The Peer advocate is a person who functions as a fully integrated member of the wraparound team, providing direct services to program clients including social and emotional support. Services include performing a wide range of tasks to assist consumers in regaining control over their own lives. The position requires a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent. Candidate is also required to have lived experience as a parent of a youth with behavioral health needs or with history of child welfare involvement, or a young adult with behavioral health challenges or history in foster care as a youth is preferred. Minimum of one year (1) year experience working directly with adults with child welfare involvement children or adolescents with behavioral needs or certification as a Certified Recovery Peer Specialist certified by Florida Certification Board. Candidates should be able to demonstrate good writing and organizational skills and have community resource awareness. The position requires strong interpersonal skills. A valid Florida driver’s license and auto liability insurance are required.
Section: Youth & Family Services
Location: Palm Beach County