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Recent Job Openings submitted to the Virtual Learning Community
(Additional positions in the “Current Openings” section below. )

Albany
Director of the New York Peer Specialist Certification Board

Mental Health Empowerment Project
(1/21/20)

Syracuse
Youth Ambassadors

Youth Power
(1/17/20)

Clinton Park
Executive Director

ACL/ACLAIMH
(1/17/20)

Warsaw
Peer Specialist
Peer Specialist II
Spectrum Human Services
(1/17/20)

Albany
Program Manager Bureau of Inspection
New York State Office of Mental Health
(1/17/20)

Ulster County
Peer Specialist (ACT Team) 
MHA Ulster County
(1/16/20)

Current Openings

In alphabetical order by employer
(Updated monthly)

All Locations
Temporary positions
2020 Census Bureau
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist

Acacia Network
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Bronx
Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA)

Acacia Network
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Middletown
Peer Specialist
(HCBS)
Access
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Middletown
Peer Specialist
(part-time case management)
Access
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Newburgh
Certified Peer Specialist
(full time)
Access
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Newburgh
Peer Specialist CCBHC
(per diem)
Access
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Monticello
Peer Specialist
(supported housing) (part time)
Access
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Syracuse
Peer Support Crisis Respite
AccessCNY, Inc.
(Posted 1/28/20)

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Syracuse
Peer Support Specialist
AccessCNY, Inc.
(Posted 1/21/20)

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Syracuse
Peer Support – Crisis Respite
AccessCNY, Inc.
(Posted 1/21/20)

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Syracuse
Peer Support – Crisis Respite (full time)
AccessCNY, Inc.
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Clinton Park
Executive Director

ACL/ACLAIMH
(Posted 1/17/20)

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New York City
Peer Program Specialist

ACMH
(Posted 1/28/20)

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New York City
Peer Counselor

ACMH
(Posted 1/28/20)

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Albany
Client Support Specialist
Alliance for Positive Health
(Posted 1/28/20)

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Schenectady
Client Support Specialist
Alliance for Positive Health
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Onondaga County
Independent Living Specialist (ILS)
Rapid Transition Housing Grade 5
ARISE
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Tioga Center
Peer Support Specialist
AspireHopeNY
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Ronkonkoma
Employment Open House – February 10, 2020
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
(Posted 1/28/20)

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Riverhead
Peer Specialist – Peer Run Recovery Center
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
(Posted 1/17/20)

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New York City
Peer Recovery Advocate
AVRASA Organization
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Vocational Counselor
(Coordinating Peer Specialist Services)
AVRASA Organization
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Buffalo
Peer Mentors
Baker Victory Services (Lackawana) 
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Bridger:
OMH Adult Home Project
Baltic Street AEH
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Manhattan
Peer Specialist
Beacon Health Options
(Verified 1/14/20)

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North Collins
Peer Specialist
BestSelf Behavioral Health
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Buffalo
Peer Specialist
BestSelf Behavioral Health
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Staten Island
Relay Coordinator (CRPA)
Brightpoint Health
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Brooklyn
Program Coordinator – NYC Mural Arts Project
Brooklyn Community Services
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist and Workshop Co-Facilitaor
Brooklyn Community Services
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Queens
Housing Specialist
CAMBA
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Schenectady
Special Needs Care
Care.com
(Posted 1/28/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist/Homeless Services
Care for the Homeless
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist/Client Escort
Care for the Homeless
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Manhattan
Peer Specialist – ACT Team
CASES
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Manhattan
Peer Specialist – Mental Health Court
CASES
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Canandaigua
Peer Support Specialist
Catholic Charities
(Posted 1/28/20)

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Bath
Peer Advocate
Catholic Charities
(Posted 1/18/20)

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Mount Morris
Peer Navigator (HCBS)
Catholic Charities
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Queens
Care Specialist
Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Advocate Bridger
Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Brooklyn and Queens
Care Coordinator (multiple positions)
Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Cortland County
Senior Peer Specialist
Peer Specialist
Catholic Charities of Cortland County
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Albany
Harm Reduction Specialist
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Bronx
Fair Futures Coach
Cayuga Centers
(Posted 1/28/20)

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New York City
Recovery Specialist, Peer Advocate
Center for Comprehensive Health Practice
(Posted 1/21/20)

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Bronx
Specialist, Peer Advoacy
Center for the Court Innovation
(Posted 1/17/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist
Center for the Independence of the Disabled
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Utica
Multiple Recovery Openings
Center for Family Life and Recovery, Inc.
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist (IMT)
Center for Urban Community Services
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Malone
Peer Specialist

