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CURRENT GMHCN employment opportunities

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The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network is a non-profit, peer-run, peer-led organization dedicated to supporting Georgians with behavioral health concerns through training, education, advocacy, and peer support.


A nationally-recognized leader in the peer support movement, GMHCN has been a pioneer in self-directed recovery and wellness for over 28 years. To learn more, please visit our about page.

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

In addition to a competitive compensation package (based on experience and qualifications), GMHCN offers a comprehensive benefits package to support our employees, subject to elections and eligibility.  Additionally, all full-time employees of GMHCN are eligible to receive 35 Paid Time Off days to use at their discretion throughout the year. These days can be used for holidays, vacation, sick days, family time, or simply when you would like a mental health day.

OPPORTUNITiES IN TUCKER, GEORGIA

The GMHCN home office is located in a modern, convenient, professionally maintained and secure office park in leafy Tucker, Georgia, where staff have free parking and onsite gym membership.

Executive Assistant / Office Manager

TUCKER - Executive Assistant / Office Manager The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network (GMHCN), a recovery-oriented mental health peer support, advocacy, and education organization, is seeking an Executive Assistant / Office Manager to work at our Tucker, GA Office. We are looking for an individual that can be the administrative support person for the CEO and staff as well as the point person in the office who would coordinate administration duties and office procedures. The role will be to create and maintain a pleasant work environment and ensure effective communications. This is a full-time position with a negotiable salary dependent upon applicant’s skills, talents, and experience. This position is currently requiring 5 days in the office each week. Responsibilities · Provides high-level administrative support and assistance to the CEO and other Leadership members. · Performs clerical and administrative tasks including drafting letters, making copies, providing reports, and other documents for the Leadership Team. · Prepares agendas and maintains the calendar for the Leadership Team · Schedules / arranges meetings and appointments / travel accommodations for the CEO. · Responsible for general incoming calls to the Tucker Office · Responsible for managing the info@gmhcn.org mailbox and either answering the emails or sending email to the appropriate GMHCN personnel. · Handles all computer equipment assignments and inventory · Point person for booking Conference rooms. · Provide administrative support and logistics for the GA Peer Support Institute and Annual Conference. · Point Person for all zoom calls including setting up and maintaining recording of training sessions. · Point person / Liaison for the Building concerning repairs / AC / other issues affecting the office. · Maintains inventory of office supplies and equipment; orders new supplies as needed. · Maintains office files; implements an efficient system for other staff to access files and records. · Performs or facilitates maintenance of office equipment including cleaning, maintenance, and repairs. · Performs other related duties as assigned. This is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the position and is subject to review and change in accordance with the needs and policies of GMHCN. Required Qualifications: · High School Diploma or GED required. · At least 4 years of related experience · Knowledge of office management procedures. · Notary Preferred · Ability to prioritize tasks / proven ability to meet deadlines · Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel / PowerPoint / Word) · Excellent verbal and written communication skills. · Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. · Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. · Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GMHCN complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of GMHCN employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. Candidates with mental health recovery experience are strongly encouraged to apply. People with lived experience will be positively considered. Funding Statement This position is dependent on annual contract funding, and continued employment is contingent on the contract(s). Applying Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to humanresources@gmhcn.org (copy and paste to email)

Accounts Payable Specialist

The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network (GMHCN), a recovery-oriented mental health peer support, advocacy, and education organization, is seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist. The Accounts Payable Specialist will be responsible for managing GMHCN’s outgoing payments in an accurate and timely manner to include processing invoices and ensuring that vendors are paid promptly. The Accounts Payable Specialist will work closely with other departments to reconcile accounts, resolve discrepancies, and streamline payment processes. Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and proficiency in accounting software are essential for success in this role. This role contributes to the overall financial health of the organization by maintaining efficient and accurate accounts payable procedures. This is a full-time position with a negotiable salary (between $20 - $30 per hour) dependent upon applicant’s skills, talents, and experience. This position is currently requires being in the Tucker office 5 days a week. Responsibilities •Assists Finance team in achieving timely and accurate invoice processing, AP, expense reports, processing of daily/weekly check runs, sorting/scanning mail & invoices, and timely completion of month end activities. •Ensures all utilities bills are paid and processed accurately and timely. •Assists Finance team in identifying discrepancies or issues and recommends resolutions. •Ensures the AP vendor list information is up to date. •Maintains a systematic and up-to-date filing system for AP records. •Reviews and submits expense reports, vendor contracts etc. for manager approval, resolves vendor issues on a monthly basis. •Fosters a strong control environment by ensuring that departmental internal controls are maintained, spot checks the effectiveness of controls and takes corrective action as required. •Manages daily and weekly check runs are processed timely and accurately. •Oversees corporate credit card receipts tracking and expense reimbursement processing. •Maintains excellent professional relationships with vendors and internal customers and provides proactive customer service in assisting with inquiries regarding account status information and other requests. •Provides support and guidance on Accounts Payable operational processes, policies, and practices. This is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the position and is subject to review and change in accordance with the needs and policies of GMHCN. Required Qualifications: •High School diploma or GED required with 5 plus years of experience •Associate or bachelor’s degree in business, Accounting or Finance preferred. •Proven experience in accounts payable or relevant accounting role. •Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills. •Interpersonal and relationship building skills with the ability to effectively interact with vendors and peers. •Proficiency is accounting and bookkeeping software (QuickBooks, Excel) •Understands compliance issues around AP processes (W-9, sales tax, etc.) •General ledger experience preferred. •Proficient experience in MS Excel. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GMHCN complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of GMHCN employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. Candidates with mental health recovery experience are strongly encouraged to apply. People with lived experience will be positively considered. Funding Statement This position is dependent on annual contract funding, and continued employment is contingent on the contract(s). Applying Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to humanresources@gmhcn.org

