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

Albany
Adult Home Project Director
Adult Home Project Coordinator
NYS Office of Mental Health
(Posted 2/22/20)

Harrison
Certified Peer Specialist (ACT)
St. Vincent’s Hospital, Westchester
(Posted 2/12/20)

New Rochelle
Client Care Coordinator – Peer Self Help Program
CHOICE of New Rochelle, Inc.
(Posted 2/12/20)

Current Openings

In alphabetical order by employer
(Updated monthly)

All Locations
Temporary positions
2020 Census Bureau
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist

Acacia Network
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Bronx
Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA)

Acacia Network
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Middletown
Peer Specialist
(HCBS)
Access
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Middletown
Peer Specialist
(part-time case management)
Access
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Newburgh
Peer Specialist CCBHC
(per diem)
Access
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Monticello
Peer Specialist
(supported housing) (part time)
Access
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Syracuse
Peer Support Specialist
AccessCNY, Inc.
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Syracuse
Peer Support – Crisis Respite
AccessCNY, Inc.
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Overnight Peer Counselor

ACMH
(Posted 2/22/20)

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New York City
Peer Program Specialist

ACMH
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Plattsburgh
Corrections Health Specialist
Alliance for Positive Health
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Schenectady
Community Health Specialist
Alliance for Positive Health
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Albany
Client Support Specialist
Alliance for Positive Health
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Syracuse
Transition Specialist
ARISE Child & Family Service
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Onondaga County
Independent Living Specialist (ILS)
Rapid Transition Housing Grade 5
ARISE
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Peer Recovery Advocate
AVRASA Organization
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Vocational Counselor
(Coordinating Peer Specialist Services)
AVRASA Organization
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Buffalo
Peer Mentors
Baker Victory Services (Lackawana) 
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Bronx
Peer Housing Specialist
Baltic Street AEH
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Bridger:
OMH Adult Home Project
Baltic Street AEH
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Manhattan
Peer Specialist
Beacon Health Options
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Buffalo
Residential Support Specialist
BestSelf Behavioral Health
(Posted 2/22/20)

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North Collins
Peer Specialist
BestSelf Behavioral Health
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Buffalo
Peer Specialist
BestSelf Behavioral Health
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist
BRC
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Brooklyn
Customer Service Representative (supervisor)
Behavioral Health Therapist (supervisor)

Bridging Access to Care
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Brooklyn
Certified Peer Specialist
Bridging Access to Care
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Staten Island
Relay Coordinator (CRPA)
Brightpoint Health
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Brooklyn
Mural Arts Project, Peer Specialist
Brooklyn Community Services
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist and Workshop Co-Facilitator
Brooklyn Community Services
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Queens
Housing Specialist
CAMBA
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Schenectady
Special Needs Care
Care.com
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist/Homeless Services
Care for the Homeless
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist/Client Escort
Care for the Homeless
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist – IMT
CASES
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Manhattan
Peer Specialist – Forensic ACT Team
CASES
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Manhattan
Peer Specialist – ACT Team
CASES
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Manhattan
Peer Specialist – Mental Health Court
CASES
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Albany
Syringe Service Program Specialist
Catholic Charities
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Canandaigua
Peer Support Specialist
Catholic Charities
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Bath
Peer Advocate
Catholic Charities
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Mount Morris
Peer Navigator (HCBS)
Catholic Charities
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Queens
Care Specialist
Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Advocate Bridger
Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Brooklyn and Queens
Care Coordinator (multiple positions)
Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Cortland County
Senior Peer Specialist
Peer Specialist
Catholic Charities of Cortland County
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Utica
Multiple Recovery Openings
Center for Family Life and Recovery, Inc.
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Hicksville
Certified Peer Specialist (CCBHC)
Central Nassau Guidance and Counseling Center
(Posted 2/22/20)

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New Rochelle
Client Care Coordinator – Peer Self Help Program
CHOICE of New Rochelle, Inc.
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Staten Island
Certified Peer Recovery Specialist

