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291 E. Swanson Ave.

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compensation: Minimum starting is $15.00 per hour, starting wage is dependant on experience and education level.
employment type: part-time
non-profit organization

Denali Family Services is seeking one (1) part-time (30-39 hours) Peer Support Specialist at our Valley locations.

A Peer Support Specialist uses his or her personal history and experience with behavioral health challenges to support, guide, coach, and mentor adolescents and young adults who are transitioning into independence.

This position is responsible for observing policies, procedures and safeguards to protect the privacy of health information in compliance with the HIPAA Privacy (Privacy Rule).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Using your experience of recovery to help a young person succeed.
• Collaborating with the young person's team to support recovery and independence.
• Providing one-on-one or group activities designed to share experiences, build relationships, enhance competency, and develop community living skills.
• Maintaining frequent contact with the young person in order to provide support and guidance.
• Encouraging the young person's participation in wellness and recovery activities.

Excellent benefits package including 403(B) retirement plan with an employer match, employer paid life insurance, 10 paid holidays, generous leave accrual (including birthday leave), health coverage (medical, vision, dental), , on-site Clinical Supervisor for professionals seeking licensure, licensure bonus, and more!

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Transports, via private or agency vehicle, clients to/from home, school, the agency, and
community settings as it is part of their treatment program.
• Must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or GED.
• Must have the competence to provide peer support services by virtue of 1) having experienced or witnessed behavioral health issues in your life or in your
family and 2) a willingness to share this experience to support others.
• Must have the understanding of the behavioral health service delivery system based on your experience as a consumer or family member.

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**APPLICATION AND RESUME REQUIRED!**
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Submissions will not be reviewed without an application and resume. Application and resume may be faxed to 907-332-3092 or emailed to HRDepartment@denalifs.org. Visit our website, www.denalifs.org, to download an application, or contact Human Resources at 907-222-2308 or 907-222-2374 with any questions regarding employment.
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