Peer Specialist (EBCAP0367)

Peer Specialist (EBCAP0367) 

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a full time Peer Specialist for the Behavioral Health Services Division at the 2 Old County Road location in Barrington, RI.  Join our expanding Behavioral Health Services Division in support of a dynamic multidisciplinary team. 

The Peer Specialist requires a Peer Specialist and/or Wellness Coach Certification obtained through the State of Rhode Island, as well as reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and automobile insurance.  The successful candidate would receive training in EBCAP’s electronic medical record which is NextGen. 

The Candidate must utilize his/her personal knowledge/experience of recovery to be a role-model for new and existing clients. He/she will assist clients in recognizing strengths and weaknesses, provide the tools for clients to learn coping skills, role-model self-recovery, and provide coaching and mentoring with the goal of client self-sufficiency and recovery.   The hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM four days a week and 10:00 AM to 6:30 PM on the remaining day of week. The position requires one Saturday a month and one holiday a year to accompany a Community Treatment Specialist on client case management home visits. 

For Full Time Employees Working 30 – 40 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), supplemental vision insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, employer-paid life insurance & long term disability, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program, discounts to local businesses and services, such as Work Out World New England, YMCA/Newport,  BJ’s Wholesale Club, cellular services, and so much more!  

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at East Bay Community Action Program. Our new and enhanced applicant tracking system is currently under construction. Until our system has been fully updated, we are asking all applicants to submit a cover letter which notes position title and position number, a resume and salary expectations to 

EBCAP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.