Job Bank

Welcome to the Job Bank for peer support workers

If you are a first time visitor, click the links below to learn more.

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. 


Current Openings

New York City
Peer Specialist (Queens Supervised Release Program) 
 NYC Criminal Justice Agency
(Posted 9/10/20)

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New Rochelle
Client Care Coordinator – Peer Self Help Program

CHOICE of New Rochelle, Inc.
(Posted 9/10/20)

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Long Island
Mobile Shower Unit Driver (full time)
Mobile Shower Unit Driver (part time)
Hands Across Long Island
(Posted 9/8/20)

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Syracuse
Advocacy Coordinator
Access CNY
(Posted 8/20/20)

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For a more complete listing continue below

In alphabetical order by employer
(Updated regularly)

New York City
Social Services Staff

1199 SEIU Employment Center
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Buffalo
Certified Recovery Peer Advocate

Acacia Network
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Syracuse
Advocacy Coordinator
Access CNY
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Middletown
Peer Support Specialist (two positions)
Access: Supports for Living
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Buffalo
Certified Recovery Peer Advocate

Acacia Network
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Middletown
Peer Support Specialist (two positions)
Access: Supports for Living
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Middletown
Peer Specialist

Access
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Syracuse
Peer Support Specialist
Access CNY
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Syracuse
Advocacy Coordinator
Access CNY
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Overnight Peer Counselor
ACMH
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Bronx
Peer Program Specialist (Ryer Ave)
ACMH
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Schenectady
Community Health Specialist
Alliance for Positive Health
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Albany
Client Support Specialist
Alliance for Positive Health
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York State
Housing: SOAR Specialist
AmeriCorps
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Support Specialist / Wellness and Recovery Specialist
Anthem
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Wellsville
Supportive Housing Specialist
Arbor Housing and Development
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Peer Recovery Care Manager
AREBA – Casriel
(Posted 6/26/20)

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Onondaga County
Independent Living Specialist (ILS)
Rapid Transition Housing Grade 5
ARISE
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Bath
Family Engagement Specialist
AspireHopeNY
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Bridger: Project Re-Entry
Baltic Street AEH
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Bridger: OMH Adult Home Project
Baltic Street AEH
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Morrisonville
Peer Specialist
Behavioral Health Services North
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Plattsburgh
Care Coordinator
Behavioral Health Services North
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Melville
Community Care Specialist
Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Buffalo
Housing Specialist
BestSelf Behavioral Health
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Buffalo
Residential Support Specialist
BestSelf Behavioral Health
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Buffalo
Peer Specialist – PT

BestSelf Behavioral Health
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist (part time)
BOOM!Health
(Posted 6/26/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist
BOOM!Health
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Independent Living Specialist
BRC
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist (Grand Concourse)
BronxWorks
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Brooklyn
Certified Recovery Peer Advocate
Bridging Access to Care
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Brooklyn
Mural Arts Project – Peer Specialist and Workshop Facilitator
Brooklyn Community Services
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist & Workshop Facilitator
Brooklyn Community Services
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist & Workshop Facilitator (part time)
Brooklyn Community Services
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Queensbury
Family Peer Support Specialist
(Warren and Washington Counties)
CAPTAIN Community Human Services
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Queensbury
Respite Care Worker/HCBS
(Warren & Washington Counties)
CAPTAIN Community Human Services
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Saratoga
Respite Care Worker/HCBS
(Saratoga County)
CAPTAIN Community Human Services
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Gloversville
Respite Care Worker/HCBS
(Fulton & Montgomery Counties)
CAPTAIN Community Human Services
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Hornell
Peer Recovery Specialist
CASA -Trinity
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Dansville
Peer Recovery Specialist
CASA -Trinity
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Senior Peer Specialist – Mental Health Clinic
CASES
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist – Forensic ACT team
CASES
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Substance Use Specialist
CASES
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Albany
Syringe Service Program Specialist
Catholic Charities
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Advocate Bridger
Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist II
Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Buffalo
Certified Recovery Peer Advocate/Specialist
Catholic Charities of Buffalo
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Cortland
Peer Support Specialist
Catholic Charities of Cortland County
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Hudson
Family Support Specialist
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Rochester
Restart Residential Associate (LPT)
Restart Residential Associate
(limited)
Restart Residential Associate (per diem)

