Job Seekers

Find a job in peer support!

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The Virtual Community job bank is list of job openings as provided to us by employers in the order in which we receive them. (For lists sorted alphabetically by location, employer, and job title, visit the monthly Open Jobs Reports on this site.)


Current Openings

Note: For a separate Job Bank specifically for Youth and Family Peer Advocates, visit: https://www.ftnys.org/workforce/employment-opportunities/

February 2021

New York City

Peer Specialist
NYC Supported Transition and Recovery Team (NYCSTART
)

Bureau of Mental Health, Dept. of Mental Health and Hygiene
Job ID: 435943
(Posted 2/13/21)
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Greene, NY

Director of Residential Services
Hillside Family of Agencies
View more opportunities
(Posted 2/13/21)
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Bronx

Multiple Peer and Housing Support Positions
Baltic Street AEH
Visit our Job Fair on Feb 26, 11-2 pm Eastern
Zoom Meeting ID: 6011873477
Sent all resumes to jobs@balticstreet.org
(Posted 2/12/21)
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Canandaigua (Rochester area)

Peer Specialist – Veterans’ Crisis Line
US Dept. of Veterans Affairs
(Posted 2/12/21)
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White Plains

Peer Support Specialist – Crisis Stabilization
People USA
(Posted 2/12/21)
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Albany, Long Island, Rockland

Peer Bridger (PT) (multiple positions)
NYAPRS
(Posted 2/12/21)
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NYC and Long Island (West Babylon)

Youth Peer Advocate
Family Peer Advocate
Federation of Organizations
(Posted 2/12/21)
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Suffolk and Nassau Counties

Direct Care positions
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
Visit the Virtual Hiring Event – February 17, 4:00 – 6:30 pm
Learn More
(Posted 2/11/21)
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Remote (statewide)

Youth Peer Services Training and Credential Manager
Families Together in New York State
(Posted 2/3/21)
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Long Island

Careers in Recovery and Wellness Training Center Outreach and Training Specialist
Association for Mental Health and Wellness (AMHW)
(Posted 2/2/21
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Johnstown

Peer Engagement Specialist
HFM Prevention Council
(Posted 2/2/21)
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Johnstown

Certified Recovery Peer Advocate
HFM Prevention Council
(Posted 2/2/21)
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Manhattan

Peer Engagement Specialist
Lantern Community Services
(Posted 2/2/21)
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New York City

Peer Counselors for NYC Crisis Line
(volunteer position) The Samaritans
Note: Orientation for this position will be held on: Wednesday, February 3rd
(Posted 2/2/21)
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New York City

Peer Specialist (multiple positions)
Visiting Nurse Service
(Posted 2/2/21)
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West Babylon

Family Peer Advocate (Remote)
Youth Peer Advocate (Remote) Federation of Organizations
(Posted 2/2/21)
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Visit our Open Jobs report page for a detailed listing of openings in the state as reported to multiple employment agencies. The reports are sorted by location, job title, and employer to allow you to quickly find openings that are most relevant to your search. The Open Jobs report is provided monthly by Curtis Dann-Messier, Director of the New York City Peer and Community Health Worker Workforce Consortium. If you find these new reports helpful, let us know. Send email to academy.virtual.community@gmail.com

January 2021

Queens, Nassau, Suffolk

Peer Specialist and Direct Care Positions
Federation of Organizations
(Posted 1/20/21)
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West Babylon

Family Peer Advocate (Remote)
Youth Peer Advocate
(Remote)
Federation of Organizations
(Posted 1/20/21)
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Albany / Troy

Certified Peer Specialist
aptihealth, inc
(Posted 1/20/21)
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New York City

Mental Health Peer Counselor, NYC Crisis Line
(volunteer position)
The Samaritan
(Posted 1/20/21)
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New York City

Family/Peer Support Specialist
United Healthcare – 3 Open Positions
NY Requisition #’s:
Brooklyn area – 904042
St. Lawrence County area – 904048
Nassau County area – 904052
(Posted 1/8/21)

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The listings above have been submitted directly to the APS Virtual Community.
For more new listings, visit the Open Jobs report page. A new report is issued each month.

