Old Bethpage
Mobile Residential Support Team
Community Support Specialist (CSS)

Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Old Bethpage
Peer Support Specialist
(Mobile Residential Support Team)

Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Old Bethpage
Peer Support Specialist
(Terry’s Place PROS)

Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Old Bethpage
Peer Support Specialist
(OMH Housing)

Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Riverhead
Peer Specialist
Family Service League
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Haupaggue
Peer Specialist
Family Service League
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Elmira
PROS Specialist
Family Services of Chemung County
(Posted 7/14/20)

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New York City
Support Specialist
Fedcap Rehabilitation Services
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Wyandanch
Peer Specialist (CCBHC)
Federation of Organizations
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Kingston
Peer Specialist
Gateway Community Industries
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Bronx
Mental Health Specialist
Good Shepherd Services
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Long Island
Director, Supported Housing
Hands Across Long Island
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Ambassador
(Volunteer Position) 
HelpNYC
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Tonawanda
Community Outreach Specialist
Horizon Health Services
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Niagara Falls
Mental Health Outreach & Engagement Specialist
Horizon Health Services
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Tonawanda
Care Coordinator
Horizon Health Services
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Buffalo
Virtual Respite Line Peer Advocate
Housing Options Made Easy
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Buffalo
Warm Line Respite Peer Advocate (part time)
Housing Options Made Easy
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Buffalo
Housing Specialist (remote)
Housing Specialist I (full and part time)

Housing Options Made Easy
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Rochester
Housing Specialist
Housing Options Made Easy
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Olean
Housing Specialist
Housing Options Made Easy
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Peer Navigator
Housing W0rks
(Posted 7/8/20)

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New York City
Supervision Specialist
Housing W0rks
(Posted 7/8/20)

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New York City
Engagement Specialist
Housing W0rks
(Posted 7/8/20)

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New York City
Outreach Specialist
Housing W0rks
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Hawthorne
Prevention Specialist
Hudson Valley Community Services
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Mamaroneck
Certified Peer Specialist
Human Development Services of Westchester
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Rochester
Peer Support Specialist (HCBS)
Ibero-American Action League, Inc.
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Newburgh
Life Skills Specialist
Independent Living, Inc.
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Yonkers
Peer Recovery Specialist (Putnam/Westchester)
Independent Living, Inc.
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Counselor (res w/med)
Institute for Community Living (ICL)
(Posted 7/14/20)

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New York City
Employment Specialist (Shelter)
Institute for Community Living (ICL)
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Brooklyn
Case Manager (res/shelter)
Institute for Community Living (ICL)
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Brooklyn
Case Manager (part time)
Institute for Community Living (ICL)
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist
Institute for Community Living (ICL)
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist
Institute for Community Living (ICL)
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist
Peer Engagement Specialist
Institute for Community Living (ICL)
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Bronx
Young Adult Peer Mentor
Jericho Project
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Ozone Park and Washington Heights
Peer Engagement Specialist (part time)
Lantern Community Services
For more opportunities, click here
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City Area
Peer Engagement Specialist
Lantern Community Services
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Oneida
Peer Specialist (Maxwell House)
Liberty Resources
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Oneida
Overnight Peer Specialist
(MRT Crisis Beds)

Liberty Resources
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Oneida
Crisis Respite Support Staff  (Overnight)
(
MRT Crisis Beds)

Liberty Resources
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Onondaga
Peer Specialist
Liberty Resources
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Oswego
Crisis Respite Support Staff (Overnight)
Liberty Resources
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Madison
Peer Specialist (per diem)
Liberty Resources
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Syracuse
Non-Certified Peer Specialist (Sankofa)
Liberty Resources
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Yaphank
Peer Specialist
Maryhaven Center of Hope
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Port Jefferson Station
Peer Specialist
Maryhaven Center of Hope
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Hudson
Certified Peer Specialist

Mental Health Association of Columbia-Greene Counties, Inc.
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Hudson
Peer Specialist Youth Clubhouse

Mental Health Association of Columbia-Greene Counties, Inc.
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Poughkeepsie
Peer Specialist (HCBS)