Catholic Family Center
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Buffalo
Support Services Specialist
Cazenovia Recovery Systems
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Recovery Specialist / Peer Advocate
Center for Comprehensive Health Practice (CCHP)
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist, Bronx HOPE
Center for Court Innovation
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Rochester
Education and Outreach Specialist
Center for Disability Rights
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Rochester
Deaf Communication Specialist
Center for Disability Rights
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Utica
Multiple Recovery Openings
Center for Family Life and Recovery, Inc.
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Kew Gardens
Peer Advocate
Center for the Independence of the Disabled
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Kew Gardens
Transition Specialist
Center for the Independence of the Disabled
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Hicksville
Clinical Services Specialist
Central Nassau Guidance and Counseling Services
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Hicksville
Community Outreach Specialist
Central Nassau Guidance and Counseling Services
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Hicksville
Critical Time Intervention Social Worker
(Supervises peer staff)
Central Nassau Guidance and Counseling Services
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Syracuse
Peer Specialist 
(full time)
Circare
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Bronx
CASAC Specialist
Children’s Community Service
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New Rochelle
Client Care Coordinator – Peer Self Help Program

CHOICE of New Rochelle, Inc.
(Posted 9/10/20)

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White Plains
Housing Specialist
CHOICE of NY
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Saranc Lake
Peer Specialist
Citizen Advocates
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Malone
Peer Specialist
Citizen Advocates
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Malone
Peer Specialist
(OMH Crisis Stabilization Center)

Citizen Advocates
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Malone
Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist
Citizen Advocates
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Syracuse
Peer Specialist (OMH) (part time)
CNY Services
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Assistant Program Director (Crisis Respite)
Community Access
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Peer Respite Worker
Community Access
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Mobile Vocational Specialist
Community Access
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Peer Bridger (multiple positions)
Community Access
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Service Coordinator (Bilingual)
Community Access
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Bronx
Harm Reduction Specialist
Community Access
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Manhattan
Housing Counselor
(part time, evenings)

Community Access
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Youth Advocate
Community Access
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Family Advocate
Community Access
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Buffalo
Correctional Services Specialist
Community Access Services
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Tupper Lake
Peer Advocate Specialist
Community Connections of Franklin County
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Bay Shore
Resident Support Specialist (p/t)
Community Housing Innovations
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Coram
Resident Support Specialist (p/t)
Community Housing Innovations
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Jericho
Resident Support Specialist (p/t)
Community Housing Innovations
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Lake Ronkonkoma
Resident Support Specialist (p/t)
Community Housing Innovations
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Patchogue
Recovery Specialist
Concern for Independent Living
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Brooklyn
Per Diem Peer Specialist
Concern for Independent Living
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist (per diem)
Concern for Independent Living
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist (HCBS)
Concern for Independent Living
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Syracuse
Family Specialist
Coordinated Care Services, Inc. (CCSI)
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Newburgh
Peer Engagement Specialist
Cornerstone Family Healthcare
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Carmel
Family Support Navigator
CoveCare Center
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Carmel
Certified Recovery Peer Advocate
CoveCare Center
(Verified 8/24/20)

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East Rochester
Residential Services Coordinator (SRO)
Depaul
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Smithtown
Employment Specialist
Developmental Disabilities Institute
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Hauppauge
Peer Specialist
(Home Base)

EAC Network
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Recovery Support Specialist
(Offender Reentry Program)

EAC Network
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Hauppauge
Peer Specialist (part time)
(Alternatives for Youth) 
EAC Network
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Queens
Club House Youth Coordinator
Elmcor Youth & Adult Activities
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Melville (Nassau/Suffolk)
Crisis Support Specialist
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Old Bethpage
Peer Support Specialist
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
(Verified 8/24/20)

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

Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Old Bethpage
Peer Support Specialist
(Mobile Residential Support Team)

Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
(Verified 8/24/20)

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

Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Old Bethpage
Peer Support Specialist
(OMH Housing)

Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Riverhead
Peer Specialist
Family Service League
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Elmira
PROS Specialist
Family Services of Chemung County
(Verified 8/24/20)

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White Plains
Family Peer Advocate
Family Ties of Westchester
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Bronx
Mental Health Specialist
Good Shepherd Services
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Long Island
Mobile Shower Unit Driver (full time)
Mobile Shower Unit Driver (part time)
Hands Across Long Island
(Posted 9/8/20)

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Long Island
Director, Supported Housing
Hands Across Long Island
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Community and Customer Support Specialist
Happify Health
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Ambassador
(Volunteer Position) 
HelpNYC
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Olean
Housing Specialist
Housing Options Made Easy
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Advocate
Housing Works
(Posted 8/26/20)

