Cornerstone Treatment Facilities Network is a private, CARF accredited chemical dependency and rehabilitation treatment facility located in Fresh Meadows, Queens New York. Currently we are seeking a part time Peer Advocate/Counselor Aide to work on our Rehab Unit Monday through Friday 9am - 2:30pm.
The Peer Advocate will provide guidance and recovery support to clients. Collaborates with clinical and non-clinical team members to ensure culture of support is reflected in client's treatment. Assist clients in carrying out tasks as defined in their treatment plans. Under the direction of the Director, coordinates rehab admissions, conducts initial screening, conduct education and group meetings with clients.
1) High School Diploma or Equivalent required
2) Minimum of one year active participation in substance abuse field, peer support or peer advocacy programs
3) State certified as a Peer Specialist
4) Ability to communicate effectively. Bilingual preferred
Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants being considered must provide three professional references, consent to criminal background check and complete an employee physical which includes a chain of custody.