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9 Jul 2020

Part-Time Peer Mentor (PT) – Community Re-entry Assistance Network-Manhattan (CRAN) – Posted by New York, New York, United States

Job Description

EAC Network seeks a part-time Peer Mentor to work for its Manhattan Community Re-entry Assistance Network (CRAN) Program. The position is for 16 hours weekly.

Primary Purpose of Job:

The CRAN Peer Mentor is responsible for providing on-going culturally responsive appropriate support to clients.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Participate in planning for services for clients, through face to face meetings and facilitation of group discussions.
  2. Assist program participants in completing required assignments.
  3. Meet with clients on an on-going, as needed basis on and off-site and be available via email and office phone for support, advice, and guidance.
  4. Participate in team meetings.
  5. Participate in regularly scheduled on-going trainings and supervision.
  6. Assist in connecting clients to community-based support resources, clubhouses, and other ancillary services.
  7. Maintain client charts and notes, update after each interaction with the client and have available for inspection by supervision at any time.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

  1. Minimum of a High School Diploma or educational equivalent required.
  2. Must have good communication skills both oral and written.
  3. Knowledge of target population and area resources.
  4. Experience with group facilitation preferable.
  5. Experience using cognitive behavioral therapies and motivational interviewing
  6. Must be proficient in computer applications or other automated systems necessary to perform work assignments.

How to Apply

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Part-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 6 days.

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