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WPN Olympia

Title:                                  Washington Peer Network (WPN) Coordinator - Olympia

Part/Full Time:                  ​Full Time

Hourly/Salary:                   Hourly

Pay Scale:                          $28.12 - $33.50/hr.

Reports to:                        ​Senior WPN Program Manager

Supervisory role:               Yes

 

Candidates who identify with one or more of the following are STRONGLY encouraged to apply:

  • Individuals with lived experience in mental health and/or substance abuse

  • BIPOC identified individuals

  • LGBTQIA+ identified individuals

  • Veterans

 

Purpose/Vision/Mission

Peer Washington's purpose is to provide peer emotional support and development services to:

  • Washington state residents impacted by temporary or chronic addiction, mental health and/or HIV/AIDS, or other sexually transmitted diseases.

  • Target disparately impacted communities through site expansion operated as a DBA of Peer Washington named for location and guided by a charter identifying the target community served.

  • Maintain safe space for members identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender non-conforming, or other sexual minorities at all our locations regardless of the target community.

  • Services shall be open to any person impacted by addiction, mental health, or HIV/AIDS; however, outreach for each site will be directed toward the community identified in the site charter.

  • Our work is done in a spirit of safety, trust, inclusiveness, and celebration of individual differences.

 

General Summary 

Programming is the culmination of services that our organization provides to the community. This includes, but is not limited to, volunteer engagement and management, peer support groups, peer coaching, resource connections, supported employment, supportive housing, special events, community assistance programs, community outreach and collaboration with community partners. The role of the Program Manager is to assess, create, manage, and develop ongoing programming as it pertains to the direction of our organization in serving the community's needs. 

Primary Responsibilities
  • Recruit, train, supervise and mentor WPN coordinators, identify annual goals, and ensure direct reports can meet those goals.

  • Report to the Senior WPN Program Manager.

  • Collaborate with PWD, WPN staff, and other stakeholders to implement and maintain the Washington Peer Network.

  • Create and maintain tools to keep peer network items up to date, this includes: event calendars, membership review, and monitoring statewide network access and participation in identified projects and programs.

  • Manage the Peer Connections Zoom platform with facilitator recruitment and coordination, Zoom troubleshooting, and the stipend process.

  • Create, implement, and maintain organizational tracking tools as needed.

  • Strive to meet or exceed all grant/contract deliverables as assigned including data collection, reporting, and invoice payment approval and tracking. 

  • Develop conference presentations, create trainings, systems, and communicate effectively about wins and challenges. 

  • Manage the Help 4 Helpers training program.

  • Build relationships with staff, members, and community stakeholders to provide services that best serve the needs of our members and peer community.

  • Problem solves issues and conflicts as they arise that are beyond the scope of the WPN coordinator role.

  • Actively address people and issues that conflict with Peer WA policies or create an unsafe environment for people to come together. This includes mediation of personal conflicts among PWD/WPN training participants to full resolution and involving the Senior WPN Program Manager when necessary.

  • Maintain open communication and effective working relationships with other staff members based on mutual respect, reasonable and timely expectations that promote a positive working environment.

  • Oversee/implement all trainings and events assigned.

  • Respond to all phone calls and emails within 1 business day when not in the field and 3 business days when you are in the field.

  • Work with your direct reports and other staff in the planning and logistics for all special events.

  • Act as a representative on behalf of Peer WA as needed with regards to community collaborations and events as assigned by the Senior WPN Program Manager. This includes reporting back to the CWDO with updates and for direction on how to proceed with our involvement.

  • Maintain clear communication with staff and volunteers. 

  • Encourage members to get involved in volunteer positions, special events and fundraising events.

  • May, at times, require flexibility in their schedule to accommodate business travel and WPN events.

 
Required Qualifications
  • Must identify as a peer: someone with lived experience and in recovery for a period of at least one year.

  • Must have management experience- at least 3 years.

  • Must have supervision of peer support specialist experience-at least 2 years.

  • Must be able to write curriculum, reports, and professional summaries of work.

  • Ability to work with diverse individuals with visible and invisible disabilities.

  • Must understand concepts of equity, diversity, inclusion and justice and make it a priority in all your work.

  • Must be able to use Microsoft tools, learn Smartsheet and have proficiency with current business communication tools such as Zoom, Teams and Slack. (Examples only)

  • Recent/Current management experience: supervision, volunteer management, project management, reporting, budgets, conflict resolution, scheduling, etc.

  • Must have great organizational, documenting, communication, and program development skills.

  • Must have experience working as a peer recovery coach and Certified Peer Counselor (CPC) or willingness to take the training within six (6) months of hire.

  • Ability to be an active listener by asking questions and reflecting on what is being said.

  • Proficient level of ability with computer software: Microsoft Office Products, Salesforce, and Smartsheet.

  • Ability to work both independently and under supervision.

  • Ability to maintain healthy boundaries with peers.

  • Ability to manage time effectively.

 

Additional Compensation
  • Starting wage $28.12 – $33.50 Per Hour DOE  

  • Bi-annual bonus potential 

  • Paid Vacation Time – 3 weeks per year, accrued hourly based on hours worked at 0.0580 hours per hour worked, 120-hour maximum annual carryover.  

  • Paid Sick Time accrued hourly based on hours worked at 0.0580 hours per hour worked equivalent to three weeks per year at 40 hours per week.  

  • One personal day for the remainder of 2023. Three personal days per calendar year thereafter. 

  • 13 paid holidays per calendar year. 

  • Business cell phone and service will be provided.  

  • Monthly parking pass or travel stipend 

  • Corporate credit card 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision employee premiums covered by employer at 100% for employee. 

  • WA Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Workers compensation.  

  • $100,000 Life and AD&D, Long Term Disability through Hartford, provided at no cost. 

  • Employee Assistance Program 

  • Employer Sponsored IRA with up to 3% employer match. 

 
Additional Responsibilities

This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities. In addition to the responsibilities listed above, the Program Manager will be responsible for any additional tasks that are assigned by the CWDO.

 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume on INDEED.

WPN Coordinator

Title:                                  Washington Peer Network (WPN) Coordinator 

Part/Full Time:                  ​Full Time

Hourly/Salary:                   Hourly

Pay Scale:                          $21.90 - $24.96/hr.

Reports to:                        ​WPN Program Manager

Supervisory role:               No

 

Candidates who identify with one or more of the following are STRONGLY encouraged to apply:

  • Individuals with lived experience in mental health and/or substance abuse

  • BIPOC identified individuals

  • LGBTQIA+ identified individuals

  • Veterans

 

Purpose/Vision/Mission

Peer Washington's purpose is to provide peer emotional support and development services to:

  • Washington state residents impacted by temporary or chronic addiction, mental health and/or HIV/AIDS, or other sexually transmitted diseases.

  • Target disparately impacted communities through site expansion operated as a DBA of Peer Washington named for location and guided by a charter identifying the target community served.

  • Maintain safe space for members identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender non-conforming, or other sexual minorities at all our locations regardless of the target community.

  • Services shall be open to any person impacted by addiction, mental health, or HIV/AIDS; however, outreach for each site will be directed toward the community identified in the site charter.

  • Our work is done in a spirit of safety, trust, inclusiveness, and celebration of individual differences.

 

General Summary 

Programming is the culmination of services that our organization provides to the community. This includes, but is not limited to, volunteer engagement and management, peer support groups, peer coaching, resource connections, supported employment, supportive housing, special events, community assistance programs, community outreach and collaboration with community partners. The role of the Program Manager is to assess, create, manage, and develop ongoing programming as it pertains to the direction of our organization in serving the needs of the community. 

Primary Responsibilities
  • Support WPN Program Manager including organization of office space and electronic document retention.

  • Prioritize projects based on client needs and WPN Program Manager direction to meet organizational objectives.

  • Assist with planning, scheduling, and coordination of programs and their activities, including meetings, events, and program communications.

  • Support WPN Program Manager in creating and maintaining program records, reports, presentations, and proposals.

  • Assist with program budget tracking, including billing, payments, and other financial transactions for events.