Christopher’s Reason
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Syracuse
Peer Specialist
(full time)
Circare
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Syracuse
Peer Specialist (OMH) (part time)
CNY Services
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Youth Advocate
Community Access
(Posted 2/22/20)

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New York City
Family Advocate
Community Access
(Posted 2/22/20)

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New York City
Harm Reduction Specialist
Community Access
(Posted 2/22/20)

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New York City
Peer Advocate – NYC Adult Home Initiative
Community Access
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Resource Consultant
Community Access
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Manhattan
Respite Worker
Community Access
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Bronx
Senior Respite Worker
Community Access
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Harlem
Supported Education Specialist
Community Access
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Senior Care Coordinator
Community Access
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Supported Education Specialist
Community Access
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Senior Respite Worker
Community Access
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Advocacy Specialist
Community Access
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Peer Bridger
Community Access
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Peer Bridger (per diem)
Community Access
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York, NY
Peer Bridger (multiple positions)
Adult Home Initiative (AHI)
Community Access
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Tupper Lake
Peer Advocate Specialist
Community Connections of Franklin County
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist (per diem)
Concern for Independent Living
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Middle Island
Peer Counselor
Concern for Independent Living
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Syracuse
Mental Health Specialist
Coordinated Care Services, Inc. (CCSI)
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Syracuse
Family Specialist
Coordinated Care Services, Inc. (CCSI)
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Carmel
Certified Recovery Peer Advocate
CoveCare Center
(Posted 2/22/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist
Criminal Justice Agency (CJA)
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Video Testimonies
Peer Educators (HIV/SUD)
Digital Health Empowerment
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Recovery Support Specialist
(Offender Reentry Program)

EAC Network
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Hauppauge
Peer Specialist (part time)
(Alternatives for Youth) 
EAC Network
(Verified 2/21/20)

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East Pembroke
Transitional Housing Specialist
Eagle Star Housing
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Rochester
Peer Recovery Specialist (per diem)
Evelyn Brandon Health Center
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Rochester
Peer Outreach Specialist
Excellus (Fairport)
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Old Bethpage
Program Manager (supervisor)
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Old Bethpage
Peer Support Specialist (Mobile Residential Support Team)
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Old Bethpage
Peer Support Specialist (Terry’s Place PROS)
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Old Bethpage
Peer Support Specialist (OMH Housing)
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Haupaggue
Peer Specialist
Family Service League
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Kingston
Peer Specialist
Gateway Community Industries
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Glens Falls
Family Support Specialist
Glens Falls Hospital
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Program Manager
Goodwill Industries
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Brentwood
Peer Specialist
Federation of Organizations
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Queens
Peer Specialist – FACT
Federation of Organizations
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Queens
Peer Specialist – One City Health
Federation of Organizations
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Queens
Peer Specialist – FACT Team
Federation of Organizations
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Brentwood
Peer Specialist
– Scattered Site Supportive Housing

Federation of Organizations
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Peer Linkage Navigation Specialist
gmhc
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Case Manager and Outreach Specialist
gmhc
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Overdose Prevention Specialist
Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Advisor: Brooklyn LifeLink
Good Shepherd Services
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Ambassador (Volunteer Position) 
HelpNYC
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Amityville
Peer Recovery Advocate/Specialist
Hope for Youth
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Buffalo
Housing Specialist I (BPC)
Housing Options Made Easy
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Olean
Housing Specialist
Housing Options Made Easy
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Brooklyn
Outreach Specialist
Housing Works
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Brooklyn
Activity Specialist
Housing Works
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Mamaroneck
Certified Peer Specialist
Human Development Services of Westchester
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Rochester
Peer Support Specialist (HCBS)
Ibero-American Action League
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Newburgh
Peer Recovery Specialist
Independent Living
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Monticello
Independent Living Skills Specialist
Independent Living
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Brooklyn
ACT Team Members
ICL
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist
ICL
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist (Temporary)
ICL
(Verified 2/21/20)

