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New listings within the last week.

Rochester
Peer Specialist  (per diem)
(Supportive Parter for Recovery)

Compeer Rochester, Inc.
(Posted 8/16/19)

Remote Job (Work from Home)
Volunteer Coordinator
(Lived experience in the Trans community)

Trans Lifeline Microgrants
(Posted 8/16/19)

Milford, CT
Peer Resource Advocate
Bridges Healthcare
(Posted 8/7/19)

Harlem
Community Health Worker
Harlem Health Advocacy Partners 
(Posted 8/7/19)

New York City
Youth Coordinator for ProHope
New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI)
(Posted 8/6/19)

Syracuse
Peer Recovery Coach (Hope Connections Recovery Center)
Catholic Charities of Onondaga County
(Posted 8/5/19)

New York City
Peer Engagement Specialist
Institute for Community Living (ICL)
(Posted 8/5/19)

New York City
Washington Heights Community Services-Audubon Clinic
Peer Specialist (SG-9)
NYS Psychiatric Institute
(Verified 8/7/19)

Brooklyn
Certified Peer Specialist (HCBS)
Interborough Developmental & Consultation Center (IDCC)
(Verified 8/7/19)

Paterson, NJ
Peer Community Navigator
Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey, Inc. (CSPNJ),
(Verified 8/7/19)


Current Openings

In alphabetical order by employer
(Updated monthly)

All Locations
Temporary positions
2020 Census Bureau
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Newburgh
Peer Specialist (per diem)
Access
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Monticello
Peer Specialist (supported housing)
Access
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Syracuse
Peer Support Crisis Respite (relief)
AccessCNY, Inc.
(Verified 8/7/19)

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New York City
Peer Counselor
ACMH
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist
Argus Community
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Syracuse
Transition Specialist
ARISE 
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Onondaga County
Independent Living Specialist (ILS)
Rapid Transition Housing Grade 5
ARISE
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Ronkonkoma
HCBS Peer Specialist
Association for Mental Health & Wellness
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Riverhead
Peer Specialist (PROS)
Association for Mental Health & Wellness
(Verified 8/7/19)

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New York City
Vocational Counselor
(Coordinating Peer Specialist Services)
AVRASA Organization
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Brooklyn
Peer Bridger:
MMC Project Re-Entry

Baltic Street AEH
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Brooklyn
Peer Bridger:
OMH Adult Home Project
Baltic Street AEH
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Staten Island
Peer Bridger / OMH Adult Home
Baltic Street, AEH
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Buffalo
Peer Specialist
(Clubhouse after hours)
BestSelf Behavioral Health
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Buffalo
Peer Specialist
(MWRAP)
BestSelf Behavioral Health
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Milford, CT
Peer Resource Advocate
Bridges Healthcare
(Posted 8/7/19)

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Brooklyn
(Multiple Positions)
Peer Specialist HCBS
Outreach Screener (part time)
Adult health Plus Care Manager
Program Manager – Prevention Education
OASAS Counselor – Peer Specialist Supervisor

Bridging Access to Care
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Bronx
Peer Outreach Worker
Brightpoint Health
(Posted 8/8/19)

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New York City
Peer Specialist/Homeless Services
Care for the Homeless
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist (newSTART)
CASES
(Posted 8/8/19)

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New York City
(Multiple openings)
Peer Specialist/Forensic ACT
Peer Specialist/Manhattan ACT
Peer Specialist/Manhattan Forensic ACT
CASES
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Brooklyn and Queens
Care Coordinator (multiple positions)
Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Brooklyn and Queens
Care Specialist (multiple positions)
Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Syracuse
Peer Recovery Coach
(Hope Connections Recovery Center)

Catholic Charities of Onondaga County
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Fulton
(Multiple openings) 
Peer Specialist
Peer Specialist (HCBS Provider)

Catholic Charities of Oswego Co.
(Verified 8/7/19)

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New York City
Peer Specialist (IMT)
(Intensive Mobile Treatment Team) 

Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS)
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Utica
Family Peer Advocate
(Job Description)
Center for Family Life and Recovery, Inc.
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Manhattan
Adult Day Supervisor
(Therapeutic Recreation/Creative Arts) 

CenterLight Health System
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Hicksville
Peer Specialist (Community Residence)
(part-time)
Central Nassau Guidance and Counseling Services, Inc.
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Plainville
Peer Specialist (HCBS)
Central Nassau Guidance and Counseling Services, Inc.
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Syracuse
Peer Specialist (full time)
Circare
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Syracuse
Waiver Service Provider I
Circare
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Syracuse
Waiver Service Provider II
Circare
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Syracuse
Peer Specialist
Circare
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Malone
(Multiple Positions)
Peer Specialist
Peer Specialist – Crisis and Recovery Center
OASAS Peer Specialist
Peer Specialist

