Recovery to Work Navigator at FAVOR – Western PA (Bolivar, PA – Mobile/Remote)

Employer Name:

FAVOR - Western PA

Location:

Bolivar, PA (mobile/remote)

Position:

Recovery to Work Navigator

Hours:

Full Time

Position Description:

Responsibilities and Duties include:

  • Work collaboratively with FAVOR, ARC staff, and all project partners
  • Assist in monitoring and implementation of all R2W Laurel Highlands project timelines
  • Provide support and systems navigation to project participants
  • Build and maintain relationships with external workforce resources across the 8-county
    project area
  • Collaborate with established workforce programs and agencies as an advocate within the
    social services and workforce network
  • Serve as a member of Project Committee
  • Educate individuals, family members, community at large, and professional staff about
    building recovery capital and offer support related to obstacles that prohibit it

Salary range and hours:

  • $31,200 annually
  • Full Time
  • Full benefit package paid for by FAVOR – Western PA

Job Requirements:

Qualifications:
Proven experience in workforce development is required. Qualified candidates must posses
solid understanding of workforce engagement and performance evaluation procedures,
particularly on federal projects. Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS) and/or Certified Family
Recovery Specialist (CFRS) credential(s) required. BA/BS in Social Services field preferred;
equivalent experience in social services field is required.

 Skills and Knowledge:

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Lived experience of recovery from behavioral health conditions
  • Experience in facilitation of large and small groups
  • Comprehensive understanding of Pennsylvania’s behavioral health systems
    Personal Qualities:
  • Ability to listen to, and empathize with diverse individuals and populations
  • Strong work ethic and self-motivated

Amount of travel, other requirements:

  • Able to travel throughout 8-county region very frequently
  • Ability to work independently and remotely within organization’s expectations

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