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White Plains
Certified Peer Recovery Specialist
Innovative Health Systems
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Young Adult Peer Mentor
Jericho Project
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Bronx
Young Adult Peer Mentor
Jericho Project
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Ozone Park
Peer Engagement Specialist
Lantern Community Services
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Oneida
Peer Specialist
Liberty Resources
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Oswego
Peer Specialist
(Short term peer respite) 

Liberty Resources
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Oneida
Peer Specialist (per diem)
Liberty Resources
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Syracuse
Peer Specialist
Liberty Resources
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Cortland
Family Peer Support Specialist
Liberty Resources
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Rochester
Peer Specialist
Liberty Resources
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Oswego Couty
Peer Specialist
Liberty Resources
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Oneida
Crisis Counselor (per diem)
Liberty Resources
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Oneida
Overnight Peer Specialist (per diem)
Liberty Resources
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Syracuse
Overnight Peer Specialist (per diem)
Liberty Resources
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Fair Futures Coach
Lutheran Social Services of New York
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Yaphank
Peer Specialist
Maryhaven Center of Hope
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Port Jefferson Station
Peer Specialist
Maryhaven Center of Hope
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Hudson
Certified Peer Specialist

Mental Health Association of Columbia-Greene Counties, Inc.
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Poughkeepsie
Peer Specialist

Mental Health America of Dutchess County
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Watertown
Advocate / HCBS Provider

Mental Health Association in Jefferson County
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Hempstead
Peer Specialist / Mail Courier (per diem)

Mental Health Association of Nassau County
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Rochester
Peer Support Specialist

Mental Health Association of Rochester/Monroe County
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Binghamton
Recovery Specialist Overnight

Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier
(Posted 2/22/20)

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White Plains
WRN-E Recovery Specialist (full time)
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Tarrytown
Peer Support Specialist (HCBS)
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 2/21/20)

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White Plains
Recovery Specialist (INSET)
Mental Health Association of Westchester County, Inc.
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Rockland County
Compeer
Volunteer Opportunity*
(*Can be applied toward work experience for certification)
MHA Rockland
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Ulster County
Peer Specialist (ACT Team) 
MHA Ulster County
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Bronx
Outreach Specialist
Montefiore Medical Center
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Recovery Specialist (MWRAP)
NADAP
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Queens
Peer Specialist
New Horizon Counseling Center
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Albany
Administrative Assistant
NYAPRS
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Queens
Peer Specialist
(Supervised Release Program)
NYC Criminal Justice Agency
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Supervising Case Manager
NYC Criminal Justice Agency
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Sr. Director Neighborhood Behavioral Health and Resiliency
New York City Dept. of Mental Health and Hygiene
(Posted 2/22/20)

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New York City
Program Specialist
New York City Dept. of Mental Health and Hygiene
(Posted 2/22/20)

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New York City
Community Linkages Specialist
New York City Dept. of Mental Health and Hygiene
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Peer Counselor
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Posted 2/22/20)