Citizen Advocates
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Syracuse
Caregiver Services Specialist
CNY Services, Inc.
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Syracuse
Certified Peer Specialist
CNY Services, Inc.
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Paterson, NJ
Peer Community Navigator
Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey, Inc. (CSPNJ),
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Rochester
Peer Specialist  (per diem)
(Supportive Parter for Recovery)
Compeer Rochester, Inc.
(Posted 8/16/19)

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Rochester
Peer Specialist
Compeer Rochester, Inc.
(Verified 8/7/19)

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New York City
Peer Bridger (per diem)
Community Access
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Malone
HCBS Waiver Specialist (part-time)
Community Connections of Franklin County
(Posted 8/8/19)

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East Patchogue
Recovery Specialist (weekday overnight)
Concern for Independent Living
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Rochester
Peer Engagement Specialist
Coordinated Care Services, Inc. (CCSI)
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Rochester
Peer Engagement Specialist
Coordinated Care Services, Inc. (CCSI)
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Syracuse
Peer Engagement Specialist
Coordinated Care Services, Inc.
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Syracuse
Family Specialist
Coordinated Care Services, Inc. (CCSI)
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Paterson, NJ
Peer Community Navigator
Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey, Inc. (CSPNJ),
(Verified 8/7/19)

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New York, NY
Peer Bridger (multiple positions)
Adult Home Initiative (AHI)
Community Access
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Medford
Peer Counselor
Concern for Independent Living, Inc.
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Newburgh
Peer Engagement Specialist (CRPA)
Cornerstone Family Healthcare
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Lowville
Engagement Specialist
Credo Community Center
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Hauppauge
Peer Specialist (part time)
(Alternatives for Youth) 
EAC Network
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Brooklyn
Peer Recovery Coach
EAC
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Old Bethpage
Peer Support Specialist (OMH Supportive Housing)
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Centerreach
Peer Support Specialist
(Hospital Diversion, part time)
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Old Bethpage
Peer Support Specialist (Mobile)
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Staten Island
Peer Support Specialist (flex hours)
Supported Housing
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc.
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Old Bethpage
(Terry’s Place PROS)

Peer Support Specialist
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc.
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Old Bethpage
(Hospital Diversion – part time)

Peer Support Specialist
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc.
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Nassau County
Peer Support Specialist (part time)
Mobile Residential Support Team (MRST)
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc.
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Hauppauge
Peer Specialist
Family Service League, Inc.
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Harlem (Chelton Loft)
Peer Specialist
Fedcap Rehabilitation Services
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Massapequa
Peer Specialist/Mentor
Federation of Organizations
(Verified 8/7/19)

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New York City
Behavioral Health Connector
(part time, temporary)

Fund for Public Health
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Astoria
Peer Specialist (HCBS)
Goodwill Industries
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Central Islip
Employment Specialist
Hands Across Long Island
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Harlem
Community Health Worker
Harlem Health Advocacy Partners 
(Posted 8/7/19)

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Brighton
Housing Specialist
Housing Options Made Easy
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Olean
Housing Specialist
Housing Options Made Easy
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Syracuse
Peer Specialist
Helio Health
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Middletown
Hospital Diversion Specialist
Independent Living, Inc.
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Westchester
Peer Recovery Specialist
Independent Living, Inc.
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist (ACT Team)
Institute for Community Living (ICL)
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist
(Temporary)
Institute for Community Living (ICL)
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist
Institute for Community Living (ICL)
(Posted 8/8/19)

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New York City
Peer Engagement Specialist
Institute for Community Living (ICL)
(Posted 8/5/19)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist (temporary)
Institute for Community Living (ICL)
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Brooklyn
Certified Peer Specialist (HCBS)
Interborough Developmental & Consultation Center (IDCC)
(Verified 8/7/19)

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New York City
Peer Engagement Specialist (part time)
Lantern Community Services
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Multiple Locations (Central Region)
Peer Specialist – (HCBS)
Liberty Resources
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Onondaga County
Peer Specialist – (short term crisis respite)
Liberty Resources
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Oneida
Overnight Peer Specialist – (per diem)
Liberty Resources
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Auburn
Family Peer Support Specialist – (per diem)
Liberty Resources
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Auburn
Peer Specialist – (per diem)
Liberty Resources
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Syracuse
Mobile Crisis Peer Support
Liberty Resources
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist (OMH)
Living Positive
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Yaphank
Peer Specialist
Maryhaven Center of Hope
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Port Jefferson Station
Peer Specialist
Maryhaven Center of Hope
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Poughkeepsie
Peer Specialist
Mental Health America Dutchess County
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Poughkeepsie
Peer Specialist (HCBS)
Mental Health America Dutchess County
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Rochester
Peer Specialist (Bi-lingual Spanish)
Mental Health Association of Rochester
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Binghamton
Recovery Specialist
Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Warsaw
Peer Support Specialist (per diem)
Mental Health Association of Warsaw
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Yonkers
Peer  Specialist OnTrackNY
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Tarrytown
Peer Support Specialist (HCBS)
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 8/7/19)