Peer Mentor

ATLANTA - Peer Mentor The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network (GMHCN), a recovery-oriented mental health peer support, advocacy, and education organization, is seeking a Peer Mentor. This position is responsible for providing support and guidance to individuals with mental health challenges and/or substance use challenges as they transition from an inpatient hospital settings into the community of their choice. Peer mentors use their lived experience to provide hope and encouragement, and to help individuals develop the skills and resources they need to succeed in the community. Peer Mentors work in the capacity that everyone with a mental health challenge and/or substance use diagnosis have the ability to recover and live a person-centered life of their choice. We support peers in identifying their goals and the steps necessary to achieve those goals. This is a full-time position which currently requires this role to be working 5 days / week at the Georgia Regional Hospital in Atlanta, GA. Responsibilities · Provide individual and group peer support to individuals with mental health challenges · Assist individuals with developing and implementing a WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) · Provide support that promotes recovery, wellness, independence, self-advocacy and development of natural supports · Provide linkage to community resources · Role model effective coping skills, job skills, and setting achievable goals · Assist individuals in creating a WHAM (Whole Health Action Management) plan · Assist individuals in creating a transition plan with the hospital treatment team · Attend and participate treatment team meetings at the Georgia Regional Hospital · Facilitate support groups and online wellness activities · Assist in creating transportation plans to appointments and meetings in the community · Maintain a working knowledge of current trends and developments in the Behavioral Health Field by reading books, journals, and other pertinent information · Receive partnered peer referrals and start working with peer within that week · Advocate for partnered peers and assist them in participating in their recovery process · Provide weekly documentation, monthly reports, and expense reports in a timely manner within deadlines · Represent the peer mentoring program at community events This job posting is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the position and is subject to review and change in accordance with the needs and policies of GMHCN. Required Qualifications: · Active Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) credential or eligibility to receive credential (must receive within three months of hire) · Ability to work flexible schedule (some evenings and overnights are required) · Effective communication and interpersonal skills · Strong organizational and time management skills · Ability to work independently and as part of a team · Reliable personal transportation with the ability to transport peers in the community Education and Experience · High School Degree or GED · Understanding of peer support programs and the mental health system · Knowledge and understanding of duties required by a certified peer specialist or equivalent role Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GMHCN complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of GMHCN employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. Candidates with mental health recovery experience are strongly encouraged to apply. People with lived experience will be positively considered. Funding Statement This position is dependent on annual contract funding, and continued employment is contingent on the contract(s). Applying Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to humanresources@gmhcn.org