Citizen Advocates, Inc.
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Syracuse
Peer Specialist
(full time)
Circare
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Syracuse
Peer Specialist (OMH) (part time)
CNY Services
(Posted 1/28/20)

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New York City
Certified Peer Specialist
Community Access
(Posted 1/17/20)

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New York City
Regional Adult Home Coordinator
Community Access
(Posted 1/17/20)

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New York City
Peer Advocate – NYC Adult Home Initiative
Community Access
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Resource Consultant
Community Access
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Manhattan
Respite Worker
Community Access
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Bronx
Senior Respite Worker
Community Access
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Harlem
Supported Education Specialist
Community Access
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Senior Care Coordinator
Community Access
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Supported Education Specialist
Community Access
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Training and Implementation Specialist
Community Access
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Assistant Program Director
Community Access
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Senior Peer Bridger
Community Access
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Senior Respite Worker
Community Access
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Senior Service Coordinator
Community Access
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Advocacy Specialist
Community Access
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Peer Bridger
Community Access
(Posted 1/17/20)

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New York City
Peer Bridger (per diem)
Community Access
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York, NY
Peer Bridger (multiple positions)
Adult Home Initiative (AHI)
Community Access
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Buffalo
Intensive Support Specialist
Community Services for Every1
(Posted 1/17/20)

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East Patchogue
Recovery Specialist (weekday overnight)
Concern for Independent Living
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Rochester
Peer Engagement Specialist
Coordinated Care Services, Inc. (CCSI)
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Syracuse
Family Specialist
Coordinated Care Services, Inc. (CCSI)
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Niagara Falls
Peer Specialist (certified)

Counseling Services of Upstate New York
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Carmel
Peer Specialist
(part time)

CoveCare Center 
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Watertown
Engagement Specialist
Credo Community Center
(Posted 1/28/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist
Criminal Justice Agency (CJA)
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Olean
Mobile Health Specialist
Directions in Independent Living
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Central Islip
Supervisor
EAC Network
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Hauppauge
Peer Specialist (part time)
(Alternatives for Youth) 
EAC Network
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Rochester
Peer Outreach Specialist
Excellus (Fairport)
(Posted 1/28/20)

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Old Bethpage
Peer Support Specialist (Mobile Residential Support Team)
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Old Bethpage
Peer Support Specialist (Terry’s Place PROS)
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Old Bethpage
Peer Support Specialist (OMH Housing)
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Haupaggue
Peer Specialist
Family Service League
(Posted 1/21/20)

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Glens Falls
Family Support Specialist
Glens Falls Hospital
(Posted 1/17/20)

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West Babylon
Peer Specialist – ACT Team
Federation of Organizations
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Queens
Peer Specialist – FACT Team
Federation of Organizations
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Long Island
Peer Specialist
– Scattered Site Supportive Housing

Federation of Organizations
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Long Island City
Peer Community Health Worker Supervisor
Fund for Public Health
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Long Island City
Peer Community Health Worker
Fund for Public Health
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Kingston
Peer Specialist
Gateway Community Industries
(Posted 1/28/20)

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Western New York
Behavior Peer Specialist (Piperwood Day Camp)
Girl Scouts of Western New York
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Case Manager and Outreach Specialist
gmhc
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Overdose Prevention Specialist
Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Vocational Services Coordinator
Greenwich House
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Central Islip
Peer Food Farmacy Wellness Coach
Hands Across Long Island
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Ambassador (Volunteer Position) 
HelpNYC
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Buffalo
Housing Specialist (BPC)
Housing Options Made Easy
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Olean
Housing Specialist
Housing Options Made Easy
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Brooklyn
Activity Specialist
Housing Works
(Posted 1/28/20)

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Brooklyn
Outreach Specialist
Housing Works
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Mamaroneck
Certified Peer Specialist
Human Development Services of Westchester
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Yonkers
Peer Recovery Specialist
Independent Living
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Middletown
Peer Diversion Specialist
Independent Living
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist
ICL
(Posted 1/28/20)

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Long Island City
Peer Specialist
ICL
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist (Part Time)
ICL
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist (Temporary)
ICL
(Posted 1/17/20)

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New York City
Young Adult Peer Mentor
Jericho Project
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Bronx
Young Adult Peer Mentor
Jericho Project
(Posted 1/17/20)

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New York, NY
Supervisor
Lantern Community Services
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Ozone Park
Peer Engagement Specialist
Lantern Community Services
(Posted 1/28/20)

