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

Are you passionate about public health? Are you looking to make a meaningful difference in your community? Would you like to work for an award-winning, nationally recognized behavioral health and rehabilitation organization? If you answered “yes” to these questions, Coleman Health Services, formerly Coleman Professional Services (CPS), has an exciting opportunity for you!

We are seeking a Family Peer Support Specialist to provide guidance, hope and support through personal experience and grown on a reciprocal basis to youth and their families experiencing a mental health crisis. Services are provided to individuals in their natural environment, schools, emergency rooms, and various community settings. Shift differential may apply.

Duties include: 

•Mentor and assist youth and families through mental health crises and restore calm with the family

•Assist in identifying resources, supports and services based on youth and family needs

•Work collaboratively with multidisciplinary members of the MRSS team


?Must have a lived experience as a parent or caregiver of a child who has been involved with behavioral health services

?Individuals who hold a peer support certification through the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

?Minimum of a High School Diploma

?Excellent driving record

Preference given to the following candidates: 

?Past or current work experience in an emergency room, community behavioral health or crisis intervention setting

?Past or current Experience in motivational interviewing, crisis intervention, and trauma informed care

This crucial position is available thanks to a grant received from the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services in collaboration with Governor Mike DeWine's Children's Initiative and the Ohio Department of Medicaid, allowing Coleman Health Services to build a team of providers to deliver Mobile Response and Stabilization Services 24 hours per day, seven days a week. 

Our Company Culture and Benefits Set Us Apart!

Regardless of your role at Coleman Health Services, your work makes a lasting impact on those we serve. When you join our team, you become part of a collaborative community of dedicated professionals whose primary mission is to improve the lives of our clients. In return, you can also expect opportunities for career advancement and continued professional training.

While the work we do is personally rewarding on many levels, we also recognize the importance of a competitive benefits package. In addition to standard benefit options, including health, dental, vision, life, retirement savings, pension, and paid time off (PTO), Coleman Health Services offers Health Savings Accounts (HSA), Wellness Reimbursement, Verizon service discounts, 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.”