Peer Support Specialist at Community Services Group (Lancaster)

Employer Name:

Community Services Group




Peer Support Specialist



Position Description:

Join Community Services Group (CSG) as a Peer Support Specialist for our Adult Mental Health (MH) Services Transition to Community (TTC) Program in Lancaster, PA and find meaning in your work every day.

A Peer Support Specialist is a person who has progressed in their own recovery and promotes self-determination, personal responsibility, empowerment inherent in self-directed recovery, and assists individuals with mental illness in the individual’s recovery process. This position will assist individuals who are or who have been involved in the criminal justice system.

  • Part-Time – Must be able to work flexible hours to meet individual’s and program’s needs.
  • Great opportunity to start your career in human services while assisting others to experience life to its fullest.

Become a valued member of the CSG Team. Together, we can do great things!

Community Services Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting Workforce Diversity.

Job Requirements:

  • Have lived experience of the criminal justice system.
  • Be a self-identified individual who has received or is receiving state priority group services as defined in the Mental Health Bulletin OMH-94-04, Serious Mental Illness; Adult Priority Group.
  • Have a Peer Specialist Certification.
  • Able to complete and pass a Forensic Peer Specialist Certification, including written examination.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Maintained within the last three (3) years, at least 12 months of successful full or part time paid or voluntary work experience or one-year post-secondary education experience totaling 24 credit hours.
  • Have a valid driver’s license, good driving record, and access to a reliable vehicle to attend trainings, meetings, and/or transport individual to appointments.
  • Have the ability to obtain clearances as defined by regulations.

Instructions on how to apply:

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