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Current Openings

 

Child Health Peer Specialist – Military Veterans

REPORTS TO: Program Director

JOB SUMMARY

This part-time, approximately 10 hours per week, position serves the families of military veterans. The Child Health Peer Specialist is a member of the Healthcare Without Walls-Veterans services team who fosters trust and understanding, provides reliable information and conducts outreach to the families of military veterans, particularly those who have experienced homelessness. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conducts outreach activities to identify potential program participants

  • Establishes rapport with program participants

  • Effectively communicates information in a manner that is easy for the participant to understand

  • Provide child health and mental health literacy training to parents 1:1 and in groups

  • Completes case notes on individuals

  • Attend and participate in staff meetings

  • Other duties as assigned by the program director

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Certification as a peer specialist in Georgia, with at least six months of CPS experience working with veterans.

  • Must be willing and able to self-identify as a military veteran

  • Be willing to share personal experience in a strategic, compassionate and responsive manner and comfortably self-disclose

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Organized

  • Experience with documenting contacts and actions

  • Good judgement and maintaining boundaries

  • Ability to empathize with clients

  • Flexible hours required, including some evening and weekend work

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must have military service experience. At least six months of work experience as a certified peer specialist. Previous experience facilitating groups and writing progress notes.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Submit a resume with cover letter detailing your interest in this position to careers@isdd-home.org. No phone calls, please.

 

Isdd is an equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer that recruits, hires, trains, and promotes individuals in all job titles without regard to race, color, sex, religion, ancestry, sexual orientation, transgender status, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran status, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, height, weight, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. We are committed to a fair and equitable workplace where everyone is a respected and a valued member of the team.

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