  • Work closely with IT and Marketing department to monitor social media presence.

  • Provide technical assistance to peers who are subscribing to the WPN application.

  • Oversee the use of technology for program operations, such as video conferencing technology, presentation software, and other communications technologies.

  • Help create and maintain an organizational structure to ensure program policies, practices, goals, and deadlines are being recorded accurately and completed in a timely manner.

  • Facilitate positive relations between the program team, external stakeholders, and other departments within the organization.

  • Provide excellent customer service. 

 
Required Qualifications
  • Must identify as a peer: Someone with lived experience with behavioral health challenges and in recovery for a period of at least one year

  • High School Diploma / GED.

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Must have great organizational, documenting, communication, and program development skills.

  • Ability to be an active listener by asking questions and reflecting on what is being said.

  • Proficient level of ability with computer software such as Microsoft Office products and Smartsheet.

  • Ability to work both independently.

  • Ability to maintain healthy boundaries with peers and co-workers.

  • Understand how to set up and breakdown virtual and in person trainings.

  • Be able to work in a team environment collaborating effectively with multiple diverse individuals and programs.

  • Ability to manage time effectively.

  • Strong ability to maintain self-care in a fast-paced demanding employment environment.

  • Type 40+ WPM.

  • Data entry.

  • Ability to research and gather information from multiple sources.

  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to start date.

 

Additional Compensation
  • Starting wage $21.90 – $24.96 Per Hour DOE

  • Bi-annual bonus potential

  • Paid Vacation Time – 3 weeks per year, accrued hourly based on hours worked at 0.0580 hours per hour worked, 120-hour maximum annual carryover. 

  • Paid Sick Time accrued hourly based on hours worked at 0.0580 hours per hour worked equivalent to three weeks per year at 40 hours per week. 

  • One personal for the remainder of 2023. Three personal days per calendar year thereafter.

  • 13 paid holidays per calendar year.

  • Business cell phone and service will be provided. 

  • Monthly parking pass or travel stipend

  • Corporate credit card

  • Medical, Dental, Vision employee premiums covered by employer at 100% for employee.

  • WA Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Workers compensation. 

  • $100,000 Life and AD&D, Long Term Disability through Hartford, provided at no cost.

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employer Sponsored IRA with up to 3% employer match.

 
Additional Responsibilities

This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities. In addition to the responsibilities listed above, the WPN Coordinator will be responsible for any additional tasks that are assigned by the WPN Program Manager.

 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume on INDEED.

Program Manager PWD

Title:                                  Program Manager -Peer Workforce Development

Part/Full Time:                  ​Full Time

Hourly/Salary:                   Hourly

Pay Scale:                          $28.12 – $33.50

Reports to:                        ​Peer Workforce Training Director

Supervisory role:               Yes

 

Candidates who identify with one or more of the following are STRONGLY encouraged to apply:

  • Individuals with lived experience in mental health and/or substance abuse

  • BIPOC identified individuals

  • LGBTQIA+ identified individuals

  • Veterans

 

Purpose/Vision/Mission

Peer Washington's purpose is to provide peer emotional support and development services to:

  • Washington state residents impacted by temporary or chronic addiction, mental health and/or HIV/AIDS, or other sexually transmitted diseases.

  • Target disparately impacted communities through site expansion operated as a DBA of Peer Washington named for location and guided by a charter identifying the target community served.

  • Maintain safe space for members identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender non-conforming, or other sexual minorities at all our locations regardless of the target community.

  • Services shall be open to any person impacted by addiction, mental health, or HIV/AIDS; however, outreach for each site will be directed toward the community identified in the site charter.

  • Our work is done in a spirit of safety, trust, inclusiveness, and celebration of individual differences.

 

General Summary

Programming is the culmination of services that our organization provides to the community. This includes, but is not limited to, volunteer engagement and management, peer support groups, peer coaching, resource connections, supported employment, supportive housing, special events, community assistance programs, community outreach, and collaboration with community partners. The role of the Program Manager is to assess, create, manage, and develop ongoing programming as it pertains to the direction of our organization in serving the needs of the community.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Work closely with the Training Director in creating and documenting standard operating procedures for PWD’s training contracts. This position will inform the Training Director as to what the best practices are in training, training development, and training delivery.

  • Manage contracts from various agencies and nations. Budget projection and reconciliation, logistics and tracking contract deliverables for contracts assigned is required.

  • Make travel arrangements, purchase catering, understand per diem rates, organize logistics, coordinate participants and trainers as well as ensure all equipment and supplies necessary are prepared and delivered to the training/event.

  • Create their own personal set of tools to accurately track events, agreements, invoices, and budgets in a timely manner.

  • Recruit, train, supervise, and mentor training coordinators and volunteers. Identify annual goals and ensure direct reports can meet those goals.

  • Ensure appropriate staffing levels are maintained for trainings that we coordinate.

  • Build relationships with staff, members, and community stakeholders to provide services that best serve the needs of our members and peer community.

  • Problem solve issues and conflicts as they arise that are beyond the scope of the training coordinator role.

  • Actively address people and issues that conflict with Peer WA policies or create an unsafe environment for people to come together in PWD training environments. This includes mediation of personal conflicts among PWD training participants to full resolution and involving the Training Director when necessary.

  • Maintain open communication and effective working relationships with fellow staff members based on mutual respect, reasonable, and timely expectations that promote a positive working environment.

  • Oversee tasks given to direct reports for all trainings and events provided by PWD, as assigned.

  • Respond to all phone calls and emails within 3 business days.

  • Work with your direct reports and other staff in the planning and logistics for all special events.

  • Act as a representative on behalf of Peer WA as needed with regards to community collaborations and events as assigned by the Training Director and Chief Workforce Development Officer. This includes reporting back to the Training Director with updates and direction on how to proceed with PWD involvement.

  • Maintain clear communication with staff and volunteers. This includes keeping the Training Director updated on weekly schedules and copied on all important communication.

  • Strive to meet or exceed all grant/contract deliverables as assigned including data collection and reporting.

  • Encourage members to get involved in volunteer positions, special events, and fundraising events.

  • Be required, at times, to attend advisory board meetings, leadership meetings on local, regional, and national levels.

 
Required Qualifications
  • Must identify as a peer: someone with lived experience and in recovery for a period of at least one year.

  • Must be able to use Microsoft tools, learn Smartsheet and have proficiency with current business communication tools such as Zoom, Teams, and Slack. (Examples only)

  • Recent/Current management experience: supervision, volunteer management, project management, reporting, budgets, conflict resolution, scheduling, etc.

  • Must have intermediate knowledge of curriculum development.

  • Must have great organizational, documenting, communication, and program development skills.

  • Must have experience working as a peer recovery coach and Certified Peer Counselor (CPC) or willingness to take the training within six (6) months of hire.

  • Ability to be an active listener by asking questions and reflecting on what is being said.

  • Ability to work both independently and under supervision.

  • Ability to maintain healthy boundaries.

  • Ability to manage time effectively.

  • Strong ability to maintain self-care in a fast-paced demanding employment environment.

  • Be proactive.

Additional Compensation
  • Starting wage $28.12 – $33.50 Per Hour DOE

  • Bi-annual bonus potential

  • Paid Vacation Time – 3 weeks per year, accrued hourly based on hours worked at 0.0580 hours per hour worked, 120-hour maximum annual carryover.

  • Paid Sick Time accrued hourly based on hours worked at 0.0580 hours per hour worked equivalent to three weeks per year at 40 hours per week.

  • One personal for the remainder of 2023. Three personal days per calendar year thereafter.

  • 13 paid holidays per calendar year.

  • Business cell phone and service will be provided.

  • Monthly parking pass or travel stipend

  • Corporate credit card

  • Medical, Dental, Vision employee premiums covered by employer at 100% for employee.

  • WA Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Workers compensation.

  • $100,000 Life and AD&D, Long Term Disability through Hartford, provided at no cost.

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employer Sponsored IRA with up to 3% employer match.