December 2020

New York City

Peer Specialist (IMT)
The Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS)
(Posted 12/28/20)
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Jefferson/St. Lawrence County

Peer Support Position
New ID number
United Healthcare #904048
(Posted 12/22/20)
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Brooklyn

Family Peer Support Specialist
New ID number
United Healthcare #904042
(Posted 12/22/20)

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Nassau County

Family Peer Support Specialist
New ID number
United Healthcare #904052
(Posted 12/22/20)
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Long Island

Senior Forensic Specialist
Hands Across Long Island (HALI)
(Posted 12/16/20)
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New York City

Certified Recovery Peer Advocate
Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Flushing Hospital Medical Center
(Posted 12/15/20)
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New York City

Multiple Peer, Family, and Youth Advocate Positions
Federation of Organizations
(Posted 12/15/20)
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Albany

Certification Coordinator
New York Peer Specialist Certification Board (NYPSCB)
(Posted 12/11/20)
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New York City

Visiting Nurse Service of New York
(Posted 12/11/20)
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Freehold, NJ

Chief of Operations and Advocacy
Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey (CSP-NJ)
(Posted 12/9/20)
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New York City

Family Peer Advisor (two positions)
The Foundling
(Posted 12/8/20)
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Jefferson/St. Lawrence County

Peer Support Position
United Healthcare (reposted on 12/22/20)
(Posted 12/1/20)
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Brooklyn

Family Peer Support Specialist
United Healthcare (reposted on 12/22/20)
(Posted 12/1/20)
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Nassau County

Family Peer Support Specialist
United Healthcare (reposted on 12/22/20)
(Posted 12/1/20)
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New York City

Peer Specialist for OnTrackNY
Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene
(Posted 12/1/20)
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New York City

Peer Specialist (temporary)
Mental Health Project
Urban Justice Center
(Posted 12/1/20)
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New York City

NYC Regional Youth Partner
Families Together of NYS
(Posted 12/1/20)
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Hudson

Hudson Regional Youth Partner
Families Together of NYS
(Posted 12/1/20)
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Oneida and Herkimer

Coordinator of Services – Oneida (RCIL)
Disability Rights Advocate – Herkimer (RCIL)
Department of Social Services (DSS) Liaison – Herkimer (RCIL)
Direct Support Professional – Oneida and Herkimer (RCIL)
Peer Support Specialist – Oneida (RCIL)
Long-Term Care Ombudsman Coordinator – Oneida (RCIL)
Mental Health Advisor – Herkimer (Upstate Cerebral Palsy)
Assistant Residence Manager, Mental Health – Herkimer (Upstate Cerebral Palsy)
(Posted 12/1/20)
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Onondaga County

Peer Support Specialist – Unique Peerspectives Drop-in Center (Access CNY)
Peer Support Specialist – Berkana House Crisis Respite (Access CNY)
Direct Support Professional – Residential (Access CNY)
Residence Counselor (Access CNY)
Program Manager – Consumer Directed Personal Services Program (Access CNY)
Certified Peer Recovery Advocate – Opioid Treatment Program – (Crouse Health)
(Posted 12/1/20)
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For more recent job openings, visit the Open Jobs Report.

November 2020

Albany

Certification Coordinator
New York Peer Specialist Certification Board (NYPSCB)
(Verified 11/15/20)
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New York City

Peer Specialist Conference Planning Committee Coordinator
New York City Peer Specialist Conference Committee
(Posted 11/12/20)
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Long Island

Peer Bridger
NYAPRS
(Posted 11/12/20)
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New York City

Multiple positions below from Baltic Street A.E.H.