Mental Health Association of Dutchess County
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Rochester
Certified Peer Specialist

Mental Health Association of Rochester/Monroe County
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Tarrytown
Youth Peer Specialist
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Tarrytown
Peer Support Specialist in Adult Care Managment
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Tarrytown
Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 7/7/20)

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White Plains
Recovery Specialist (INSET)
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Tarrytown
Peer Support Specialist
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 7/7/20)

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White Plains
WRN-E Recovery Specialist (full time)
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Tarrytown
Peer Support Specialist (HCBS)
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Rockland County
Compeer
Volunteer Opportunity*
(*Can be applied toward work experience for certification)
MHA Rockland
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Ulster County
Peer Specialist (ACT Team) 
MHA Ulster County
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Albany
MHEP/NYPSCB Certification Coordinator
Mental Health Empowerment Project
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Albany
MHEP/NYPSCB Certification Associate
Mental Health Empowerment Project
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Newburgh
Case Worker
Merakey
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Utica
Family Services Manager
Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency, Inc.
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Bronx
Outreach Specialist
Montefiore Medical Center
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Bronx
Information and Assistance Specialist
(NY Connects)
Neighborhood SHOPP
(Posted 7/8/20)

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New York City
Community Peer Bridger
NYAPRS
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Queens
Peer Specialist
(Supervised Release Program)
NYC Criminal Justice Agency
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Contact Tracer
New York City Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Queens
Senior Capacity Building Specialist
New York City Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Capacity Building Specialist
New York City Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Assistant Director – Complex Care
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Posted 7/8/20)

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New York City
Peer Counselor – Addiction
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Peer Counselor
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Peer Counselor Level 2 – part time
NYC Health+Hospitals (Bellevue)
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Peer Counselor Level 1
(Queens Hospital Center)
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Peer Counselor Level 2 (Coney Island)
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Bronx
Young Adult Peer Mentor
(Remote)
New York State Association for Affordable Housing (NYSAFAH)
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Westchester
Peer Advocate, Health Come Care Management
(serving two locations: Briarcliff Manor and Ossining)

Northwell Health
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist
OHEL
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Lackawanna
Family Peer Specialist (Intensive Treatment)
OLV Human Services
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Lackawanna
Family Peer Specialist (HSCB)
OLV Human Services
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Corning
Peer Specialist
Pathways
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Corning
Peer Specialist (relief hours)
Pathways
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Hyde Park
Crisis Respite Peer Companion
People-USA
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Briarcliff Manor
Peer Advocate
Phelps Hospital
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Forest Hills
Family Support Specialist
Queens Community House
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Utica
Peer Support Specialist
RCIL
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Schoharie County
(Multiple Positions)
Rehabilitation Support Services, Inc. (RSS)
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Buffalo
Rehabilitation Practitioner
Restoration Society
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Bronx
Harm Reduction Specialist
SACHR
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Brooklyn
Team Leader
Safe Horizon
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Staten Island
Peer Counselor
Samaritan Daytop
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Huntington
Certified Recovery Peer Advocate
Samaritan Daytop
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Kingston
Family Specialist
St. Catherine’s Center for Children
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Bronx
Community Relations Specialist
St. Dominic’s Family Services
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Bronx
Family Peer Support Service
St. Dominic’s Family Services
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Bronx
Youth Peer Support Service
St. Dominic’s Family Services
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Staten Island
Peer Specialist, Crisis Respite, Part Time
St. Joseph Medical Center
(Posted 7/14/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist
St. Joseph Medical Center
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Staten Island
Peer Specialist
St. Vincent’s Hospital
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Westchester
Peer Specialist (part time)
St. Vincent’s Hospital
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Staten Island
Peer Specialist
St. Vincent’s Hospital
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Staten Island
Care Manager Specialist
St. Vincent’s Hospital
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Brooklyn
Youth Coach