 
Additional Responsibilities

This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities. In addition to the responsibilities listed above, the Program Manager will be responsible for any additional tasks that are assigned by the Training Director. 

 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume on INDEED.

OBHA Advocate

Title:                                  Behavioral Health Advocate - OBHA

Part/Full Time:                  ​Full Time

Hourly/Salary:                   Salary

Pay Scale:                          $65,049 - $70,599 DOE

Reports to:                       OBHA Director

Supervisory role:               No

 

Candidates who identify with one or more of the following are STRONGLY encouraged to apply:

  • Individuals with lived experience in mental health and/or substance abuse

  • BIPOC identified individuals

  • LGBTQIA+ identified individuals

  • Veterans

 

Purpose/Vision/Mission

Peer Washington's purpose is to provide peer emotional support and development services to:

  • Washington state residents impacted by temporary or chronic addiction, mental health and/or HIV/AIDS, or other sexually transmitted diseases.

  • Target disparately impacted communities through site expansion operated as a DBA of Peer Washington named for location and guided by a charter identifying the target community served.

  • Maintain safe space for members identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender non-conforming, or other sexual minorities at all our locations regardless of the target community.

  • Services shall be open to any person impacted by addiction, mental health, or HIV/AIDS; however, outreach for each site will be directed toward the community identified in the site charter.

  • Our work is done in a spirit of safety, trust, inclusiveness, and celebration of individual differences.

 

General Summary – OBHA

The Office of Behavioral Health Advocacy (OBHA) is an independent body protecting the interests of Washingtonians engaged in behavioral health services and their loved ones by providing consulting, resources, advocacy, and mediation for complaints against behavioral health services by individual providers and facilities. As such, the OBHA directly upholds the rights of individuals who are experiencing challenges in the public and private behavioral health systems in one of the ten regions established across Washington State. The responsibility of the Behavioral Health Advocate is to represent the constituents of their assigned BHASO district and provide them with the full breadth of behavioral health advocacy services.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Identify, investigate, and resolve complaints made by, or on behalf of, service recipients or their loved ones receiving behavioral health services by providers or facilities.

  • Assist and advocate on behalf of service recipients or their loved ones or behavioral health providers or facilities before government agencies seeking administrative, legal, or other remedies on their behalf, if appropriate.

  • Inform service recipients or their loved ones and their representatives about applicable patient rights and information.

  • Recruit, train, supervise and mentor an Advocacy Coordinator (if applicable) and volunteers.

  • Identify annual goals and ensure direct reports can meet those goals.

  • Support and/or advocate for service recipients or their loved ones in resolving grievances up to and including appeals and fair hearings.

  • Build and maintain working relationships with area behavioral health service providers.

  • Provide referrals to other government offices when issues presented do not fall under the jurisdiction of the OBHA.

  • Build relationships with staff, members, and community stakeholders to provide services that best serve the needs of those seeking OBHA services.

  • Facilitate monthly Regional Behavioral Health Forums.

  • Report quarterly to the OBHA Advisory Council for the region assigned on service area recommendations.

  • Informing and educating individuals, family members, stakeholders, and area service providers on the services that OBHA provides and the rights of individuals receiving behavioral health services.

  • Respond to all phone calls and emails in a timely manner.

  • Daily documentation for all encounters.

  • Must be available to address extreme issues that occur outside of normal business hours.

  • Work with your direct reports and other staff in the planning and logistics for all OBHA specific events.

  • Maintain clear communication with staff and volunteers. This includes keeping the Program Director for your region and/or the OBHA Director updated on weekly schedules and copied on all important communication.

 
Required Qualifications
  • Must identify as a peer: someone with lived experience and in recovery for a period of at least one year.

  • High School Diploma / GED

  • Valid Washington driver’s license

  • Two years of experience in behavioral health advocacy or mediation or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.

  • Have a working knowledge of federal and state contract requirements, department functions, policies, practices, and methods to effectively perform duties as assigned.

  • Recent or current management experience: supervision, volunteer management, project management, reporting, budgets, conflict resolution, scheduling, etc.

  • Must have great organizational, documenting, communication, and program development skills.

  • Must be trained and certified as a peer recovery coach through a Peer Washington led training within 6 months of hire.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer software: Microsoft Office Products, database/CRM systems such as EmpowerDB and Smartsheet

  • Ability to work both independently and under supervision.

  • Ability to maintain healthy boundaries with peers.

  • Excellent time management

  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to start date.

  • Ability to research and gather information from the internet.

  • The ability to work a regular schedule.

  • Must work within assigned region.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Conflict resolution experience

  • Experience with documentation via database

 

Additional Compensation
  • Starting Wage: $65,049 - $70,559 DOE

  • Bi-Annual Bonus Potential

  • Paid Vacation Time – 3 weeks per year (120 hours), accrued at 4.615hrs per biweekly pay period, 120-hour maximum annual carryover.

  • Paid Sick Time 3 weeks per year (120 hours), accrued at 4.615hrs per biweekly pay period, 120-hour maximum annual carryover.

  • One personal day for the remainder of 2023. Three personal days per calendar year thereafter.

  • 13 paid holidays per calendar year.

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits for Employee paid at 100%, Dependents 0%

  • $100,000 Life and AD&D, Long Term Disability through Hartford, provided at no cost.

  • WA State Short Term Disability and Workers Compensation premiums paid by the employer.

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employer-Sponsored IRA with up to 3% employer match.

  • Business cell phone and service will be provided.

  • Corporate Credit Card.

  • Monthly parking pass or travel stipend.

 
Additional Responsibilities

This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities. In addition to the responsibilities listed above, the Behavioral Health Advocate will be responsible for any additional tasks that are assigned by the regional Program Director or OBHA Director.

 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume on INDEED.

Outreach Navigator

Title:                                  Outreach Navigator - Recovery Navigator Program

Part/Full Time:                  ​Full Time

Hourly/Salary:                   Hourly

Pay Scale:                          $32.00 - $35.31/hr.

Reports to:                        ​Program Director

Supervisory role:               No

 

Candidates who identify with one or more of the following are STRONGLY encouraged to apply:

  • Individuals with lived experience in mental health and/or substance abuse

  • BIPOC identified individuals

  • LGBTQIA+ identified individuals

  • Veterans

 

Purpose/Vision/Mission

Peer Washington's purpose is to provide peer emotional support and development services to:

  • Washington state residents impacted by temporary or chronic addiction, mental health and/or HIV/AIDS, or other sexually transmitted diseases.

  • Target disparately impacted communities through site expansion operated as a DBA of Peer Washington named for location and guided by a charter identifying the target community served.

  • Maintain safe space for members identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender non-conforming, or other sexual minorities at all our locations regardless of the target community.

  • Services shall be open to any person impacted by addiction, mental health, or HIV/AIDS; however, outreach for each site will be directed toward the community identified in the site charter.

  • Our work is done in a spirit of safety, trust, inclusiveness, and celebration of individual differences.

 

General Summary – Recovery Navigator Program

The Recovery Navigator Program provides peer support services to adults who intersect with law enforcement related to simple drug possession and/or have frequent contact with the criminal legal system because of unmet behavioral healthcare needs. The role of the Outreach Navigator is to meet potential participants in the field and discuss the opportunities to engage in recovery through this program. This may or may not involve a handoff from local law enforcement. The Outreach Navigator will provide trauma-informed peer support leveraging motivational interviewing skills to assist individuals in determining what their intrinsic needs are related to addiction recovery, provide resource connections when appropriate, and offer participant hand-off to a Recovery Navigator for long term peer support services.

Peer Washington envisions a community of peers connected by shared experience in compassionate support of one another.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Work predominantly in the field as the first contact with potential participants.

  • Provide in-the-field resources and referrals and limited peer coaching support.

  • Ensure participants are aware of program resources and services available to them and how participation in this program could potentially impact their involvement in the justice system.

  • Understand and ensure the Recovery Navigator Uniform Program Standards are met.

  • Support de-escalation and stabilization of participants when necessary and establish appropriate relationships with crisis services.

  • Provide information on a timely basis and in a usable form to others who need to act on it.

