Peer Support - Leader on Duty (Friendship House)

HELP OTHERS, MAKE A DIFFERENCE, SAVE A LIFE.

At the McNabb Center, our mission is "Improving the lives of the people we serve."  Do you see yourself as a part of this life-changing work? If so, we are currently seeking a qualified and motivated professional for the following position: Peer Support Center Leader on Duty. 

SUMMARY

The Peer Support Center Activity Leader is responsible for transporting program participants to and from site activities and leads social recreational activities in the community.

REQUIREMENTS

Education/Knowledge: Must have at least a high school diploma or equivalent. Maintaining certified driver status is a condition of employment.

Experience: Must be a primary mental health consumer and have a desire to be a role model for recovery.  Experience in customer service helpful.

Physical: Exposure to biological hazards. Hearing of normal and soft tones. Close eye work. Valid Class D driver's license with an F endorsement. Lifting up to 50 lbs. Pushing/pulling up to 150 lbs. Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching. Required to be certified in, and effectively implement, verbal and physical de-escalation techniques that include a wide range of bodily movements; including but not limited to, grasping, holding another person, going down on knees, running, and walking.

The McNabb Center (www.mcnabbcenter.org) is a premier not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services.  The Center provides quality care and serves all ages in a continuum of prevention, early intervention, social, co-occurring, addiction, outpatient, and crisis services.

MC is an EOE. MC conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing.  Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.  This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises.  Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.