Requirements:

Two years’ experience working with individuals with serious mental illness (SMI) preferred and two years’ experience working with criminal justice populations preferred. A stable history of recovery (mental health and substance abuse) as applicable. Extensive personal, family and/or professional knowledge of challenges of developing and maintaining a recovery focused lifestyle. Good verbal and written communication skills. The Community Health Worker will have completed a peer support training course or have an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree. Must have completed first aid and CPR training or obtain certification within four (4) weeks of hire. Peer Advocate Certificate preferred. Valid CA driver’s license and good driving record is required. Must be 21 or over to drive.

Bilingual in Spanish preferred.

Job Summary:

This individual is responsible for helping clients navigate and appropriately access community services and resources.

 

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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