  • Ensures that applicable procedures are followed, and that clear, detailed records are kept.

  • Provide participants with a warm handoff to a Recovery Navigator.

  • Work with, and become knowledgeable about, representatives across systems that impact participants including the healthcare system, the behavioral health system, and the criminal justice system, etc.

  • Understand and utilize best practices with progressive engagement, trauma informed care, motivational interviewing, and other necessary skills suited to engaging potential program participants.

  • Maintain clear communication with law enforcement and partner agencies.

  • Attend all ongoing training programs offered to enhance the effectiveness of the role.

  • Follow up with program participants in the community when there is an indication of disengagement.

  • Support new guidelines, best practices, client tracking, and expectations in the development and application of this position.

 
Required Qualifications
  • Must identify as someone in recovery from substance use and/or mental health challenges and in remission for at least one year.

  • Ability to work any day of the week including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

  • Have an understanding of and the willingness to support many different paths to recovery, including harm reduction models.

  • Must have excellent organizational, documenting, communication, and program development skills.

  • Ability to travel to all parts of the south King County region including locations where unhoused people are residing.

  • Ability to be an active listener by asking questions and reflect on what is being said.

  • Technologically proficient, ability to use computers: Microsoft Office Products, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software, etc.

  • Ability to work both independently and under supervision.

  • Ability to work with diverse populations and law enforcement officers.

  • Have a current Washington State driver’s license, a good driving record, active vehicle insurance, and the ability to travel within King County via your personal vehicle.

  • Must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 two (2) weeks prior to the employment start date.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A minimum of two years of experience in work related to peer support or outreach services to those impacted by behavioral health challenges.

  • Lived experience with being unhoused, the criminal legal system, the mental health system, SUD treatment settings, and/or other relevant systems that impact program participants.

  • Established relationships with local community-based organizations, local government/courts, and/or law enforcement agencies.

  • Previous experience working as a Certified Peer Counselor or willing to seek certification within 6 months of hire.

  • Must be trained and certified as a peer recovery coach through Peer Washington within 6 months of hire.

  • Spanish language skills.

  • High school diploma or equivalent is preferred.

 

Additional Compensation
  • Starting wage $32.00 - $35.31 per hour DOE.

  • Bi-annual bonus potential.

  • Paid Vacation Time – 3 weeks per year, accrued hourly based on hours worked at 0.0580 hours per hour worked, 120-hour maximum annual carryover.

  • Paid Sick Time accrued hourly based on hours worked at 0.0580 hours per hour worked equivalent to three weeks per year at 40 hours per week.

  • One personal day in 2023 for the remainder of 2023. Three personal days per calendar year thereafter.

  • 13 paid holidays per calendar year.

  • Business cell phone and service will be provided.

  • Monthly parking pass or travel stipend.

  • Corporate credit card.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, WA Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Workers compensation; employee premiums covered by employer at 100% for employee.

  • Employee Assistance Program.

  • Employer Sponsored IRA with up to 3% employer match.

 
Additional Responsibilities

This posting is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities.  In addition to the responsibilities listed above, the Outreach Navigator will be responsible for any additional tasks that are assigned by the Program Director.   

 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume on INDEED.

Team Manger

Title:                           Team Manager

Part/Full Time:           Full Time

Hourly/Salary:            Hourly

Pay Scale:                   $35.75 -$39.54 per hr

Reports to:                 Program Director

 

Candidates who identify with one or more of the following are STRONGLY encouraged to apply.

  • Individuals with lived experience in mental health and/or substance abuse

  • BIPOC identified individuals.

  • LGBTQIA+ identified individuals.

  • Veterans

 

Purpose/Vision/Mission

Peer Washington's purpose is to provide peer emotional support and development services to:

  • Washington state residents impacted by temporary or chronic addiction, mental health and/or HIV/AIDS, or other sexually transmitted diseases.

  • Target disparately impacted communities through site expansion operated as a dba of Peer Washington named for location and guided by a charter identifying the target community served.

  • Maintain safe space for members identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender non-conforming, or other sexual minorities at all our locations regardless of the target community.

  • Services shall be open to any person impacted by addiction, mental health, or HIV/AIDS; however, outreach for each site will be directed toward the community identified in the site charter.

  • Our work is done in a spirit of safety, trust, inclusiveness, and celebration of individual differences.

Peer Washington envisions a community of peers connected by shared experience in compassionate support of one another.

 

General Summary – Recovery Navigator Program

The Recovery Navigator Program is a valuable resource for adults who have encountered legal issues related to drug possession or have ongoing interactions with the criminal justice system due to untreated behavioral health concerns. The Team Manager is responsible for the leadership of a team of Recovery and Outreach Navigators who specialize in providing peer support. The primary objective of the team is to establish connections with individuals seeking recovery services that align with their unique needs and preferences. The Team Manager’s expertise and guidance will enable the team to effectively assist individuals in achieving their recovery goals.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Recruit, train, supervise, and mentor teams of Recovery Navigators, Outreach Navigators, and Program Assistants.

  • Direct supervision of the team includes holding one-on-one meetings, scheduling, coaching, and time management.

  • Collaborate with Recovery Navigators, Outreach Navigators, and Program Assistants to create program guidelines, establish best practices, and track participant progress. Set clear expectations for the development and implementation of the program.

  • Work closely with your individual team to manage the participant's recovery navigation.

  • Contribute to the ongoing development of RNP's overall goals, objectives, and policies.

  • Provide assistance and support with cases that are more challenging.

  • Support outreach to potential program participants in the community and collaboration with law enforcement.

  • Build and cultivate connections with community-based organizations.

  • Prioritize the development of relationships, programs, and quality improvement efforts.

  • Respond to all phone calls and emails within the designated time frame.

  • Collaborate with the Program Director and the team to coordinate program events and oversee their logistics.

  • Keep the Program Director updated on weekly schedules and crucial communication. 

  • Collaborate with and gain expertise on representatives from various systems that affect participants, such as healthcare, behavioral health, legal systems, and more.

  • Thoroughly document all activities according to agency and contract requirements.

  • Maintain clear communication with law enforcement and partner agencies.

  • Attend ongoing trainings offered to enhance the effectiveness of the role.

  • Utilize strength-based communication and peer language to problem solve.

Required Qualifications
  • Must identify as someone in recovery from substance use and/or mental health challenges and in remission for at least two years.

  • Available to work any days and hours, including on-call and holidays when required.

  • Exceptional skills in organization, documentation, communication, and program development.

  • Proficient ability with computer software: Microsoft Office Products, CRMs, etc.

  • Ability to work both independently and under supervision

  • Ability to maintain healthy boundaries with peers

  • Having the skill to effectively manage one's time.

  • Have a current Washington State driver’s license, a good driving record, active vehicle insurance, and the ability to travel within King County.

  • Ability to work with diverse populations and law enforcement officers.

  • Experience in SUD/Mental Health case management or outreach

  • Must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 two weeks before the start date

 

Preferred Qualifications
  • Established connections with local community-based organizations and or law enforcement agencies

  • Previous experience working as a Certified Peer Counselor (CPC) or willing to seek certification within six months of hire

  • Must be trained and certified as a peer recovery coach through Peer Washington within six months of hire

  • A minimum of two years of experience in work related to peer support for behavioral health or outreach services to those impacted by behavioral health challenges.

  • Lived experience with being unhoused, the criminal legal system, the mental health system, and/or other relevant systems that impact program participants.

  • Bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred

  • High school diploma or equivalent is preferred

 

Additional Responsibilities

This posting is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities.  In addition to the responsibilities listed above, the Team Lead will be responsible for any additional tasks that are assigned by the Program Director.   

 

Compensation
  • Starting wage $35.75 -$39.54 per hr DOE

  • Bi-annual bonus potential

  • Paid Vacation Time – 3 weeks per year, accrued hourly based on hours worked at 0.0580 hours per hour worked, 120-hour maximum annual carryover.

  • Paid Sick Time accrued hourly based on hours worked at 0.0580 hours per hour worked equivalent to three weeks per year at 40 hours per week.