Certified Peer Specialist

The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network (GMHCN), a recovery-oriented mental health peer support, advocacy, and education organization, is seeking Certified Peer Specialists (CPS) to work in the Crisis Service Center (CSC) with a peer led “Living Room” at the Fulton County Regional Behavioral Health Crisis Center (BHCC). GMHCN is looking to hire Certified Peer Specialist that can function as a role model, exhibit competency in personal recovery and use of coping skills, serve as an advocate and provide resources and referrals and acute peer support for peers between the ages of 18-99 years of age. Peers will also interact with other members of the care team as applicable. This is a full-time position with a competitive salary dependent upon applicant’s skills, talents, and experience. There are 3 shifts available (to handle 24-hour coverage) to include some weekends. Responsibilities •Health Education and Coaching oHelps member with goals set with Behavioral Health Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) oInterprets instructions from Provider and specialist oPromotes health literacy and self-management of care/medications oProvides individualized, guidance, peer coaching and support. oFacilitates peer-led group sessions. oManages co-morbidities (if applicable) •Advocacy oAdvocates on behalf of persons with behavioral health problems to protect the member's rights and to assist in reducing associated stigma. oProvides social support and informal counseling. oAssists the person served in increasing social support networks of relatives, friends and/or significant others oOffers encouragement in times of crisis oEmpowers and educates peer in self-advocacy •Care Team Outreach oWorks in cooperation with other providers, family members or significant others involved in the member recovery plan oEstablishes partnership with PCP, specialists, therapists, family members oAttends monthly Interdisciplinary Team meeting and provides update to team on members' progress as applicable oCommunicates with Interdisciplinary Team members •Community Navigating-Linkage oProvides training in the use of personal and community resources oAssists in developing formal and informal community supports oAssistance with housing oEmployment support oTransportation services oEST/Food Stamps and other resources This is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the position and is subject to review and change in accordance with the needs and policies of GMHCN. Required Qualifications: •Successfully complete the GMHCN Certified Training Program. •Minimum two (2) years of experience in a Peer Support role preferred. •State Certification and National Certification Agreement to complete •High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) minimum. Associate level degree or beyond preferred •Valid driver's license and reliable transportation •Ability to travel and independently meet with members in the clinic, home, or community-based setting as needed. •Demonstrated computer proficiency using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and working knowledge of the internet •Verbal and written fluency in English. Bilingual skills a plus. •Demonstrated written and oral communication skills. •Past or present consumer of mental health or substance use disorder services with a history of managing one's own illness •Awareness of the importance of recovery in living with a mental illness or substance use disorder •Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with community stakeholders •Successfully pass a criminal background check within acceptable standards and drug screen. It is expressly noted that GMHCN will have the right to reject a candidate based on screening criteria. GMHCN agrees to provide candidates that meet the internal criteria and agrees to provide without delay alternative CPS candidates. Additional Qualifications: •Working knowledge and level of expertise in oRecovery process and the ability to facilitate recovery using established standardized mental health processes or lived experiences. oSkill to teach and engage in basic problem solving strategies to support individual members in self-directed recovery oKnowledge of the signs and symptoms of mental illness and substance misuse and abuse and the ability to assist the member to address symptoms using strategies such as positive self-talk. oAbility to use community resources necessary for independent living and ability to tach those skills to other individuals with severe mental illness (i.e. Social Security office, Local YMCA, Library, etc.) Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GMHCN complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of GMHCN employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. Candidates with mental health recovery experience are strongly encouraged to apply. People with lived experience will be positively considered. Funding Statement This position is dependent on annual contract funding, and continued employment is contingent on the contract(s). Applying Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to humanresources@gmhcn.org

KAISER-PERMANETE JOBS

GMHCN staff who provide peer support for Kaiser Permanente (KP) spend most days on the KP campus, and work directly with the KP Team, but their work home is the Tucker office.

Certified Peer Specialist

The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network (GMHCN), a recovery-oriented mental health peer support, advocacy, and education organization, is seeking Certified Peer Specialists (CPS) to work with members of Kaiser Permanente of GA (KPGA) to offer the skills to support their recovery goals. As an active member of Kaiser Permanente of Georgia (KPGA) Behavioral Health Team, the Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) will work from the perspective of their lived experience to help build environments conducive to recovery. The CPS will perform a wide range of tasks to support members in living their own lives and directing their own recovery and wellness process. This is a part-time position (20 hours / week) with a competitive salary dependent upon applicant’s skills, talents, and experience. Responsibilities •Maintain an active caseload ranging between 20-30 KP members (exact size based on needs of members) •Ensures proper documentation is completed in a timely manner •Meet and provide weekly reports to supervisor •Provides one-on-one peer support, using evidence-based practices and curriculum when appropriate •Coach and/or teach basic individual living skills (personal hygiene, meal planning, budgeting, etc) when needed •Link members to community resources •Facilitates/leads group meetings •Creates curriculum for use in group and one-on-one settings •Role-model positive recovery behavior •Willingness to participate in training both as requested and as part of self-improvement This is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the position and is subject to review and change in accordance with the needs and policies of GMHCN. Required Qualifications: •Active Certified Peer Specialist - Addictive Disease for the State of Georgia •Active Certified Peer Specialist - Mental Health for the State of Georgia, or willingness to obtain. •Minimum two (2) years of experience as a Certified Peer Specialist •High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) minimum •Valid Georgia Driver’s License •Reliable Transportation •Ability to travel up to 80% of the time and independently meet with member in the clinic, home or community based settings •Exceptional computer skills included Excel and Word •Strong organization, communication & interpersonal skills. •Ability to meet deadlines and be detail oriented. •Exceptional oral and written communication skills •Successfully pass a criminal background check and drug screen Preferred Qualifications •Active Certified Peer Specialist (Parent) for the State of Georgia •Proficiency in other languages including Spanish •Whole Health Action Management Certification •CPR and First Aid Certified •Trained in Intentional Peer Support •Successful Completion of WRAP Seminar / Training •Experience with Peer Support Groups Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GMHCN complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of GMHCN employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. Candidates with mental health recovery experience are strongly encouraged to apply. People with lived experience will be positively considered. Funding Statement This position is dependent on annual contract funding, and continued employment is contingent on the contract(s). Applying Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to humanresources@gmhcn.org