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Yonkers
Life Coach
Leake and Watts Services 
(Posted 1/17/20)

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New York City
Peer Outreach Specialist
Peer Outreach Specialist (part-time)

LGBT Center
(Posted 1/28/20)

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Rochester
Peer Specialist
Liberty Resources
(Posted 1/18/20)

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Oneida
Peer Support Specialist
Liberty Resources
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Auburn
Family Support Specialist (per diem)
Liberty Resources
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Oswego Couty
Peer Specialist
Liberty Resources
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Oneida
Peer Specialist
(MRT residential crisis bed)

Liberty Resources
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Oneida
Crisis Counselor (per diem)
Liberty Resources
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Oneida
Overnight Peer Specialist (per diem)
Liberty Resources
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Oneida
Certified Peer
Liberty Resources
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Syracuse
Overnight Peer Specialist (per diem)
Liberty Resources
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Syracuse
Peer Specialist (non-certified)
Liberty Resources
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Yaphank
Peer Specialist
Maryhaven Center of Hope
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Port Jefferson Station
Peer Specialist
Maryhaven Center of Hope
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Hudson
Certified Peer Specialist

Mental Health Association of Columbia-Greene Counties, Inc.
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Poughkeepsie
Peer Specialist

Mental Health America of Dutchess County
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Amsterdam
PT Ombudsman/Peer Specialist

Mental Health Association in Fulton/Montgomery Counties
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Rochester
Certified Peer Specialist (per diem)

Mental Health America of Rochester
(Posted 1/18/20)

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Binghamton
Director of Peer Support Services
Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier
(Posted 1/18/20)

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Binghamton
Recovery Specialist (Sunrise Wellness Recovery Center)
Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Tarrytown
WRN-E Recovery Specialist (part time)
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Tarrytown
Peer Support Specialist (HCBS)
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 1/14/20)

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White Plains
Recovery Specialist (INSET)
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Rockland County
Compeer
Volunteer Opportunity*
(*Can be applied toward work experience for certification)
MHA Rockland
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Kingston
Peer Specialist
MHA Ulster County
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Ulster County
Peer Specialist (ACT Team) 
MHA Ulster County
(Posted 1/16/20)

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Albany
Director of the New York Peer Specialist Certification Board

Mental Health Empowerment Project
(1/21/20)

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Bronx
Outreach Specialist
Montefiore Medical Center
(Posted 1/17/20)

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New York City
Peer Recovery Advocate
NADAP
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Queens
Peer Bridger (full time)
NYAPRS
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Queens
Peer Specialist
(Supervised Release Program)
NYC Criminal Justice Agency
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Supervising Case Manager
NYC Criminal Justice Agency
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Community Linkages Specialist
New York City Dept. of Mental Health and Hygiene
(Posted 1/28/20)

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New York City
Peer Counselor Level 2
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Peer Counselor Level 1
(Elmhurst)
Peer Counselor Level 1 (Queens Hospital Center)
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
HCBS Peer Specialist Level 2

Multiple positions and locations

(NYCPS and CRPA certified peer openings)
NYC Health+Hospitals (multiple locations)
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Peer Counselor Level 2 (Coney Island)
Peer Counselor Level 2 (Jacobi)
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Director
NYC Peer and Community Health Worker Workforce Consortium
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Manhattan
Peer Specialist (AIDS Institute Certified)
New York Presbyterian Hospital
(Posted 1/18/20)

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Albany
Program Manager Bureau of Inspection
New York State Office of Mental Health
(1/17/20)

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Glen Oaks
Peer Advocate (per diem)
Northwell Health
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist
Odyssey House, Inc.
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Lackawanna
Peer Mentor (Home & Community Based)
OLV Human Services
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Lakawanna
Family Peer Specialist
OLV Human Services
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Rochester
Recovery Specialist
Outpatient Mental Health – Genesee Mental Health Center
(Posted 1/21/20)

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Corning
Peer Specialist (relief hours)
Pathways
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Glens Falls / Warren
Site Director
People USA
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Garrison
Respite Peer Companion
People USA
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Rochester
Homeless Outreach and Engagement Specialist
Person Centered Housing Options
(Posted 1/18/20)

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Manhattan
Peer Specialist (Outreach Workers)
Praxis Housing Initiatives
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Hauppauge
Care Coordinator (Bilingual/Spanish)
Project Safety Net
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Utica
Peer Support Specialist
Regional Center for Independent Living (RCIL)
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Schoharie County
(Multiple Positions)
Rehabilitation Support Services, Inc. (RSS)
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Yonkers
Life Coach
Rising Ground
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Alexandria Bay
Behavioral Health Engagement Specialist
River Hospital
(Posted 1/18/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist
Samaritan Daytop
(Posted 1/21/20)