  • One personal for the remainder of 2023. Three personal days per calendar year thereafter.

  • 13 paid holidays per calendar year.

  • Business cell phone and service will be provided.

  • Monthly parking pass or travel stipend

  • Corporate credit card

  • Medical, Dental, Vision employee premiums covered by employer at 100% for employee.

  • WA Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Workers compensation.

  • $100,000 Life and AD&D, Long Term Disability through Hartford, provided at no cost.

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employer Sponsored IRA with up to 3% employer match.

 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a resume AND cover letter via INDEED.

Recovery Navigator

Title:                              Recovery Navigator

Part/ Full Time:             Full Time

Hourly/ Salary:              Hourly

Pay Scale:                      $32.00 - $35.31/ hr.

Reports to:                    Program Director

Supervisory role:          No

 

Candidates who identify with one or more of the following are STRONGLY encouraged to apply.

  • Individuals with lived experience in mental health and/or substance abuse

  • BIPOC identified individuals.

  • LGBTQIA+ identified individuals.

  • Veterans

 

Purpose/Vision/Mission

Peer Washington's purpose is to provide peer emotional support and development services to:

  • Washington state residents impacted by temporary or chronic addiction, mental health and/or HIV/AIDS, or other sexually transmitted diseases.

  • Target disparately impacted communities through site expansion operated as a dba of Peer Washington named for location and guided by a charter identifying the target community served.

  • Maintain safe space for members identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender non-conforming, or other sexual minorities at all our locations regardless of the target community.

  • Services shall be open to any person impacted by addiction, mental health, or HIV/AIDS; however, outreach for each site will be directed toward the community identified in the site charter.

  • Our work is done in a spirit of safety, trust, inclusiveness, and celebration of individual differences.

 

Peer Washington envisions a community of peers connected by shared experience in compassionate support of one another.

 

General Summary – Recovery Navigator Program

The Recovery Navigator Program provides peer support services to adults who intersect with law enforcement related to simple drug possession and/or have frequent contact with the criminal legal system because of unmet behavioral healthcare needs. The role of the Recovery Navigator is to provide peer support, resource connections, and participant accountability specific to their recovery goals from a nonjudgmental, nondirective lens.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Work directly with Program Director to establish guidelines, best practices, participant tracking, and expectations in the development and application of this new position

  • Understand and ensure the Recovery Navigator Uniform Program Standards are met

  • Ability to handle a minimum caseload of 20 participants

  • Develop and maintain peer support with participants in the Recovery Navigator Program (RNP)

  • Ensure participants are aware of resources and services that are available and discuss how participation could potentially benefit their recovery

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and respond to changing deadlines and priorities

  • Troubleshoot barriers to participants accessing services

  • Provide information on a timely basis and in a usable form to others who need to act on it

  • Ensure that procedures are followed and clear detailed records are kept

  • Engage participants through motivational interviewing and other techniques that help them identify opportunities for change that meet the goals specific to their definition of recovery

  • Cultivate relationships with community partners

  • Maintain clear communication with law enforcement and partner agencies

  • Support the de-escalation and stabilization of participants when necessary and establish appropriate relationships with crisis services

  • Work with and become knowledgeable about representatives across systems that impact participants including the healthcare system, the behavioral health system, the criminal justice system, etc.

  • Attend all ongoing trainings offered to enhance the effectiveness of the role

 

Required Qualifications
  • Must identify as someone in recovery from substance use and/or mental health challenges and in remission for at least one year

  • Available to work any day of the week and any time schedule, including holidays

  • Ability to understand and support the many different definitions of recovery

  • Must have excellent organizational, documenting, communication, and program development skills

  • Ability to be an active listener by asking questions and reflecting on what is being said

  • Proficient level of ability with computer software: Microsoft Office Products.

  • Ability to work both independently and under supervision.

  • Ability to manage time effectively.

  • Have a current Washington State driver’s license, a good driving record, active vehicle insurance, and the ability to travel within King County via your personal vehicle

  • Ability to work with diverse populations and law enforcement officers

  • Must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 two(2) weeks before the start date

 

Preferred Qualifications
  • Lived experience with being unhoused, the criminal legal system, the mental health system, and/or other relevant systems that impact program participants

  • A minimum of two years of experience in work related to peer support for behavioral health and/or outreach programs

  • Established relationships with local community-based organizations and/or law enforcement agencies

  • Previous experience working as a Certified Peer Counselor (CPC) or willing to seek certification within 6 months of hire

  • Must be trained and certified as a peer recovery coach through Peer Washington within 6 months of hire

  • Spanish or other language skills

  • High school diploma or equivalent is preferred

 

Additional Responsibilities

This posting is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities. In addition to the responsibilities listed above, the Program Manager will be responsible for any additional tasks that are assigned by the Program Director.

 

Compensation
  • Starting wage $32.00 - $35.31 per hour DOE

  • Bi-annual bonus potential

  • Paid Vacation Time – 3 weeks per year, accrued hourly based on hours worked at 0.0580 hours per hour worked, 120-hour maximum annual carryover.

  • Paid Sick Time accrued hourly based on hours worked at 0.0580 hours per hour worked equivalent to three weeks per year at 40 hours per week.

  • One personal for the remainder of 2023. Three personal days per calendar year thereafter.

  • 13 paid holidays per calendar year.

  • Business cell phone and service will be provided.

  • Monthly parking pass or travel stipend

  • Corporate credit card

  • Medical, Dental, Vision employee premiums covered by employer at 100% for employee.

  • WA Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Workers compensation.

  • $100,000 Life and AD&D, Long Term Disability through Hartford, provided at no cost.

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employer Sponsored IRA with up to 3% employer match.

 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a resume AND cover letter via INDEED.

Title:                             Program Director – Renton

Part/Full Time:             Full Time / Exempt

Hourly/Salary:              Salary

Pay Scale:                     $79,262 - $89,832

Reports to:                   Regional Director  

Supervisory role:          Yes

 

Candidates who identify with one or more of the following are STRONGLY encouraged to apply:

  • Have lived experience with mental health and/or substance abuse in long-term stable recovery.

  • Identify as LGBTQ+

  • BIPOC identified individuals

  • Veterans

 

Purpose/Vision/Mission

Peer Washington’s purpose is to provide peer emotional support and development services to:

  1. Washington state residents impacted by temporary or chronic addiction, mental health and/or HIV/AIDS or other sexually transmitted diseases.

  2. Target disparately impacted communities through site expansion operated as a dba of Peer Washington named for location and guided by a charter identifying the target community served.

  3. Maintain safe space for members identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender non-conforming or other sexual minorities at all our locations regardless of the target community.

  4. Services shall be open to any person impacted by addiction, mental health, or HIV/AIDS; however, outreach for each site will be directed toward the community identified in the site charter.

  5. Our work is done in a spirit of safety, trust, inclusiveness, and celebration of individual differences.

 

Peer Washington envisions a community of peers connected by shared experience in compassionate support of one another.

Position Summary


The program director is responsible for every aspect of Peer Renton’s organizational management. However, with the Regional Director’s approval, some responsibilities may be delegated to staff when funding for such staff is available. This includes, but is not limited to, fundraising, contract solicitation, grants management, supervision of staff and volunteers, direct peer services, special events, community assistance programs, community outreach, and development/collaboration with community partners.

Programming is the culmination of services that our organization provides to the community.  This includes, but is not limited to, direct peer services, special events, community assistance programs, community outreach and collaboration with community partners.  The role of the Program Director is to assess, create, manage and develop ongoing programming as it pertains to the direction of our organization in serving the needs of the community.

 

Primary Responsibilities
  • Ensure all required Peer Renton data is collected and input in a timely manner in Peer Washington’s data systems.

  • Oversee the creation and delivery of culturally competent and safe services for marginalized populations, including LGBTQ+ identified individuals.

  • Collaborate with other site staff on best practices and program consistency.

  • Actively grow and improve membership and services in alignment with quarterly targets established by the Regional Director.

