PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST
Company: Penny Lane
Posted on: January 5, 2022
Summary: The Peer Support Specialist is responsible for outreaching
and engaging clients in the community in order to assist them with
identifying potential barriers to receiving continued treatment, as
well as removing barriers when possible. The Peer Support
Specialist conducts community presentations and provide peer
support groups. The Peer Support Specialist operates from a
strengths-based, individualized, team-driven, community-based
perspective. The Peer Support Specialist is responsible for
creating a low barrier access to Penny Lane Services whenever
possible. The Peer Support Specialist will practice
solution-focused problem solving. The Peer Support Specialist
provides collateral services, support, advocacy, system
orientation, mentoring, and other supportive services to TAY
Clients.The Peer Support Specialist needs to be comfortable with
public speaking and outreach. This position requires marketing and
engagement in various settings and situations. The Peer Support
Specialist needs to be comfortable sharing their own LGBTQI2-S
experience/story as appropriate to educate, advocate, and inspire
- The Peer Support Specialist will be a person who has personal
experience as a TAY dealing with formal systems such as DCFS or
Probation. This individual must also have lived experience as a
LGBTQI2-S TAY or a family member of a LGBTQI2-S TAY.
- The applicant will submit a letter of interest outlining his or
her personal system experience as a TAY dealing with formal systems
of DCFS or Probation. (The DCFS and/or Probation case must be
closed for at least 12 months). This letter must also reflect their
experience of a LGBTQI2-S TAY or family member of a LBTQI2-S
- Must have a current valid California driver's license and
current automobile insurance. Must have and maintain a clean
driving record acceptable to the organization's insurance company.
Must have immediate access to his or her vehicle during work hours.
Position Location:Lancaster, CAPosition Status: Part-Time (20 hours
per week; including evenings and weekends).Salary Range:$18.00 up
to $21.54 per hour*All Penny Lane employees are required Full
COVID-19 vaccination before the start of employment.
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