Certified Peer Specialist – Addictive Disease

The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network (GMHCN), a recovery-oriented mental health peer support, advocacy, and education organization, is seeking Certified Peer Specialists (CPS) to work with members of Kaiser Permanente of GA (KPGA) to offer the skills to support their recovery goals. As an active member of Kaiser Permanente of Georgia (KPGA) Behavioral Health Team, the Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) will work from the perspective of their lived experience to help build environments conducive to recovery. The CPS will perform a wide range of tasks to support members in living their own lives and directing their own recovery and wellness process. This is a full-time position with a competitive salary dependent upon applicant’s skills, talents, and experience. Responsibilities •Maintain an active caseload ranging between 20-30 KP members (exact size based on needs of members) •Ensures proper documentation is completed in a timely manner •Meet and provide weekly reports to supervisor •Provides one-on-one peer support, using evidence-based practices and curriculum when appropriate •Coach and/or teach basic individual living skills (personal hygiene, meal planning, budgeting, etc) when needed •Link members to community resources •Facilitates/leads group meetings •Creates curriculum for use in group and one-on-one settings •Role-model positive recovery behavior •Willingness to participate in training both as requested and as part of self-improvement This is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the position and is subject to review and change in accordance with the needs and policies of GMHCN. Required Qualifications: •Active Certified Peer Specialist - Addictive Disease for the State of Georgia •Active Certified Peer Specialist - Mental Health for the State of Georgia, or willingness to obtain. •Minimum two (2) years of experience as a Certified Peer Specialist •High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) minimum •Valid Georgia Driver’s License •Reliable Transportation •Ability to travel up to 80% of the time and independently meet with member in the clinic, home or community based settings •Exceptional computer skills included Excel and Word •Strong organization, communication & interpersonal skills. •Ability to meet deadlines and be detail oriented. •Exceptional oral and written communication skills •Successfully pass a criminal background check and drug screen Preferred Qualifications •Proficiency in other languages including Spanish •Whole Health Action Management Certification •CPR and First Aid Certified •Trained in Intentional Peer Support •Successful Completion of WRAP Seminar / Training •Experience with Peer Support Groups Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GMHCN complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of GMHCN employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. Candidates with mental health recovery experience are strongly encouraged to apply. People with lived experience will be positively considered. Funding Statement This position is dependent on annual contract funding, and continued employment is contingent on the contract(s). Applying Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to humanresources@gmhcn.org

Certified Peer Specialist – Youth

The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network (GMHCN), a recovery-oriented mental health peer support, advocacy, and education organization, is seeking Certified Peer Specialists (CPS) to work with members of Kaiser Permanente of GA (KPGA) to offer the skills to support their recovery goals. As an active member of Kaiser Permanente of Georgia (KPGA) Behavioral Health Team, the Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) will work from the perspective of their lived experience to help build environments conducive to recovery. The CPS will perform a wide range of tasks to support members in living their own lives and directing their own recovery and wellness process. This is a Part-Time position (20 hours / week) with a competitive salary dependent upon applicant’s skills, talents, and experience. Responsibilities •Maintain an active caseload ranging between 20-30 KP members (exact size based on needs of members) •Ensures proper documentation is completed in a timely manner •Meet and provide weekly reports to supervisor •Provides one-on-one peer support, using evidence-based practices and curriculum when appropriate •Coach and/or teach basic individual living skills (personal hygiene, meal planning, budgeting, etc) when needed •Link members to community resources •Facilitates/leads group meetings •Creates curriculum for use in group and one-on-one settings •Role-model positive recovery behavior •Willingness to participate in training both as requested and as part of self-improvement This is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the position and is subject to review and change in accordance with the needs and policies of GMHCN. Required Qualifications: •Active Certified Peer Specialist - Youth for the State of Georgia •Minimum two (2) years of experience as a Certified Peer Specialist •High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) minimum •Valid Georgia Driver’s License •Reliable Transportation •Ability to travel up to 80% of the time and independently meet with member in the clinic, home or community based-settings •Exceptional computer skills included Excel and Word •Strong organization, communication & interpersonal skills. •Ability to meet deadlines and be detail oriented. •Exceptional oral and written communication skills •Successfully pass a criminal background check and drug screen Preferred Qualifications •CPS-MH certification for the State of Georgia, or willingness to obtain •Proficiency in other languages including Spanish •Whole Health Action Management Certification •CPR and First Aid Certified •Trained in Intentional Peer Support •Successful Completion of WRAP Seminar / Training •Experience with Peer Support Groups Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GMHCN complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of GMHCN employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. Candidates with mental health recovery experience are strongly encouraged to apply. People with lived experience will be positively considered. Funding Statement This position is dependent on annual contract funding, and continued employment is contingent on the contract(s). Applying Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to humanresources@gmhcn.org

STATEWIDE OPPORTUNITIES 

GMHCN has staff providing peer support in communities all over the state, in locations where we are contracted to do this great work. Supervision for these roles is provided by directors who travel the state frequently to ensure