  • Implement and manage successful and compliant completion of all contract and grant requirements and deliverables, including all required reporting and related invoicing.

  • Implement and manage all employee, member, and program policies and procedures.

  • Model and cultivate an agency culture that includes safety, efficiency, courtesy, and gratitude.

  • Recruit, train, supervise, and mentor program staff and volunteers.

  • Oversee and implement core trainings provided by Peer Washington (Peer Coach and Peer Group Facilitator) in addition to any site-specific services.

  • Build relationships with members and community stakeholders to facilitate the provision of services that best meet the needs of members.

  • Problem-solve issues and conflicts as they arise that are beyond the scope of direct service staff.

  • Actively address issues that conflict with Peer Washington policies or create an unsafe environment for people to come together.  

  • Maintain open communication and effective working relationships with staff members (paid or volunteer) based on mutual respect with reasonable and timely expectations that promote a positive working environment.

  • Respond to all phone calls and emails within 1 business day.

  • Be available and responsive by phone to address issues that occur during all hours of operation.

  • Oversee the planning and logistics for fundraising, community, holiday, social, and special events.

  • Act as a Peer Washington representative as needed for community collaborations and events. 

  • Maintain clear communication with staff and volunteers. 

  • Participate in member, community, and fundraising events.

  • Maintain regular communication with the Chief Program Officer about services, events, member and staff issues, and community involvement and relationships.

  • Build and maintain a Peer Renton Advisory Committee consisting of community members.

 

Required Qualifications
  • Must identify as a peer: someone with lived experience and in recovery for a period of at least one year. 

  • Recent/Current management experience: supervision, volunteer management, project management, reporting, budgets, conflict resolution, scheduling, etc.  

  • Must have great organizational, documenting, communication, and program development skills.  

  • Must be trained and certified as a peer recovery coach through a Peer WA training model within six (6) months of hire. 

  • Must have experience working as a peer recovery coach and/or Certified Peer Counselor (CPC) or willingness to take the training within six (6) months of hire. 

  • Ability to be an active listener by asking questions and reflecting on what is being said.  

  • Proficient level of ability with computer software: Microsoft Office Products, Salesforce, and Smartsheet. 

  • Ability to work both independently and under supervision.  

  • Ability to maintain healthy boundaries with peers.  

  • Ability to manage time effectively.  

  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 

  • Must live in, or be willing to relocate to, the King County area. 

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working in the nonprofit sector

  • 3+ years managing a team

  • Established history of working in the peer behavioral health field

Additional Responsibilities

This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities.  In addition to the responsibilities listed above, the Program Director will be responsible for any additional tasks that are assigned by the Regional Director.

Compensation
  • Starting salary $79,262 - $89,832 DOE 

  • Bi-annual bonus potential 

  • Paid Vacation Time – 3 weeks per year, accrued at 4.615hrs per biweekly pay period, 120-hour maximum annual carryover. 

  • Paid Sick Time accrued at 4.615hrs per biweekly pay period, 120-hour maximum annual carryover. 

  • One personal day in 2023 for start dates prior to 12/31/2023. Three personal days per calendar year thereafter.

  • 13 paid holidays per calendar year.

  • Monthly travel stipend OR parking permit (where applicable)

  • Business cell phone and service will be provided. 

  • Corporate credit card

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, WA Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Workers compensation; employee premiums covered by employer at 100% for employee.

  • $100,000 Life and AD&D, Long Term Disability through Hartford, provided at no cost.

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employer Sponsored IRA with up to 3% employer match.

 

If you are interested in this opportunity or would like more information, please submit your resume and cover letter via INDEED

Renton Progra Director
Anchor 1

Title:                             Program Director – Recovery Navigators or Outreach Navigators

Part/Full Time:             Full Time

Hourly/Salary:              Salary

Pay Scale:                     $79,262 - $89,832

Reports to:                   Regional Director  

Supervisory role:          Yes

 

Candidates who identify with one or more of the following are STRONGLY encouraged to apply:

  • Have lived experience with mental health and/or substance abuse in long-term stable recovery.

  • Identify as LGBTQ+

  • BIPOC identified individuals

  • Veterans

 

Purpose/Vision/Mission

Peer Washington’s purpose is to provide peer emotional support and development services to:

  1. Washington state residents impacted by temporary or chronic addiction, mental health and/or HIV/AIDS or other sexually transmitted diseases.

  2. Target disparately impacted communities through site expansion operated as a dba of Peer Washington named for location and guided by a charter identifying the target community served.

  3. Maintain safe space for members identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender non-conforming or other sexual minorities at all our locations regardless of the target community.

  4. Services shall be open to any person impacted by addiction, mental health, or HIV/AIDS; however, outreach for each site will be directed toward the community identified in the site charter.

  5. Our work is done in a spirit of safety, trust, inclusiveness, and celebration of individual differences.

 

Peer Washington envisions a community of peers connected by shared experience in compassionate support of one another.

General Summary

The Recovery Navigator Program provides peer support services to adults who intersect with law enforcement regarding simple drug possession and/or have frequent contact with the criminal legal system because of unmet behavioral healthcare needs. The role of the Program Director is to lead a team of Recovery Navigators or Outreach Navigators to engage with individuals who may be interested in recovery services that best fit their needs and personal definition of what recovery looks like for them.

 

Primary Responsibilities
  • Recruit, train, supervise and mentor Recovery Navigators or Outreach Navigators

  • Work directly with Recovery Navigators or Outreach Navigators to establish best practice guidelines for these roles.

  • Support outreach to potential program participants in the community and collaboration with law enforcement

  • Focus on relationship development, program development, quality improvement.

  • Maintain open communication and effective working relationships with fellow staff members based on mutual respect and reasonable and timely expectations to promote a positive working environment.

  • Respond to all phone calls and emails within established timelines.

  • Work with your direct reports and other staff in the planning and logistics for all program-specific events

  • Act as a representative on behalf of Peer Washington as needed regarding community collaborations and events assigned by the Regional Director.

  • Keep the Regional Director updated on weekly schedules and crucial communication. 

  • Strive to meet or exceed all program deliverables as assigned, including reporting.

  • Work directly with the Recovery Navigators or Outreach Navigators to establish program guidelines, best practices, participant tracking, and set general expectations in the development and application of this new program.

  • Work with and become knowledgeable about representatives across systems that impact participants, including the healthcare system, the behavioral health system, and the legal system.

  • Document all activities according to agency and contract requirements.

  • Maintain clear communication with law enforcement and partner agencies.

  • Attend ongoing trainings offered to enhance the effectiveness of the role.

  • Must identify as someone in recovery from substance use and/or mental health challenges and in   remission for at least one year.

  • Available to work any day and hour, including on-call and holidays when required.

  • Must have excellent organizational, documenting, communication, and program development skills.

  • Ability to be an active listener by asking questions and reflecting on what is being said.

  • Proficient ability with computer software: Microsoft Office Products, CRMs, etc.

  • Ability to work both independently and under supervision.

  • Ability to maintain healthy boundaries with peers.

  • Ability to manage time effectively.

  • Have a current Washington State driver’s license, a good driving record, active vehicle insurance, and the ability to travel within King County.

  • Ability to work with diverse populations and law enforcement officers.

  • Experience in SUD/Mental Health case management or outreach

  • Must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 two weeks before the start date.

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Established relationships with local community-based organizations and/or law enforcement agencies.

  • Previous experience working as a Certified Peer Counselor (CPC) or willing to seek certification within six months of hire.

  • Lived experience being involved in the legal system.

  • Must be trained and certified as a peer recovery coach through Peer Washington within six months of hire.

 

Additional Responsibilities

This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities. In addition to the abovementioned responsibilities, the Program Manager will be responsible for any additional tasks assigned by the Regional Director.

 

Compensation
  • Starting salary $79,262 - $89,832 DOE

  • Bi-annual bonus potential

  • Paid Vacation Time – 3 weeks per year, accrued at 4.615hrs per biweekly pay period, 120-hour maximum annual carryover.

  • Paid Sick Time accrued at 4.615hrs per biweekly pay period, 120-hour maximum annual carryover.

