Community Navigator (Peer Specialist) at Temple University (Philadelphia)

Employer Name:

Temple University


Philadelphia - with occasional opportunities for remote work


Community Navigator (Peer Specialist)


Full Time- Day Job

Position Description:

The Community Navigator will be responsible for the facilitation of peer-led interventions being tested by the Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion. This is a full-time position.

Essential functions: Conduct assessments; Co-develop treatment plans with individual clients; Facilitate intervention activities, and document consumer outcomes; Perform other duties as assigned.

At Temple, you will find it easy to fit in while staying true to yourself. We value what makes each employee unique and strive to maintain a culture of diversity and inclusion. As an employee, you will enjoy our collaborative team-based culture that values innovation and creativity.

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Job Requirements:

Required Education & Experience:

  • Certified as a Peer Support Specialist and clinical experience supporting community participation for individuals with serious mental illnesses.

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Skills in implementing client-driven services.
  • Ability and comfort using Philadelphia public transportation (SEPTA) and ride a bike in an urban setting
  • Ability to support adults with serious mental illnesses in independent use of community resources.
  • Comfort delivering treatment services in the Philadelphia community.
  • Interest in rehabilitation research.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to operate all standard office equipment and software including MS Office.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with diverse populations of students, faculty, staff, consumers, and mental health providers.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks and planning.


  • Experience working with adults with serious mental illness

This position requires a background check.
This is a grant funded position.

Instructions on how to apply:

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