Provide positive role model of community functioning, informal counseling and peer supports to others with psychiatric disabilities currently living in residential programs.
Qualifications: Some experience living in a community residence program for people with psychiatric disabilities or in independent living. Good mastery of basic ADL skills. Ability and desire to assist others in mastery of independent living skills. Understanding of peer support self-help philosophy. Clean, valid NY State Driver’s License. Fingerprinting, criminal record check, approval from NYS Office of Mental Health.