Family Peer Mentor (SUD)
Location: New Philadelphia
Posted on: June 10, 2021
Where New Paths Begin
Recovery is possible with OhioGuidestone. A leader in the field
of behavioral health with a 155-year history, we address the needs
of the whole person, helping individuals reset their paths, reclaim
their autonomy and restore their purpose. OhioGuidestone connects
individuals with the resources needed to achieve lifelong success,
providing community counseling, substance use disorder treatment,
workforce development training, early childhood mental health
services, psychiatric care and more.
Potential candidates will have knowledge of personal recovery
experience interacting with individuals seeking recovery, and the
ability to help individuals navigate getting connected to the
recovery community (e.g., 12-step, Celebrate Recovery, etc.).
Candidates should have knowledge of the concept of sponsoring
someone in recovery (i.e., what the relationship looks like, how to
obtain a sponsor, the benefits related to having a sponsor etc.).
Ideal candidates would be in long-term recovery themselves. START
recommends long-term recovery being defined as three or more years;
however, it is important to consider the quality of recovery as
opposed to just the quantity of time a person has been in
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Provide sobriety support services and inspire hope of recovery
from addiction or co-occurring disorders
Upon assignment, meet with client each week, and based upon need
of client; step down as appropriate with supervisor input
Educate the client on the addiction model and paths to
Help expand client's sober support network
Connect the client to needed community resources in support of
Address barriers to recovery
Provide support to maintain recovery and reduce relapse
Attend meetings, child visitation, and court hearings with
client as requested by the payor
Develop a Recovery Support Plan with each recoveree
Timely and accurate documentation for all clients
Adhere to Ohio Certified Peer Supporter Code of Ethics
Attend supervision and training as assigned
Behave in such a manner that models success
Maintains regular and reliable attendance.
May be involved in the planning, organization, and
implementation of special events or department specific projects or
seasonal program changes.
- In times of need, employee may be asked to complete related
duties other than those indicated above as assigned by their
Minimum qualification for this position is a GED or High School
Ohio Peer Recovery Supporter Certification required.
Work and/or Volunteer experience as a Recovery Coach and
knowledge of court and county resources is preferred.
Must have a valid Ohio Driver's License and safe driving
- 1 year experience working with persons in recovery and with
At OhioGuidestone we care about the health and safety of our
employees. OhioGuidestone requires applicants to complete a
pre-employment screening process upon receipt of an offer of
employment. We require and cover the cost of a fingerprint
background screening, physical, Tuberculosis test, and drug screen
after an employment offer is made. Any employment offer is
contingent upon receipt of all satisfactory pre-employment
screenings. OhioGuidestone is committed to creating a more diverse
community. We encourage candidates from historically
underrepresented groups to apply. EEO/M/F/H/V IND0
Keywords: OhioGuidestone, Canton , Family Peer Mentor (SUD), Other , New Philadelphia, Ohio
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