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New York City
Assistant Director
Housing Works
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Brooklyn
Vocational Education Specialist
Housing Works
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Hawthorne
Prevention Specialist
Hudson Valley Community Services
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Hawthorne
SEP Peer
Hudson Valley Community Services
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Hawthorne
Program Supervisor
Hudson Valley Community Services
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Monticello
Peer Transition/Diversion Specialist
Independent Living
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Middletown
Peer Diversion Specialist
Independent Living
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Yonkers
Peer Recovery Specialist (Putnam/Westchester)
Independent Living
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Brooklyn
Youth Advocate
Institute for Community Living (ICL)
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Brooklyn
Behavioral Health Specialist II
Institute for Community Living (ICL)
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Counselor (res w/med)
Institute for Community Living (ICL)
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Case Manager (res w/med)
Institute for Community Living (ICL)
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Employment Specialist (Shelter)
Institute for Community Living (ICL)
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist Need!
Institute for Community Living (ICL)
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist
Institute for Community Living (ICL)
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist
Institute for Community Living (ICL)
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Albany
Guest Support Specialist
Guest Support Specialist II
Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Young Adult Peer Mentor
Jericho Project
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Bronx
Care Manager – Family Scatter Site
Jericho Project
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Ozone Park and Washington Heights
Peer Engagement Specialist (part time)
Lantern Community Services
For more opportunities, click here
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City Area
Peer Engagement Specialist
Lantern Community Services
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Syracuse
Peer  Specialist
Liberty Resources
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Syracuse
Regional Mobile Crisis Responder
Liberty Resources
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Syracuse
Overnight Mobile Crisis Responder
Liberty Resources
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Syracuse
Peer Specialist (non-certified)
Liberty Resources
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Madison
Peer Specialist
Liberty Resources
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Oswego
Peer Specialist
Liberty Resources
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Onondaga (Syracuse)
Crisis Respite Support Staff
Liberty Resources
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Oswego
Crisis Respite Support Staff
Liberty Resources
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Madison
Crisis Respite Support Staff
Liberty Resources
(Posted 8/26/20)

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New York City
Peer Engagement Specialist
Lower Eastside Service Center
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Yaphank
Peer Specialist
Maryhaven Center of Hope
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Port Jefferson Station
Peer Specialist
Maryhaven Center of Hope
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Poughkeepsie
Peer Specialist (HCBS)

Mental Health Association of Dutchess County
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Watertown
Peer Run Housing First Advocate

Mental Health Association in Jefferson County
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Watertown
Adult HCBS Provider

Mental Health Association in Jefferson County
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Hempstead
Mail Courier/Peer Specialist
Mental Health Association of Nassau County
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Newburgh
Habilitation Specialist
Mental Health Association in Orange County
(Verified 8/24/20)

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White Plains
Senior Recovery Specialist (Mobile Pantry)
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Tarrytown
Family Support Specialist
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Tarrytown
Youth Peer Specialist
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Tarrytown
Peer Support Specialist in Adult Care Managment
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Tarrytown
Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Tarrytown
Peer Support Specialist
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Tarrytown
Peer Support Specialist (HCBS)
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Tarrytown
HCBS Specialists (Generalist)
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Rockland County
Compeer
Volunteer Opportunity*
(*Can be applied toward work experience for certification)
MHA Rockland
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Utica
Family Services Manager
Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency, Inc.
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Bronx
Program Supervisor
Montefiore Medical Center
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Bronx
Outreach Specialist
Montefiore Medical Center
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Olean
Health Home Care Manager
New Directions Youth and Family Services
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Olean
Youth Support Specialist (on call, part-time)
New Directions Youth and Family Services
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Queens
Targeted Case Manager
New Horizon Counseling Center
(Posted 6/26/20)

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New York City
Community Peer Bridger
NYAPRS
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist (Queens Supervised Release Program) 
 NYC Criminal Justice Agency
(Posted 9/10/20)

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Queens
Senior Capacity Building Specialist
New York City Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Peer Counselor
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Manhattan
Certified Peer Counselor
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Peer Counselor – Addiction
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Peer Counselor Level 1
(Ambulatory Care)
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Peer Counselor Level 1
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Posted 8/26/20)

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New York City
Peer Counselor Level 2
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist Research Assistant
New York State Psychiatric Institute
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Staten Island
Peer Advocate
Northwell Health
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Glen Oaks
Peer Advocate
Northwell Health
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Nyack
Certified Peer Recovery Advocate (CRPA)
Nyack Hospital
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist
OHEL
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Lackawanna
Peer Support Specialist (Kinship Caregiver)
OLV Human Services
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Lackawanna
Family Peer Specialist (Intensive Treatment)
OLV Human Services
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Lackawanna
Family Peer Specialist (HSCB)
OLV Human Services
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Corning
Peer Specialist
Pathways
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Poughkeepsie
Mental Health Peer Advocate
People-USA
(Posted 8/26/20)

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New York City
On-Site Health Promotion Specialist
Plus One Health Management
(Posted 8/26/20)

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New York City
Housing Specialist
Project Renewal
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Hauppauge
HARP Care Coordinator
Project Safety Net
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Forest Hills
Family Support Specialist
Queens Community House
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Utica
Peer Support Specialist
RCIL
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Schoharie County
(Multiple Positions)
Rehabilitation Support Services, Inc. (RSS)
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Rego Park
Peer Advocate (Russian Speaking)
Rego Park Seniors Club
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Albany
Youth Peer Engagement Specialist
Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Albany
Family Specialist
Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Support Specialist
Research Foundation of the City University of New York
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Buffalo
Peer Mentor
Restoration Society
(Posted 6/26/20)