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Bronx
Certified Peer Counselor
Samaritan Daytop
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Bronx
Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA)
Samaritan Daytop
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Yonkers
Care Coordinator Assistant
St. Joseph’s Medical Center
(Posted 1/28/20)

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Staten Island
Peer Specialist, Crisis Respite
St. Joseph’s Medical Center
(Posted 1/28/20)

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Staten Island
Peer Specialist, Community Residence
St. Joseph’s Medical Center
(Posted 1/28/20)

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Staten Island
Peer Specialist, ACT Team
St. Joseph’s Medical Center
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Westchester
Peer Specialist
St. Vincent’s Hospital
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Staten Island
Peer Specialist
St. Vincent’s Hospital
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Schenectady
Peer Specialist (Living Room)

Schenectady Care Management
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Brooklyn
Empowerment Coach – Foster Care
Seamen’s Society for Children and Families
(Posted 1/28/20)

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New York City
Bereavement Support Group Facilitator (volunteer)
Service Program for Older People (SPOP)
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist
Services for the Underserved
(Posted 1/18/20)

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Bronx
Peer Navigator
Services for the Underserved
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Warsaw
Peer Specialist
Peer Specialist II
Spectrum Human Services
(1/17/20)

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St. Lawrence Co. / Ogdensburg
Peer Specialist
S.T.E.P. by S.T.E.P.
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Waterloo
Peer Support Specialist (contractor)
The Arc Wayne
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Certified Peer Specialist
The Bridge, Inc.
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
HCBS Specialist – Outpatient Services
The Bridge, Inc.
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Queens
Youth Peer Support Specialist (part time)
The Child Center of NY
(Posted 1/21/20)

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Mount Vernon
Wellness Peer Specialist
The Guidance Center of Westchester
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Manhattan
Youth Development Coach
The Jewish Board
(Posted 1/28/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist
The Jewish Board
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Queens
Peer Specialist (part time)
The Jewish Board
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Utica
Employment Specialist

The Kelberman Center
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Utica
Peer Advocate
The Neighborhood Center
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist
The Salvation Army
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Queens
Peer Counselor
Transitional Services for New York
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Syracuse
Peer Support Specialist
Unique Peerspectives / Apply online through AccessCNY
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Troy
Respite
Unity House of Troy
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Rochester
Peer Specialist / Family Advocate
University of Rochester
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist
Urban Pathways
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Rochester
Peer Support Specialist
VA (U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs)
(Posted 1/28/20)

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Olean
Peer Support Specialist
Venture Forthe, Inc.
(Posted 1/28/20)

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Belmont
Certified Peer Specialist
Venture Forthe, Inc.
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Elmira
Certified Peer Specialist
Venture Forthe, Inc.
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Jamestown
Peer Support Specialist
Venture Forthe, Inc.
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Buffalo, Rochester, Bath, Jamestown and Olean
Certified Peer Support Specialist
Venture Forthe
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Geneseo
Certified Peer Recovery Specialist
Venture Forthe, Inc.
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Rochester
Certified Recovery Peer Specialist
Venture Forthe, Inc.
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist (part time)
Vibrant Emotional Health
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Peer Support Specialist (part time)
Peer Specialist (part time)
Vibrant Emotional Health
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Rochester
Certified Peer Specialist
(Hope Place)
Villa of Hope
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Manhattan
Peer Specialist
Visiting Nurse Service
(Posted 1/17/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist
Volunteers of America
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Queens
Peer Specialist
Volunteers of America
(Verified 1/14/20)

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New York City
Peer Recovery Support Specialist
WEconnect Health Management
(Posted 1/17/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist
Weston United Community Renewal, Inc.
(Verified 1/14/20)

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Buffalo
Peer Support Specialist (CRPA)
WNY Independent Living
(Posted 11/17/20)

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Syracuse
Youth Ambassadors

Youth Power
(Posted 1/17/20)

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For recent openings for HIV peer supporters join the NYS Dept. of Health Aids Institute HIV Education and Training Peer Worker Employment Opportunity listserv. 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 toward becoming a peer specialist. 

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

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

 


All locations
Census Bureau Field Jobs
watch a video

(opportunity for all — flexible schedule)

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New York City

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

Statewide

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

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

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


Historical Record

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