Double Trouble in Recovery Facilitators

Double Trouble in Recovery (DTR) Facilitators are needed to work in the Atlanta, Savannah, Thomasville, and Valdosta areas. The positions are part-time and pay $15.00/hour. ​ Qualifications needed: MUST BE in recovery from mental health and addictive disease concerns (preference will be given to Certified Peer Specialists) is working an active 12-step program has been substance-free for 2 or more years has reliable transportation is self-motivated is willing to work flexible hours MUST pass a fingerprint based criminal background check. ​ Applying Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to humanresources@gmhcn.org (Copy and paste to email) ​ The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GMHCN complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. ​ All Certified Peer Specialists employed by the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network are required to facilitate online recovery and wellness activities provided through the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Centers. It is up to each employee to connect with the staff coordinating the online activities to ensure they are able to participate sufficiently each calendar year. ​​ The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of GMHCN employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. ​​ ​The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network strongly supports returning citizens, and was a strong advocate for Georgia’s “Ban the Box” initiative. Prior criminal history and/or incarceration do not prevent anyone from working for GMHCN. Some positions with GMHCN require working with other organizations that may have regulatory requirements that will not allow people with certain backgrounds, but please contact us if there is a position you are interested in.

FORENSIC PEER MENTORS

The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network is seeking individuals in recovery from behavioral health concerns and who have lived experience with the criminal justice system to fill full-time positions in Georgia as Forensic Peer Mentors. This is an excellent opportunity to assist returning citizens transitioning from a Georgia State Prison, Transitional Center or Day Reporting Center to living self-directed lives of recovery, hope, and purpose in communities of their choice. Currently, we have the following positions available: ​ Positions available: Augusta State Prison Hancock State Prison Hays State Prison Whitworth ITF Potential candidates will need: To self-identify as individuals with behavioral health diagnoses. To self-identify as individuals with experience as returning citizens. The ability to work independently. Reliable personal transportation. Basic computer skills; Microsoft Office Suites is needed. The ability to pass a fingerprint-based criminal background check from the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities and the Department of Corrections and or the Department of Community Supervision. All Certified Peer Specialists employed by the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network are required to facilitate online recovery and wellness activities provided through the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Centers. It is up to each employee to connect with the staff coordinating the online activities to ensure they are able to participate sufficiently each calendar year.   Qualifications: Certified Peer Specialist - Mental Health (CPS-MH) Certified Peer Specialist - Addictive Disease (CPS-AD) Certified Forensic Peer Mentor (Preferred) Proficient in Microsoft Office Suites Type: Full-time (40 hours) Classification: Exempt Benefits: ~ Contributions towards insurance - Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life ~ Vacation – 12 days/year ~ Sick – 6 days/year ~ Paid Holidays ​ All Certified Peer Specialists employed by the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network are required to facilitate online recovery and wellness activities provided through the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Centers. It is up to each employee to connect with the staff coordinating the online activities to ensure they are able to participate sufficiently each calendar year. ​ Applying Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to humanresources@gmhcn.org (copy and paste to email)

CPS - Peer Support and Respite Center of Bartow County (Ft)

Cartersville - Certified Peer Specialist Full Time The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, a recovery oriented, behavioral health peer advocacy and education organization, is seeking a Georgia Certified Peer Specialist-Mental Health to serve as full-time Certified Peer Specialist for the Peer Support and Respite Center of Bartow County A Georgia Certified Peer Specialist-Mental Health (CPS-MH) is a person who has received special training from the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network to use their experience in recovery from a mental health concern to provide peer support to others, to publicly advocate for better access to quality behavioral health supports, and to reduce stigma. Peer support is the foundation of the work of GMHCN and the Peer Support and Respite Center of Bartow County. The Certified Peer Specialist will work closely with a team of other Certified Peer Specialists, under the supervision of the Director to provide 24/7 support at the Peer Support and Respite Center of Bartow County. To learn more about Georgia’s Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Centers, please visit https://www.gmhcn.org/peer-support-wellness-respite The primary responsibility of the Certified Peer Specialist is to use the skills and tools acquired through CPS Project training and continuing education to support peers in person and on the phone on their self-directed recovery journeys. Providing individual and group peer support. Connecting peers to supports and resources. Developing and facilitating wellness activities online and in person. Providing peer support over the telephone and online chat on the Peer2Peer Warm Line. Interacting with and providing support to peers accessing respite beds. Reporting and documentation. Ensuring the Center is a safe and healthy environment for respite guests and daily participants through light cleaning and general housekeeping. Participating in community events. Accompanying respite guests to the grocery store. Some travel (including to the GMHCN Annual Summer Conference) is required. All Certified Peer Specialists employed by the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network are required to facilitate online recovery and wellness activities provided through the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Centers. It is up to each employee to connect with the staff coordinating the online activities to ensure they are able to participate sufficiently each calendar year. Required Qualifications: Active Certified Peer Specialist—Mental Health credential or eligibility to receive credential (must receive within three months of hire). Ability to work flexible schedule (some evenings and overnights are required). Ability to apply sound judgment, maintaining an open line of communication with management, staff, and peer participants. Demonstrated presentation skills. Strong organization, communication & interpersonal skills. Ability to meet deadlines and be detail-oriented. Ability to work standing, walking, and/or sitting a minimum of 8 hours per day/shift. Ability to lift 40 pounds. Ability to travel as needed to fulfill job requirements (including Annual Summer Conference). Valid Georgia driver’s license and transportation (mileage reimbursed at .50 per mile). Proficiency in Microsoft Office and basic computer skills. Knowledge of community, state, and national resources and supports. Preferred Qualifications: Active Certified Peer Specialist—Addictive Disease credential or eligibility to receive credential. Fluency in written and verbal Spanish. The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GMHCN complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of GMHCN employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network strongly supports returning citizens, and was a strong advocate for Georgia’s “Ban the Box” initiative. Prior criminal history and/or incarceration do not prevent anyone from working for GMHCN. Applicants for the position of Certified Peer Specialist of the Peer Support and Respite Center of Bartow County will be subjected to a fingerprint-based background check of the Georgia and Federal Criminal History Record Databases performed by Georgia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, who will determine employment eligibility based upon their criteria; however, lived experience with the criminal justice system is an important asset in the work done at GMHCN, and all otherwise-qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Health Benefits Package (medical, dental, vision, life insurance) available. Applying Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to humanresources@gmhcn.org

