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Jail Diversion Peer Support Specialist

Jail Diversion Peer Support Specialist

Center for Human Development, Inc. is seeking a full-time Jail Diversion Peer Support Specialist to work with adults engaged in chemical dependency therapy. The position works with the adult’s therapist and treatment team, to promote recovery and help achieve identified goals of recovery. The CRM cultivates the consumer’s ability to make informed, independent choices, and assists in gaining information and support from the community for the consumer. Some work will occur connecting with peers in the county jail.

The Requirements
Minimum of High School Graduate (equivalent considered).

Must have a history of substance use recovery, with at least two years verifiable sobriety and/or clean.

Possess MHACBO certification as a Certified Recovery Mentor preferred. 

Have completed or be willing to complete trainings specific to the position within a reasonable time from the date of hire.

Ability to understand and implement instructional methods while demonstrating flexibility, creativity and autonomy.

Have familiarity with community resources for adults and adults in recovery.

Must possess a valid Oregon Driver’s license and pass a criminal history check and drug screening.

Full-time position with attractive benefit package that includes paid time off, medical plan that includes acupuncture, chiropractic and naturopathic, dental, vision, life/AD&D insurance, long-term disability insurance, excellent retirement benefit with generous contribution to 401k after orientation, Professional Development Plan, one month paid renewal leave every 7 years, annual employee appreciation picnics and dinners, Mental Health Days, gym discounts, and more.


September 3, 2020

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Center for Human Development, Inc.
2301 Cove Avenue
La Grande, OR 97850
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