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White Plains
Recovery Specialist (INSET)
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 8/7/19)

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White Plains
Peer Specialist – Sterling (part time)
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Brooklyn
Peer Recovery Specialist
Wraparound Services
NADAP
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Lockport
On-call Family Peer Support Specialist
New Directions Youth & Family Services, Inc.
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Queens
Peer Specialist
New Horizon Counseling Center
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Rockaway
Peer Bridger – St. John’s
NYAPRS
(Verified 8/7/19)

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New York City
Peer Counselor Level 2
NYC Health+Hospitals/Elmhurst
(Posted 8/8/19)
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New York City
Peer Counselor Level 2
NYC Health+Hospitals/Central Office
(Verified 8/7/19)

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New York City
Youth Coordinator for ProHope
New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI)
(Posted 8/6/19)

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New York City
Washington Heights Community Services-Audubon Clinic
Peer Specialist (SG-9)
NYS Psychiatric Institute
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Glen Oaks
Peer Advocate (per diem)
Northwell Health
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Western Suffolk County
Peer Specialist (full time)
Options for Community Living
(Verified 8/7/19)

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 Suffolk County
Peer Specialist HCBS (part time)
Options for Community Living
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Nassau County
Care Navigator (part time)
Care Navigator (part time)
(two positions)
Options for Community Living
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Pathways
Peer Specialist (relief hours)
Pathways
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Glens Falls
Crisis Respite Peer Companion
People-USA
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Walden
Peer Companion (Orange County)
People-USA
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Rochester
Homeless Outreach and Engagement Specialist
Person Centered Housing Options
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Ronkonkoma
Recovery Support Specialist
Phoenix House
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist – In-Reach
Pibly Residential Programs, Inc.
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Hauppauge
Care Coordinator
Project Safety Net
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Queens
Counseling Specialist
Queens Community House
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Utica
Peer Support Specialist
RCIL
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Buffalo
Rehabilitation Practitioner
Restoration Society
(Posted 8/819)

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Schoharie County
(Multiple Positions)
Peer Advocate, Warm Line, Over the Rainbow Coffee House
RSS
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Poughkeepsie
Peer Specialist
RSS
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Statewide
Team Leader
Safe Horizon
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Queens
Juvenile Counselor Supervisor
Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services, Inc.
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Freeport
Peer Specialist
Shore Association for Independent Living, Inc.. (SAIL)
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Bronx
Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA)
Samaritan Daytop
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Syracuse
Peer Specialist (part time)
St. Joseph’s Health
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Staten Island
Peer Specialist
St. Vincent’s Hospital
(Verified 8/7/19)

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New York City
Certified Peer Specialist
Services for the UnderServed
(Posted 8/8/19)

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New York City
Peer Admin Specialist
Service Program for Older Adults
(Verified 8/7/19)

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New York City
Peer Specialist
Services for the UnderServed
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Brooklyn
Outreach Specialist
Services for the UnderServed
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Brooklyn
Respite Specialist
Services for the UnderServed
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Brooklyn
Employment Specialist
Services for the UnderServed
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist
Services for the UnderServed
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Waterloo
Peer Support Specialist (contractor)
The Arc Wayne
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist – FACT Program
The Bridge
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Bronx
Recovery Specialist
The Fortune Society
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Long Island
Recovery Coordinator
The Fortune Society
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Utica
Peer Advocate
The Neighborhood Center
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Brooklyn
Social Work Supervisor
(Peer Specialist Supervisor)

The Jewish Board
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist
The Jewish Board
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Remote Job (Work from Home)
Volunteer Coordinator
(Lived experience in the Trans community)

Trans Lifeline Microgrants
(Posted 8/16/19)

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Queens
Peer Counselor
Transitional Services for New York
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Rochester
Peer Specialist
University of Rochester
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Troy
Peer Specialist – PROS
Unity House of Troy
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Troy
Respite
Unity House of Troy
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Bath
Peer Support Specialist (bilingual)
Venture Forthe, Inc.
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Bath
Certified Peer Recovery Specialist
Venture Forthe, Inc.
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Olean
Certified Peer Recovery Specialist
(bilingual a plus)
Venture Forthe, Inc.
(Posted 8/8/19)

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Jamestown
Peer Specialist
Venture Forthe, Inc.
(Verified 8/7/19)

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Rochester
Peer Specialist
Venture Forthe, Inc.
(Verified 8/7/19)

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New York City
Peer Support Supervisor
Vibrant Emotional Health
(Verified 8/7/19)

 


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 two months), click here.