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Peer Recovery Navigator


Case Management

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601 Norwich New London Tpke Suite 1, Uncasville, Connecticut

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This position will help those affected by substance abuse or mental health issues with referrals for counseling/supportive services and career advisement/case management services to guide them as they prepare for new careers. The Peer Recovery Navigator will also connect eligible individuals to career and training services to prepare them for jobs addressing substance abuse/mental health issues, including credentialed counselors and recovery coaches. This is an opportunity for the right person to put her/his lived experience to work and contribute to creating a healthier and safer community. This is a grant-funded, temporary, full-time position. Funding is secure for one year with the possibility of a second year.

Required Skills

  • Minimum of High School Diploma. Associates/Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Experience with working with individual affected by substance abuse or mental health issues.
  • Must meet the following eligibility criteria:
    • WIOA Title I (Low Income Adult/Dislocated Worker)
    • Possess “lived” experience
  • Familiarity with local support services and resources.
  • Training as a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist is preferred, but willing to train.
  • Computer skills, including knowledge and proficiency of Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to relate well with all segments of the public.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record and access to daily, reliable and insured transportation.
  • Bi-lingual skills preferred.

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