  • One personal day in 2023 for start dates prior to 12/31/2023. Three personal days per calendar year thereafter.

  • 13 paid holidays per calendar year.

  • Monthly travel stipend OR parking permit (where applicable)

  • Business cell phone and service will be provided.

  • Corporate credit card

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, WA Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Workers compensation; employee premiums covered by employer at 100% for employee.

  • $100,000 Life and AD&D, Long Term Disability through Hartford, provided at no cost.

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employer Sponsored IRA with up to 3% employer match.

 

If you are interested in this opportunity or would like more information, please submit your resume and cover letter via INDEED

PSS North Kitsap

Title:                             Peer Services Specialist – North Kitsap Recovery Resource Center

Part/Full Time:             Part Time / Term Limited Temporary (through 12/2024)

Hourly/Salary:              Hourly

Hiring Range:               $22.50 – 24.50 per hour DOE with some benefits

Reports to:                   Peer WA Program Manager

Supervisory role:         No

 

Candidates who identify with one or more of the following are STRONGLY encouraged to apply.

  • Individuals with lived experience in mental health and/or substance abuse

  • BIPOC identified individuals.

  • LGBTQIA+ identified individuals.

  • Veterans

 

Purpose/Vision/Mission

Peer Washington's purpose is to provide peer emotional support and development services to:

  • Washington state residents impacted by temporary or chronic addiction, mental health and/or HIV/AIDS, or other sexually transmitted diseases.

  • Target disparately impacted communities through site expansion operated as a dba of Peer Washington named for location and guided by a charter identifying the target community served.

  • Maintain safe space for members identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender non-conforming, or other sexual minorities at all our locations regardless of the target community.

  • Services shall be open to any person impacted by addiction, mental health, or HIV/AIDS; however, outreach for each site will be directed toward the community identified in the site charter.

  • Our work is done in a spirit of safety, trust, inclusiveness, and celebration of individual differences.

 

Peer Washington envisions a community of peers connected by shared experience in compassionate support of one another.

 

General Summary

Peer Washington and The City of Poulsbo are seeking to add a Peer Services Specialist to the North Kitsap Recovery Resource Center (RRC). The RRC is a low barrier Center that will serve individuals struggling with drug and alcohol addiction and co-occurring health conditions in the North Kitsap area.  This is an in-person position located in Poulsbo.

Peer emotional support is central to the services provided at the RRC.  The ability to discuss struggles and successes related to experiences shared by another individual promotes healing and compliments traditionally accepted professional services in the healthcare system. The role of the Peer Services Specialist is to work with individuals who visit the Center on an occasional and ongoing basis. The Peer Services Specialist will be an accountability partner to help individuals plan, evaluate, and maintain their recovery journey by engaging in a positive supportive relationship. The Peer Services Specialist is also responsible for demonstrating and inspiring hope, trust and a positive outlook and optimizing member connection with a broad range of community-based services and natural supports.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Work directly with the City’s Director of Housing, Health, and Human Services to establish guidelines, best practices, member tracking, and expectations in the development and application of this new position.

  • Work with individuals that are early in recovery from or struggling with addiction, mental health, and/or behavioral health concerns to provide support and referral services.

  • Provide intake services and case management for programming contracts.

  • Maintain weekly contact with assigned members.

  • Submit data and other reporting in a timely fashion.

  • Develop relationships with community partners including first responders and co-responders who utilize the Center.

  • Attend all Center staff meetings.

  • Collaborate with other peers as requested in providing support to those at the Center.

  • Respond to all phone calls and emails within 1 business day.

  • Act as a representative on behalf of Peer Washington as needed with regards to community collaborations and events.  This includes reporting back to Peer Washington with updates and for direction on how to proceed with our involvement.

  • Maintain clear communication with staff and volunteers.  This includes keeping Peer Washington updated on weekly schedules and copied on all important communication.

  • Manage and help create peer coaching programs at the Center.

  • Lead groups at Center and encourage other group leaders.

  • Attend on-going training programs offered to enhance effectiveness of role.

Required Qualifications
  • Must identify as someone in recovery from substance use disorder and/or mental health and in remission for a period of at least one year.

  • Must be trained and certified as a peer recovery coach through Peer WA, CCAR, or equivalent training model.

  • Must have experience working as a peer recovery coach.

  • Must have great organizational, documenting, communication, and program development skills.

  • Ability to be an active listener by asking questions and reflecting on what is being said.

  • Proficient level of ability with computer software: Microsoft Office Products.

  • Ability to work both independently and under supervision.

  • Ability to maintain healthy boundaries with peers.

  • Ability to manage time effectively.

  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to start date.

 

Preferred Qualifications
  • Established relationships with local community-based organizations.

  • Previous experience working as a Certified Peer Counselor (CPC) or willing to seek certification within 6 months of hire.

  • Previous experience working as a Peer.

  • Previous experience providing resource support and referrals.

  • Familiarity with services such as 1:1 coaching, group support, Supported Employment/Supportive Housing, Resource referral, etc.

Additional Responsibilities

This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities.  In addition to the responsibilities listed above, the Peer Services Specialist will be responsible for any additional tasks that are assigned by Peer Washington and the City of Poulsbo.

 

Compensation
  • Starting wage $22.50 – 24.50 per hour DOE 

  • Bi-annual bonus potential 

  • Paid Vacation Time – accrued hourly based on hours worked at 0.0580 hours per hour worked.

  • Paid Sick Time accrued hourly based on hours worked at 0.0580 hours per hour worked.

  • Business cell phone and service will be provided.

  • Monthly travel stipend

  • Corporate credit card

  • Employer Sponsored IRA

  • WA Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Workers Compensation; employee premiums covered by employer at 100% for employee.

 

 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter via INDEED

Title:                        Marketing Coordinator

Part/Full Time:        Full Time

Hourly/Salary:         Hourly $25.46 - $28.22 per hour DOE

Reports to:              Marketing Director

Supervisory role:     No

 

Candidates identifying with one or more of the following are STRONGLY encouraged to apply.

  • Individuals with lived experience in mental health and/or substance abuse

  • BIPOC-identified individuals.

  • LGBTQIA+ identified individuals.

  • Veterans

 

Purpose/Vision/Mission

Peer Washington"s purpose is to provide peer emotional support and development services to:

  • Washington state residents impacted by temporary or chronic addiction, mental health, and/or HIV/AIDS or other sexually transmitted diseases.

  • Target disparately impacted communities through site expansion operated as a dba of Peer Washington named for location and guided by a charter identifying the target community served.

  • Maintain safe space for members identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender non-conforming, or other sexual minorities at all our locations, regardless of the target community.

  • Services shall be open to any person impacted by addiction, mental health, or HIV/AIDS; However, outreach for each site will be directed toward the community identified in the site charter.

  • Our work is done in a spirit of safety, trust, inclusiveness, and celebration of individual differences.

 

Peer Washington envisions a community of peers connected by shared experience in compassionate
support of one another.

General Summary

The Marketing Coordinator is responsible for working under the direction of the Marketing Director to promote internal and external communications consistent with the overall visual look of our organizational brand to the community through consistency in our printed and digital communication material. This position will mainly be focused on our digital footprint with social media and management of our new networking app.

 
Primary Responsibilities
  • Respond to all phone calls and emails within one business day.

  • Actively engage as a team member in fulfilling the organization’s mission and contributing to the growth and support of a positive workplace culture.

  • Keep the Marketing Director updated on your current workload and activity progress.

  • Attend all staff meetings where required.

  • Help maintain editorial, marketing, and communications calendars and schedules for the various Peer locations.

  • Generate, edit, publish, and share weekly content (original text, images, video, etc.) that builds meaningful connections and encourages community members to act. While moderating all user-generated content in line with a moderation policy for each community, respond to comments/messages across all social media sites.

  • Act as admin and moderator for our new Peer Network social app. Providing member service where needed while keeping app up to date and marketed to targeted audience.

  • Grow the number of people and level of engagement in social media and website interactions.

  • Report all analytic data from social media and websites each month.

