Peer Specialist (14859)

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN
Description

Lutheran Social Service MN is a dynamic social service organization serving children, youth and families, people with disabilities, older adults and military veterans. Trustworthiness is a value and strength shared by our employees and recognized by the communities we serve. We offer an ALIVE Workplace (Supportive, Positive and Fun) and careers that challenge, energize and rewards employees. Consider joining us!

This is a part-time position with flexible hours. Work will be done throughout Anoka and Hennepin counties.

As a Peer Specialist, you will partner with the Lead Case Manager to support clients within the HSASMI (Housing with Supports for Adults with Serious Mental Illness) Program. The Peer Support Specialist models wellness, offers hope, provides encouragement, and empowers clients to make positive steps in their recovery. This role will serve as a supportive mentor to the client and an engaged team member.

Minimum Requirements

* Successfully complete the DHS Certified Peer Specialist training and certification exam

* Be at least 21 years are older

* Have a high school diploma of GED

Lutheran Social Service of MN is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of all people regardless of gender, race, culture, religion, ethnicity, protected veteran status and/or disability. It is the expectation that all LSS/CHS employees will behave in a manner that is free of racism, discrimination, bias, and harassment where all individuals are treated with dignity, safety and respect.

Additional Posting Information:

Work will be done throughout Anoka and Hennepinn Counties. Part-time, flexible hours

LSS employees have deeply meaningful work that changes lives, the opportunity for their unique gifts to shine and grow, and abundant and balanced lives.