Part-Time Peer Support Specialist

Job Number: 19-287-11151

Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent required. 

Description: The peer services provider will work one-on-one with students at Del Valle High School who walk in, facilitate groups, and work in coordination with the school based mental health personnel (psychologists, social workers, counselors).  They will also attend weekly coaching and supervision sessions at Via Hope, with staff and national experts. 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one peer services to high school students concerned about anxiety, depression, substance use or other mental health concerns;
  • As needed organize group peer support;
  • Coordinate and refer to on-campus mental health staff as needed

Must be willing to identify as a person with lived experience in and recovery from a mental health diagnosis and/or substance use challenge.  Passion for peer work and serving adolescents.

License(s): Current and valid Texas driver's license and a clean driving record required. Certification as a CPS, PRSS, MHPS or RSPS preferred.

Hours:  Part-Time; Monday-Friday, 10-25 hrs/week.

Salary: $14.78 an hour.

Integral Care strives to maintain a diverse workforce. We encourage all to apply, including those who have knowledge and/or experience working with underserved populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and LGBTQA communities.

For specific positions, additional compensation may be available to those who are bilingual in both English and one of the following languages:  Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, or Burmese. (PM16)