Peer Recovery Coach

Casa Esperanza, Inc.
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Posted: July 8, 2019
Application Due: Open Until Filled

Casa Esperanza, Inc. – Roxbury, MA

$38,000 – $42,000 a year

Agency Summary: Casa Esperanza, Inc. is a bilingual/bicultural behavioral health treatment provider serving Boston and the Merrimack Valley. Our mission is to empower individuals and families to recover from addiction, trauma, mental illness and other chronic medical conditions; overcome homelessness; and achieve health and wellness through comprehensive, integrated care. Casa Esperanza has an operating budget of $8.4 million and more than $9 million in assets.

Position Summary:

The role of the Peer Recovery Coach is to provide non-clinical services intended to aid individuals in establishing and maintaining individual recovery from addiction and mental illness. The PRC will help people in recovery to improve their quality of life through connecting them to social, spiritual, and peer supports

Essential Functions:

  • Assists clients in developing an Individual Recovery Action Plan;
  • Helps clients navigate recovery support systems and access resources including health and wellness, housing, employment, and other professional and non-professional services;
  • Facilitates peer support groups (NA/AA/HARP/Dual Recovery Group);
  • Serves as liaison to Consumer Advisory Board (CasaCAB) and coordinates calendar for CAB meetings, events, and training opportunities;
  • Collects client data and conduct follow up surveys to ensure long-term client engagement
  • Assists clients with applying for health insurance
  • Provides transportation assistance to and from aftercare treatment and support services

Experience Required:

  • Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Minimum 2 years demonstrated personal recovery experience
  • Bilingual Spanish/English required

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $38,000 – $42,000 a year

Education: High school or equivalent (Required)

Language: Spanish (Required)