CPS - Peer Support and Respite Center of Bartow County (pt)

CARTERSVILLE - Certified Peer Specialist Part Time The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, a recovery oriented, behavioral health peer advocacy and education organization, is seeking a Georgia Certified Peer Specialist-Mental Health to serve as part-time Certified Peer Specialist for the new Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Center of Bartow County. ​ A Georgia Certified Peer Specialist-Mental Health (CPS-MH) is a person who has received special training from the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network to use their experience in recovery from a mental health concern to provide peer support to others, to publicly advocate for better access to quality behavioral health supports, and to reduce stigma. Peer support is the foundation of the work of GMHCN. The Certified Peer Specialist will work closely with a team of other Certified Peer Specialists, under the supervision of the Director to provide 24/7 support at the Center. ​ To learn more about Georgia’s Peer Support, Recovery, Wellness, and Respite Centers, please visit https://www.gmhcn.org/peer-support-wellness-respite The primary responsibility of the Certified Peer Specialist is to use the skills and tools acquired through CPS Project training and continuing education to support peers in person and on the phone on their self-directed recovery journeys. ​ Providing individual and group peer support. Connecting peers to supports and resources. Developing and facilitating wellness activities online and in person. Providing peer support over the telephone and online chat on the Peer2Peer Warm Line. Interacting with and providing support to peers accessing respite beds. Reporting and documentation. Ensuring the Center is a safe and healthy environment for respite guests and daily participants through light cleaning and general housekeeping. Participating in community events. Accompanying respite guests to the grocery store. Some travel (including to the GMHCN Annual Summer Conference) is required. All Certified Peer Specialists employed by the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network are required to facilitate online recovery and wellness activities provided through the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Centers. It is up to each employee to connect with the staff coordinating the online activities to ensure they are able to participate sufficiently each calendar year. ​ Required Qualifications: Active Certified Peer Specialist—Mental Health credential or eligibility to receive credential (must receive within three months of hire). Ability to work flexible schedule (some evenings and overnights are required). Ability to apply sound judgment, maintaining an open line of communication with management, staff, and peer participants. Demonstrated presentation skills. Strong organization, communication & interpersonal skills. Ability to meet deadlines and be detail-oriented. Ability to work standing, walking, and/or sitting a minimum of 8 hours per day/shift. Ability to lift 40 pounds. Ability to travel as needed to fulfill job requirements (including Annual Summer Conference). Valid Georgia driver’s license and transportation (mileage reimbursed at .50 per mile). Proficiency in Microsoft Office and basic computer skills. Knowledge of community, state, and national resources and supports. Preferred Qualifications: Active Certified Peer Specialist—Addictive Disease credential or eligibility to receive credential. Fluency in written and verbal Spanish. ​ All Certified Peer Specialists employed by the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network are required to facilitate online recovery and wellness activities provided through the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Centers. It is up to each employee to connect with the staff coordinating the online activities to ensure they are able to participate sufficiently each calendar year. ​ Applicants must have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work under pressure, and have reliable transportation. Applicants must also have the ability and willingness to transport peers in their personal vehicle. Preference will be given to applicants who can work a flexible schedule. ​  Applying Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to humanresources@gmhcn.org

cps - Peer Support and Wellness Center of Decatur (fT)

