Peer Advocate (Family Mental Health)

Family Services of Westchester (FSW) provides mental health and social services that strengthen and support families, children, and individuals at every stage of their lives. With 50 innovative programs, FSW serves 30,000 individuals annually in Westchester County, New York.

Founded in 1954, Family Services of Westchester is a private, nonprofit, non-sectarian social services agency.

FSW is looking for a Peer Advocate for our Port Chester and White Plains Locations.

Job Status: Part Time
Schedule:(20 hours)
Supervised By: Sonya Gaffney

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Engage and empower clients in the counseling process.
  • Provide support before and during a crisis.
  • Model and teach coping skills.
  • Link to services and make community connections.
  • Share lived experiences in order to build a relationship

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma, Certified Peer Advocate

COVID-19 VACCINATION IS REQUIRED.

There are a variety of benefits to joining Family Services of Westchester, an organization with over 65 years of history impacting vulnerable communities. In addition to the opportunity to connect with and help thousands of residents in Westchester County, FSW offers its employees an inspiring, diverse and team-based work environment with comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 403(b) and generous paid time off.

FSW is an equal-opportunity employer.

If interested in applying, please submit your resume to Karen Fink: Karen.fink@FSW.org

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