  • Collaborate on the design of digital and print advertisements cohesive with branding for groups, events, promotions, and internal/external media.

  • Help maintain up-to-date information across all Peer websites. While learning the Wix platform to help the future build-out of all sites.

  • Act under the direction of the Marketing Director to support of all internal and external communications and marketing activities as directed.

 
Required Qualifications
  • Must have excellent organizational, documentation, and communication skills.

  • Proficient ability with commonly used business computer software such as Microsoft Office Products, Zoom, and Google.

  • Demonstrated professional writing skills.

  • Ability to work both independently and under supervision.

  • Ability to maintain healthy boundaries with peers.

  • Ability to manage time effectively.

  • Knowledge of the internet and how to use Google and its search functions to answer questions and find needed information.

  • Experience with social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter), making organic posts.

 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Identify as someone in recovery from substance use disorder and/or mental health and in remission for at least one year.

  • Skills in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and Microsoft Office.

  • Have a basic understanding of graphic design.

  • Have an above basic knowledge of the most popular social media websites/apps, posting guidelines, and best practices.

  • Previous experience managing multiple social media accounts for a company or non-profit.

  • Basic knowledge of how websites work and a willingness to quickly develop basic WYSIWYG skills on web-building platforms like Wix.

  • A desire to learn new skills and adapt to new situations and ideas.

  • A willingness to think out problems with a positive outlook, action-oriented, and be a self-starter.

  • Experience with Hivebrite or similar apps.

  • Ability to brainstorm and think creatively. 

 
Responsibilities

This posting is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities. In addition to the duties listed above, the Marketing Coordinator will be responsible for any additional tasks the Marketing Director assigns.

 
Compensation
  • Hiring range is $25.46 - $28.22 per hour DOE. Lifecycle pay range $25.46 - $31.23.

  • Biannual bonus potential.

  • Applicants based in other areas of the State will be considered, but is not ideal. The salary range will be adjusted to the region where the work is primarily done.

  • Paid Vacation Time – 3 weeks per year, accrued at 4.615 hours per biweekly pay period, 120-hour maximum annual carryover.

  • Paid Sick Time accrued at 4.615hrs per biweekly pay period, 120-hour maximum annual carryover.

  • Three Personal Days per year:

  • 2023 Hire date January 1 through April 30 – 3 personal days.

  • 2023 Hire date May 1 through August 31 – 2 personal days.

  • 2023 Hire date September 1 through December 31 – 1 personal day.

  • Thirteen paid holidays.

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits for Employees are paid at 100%, Dependents 0%.

  • $100,000 Life and AD&D, Long Term Disability provided at no cost.

  • WA State Short Term Disability and Workers Compensation premiums paid by the employer.

  • Employee Assistance Program.

  • Employer-sponsored IRA with up to 3% employer match.

  • Business cell phones and service will be provided.

  • Monthly parking pass or $100 monthly travel stipend provided.

 

 

To apply for this position, please submit your resume with a cover letter on Indeed HERE; open until filled. (Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed.)

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Title:                        DEI Change Agent 

Part/Full Time:        Full Time - Salary Exempt 

Hourly/Salary:         Salary Exempt $80,819 - $90,237 DOE

Reports to:             CEO & President

Supervisory role:     No  

 

  

Candidates who identify with one or more of the following are STRONGLY encouraged to apply:   

  • Have lived experience with mental health and/or substance misuse and in long-term stable recovery  

  • BIPOC identified individuals  

  • LGBTQIA+ identified individuals  

  • Veterans  

  

General Summary  

The DEI Change Agent position is a director-level role leading the Peer Washington internal Department of Diversity, Equity, and Belonging. This standalone department serves the employees of Peer Washington’s best interests by reviewing policies and procedures with input from employee affinity group(s), one-to-one input, training, and engagement efforts to curate a culture of belonging and teamwork across the wide-ranging diversity of our employees. This position aims to create a work environment that gives all staff members a sense of belonging and acceptance. This position reports directly to the CEO and acts as a liaison with human resources to represent all employees collectively but not individually. This work is meant to collect input necessary to make affirming changes to our policies and procedures as well as bring training, events, and cultural change and understanding to our statewide team members that builds community and a feeling of belonging as a means of employee satisfaction, attraction, and retention.

  

Primary Responsibilities  

⦁    Research, develop, recommend, and execute creative strategies to foster the organization’s diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) goals.
⦁    Review current practices and policies, and assess and analyze how much they support or hinder the company’s DEI goals.
⦁    Research, develop, collect, and analyze statistical data to evaluate the employee population in accordance with the company’s DEI goals.
⦁    Research and draft recruiting and hiring strategies to attract employees from diverse backgrounds for review and implementation into our company hiring practices.
⦁    Develop and/or acquire training and development to promote company diversity and retention.
⦁    Provide guidance to management and human resources in developing objective employee job descriptions, evaluations, and processes.
⦁    Acts as a company liaison between staff and management through developing and facilitating affinity/advisory groups focused on barriers to the company’s DEI goals.
⦁    Research and maintain knowledge of current diversity-related issues, legislation, and best practices.
⦁    Coordinate any external DEI trainers or contractors and their work with staff or company policies.
⦁    Provide training and policy updates to staff once vetted by legal compliance, adopted by management, and approved by the board.
⦁    Work with the board of directors on strategizing recruitment geared towards a more diverse representation on the board.
⦁    Respond to emails and phone calls within two scheduled working days.
⦁    Build relationships with community partners that build on our DEI goals.
⦁    Share quarterly updates during the all-staff meetings on accomplishments and future plans while seeking input from staff for things to consider.

 

Required Qualifications  

⦁    Prior work/volunteer experience and/or degree, certificate, or other training/certification
⦁    Ability to recognize DEI in all of its forms: race, culture, gender identity, sexual identity, spirituality, religion, etc. (This list is not exhaustive in nature and is inclusive of all forms of DEI)
⦁    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
⦁    Excellent de-escalation and dispute-resolution skills. 
⦁    Ability to easily navigate hot topic issues with individuals or groups effectively.
⦁    Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
⦁    Ability to foster safe conversations inclusive of all forms of diversity.
⦁    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
⦁    Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
⦁    Must have a valid Washington driver’s license, reliable transportation registered in your name, and insurance or the ability to obtain these prior to employment. 
⦁    Must be able to travel around Washington state without restriction.

  

Additional Responsibilities  

This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities.  In addition to the responsibilities listed above, the DEI Change Agent will be responsible for any additional tasks that are assigned by the CEO relevant to this scope of review, assessment, change, and implementation. 
 

Compensation  

⦁    Starting salary $80,819 - $90,237 DOE (based on King County).
⦁    The lifecycle salary range is $80,819 - $111,618 (based on King County).
⦁    Biannual bonus potential.
⦁    Applicants based in other areas of the State will be considered, but not ideal. The salary range will be adjusted to the region where the work is primarily done.
⦁    Paid Vacation Time – 3 weeks per year, accrued at 4.615 hours per biweekly pay period, 120-hour maximum annual carryover. 
⦁    Paid Sick Time accrued at 4.615hrs per biweekly pay period, 120-hour maximum annual carryover. 
⦁    Three Personal Days per Year:
⦁    2023 Hire date January 1 through April 30 – 3 personal days. 
⦁    2023 Hire date May 1 through August 31 – 2 personal days. 
⦁    2023 Hire date September 1 through December 31 – 1 personal day. 
⦁    Thirteen paid holidays. 
⦁    Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits for Employees are paid at 100%, Dependents 0%.
⦁    $100,000 Life and AD&D, Long Term Disability provided at no cost. 
⦁    WA State Short Term Disability and Workers Compensation premiums paid by the employer. 
⦁    Employee Assistance Program.
⦁    Employer-Sponsored IRA with up to 3% employer match.
⦁    Business cell phones and services will be provided. 
⦁    A monthly parking pass or a $100 monthly travel stipend provided

  

To apply for this position, please submit your resume with a cover letter on Indeed HERE; open until filled. (Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed.)

DEI Change Agent
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