Decatur - Certified Peer Specialist Full Time The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, a recovery oriented, behavioral health peer advocacy and education organization, is seeking a Georgia Certified Peer Specialist-Mental Health to serve as full-time Certified Peer Specialist for the Peer Support and Wellness Center in Decatur, Ga. A Georgia Certified Peer Specialist-Mental Health (CPS-MH) is a person who has received special training from the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network to use their experience in recovery from a mental health concern to provide peer support to others, to publicly advocate for better access to quality behavioral health supports, and to reduce stigma. Peer support is the foundation of the work of GMHCN and the Peer Support and Wellness Center in Decatur, Ga.. The Certified Peer Specialist will work closely with a team of other Certified Peer Specialists, under the supervision of the Director to provide 24/7 support at the Peer Support and Wellness Center in Decatur, Ga. To learn more about Georgia’s Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Centers, please visit https://www.gmhcn.org/peer-support-wellness-respite The primary responsibility of the Certified Peer Specialist is to use the skills and tools acquired through CPS Project training and continuing education to support peers in person and on the phone on their self-directed recovery journeys. Providing individual and group peer support. Connecting peers to supports and resources. Developing and facilitating wellness activities online and in person. Providing peer support over the telephone and online chat on the Peer2Peer Warm Line. Interacting with and providing support to peers accessing respite beds. Reporting and documentation. Ensuring the Center is a safe and healthy environment for respite guests and daily participants through light cleaning and general housekeeping. Participating in community events. Accompanying respite guests to the grocery store. Some travel (including to the GMHCN Annual Summer Conference) is required. All Certified Peer Specialists employed by the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network are required to facilitate online recovery and wellness activities provided through the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Centers. It is up to each employee to connect with the staff coordinating the online activities to ensure they are able to participate sufficiently each calendar year. Required Qualifications: Active Certified Peer Specialist—Mental Health credential or eligibility to receive credential (must receive within three months of hire). Ability to work flexible schedule (some evenings and overnights are required). Ability to apply sound judgment, maintaining an open line of communication with management, staff, and peer participants. Demonstrated presentation skills. Strong organization, communication & interpersonal skills. Ability to meet deadlines and be detail-oriented. Ability to work standing, walking, and/or sitting a minimum of 8 hours per day/shift. Ability to lift 40 pounds. Ability to travel as needed to fulfill job requirements (including Annual Summer Conference). Valid Georgia driver’s license and transportation (mileage reimbursed at .50 per mile). Proficiency in Microsoft Office and basic computer skills. Knowledge of community, state, and national resources and supports. Preferred Qualifications: Active Certified Peer Specialist—Addictive Disease credential or eligibility to receive credential. Fluency in written and verbal Spanish. The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GMHCN complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of GMHCN employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network strongly supports returning citizens, and was a strong advocate for Georgia’s “Ban the Box” initiative. Prior criminal history and/or incarceration do not prevent anyone from working for GMHCN. Applicants for the position of Certified Peer Specialist of the Peer Support and Wellness Center in Decatur, Ga will be subjected to a fingerprint-based background check of the Georgia and Federal Criminal History Record Databases performed by Georgia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, who will determine employment eligibility based upon their criteria; however, lived experience with the criminal justice system is an important asset in the work done at GMHCN, and all otherwise-qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Health Benefits Package (medical, dental, vision, life insurance) available. Applying Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to humanresources@gmhcn.org

cps - Peer Support and Wellness Center of Decatur (PT)

DECATUR - Certified Peer Specialist Part-Time The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, a recovery-oriented, behavioral health peer advocacy and education organization, is seeking a Certified Peer Specialist to work part time for the Peer Support and Wellness Center in Decatur, GA.  Applicants must have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work under pressure and reliable transportation. Preference will be given to applicants who can work a flexible schedule. Apply Please send a current resume and letter of interest to HumanResources@gmhcn.org ​​ The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GMHCN complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. ​​ All Certified Peer Specialists employed by the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network are required to facilitate online recovery and wellness activities provided through the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Centers. It is up to each employee to connect with the staff coordinating the online activities to ensure they are able to participate sufficiently each calendar year. ​ The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of GMHCN employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. ​ ​The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network strongly supports returning citizens, and was a strong advocate for Georgia’s “Ban the Box” initiative. Prior criminal history and/or incarceration do not prevent anyone from working for GMHCN. Some positions with GMHCN require working with other organizations that may have regulatory requirements that will not allow people with certain backgrounds, but please contact us if there is a position you are interested in.

Cps - peer support and respite center of white county (pT)

CLEVELAND - Certified Peer Specialist Part Time The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, a recovery oriented, behavioral health peer advocacy and education organization, is seeking a Certified Peer Specialist to work part time for the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Center in Cleveland, Georgia. Applicants must have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work under pressure, and have reliable transportation. Applicants must also have the ability and willingness to transport peers in their personal vehicle. Preference will be given to applicants who can work a flexible schedule. Applying Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to humanresources@gmhcn.org The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GMHCN complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. All Certified Peer Specialists employed by the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network are required to facilitate online recovery and wellness activities provided through the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Centers. It is up to each employee to connect with the staff coordinating the online activities to ensure they are able to participate sufficiently each calendar year. The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of GMHCN employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network strongly supports returning citizens, and was a strong advocate for Georgia’s “Ban the Box” initiative. Prior criminal history and/or incarceration do not prevent anyone from working for GMHCN. Some positions with GMHCN require working with other organizations that may have regulatory requirements that will not allow people with certain backgrounds, but please contact us if there is a position you are interested in.

