Peer Support Center Worker (Leader on Duty) Knox


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: PRN Peer Support Center Leader on Duty. 

SUMMARY - PRN Peer Support Center Leader on Duty

The Peer Support Center Leader on Duty is responsible for day-to-day management of the Peer Support Center milieu. This position is an "as needed" (PRN) position with 15 hours per week.

REQUIREMENTS - PRN Peer Support Center Leader on Duty

Education/Knowledge: Applicants must have a high school degree or equivalent.

Experience: Applicants must be a primary mental health consumer and have a desire to be a role model for recovery for clients. Experience leading groups is desired, and experience in customer service would be helpful for this position. 

Applicants should possess the ability to relate to individuals and families of varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds, ages, educational levels, and economic circumstances with respect and dignity.  Excellent verbal, written, and computer skills are necessary in order to work effectively and collaboratively with clients, collaborating agencies, and community professionals, as well as maintaining proper documentation. 

Physical: Exposure to biological hazards. The ability to hear normal and soft tones as well as complete close eye work. The ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and push/pull up to 150 lbs. There will be frequent exposure to cleaning supplies in this position. There is frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching in this position. To ensure the safety of the clients and staff, this position requires certification in and adequate implementation of verbal and physical de-escalation techniques (Handle with Care) that include a wide range of bodily movements including but not limited to grasping, holding another person, going down on knees, running, and walking. Physical de-escalation techniques will only be implemented at McNabb Center facilities, and not in community settings.

The McNabb Center ( 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.