Mental Health or Family Peer Support Specialist - FT (3 x12's) - Summit County, OH

Coleman Health Services is a nationally recognized not-for-profit provider of behavioral health and rehabilitation programs to foster recovery, build independence, and change destinies for individuals, families, and businesses in our community.  We are seeking a Mental Health, Youth, or Family Peer Support Specialist to provide peer support services as a member of the Summit County Mobile Response and Stabilization Services (MRSS) Team. The peer support specialist provides guidance, hope and support towards recovery through personal experience and growth on a reciprocal basis. This position is full-time working three 12 hour shifts per week.

Duties Include:

  • Mentor and assist youth and families through mental health crises and restore calm within the family
  • Assist in identifying resources, supports and services based on youth and family needs
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the MRSS team to further support youth and families throughout the stabilization and transition phases
  • Function as part of an interdisciplinary team and develop and maintain effective relationships with community professionals

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. Strongly prefer candidates with a Family or Youth 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."