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Westchester County
Community Support Specialist
Richmond Community Services
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Brooklyn
Team Leader
Safe Horizon
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Staten Island
Peer Counselor
Samaritan Daytop
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Huntington
Certified Recovery Peer Advocate
Samaritan Daytop
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Blauvelt
Behavior Specialist
St. Dominic’s Family Services
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Bronx
Family Peer Support Service Worker
St. Dominic’s Family Services
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Staten Island
Peer Specialist, PROS
St. Joseph’s Medical Center
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist
St. Vincent’s Hospital
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Staten Island
Peer Specialist
St. Vincent’s Hospital
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Westchester
Peer Specialist (part time)
St. Vincent’s Hospital
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Staten Island
Peer Specialist
St. Vincent’s Hospital
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Staten Island
Care Manager Specialist
St. Vincent’s Hospital
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Queens
Foster Care – Youth LifeSet Specialist
SCO Family of Services
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Queens
Family Child Care Network Specialist
SCO Family of Services
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Brooklyn
Respite Specialist
Services for the Underserved
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist
Services for the Underserved
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Brooklyn
Recreation Specialist
Services for the Underserved
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Jamaica
Housing Specialist
Shelter Program
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Queens
Juvenile Counselors
Sheltering Arms Child and Family Services
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Bronx
Shift Supervisor Group Home
Sheltering Arms Child and Family Services
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Bronx
Shift Supervisor II Group Home
Sheltering Arms Child and Family Services
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Bronx
Youth Development Specialist
Sheltering Arms Child and Family Services
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Niagara Falls
ACT Co-Occurring Specialist
Spectrum Human Services
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Prevention Specialist
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Seneca Falls
Peer Support Specialist – Contract
The Arc Wayne
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
HCBS Specialist – Outpatient Services
The Bridge, Inc.
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Bronx
Assistant Program Director
The Bridge, Inc.
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Bronx
Vocational/Recreational Specialist
The Bridge, Inc.
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Bronx
Certified Peer Specialist
The Bridge, Inc.
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist – Residential Services
The Bridge, Inc.
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Bronx
Multisystemic Therapy Family Resource Specialist
The Children’s Village
(Posted 8/26/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist
The Family Center
(Posted 8/26/20)

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New York City
Peer Community Health Worker
The Fortune Society
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Recovery Peer Specialist
The Fortune Society
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Mount Vernon
Peer
The Guidance Center
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Mount Vernon
Call Center Intake Staff
The Guidance Center
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Mount Vernon
Care Manager
The Guidance Center
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Mount Vernon
Employment Specialist (ACT Team)
The Guidance Center
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Mount Vernon
Certified Peer Specialist (ACT Team)
Certified Peer Specialist
The Guidance Center
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Troy
Respite
Unity House of Troy
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Watertown
Patient Admission Specialist
US Army Reserve
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Buffalo
Health Technician (Telehealth Clinical)
US  Dept. of Veterans Affairs
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Olean
Peer Support Specialist
Venture Forthe
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Olean
Educational Support Specialist
Venture Forthe
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Jamestown
Vocational Support Specialist
Venture Forthe
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Elmira
Peer Support Specialist
Venture Forthe
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Niagara Falls
Peer Support Specialist
Venture Forthe
(Posted 8/26/20)

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New York City
Peer Support Specialist (part time)
Vibrant Emotional Health
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Rochester
Certified Peer Specialist
Villa of Hope
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Manhattan
Mental Health Specialist II
Visiting Nurse Service of NY
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Associate Program Director (SHS190)
Volunteers of America
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Queens
Peer Specialist
Volunteers of America
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Bronx
Housing Specialist (RFR198)
Housing Specialist (NWD1-661)
Volunteers of America
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Brooklyn
Mental Health Specialist
Volunteers of America
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Recreation Specialist
Volunteers of America
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Huntington
Peer Specialist
WellLife Network
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Elmont
Peer Specialist
WellLife Network
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist/Advocate
West Midtown Medical Group
(Posted 8/26/20)

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Western Massachusetts
Community Bridger
Western Mass RLC
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist
Westhab
(Verified 8/24/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist
Weston United Community Renewal, Inc.
(Verified 8/24/20)

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

WNY Independent Living, Inc.
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Brooklyn
Social Service Supervisor – Supportive Housing

Women In Need
(Verified 8/24/20)

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Syracuse
Youth Ambassadors

Youth Power
(Verified 8/24/20)

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For a list of frequent employers by region, click here


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