Family Peer Support Specialist (Youth Mobile Response) - FT - Allen County, Ohio

Seeking a Family Peer Support Specialist to provide family peer support services as a member of the Allen County Youth Mobile Response team in Allen County, Ohio. This position is a role model to families, serves as an advocate, and provides information, referral, and linkage to resources and services to family members and/or caregivers involved with youth mobile responses. This person performs a wide range of tasks to help parents and/or caregivers involved with Youth Mobile Response access resources, supports, and services to assist their youth through mental health crises and help restore calm within the family.  Family Peer Support Specialists provide guidance, hope, and support towards recovery through personal experience and growth and on a reciprocal basis.

Candidates will have lived experience as a parent or caregiver of a child who has been involved with behavioral healthcare services, have and maintain an excellent driving record, and have at least a high school diploma. Preferred candidates will also hold a peer support certification through the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

Benefits options include health, life, pension, paid time off, and more.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.  E.O.E. Persons with a disability can request an accommodation to complete the application process by emailing with the subject line "Accommodation Request."