Baltic Street AEH
(Posted 11/09/20)
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New York City

Peer-to-Peer Friendship Project (Volunteer)
Peer Workers United Co-Facilitator (Volunteer)

City Voices
(Posted 11/11/20)
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Albany

Direct Support Professional-Residential Services
Catholic Charities Disabilities Services (CCDS)
(Posted 11/09/20)
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Long Island

Youth Peer Advocate
Lodestar Children’s Services
(Posted 11/09/20)
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New York City

Youth and Family Peer Advocates
Interborough Developmental and Consultation Center
(Posted 11/09/20)
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Tarrytown

Family Support Specialist
MHA Westchester
(Posted 11/09/20)
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Tarrytown

Youth Peer Advocate
MHA Westchester
(Posted 11/09/20)
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New York City

Family & Youth Peer Advocates
Families on the Move NYC
(Posted 11/09/20)
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Utica

Peer Support Program Supervisor
ICAN
(Posted 11/09/20)
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Brooklyn

Peer Specialist
Bridging Access to Care
(Posted 11/09/20)
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Brooklyn

Peer Specialist
Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center
(Posted 11/09/20)
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Queens

Recovery Peer Specialist
Elmcor Youth & Adult Activities, Inc
(Posted 11/09/20)
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Bronx

Peer Specialist
OnTrackNY
(Posted 11/09/20)
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Flushing

Peer Advocate
The Child Center of NY
(Posted 11/09/20)
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New York City

Peer Specialist
NYC Criminal Justice Agency
(Posted 11/09/20)
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Queens and/or Valley Stream

Peer Specialists and Certified Recovery Peer Advocates
New Horizon Counseling Center
(Posted 11/09/20)
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Nassau County

Care Navigator and Case Management Assistant
Options for Community Living, Inc
(Posted 11/09/20)
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Spring Valley

Respite Counselor
Loeb House
(Posted 11/09/20)
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Newburgh

Onward Recovery Manager
Independent Living, Inc
(Posted 11/09/20)
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Poughkeepsie

Peer Specialist
Mental Health Association (MHA)
((Posted 11/09/20)
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Syracuse

Peer Specialist
CIRCARE
(Posted 11/09/20)
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Tompkins/Tioga County

Peer Specialist
Unity House
(Posted 11/09/20)
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Buffalo

Peer Bridger
Recovery Options Made Easy (ROME)
(Posted 11/09/20)
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Buffalo

Peer Companion I
Recovery Options Made Easy (ROME)
(Posted 11/09/20)
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October 2020

Canandaigua (Rochester Area)

Peer Specialist
Dept. of Veterans Affairs
(Posted 10/28/20)
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Long Island

Commack/Hampton Bays
Certified Recovery Peer Advocate
Catholic Charities of Long Island
(Posted 10/16/20)
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Canandaigua (Rochester Area)

Training Instructor
Dept. of Veterans Affairs
(Posted 10/15/20)
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New York City

Assistant Program Director
Transitional Services for New York (TSINY)
(Posted 10/14/20)
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Long Island (and NYC)

Multiple Peer Positions
Federation of Organizations
(Posted 10/13/20)
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New York City

Respite Worker, Crisis Respite Center
Services for the UnderServed (S:US)
(Posted 10/10/20)
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Long Island

Youth Peer Advocate
Lodestar Children’s Services
(Posted 10/2/20)
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New Jersey

Senior Training and Consultation Specialist
Rutgers University Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Counseling Professions
Community Support Services Project 
(Posted 10/5/20)
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New York City

Respite Specialist
Services for the Underserved (S:US)
(Posted 10/2/20)
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Historical Record

History of Past Openings

Want to see who has hired peer specialists in the past? Check the historic record of Past Jobs for a list of previous Job Bank postings. Most prior postings will be closed, but some employers may have similar openings in the future. These employers may also be a good resource for volunteer opportunities or internships that qualify for supervised work experience (to move from provisional to full/standard certification). 

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More Job Openings

Still looking? Check the new statewide Job Reports page to download a searchable statewide report on job openings for peer workers!