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 Youth and Family Peer Advocate postings, hosted by Families Together in NYS.)


Current Openings

July 2021

Kingston, NY – Ulster County

Family Peer Advocate –CFTSS
Mental Health Association in Ulster County, Inc
(Posted 7/16/21)
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Suffolk County

Overnight Recovery Specialist (East Patchogue)
PT Overnight Respite Counselor (East Patchogue)
Peer Counselor (Middle Island)
Concern for Independent Living
(Posted 7/15/21)
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Long Island

Peer Specialist Interns
(Frequently Asked Questions)
Hands Across Long Island (HALI)
(Posted 7/12/21)
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Long Island

Senior Forensic Specialist
Hands Across Long Island (HALI)
(Posted 7/12/21)
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Statewide

Jails Justice Organizer
Jails Justice Network
(Posted 7/12/21)
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Rochester

Co-Executive Director, Strategy and Operations
Partners in Restorative Initiatives
(Posted 7/12/21)
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Multiple Positions / Many Locations

Peer Bridger
NYAPRS
(Posted 7/9/21)

New York City

Peer Specialists
Clubhouses (multiple openings)
(Posted 7/1/21)

Still looking? There is a list of tips to customize your job search on our Open Jobs page.

June 2021

Queens, Rockland, Long Island

Peer Bridgers
NYAPRS
(Posted 6/29/21)
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Brooklyn

Peer Recovery Coach
(For more positions, search for “peer” at the EAC Jobs Site)
EAC Network
(Posted 6/29/21)
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New York City

Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA)
Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA) Trainee
Hamilton Madison House
(Posted 6/29/21)
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Peekskill

Peer Specialist (full time)
OnTrackNY
Western Jewish Community Services
(Posted 6/25/21)
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Western New York

Regional Advocacy Specialist 2
OMH Office of Consumer Affairs
(Posted 6/20/21)
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Central New York

Regional Advocacy Specialist 2
OMH Office of Consumer Affairs
(Posted 6/20/21)
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Madison County

Recovery Center Coordinator
(Civil Service Position)
Director of Community Mental Health Services
(Posted 6/20/21)
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New York City

Peer Specialist (full time and per diem)
Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY)
(Posted 6/20/21)
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Central New York

Children’s System of Care Manager
Coordinated Care Services Inc. (CCSI)
(Posted 6/20/21)
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Brooklyn, East Patchogue, Middle Island

Peer Specialist, Peer Counselor, Overnight Recovery Specialist, Respite Counselor (4 positions)
Concern for Independent Living
(Posted 6/11/21)
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Rochester

Peer Specialist
Veterans’ Health Administration (VHA)
(Posted 6/10/21)
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Niagara Falls

Peer Specialist
Mental Health Association in Niagara County
(Posted 6/10/21)
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Brooklyn

Peer Specialist
Part time
Social Wellbeing Team
Fort Greene Park Conservancy
(Posted 6/10/21)
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New York City

Advocacy Coordinator/Peer Specialist
Temporary Position
Urban Justice Center | Mental Health Project
(Posted 6/9/21)
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Brooklyn

Peer Specialist | The Wellness Works Clinic
Services for the UnderServed (SUS)
(Posted 6/9/21)
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New York City

Peer Coordinator / Community Assistant
(42 positions)
NYC Dept. of Homeless Services
(Posted 6/8/21)
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Still looking? There is a list of tips to customize your job search on our Open Jobs page.

May 2021

Syracuse

Peer Engagement Specialist
CCSI
(Posted 5/26/21)
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West Babylon (Long Island)

Peer Specialist (several openings)
Family Peer Advocate
Federation of Organizations
(Posted 5/25/21)
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New York City

ACT Team
New Horizon Counseling Center Shelter
(Posted 5/25/21)
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Syracuse, Auburn, Oneida

Peer Specialist (and related titles)
Liberty Resources
(Posted 5/25/21)
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Long Island

Homeless Outreach Positions

New York State Office of Mental Health
(Posted 5/18/21)
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Albany

Associate Commissioner of Mental Health, Office of Managed Care
New York State Office of Mental Health
(Posted 5/12/21)
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Peekskill

Peer Specialist — no longer available.
See new listing dated 6/25/21
OnTrackNY
Westchester Jewish Community Services
(Posted 5/10/21)
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New York City

Virtual Job Fair (past) | May 14, 3:30 – 5:00 pm
Learn about Peer Specialist Openings
NYC Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene
(Posted 5/4/21)
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Binghamton

Multiple Peer Support Worker openings
MHAST
(Posted 5/4/21)
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New York City