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New York City
Peer Counselor Level 2
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Peer Counselor Level 1
(Elmhurst)
Peer Counselor Level 1 (Queens Hospital Center)
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Peer Counselor Level 2 (Coney Island)
Peer Counselor Level 2 (Jacobi)
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Manhattan
Peer Specialist (AIDS Institute Certified)
New York Presbyterian Hospital
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Albany
Adult Home Project Director
Adult Home Project Coordinator
NYS Office of Mental Health
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Glen Oaks
Peer Advocate (per diem)
Northwell Health
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Lakawanna
Family Peer Specialist
Family Peer Specialist (HSCB)
OLV Human Services
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Rochester
Recovery Specialist
Outpatient Mental Health – Genesee Mental Health Center
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Pleasantville
Interpersonal Violence Prevention Specialist
Pace University
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Corning
Peer Specialist (relief hours)
Pathways
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Rochester
Homeless Outreach and Engagement Specialist
Person Centered Housing Options
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Corning
Health Promotion Specialist
Plus One Health Management
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Peer Navigator
Postgraduate Center for Mental Health
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Navigator, Care Coordinator
Postgraduate Center for Mental Health
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Manhattan
Peer Specialist (Outreach Workers)
Praxis Housing Initiatives
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Homeless In-Reach Peer Specialist
Project Find
(Posted 2/22/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist
(The Support and Connection Center)
Project Renewal
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Utica
Peer Support Specialist
RCIL
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Schoharie County
(Multiple Positions)
Rehabilitation Support Services, Inc. (RSS)
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City 
Family Engagement Specialist
Research Foundation of the City University of New York
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist
Samaritan Daytop
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Brooklyn / Bronx
Peer Specialist
Samaritan Daytop
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Bronx
Certified Peer Counselor
Samaritan Daytop
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Bronx
Bilingual Peer Specialist
Samaritan Daytop
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Yonkers
Care Coordinator Assistant
St. Joseph’s Medical Center
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Staten Island
Peer Specialist, Crisis Respite
St. Joseph’s Medical Center
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Staten Island
Peer Specialist, Community Residence
St. Joseph’s Medical Center
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Westchester
Peer Specialist
Certified Peer Specialist
St. Vincent’s Hospital
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Staten Island
Peer Specialist
St. Vincent’s Hospital
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Schenectady
Peer Specialist (Living Room)

Schenectady Care Management
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Brooklyn
Youth Coach

SCO Family of Services
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist
Services for the Underserved
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist
Services for the Underserved
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Bronx
Youth Development Specialist
Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Warsaw
Peer Specialist
Peer Specialist II
Spectrum Human Services
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Brooklyn
Mental Health Aide
Start Treatment
(Posted 2/22/20)

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St. Lawrence Co. / Ogdensburg
Peer Specialist
S.T.E.P. by S.T.E.P.
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist – Residential Services
The Bridge, Inc.
(Posted 2/22/20)

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New York City
Certified Peer Specialist
The Bridge, Inc.
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
HCBS Specialist – Outpatient Services
The Bridge, Inc.
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Certified Peer Specialist ACT Team
The Guidance Center
(Posted 2/22/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialists
The Educational Alliance
(Posted 2/22/20)

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New York City
Peer Navigator
The Educational Alliance
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Recovery Peer Specialist
The Fortune Society
(Posted 2/22/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist
The Educational Alliance
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Manhattan
Youth Development Coach
The Jewish Board
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist
The Jewish Board
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Utica
Employment Specialist

The Kelberman Center
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Utica
Peer Advocate
The Neighborhood Center
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Brooklyn
Peer Specialist
The Salvation Army
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Queens
Peer Counselor
Transitional Services for New York
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Syracuse
Peer Support Specialist
Unique Peerspectives / Apply online through AccessCNY
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Troy
Respite
Unity House of Troy
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Health Care Advocate (temporary)
Urban Justice Center – Mental Health Project
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist
Urban Pathways
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Olean
Peer Support Specialist
Venture Forthe
(Posted 2/22/20)

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New York City
Peer Support Specialist (part time)
Vibrant Emotional Health
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist
Volunteers of America
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Queens
Peer Specialist
Volunteers of America
(Verified 2/21/20)

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New York City
Peer Recovery Support Specialist
WEconnect Health Management
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Yonkers
Peer Specialist/Center Lane
Westchester Jewish Community Services
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Bronx
Peer Specialist
Westhab
(Posted 2/22/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist/Advocate
West Middletown Medical Group
(Posted 2/22/20)

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New York City
Peer Specialist
Weston United Community Renewal, Inc.
(Verified 2/21/20)

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Albany
Peer Support Specialist
Whitney M. Young Health Center
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Brooklyn
Supervisor, Social Services
Women in Need
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Brentwood (Suffolk County)
Employment Training Specialist

YAI /National Institute for People with Disabilities
(Posted 2/22/20)

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Syracuse
Youth Ambassadors

Youth Power
(Verified 2/21/20)

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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  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