SCO Family of Services
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Brooklyn
Respite Specialist
Services for the Underserved
(Posted 7/8/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist
Services for the Underserved
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Jamaica
Housing Specialist
Shelter Program
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Bronx
Shift Supervisor Group Home
Sheltering Arms Child and Family Services
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Bronx
Shift Supervisor II Group Home
Sheltering Arms Child and Family Services
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Bronx
Youth Development Specialist
Sheltering Arms Child and Family Services
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Olean
ACT Co-Occurring Specialist
Spectrum Human Services
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Seneca Falls
Peer Support Specialist – Contract
The Arc Wayne
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Bronx
Vocational/Recreational Specialist
The Bridge, Inc.
(Posted 7/8/20)

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New York
Harm Reduction Specialist
The Bridge, Inc.
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Bronx
Certified Peer Specialist
The Bridge, Inc.
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist – Residential Services
The Bridge, Inc.
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
HCBS Specialist – Outpatient Services
The Bridge, Inc.
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialists
The Educational Alliance
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Peer Service Coordinator
The Educational Alliance
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist
The Educational Alliance
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Peer Community Health Worker
The Fortune Society
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Recovery Peer Specialist
The Fortune Society
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Mount Vernon
Peer
The Guidance Center
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Mount Vernon
Court Liaison
The Guidance Center
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Mount Vernon
Call Center Intake Staff
The Guidance Center
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Mount Vernon
Care Manager
The Guidance Center
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Mount Vernon
Employment Specialist (ACT Team)
The Guidance Center
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Mount Vernon
Certified Peer Specialist (ACT Team)
Certified Peer Specialist
The Guidance Center
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Mount Vernon
Clinical Supervisor
The Guidance Center
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Mount Vernon
Therapist
The Guidance Center
(Posted 7/8/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist
Peer Specialist
(part time)

The Jewish Board
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Staten Island
Workforce Coordinator
The Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Troy
Respite
Unity House of Troy
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Rochester
Outpatient Access Specialist
University of Rochester
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Rochester
Referral and Prior Authorization Specialist
University of Rochester
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist
Urban Pathways
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Niagara Falls
Peer Support Specialist
Venture Forthe
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Buffalo
Certified Peer Support Specialist (Bilingual)
Venture Forthe
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Jamestown
Peer Support Specialist
Venture Forthe
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Rochester
Vocational Support Specialist
Venture Forthe
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Upstate
Certified Peer Specialist (HCBS)
Certified Peer Specialist (CPS or CRPA) 
Venture Forthe
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Senior Family Peer Advocate (part time)
Vibrant Emotional Health
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Peer Support Specialist (part time)
Vibrant Emotional Health
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Rochester
Certified Peer Specialist
Villa of Hope
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Bronx
Case Manager Supervisor
Volunteers of America
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Queens
Peer Specialist
Volunteers of America
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Bronx
Housing Specialist (RFR198)
Housing Specialist (NWD1-660)
Housing Specialist (NWD1-661)
Volunteers of America
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Brooklyn
Mental Health Specialist
Volunteers of America
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Recreation Specialist
Volunteers of America
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist
Westhab
(Verified 7/7/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist
Weston United Community Renewal, Inc.
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Buffalo
Peer Support Specialist – CRPA
(MHPC/ECMCC Outpatient Clinic)

WNY Independent Living, Inc.
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Brooklyn
Case Manager-Transitional Housing
Women in Need
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Little Neck (Queens)
Assistant Behavior Intervention Specialist

YAI National Institute for People with Disabilities
(Verified 7/7/20)

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Glen Cove (Nassau)
Assistant Behavior Intervention Specialist

YAI National Institute for People with Disabilities
(Posted 7/8/20)

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Syracuse
Youth Ambassadors

Youth Power
(Verified 7/7/20)

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The NYS Dept. of Health Aids Institute HIV Education and Training Peer Worker Employment Opportunity has a listserv with HIV Peer Specialist positions. To join, 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  to gain experience toward becoming a peer specialist. 

For a short video about the MHTA position, 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 the listings for a job near you. Not all openings are listed on the state site. You can also check with your local state hospital or OMH facility for 55B and 55c eligible positions
(55B refers to having a disability and 55C refers to having 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

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

Employers that Frequently Hire Peer Specialists

If you haven’t found a position in the current openings you can also check our Job Bank for a list of  Employers that frequently hire peer workers. You can contact these employers to inquire 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