Peer Counselor Level 1
To apply: https://employment.nychhc.org/ 
Job IDs: 57434, 59865
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Posted 5/4/21)
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Queens

Peer Bridger (Creedmore)
NYAPRS
(Posted 5/4/21)
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Oneida

Pathways Program Director
Liberty Resources
(Posted 5/4/21)
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April 2021

New York City

Peer Counselor Level 1
To apply: https://employment.nychhc.org/ 
Job IDs: 57434, 59865
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Posted 4/27/21)
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Albany

Associate Commissioner MH
New York State Office of Mental Health
(Application Deadline 4/26/21)
(Posted 4/14/21)
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Brooklyn

Peer Specialist | The Wellness Works Clinic
Services for the UnderServed (SUS)
(Posted 4/14/21)
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Westchester, Rockland, Dutchess

Job Fair / April 28, 1:00 – 5:00 pm
(Resume deadline April 22)
Lexington Center for Recovery
(Posted 4/14/21)
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New York City

Peer Counselor Level 2
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Posted 4/6/21)
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New York City

Outreach Associate
NYC Criminal Justice Agency
(Posted 4/6/21)
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New York City

Senior Peer Mentor
Community Health Action of Staten Island
(Posted 4/6/21)
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New York City

Recovery Coach/Peer Advocate intern
Community Health Action of Staten Island
(Posted 4/6/21)
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New York City

Peer Mentor (Alternatives to Incarceration)
Community Health Action of Staten Island
(Posted 4/5/21)
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New York City

Peer Support Specialist
Vibrant Emotional Health
(Posted 4/5/21)
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Albany (Capital District)

Executive Director
Mohawk Opportunities
(Posted 4/2/21)
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Various Counties in NYS

Peer Bridger
NYAPRS
(Posted 4/2/21)
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New York City

Peer Specialist (4 positions)
Intensive Mobile Treatment Team
Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS)
(Posted 4/1/21)
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New York City

Director of the Health and Justice Epi-Centre
(Search under Job ID: 433518)
NYC DOHMH
(Posted 4/1/21)
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March 2021

New York City

Peer Counselor Level 3 (Mobile Crisis Team)
(Search under “peer counselor”)
NYC Health+Hospitals | Bellevue
(Posted 3/29/21)
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New York City

Peer Counselor Level 3 (Extended Care Unit)
(Search under “peer counselor”)
NYC Health+Hospitals | Bellevue
(Posted 3/29/21)
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New York City

Peer Counselor Level 1)
(Search under “peer counselor”)
NYC Health+Hospitals | Lincoln
(Posted 3/29/21)
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New York City

Peer Specialist – per diem (Mobile Crisis)
(Search under “peer ” on the career site)
Visiting Nurse Service of New York(
Posted 3/29/21)
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New York City (Lincoln)

Peer Counselor
NYC Health+Hospitals
(Posted 3/17/21)
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Cortland County

Peer Specialist
Catholic Charities of Cortland County
(Posted 3/17/21)
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Brooklyn and Queens (Nassau County)

Peer Support Specialist – 2 Open Positions
Visit the United Healthcare Careers Website
Search under New York Requisition #’s:
>>> Brooklyn area – 918066
>>> Queens, Nassau County area – 917912
(Posted 3/8/21)
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Hyde Park (Dutchess County)

Peer Respite Companion (Rose House)
People USA
(Posted 3/5/21)
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Kingston, NY – Ulster County

Wellness/HCBS Coordinator – Peer Certified
Mental Health Association in Ulster County, Inc
(Posted 3/4/21)
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Long Island

Long Island Regional Youth Partner
Families Together in NYS
(Posted 3/3/21)
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New York City

Youth Peer Advocate (seeking new member organizations)
NYC Youth Peer Advocate Coalition
(Posted 3/3/21)
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Staten Island

Peer Specialist
St. Vincent’s Hospital Westchester
(Posted 3/3/21)
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Staten Island

Transition Specialist
Staten Island Center for Independent Living
(Posted 3/3/21)
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Morrisonville

Peer Support Specialist (HCBS)
Behavioral Health Services North
(Posted 3/3/21)
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Mount Vernon

Certified Peer Specialist
The Guidance Center
(Posted 3/3/21)
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Niagara Falls

Youth Peer Support Specialist
Pinnacle Community Services
(Posted 3/3/21)
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Statewide

Peer Specialist (Crisis Stabilization)
Citizen Advocates
(Posted 3/3/21)
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Oneida

Peer Specialist
Liberty Resources
(Posted 3/3/21)
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Oneida

Peer Specialist – Per Diem
Liberty Resources
(Posted 3/3/21)
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Still looking?

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

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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Still looking?

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!