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Certified Peer Support Worker

Revised: 8/12/22


Title:                    Certified Peer Support Worker


Supervisor:        Executive Director


Objective:          To provide case management assistance to formerly homeless individuals and families.  This  position will be part of a cross-agency, multi-disciplinary mobile team working with clients of various agencies, including St. Elizabeth Shelters & Supportive Housing, The Lifelink, Casa Milagro. It will be under the auspices of St. Elizabeth.


Salary:                 $45,000 -- $55,000 per year, depending on experience and qualifications


Status:                 Full-Time FLSA non-exempt Employee





  • At least 4 years-experience providing Peer Support work to individuals experiencing mental health and/or substance use disorder(s).

  • Strong knowledge of peer-based support services

  • Be HIPAA certified or be willing to become certified (immediately upon hire)

  • Participate in training classes for Trauma-Informed, Motivational Interviewing skills, and other pertinent trainings

  • Have accessed behavioral health services because of lived experience as a peer in recovery, or vicarious experience

  • Experience, or as a caregiver of a person who has accessed behavioral health services

  • Proficient with computers and office equipment (entire Microsoft Office Suite)

  • Strong organizational and time management skill

Other Duties as Assigned





  • Ability to work as a team member and cooperatively with both shelter and supportive housing staff to ensure best outcomes for clients.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with tenants and their diverse challenges.



Experience and Skills

Spanish speaking preferred

Experience working with homeless individuals and/or families preferred

Willing and able to work with diverse populations

Effective communication skills

Computer proficient

Knowledge of the unique cultural heritage of northern New Mexico



Valid driver’s license and proof of insurance

Willing and able to work irregular hours and have a flexible work schedule

Ability to lift 20 pounds

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St. Elizabeth Sheltersnd Supportive Housing
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