cps - Peer Support and Respite Center of Colquitt County (Pt)

MOULTRIE - Certified Peer Specialist The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, a recovery oriented, behavioral health peer advocacy and education organization, is seeking a Certified Peer Specialist to work part time for the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Center in Moutrie, Georgia.  Applicants must have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work under pressure, and have reliable transportation. Applicants must also have the ability and willingness to transport peers in their personal vehicle. Preference will be given to applicants who can work a flexible schedule. Applying Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to humanresources@gmhcn.org  ​​ The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GMHCN complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. ​​ All Certified Peer Specialists employed by the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network are required to facilitate online recovery and wellness activities provided through the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Centers. It is up to each employee to connect with the staff coordinating the online activities to ensure they are able to participate sufficiently each calendar year. ​ The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of GMHCN employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. ​ ​The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network strongly supports returning citizens, and was a strong advocate for Georgia’s “Ban the Box” initiative. Prior criminal history and/or incarceration do not prevent anyone from working for GMHCN. Some positions with GMHCN require working with other organizations that may have regulatory requirements that will not allow people with certain backgrounds, but please contact us if there is a position you are interested in.

CPS - peer recovery and respite center of augusta (pt)
 

AUGUSTA - Certified Peer Specialist Part Time The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, a recovery oriented, behavioral health peer advocacy and education organization, is seeking a Georgia Certified Peer Specialist-Mental Health to serve as part-time Certified Peer Specialist for the new Peer Recovery and Respite Center of Augusta, Georgia. ​ A Georgia Certified Peer Specialist-Mental Health (CPS-MH) is a person who has received special training from the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network to use their experience in recovery from a mental health concern to provide peer support to others, to publicly advocate for better access to quality behavioral health supports, and to reduce stigma. Peer support is the foundation of the work of GMHCN and the Peer Recovery and Respite Center of Augusta. The Certified Peer Specialist will work closely with a team of other Certified Peer Specialists, under the supervision of the Director to provide 24/7 support at the Peer Recovery and Respite Center of Augusta. To learn more about Georgia’s Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Centers, please visit https://www.gmhcn.org/peer-support-wellness-respite The primary responsibility of the Certified Peer Specialist is to use the skills and tools acquired through CPS Project training and continuing education to support peers in person and on the phone on their self-directed recovery journeys. Providing individual and group peer support. Connecting peers to supports and resources. Developing and facilitating wellness activities online and in person. Providing peer support over the telephone and online chat on the Peer2Peer Warm Line. Interacting with and providing support to peers accessing respite beds. Reporting and documentation. Ensuring the Center is a safe and healthy environment for respite guests and daily participants through light cleaning and general housekeeping. Participating in community events. Accompanying respite guests to the grocery store. Some travel (including to the GMHCN Annual Summer Conference) is required. ​ All Certified Peer Specialists employed by the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network are required to facilitate online recovery and wellness activities provided through the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Centers. It is up to each employee to connect with the staff coordinating the online activities to ensure they are able to participate sufficiently each calendar year. ​ Required Qualifications: Active Certified Peer Specialist—Mental Health credential or eligibility to receive credential (must receive within three months of hire). Ability to work flexible schedule (some evenings and overnights are required). Ability to apply sound judgment, maintaining an open line of communication with management, staff, and peer participants. Demonstrated presentation skills. Strong organization, communication & interpersonal skills. Ability to meet deadlines and be detail-oriented. Ability to work standing, walking, and/or sitting a minimum of 8 hours per day/shift. Ability to lift 40 pounds. Ability to travel as needed to fulfill job requirements (including Annual Summer Conference). Valid Georgia driver’s license and transportation (mileage reimbursed at .50 per mile). Proficiency in Microsoft Office and basic computer skills. Knowledge of community, state, and national resources and supports. Preferred Qualifications: Active Certified Peer Specialist—Addictive Disease credential or eligibility to receive credential. Fluency in written and verbal Spanish. The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GMHCN complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of GMHCN employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network strongly supports returning citizens, and was a strong advocate for Georgia’s “Ban the Box” initiative. Prior criminal history and/or incarceration do not prevent anyone from working for GMHCN. Applicants for the position of Outreach Director of the Peer Recovery and Respite Center of Augusta will be subjected to a fingerprint-based background check of the Georgia and Federal Criminal History Record Databases performed by Georgia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, who will determine employment eligibility based upon their criteria; however, lived experience with the criminal justice system is an important asset in the work done at GMHCN, and all otherwise-qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Applying Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to humanresources@gmhcn.org

PEER SUPPORT AND RESPITE CENTER JOBS

GMHCN staff who provide peer support for Kaiser Permanente (KP) spend most days on the KP campus, and work directly with the KP Team, but their work home is the Tucker office.

To view CPS positions outside the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, please visit our External Employment Opportunities page.

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