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Recovery Educator

Community Living & Home Supports
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Job Description

At JEVS Human Services, we believe in giving people possibilities—opportunities to be self-sufficient and satisfied. Each year we touch nearly 25,000 lives, focusing on individuals with physical, developmental, and emotional challenges as well as those facing adverse socio-economic conditions including unemployment and underemployment.

Are you a compassionate, people oriented individual?  If you are looking to join a team of dedicated professionals advocating for individuals facing mental health challenges, look no further.  We are seeking a Recovery Educator for our Road 2 Recovery program.  This program helps our participants achieve independence in living, learning, working, and socializing.

 

As the Recovery Educator you will be responsible for sharing the underlying concepts necessary to recovery: hope, personal responsibility, education, self-advocacy, and support.

Day to Day:

  • Work with people who have experienced psychiatric symptoms to assist them discover the strengths they have and can use to enhance their recovery
  • Empower and motivate people to feel the way they want to feel, help make their lives the way they want them to be, and develop, keep and achieve life goals
  • Provide individual and group activities, education, skill teaching and opportunities on site and in the community
  • Provide telephone and face-to-face outreach to individuals in crisis or in need of additional support
  • Assist in the evaluation and development of methods, curriculum and materials.

 

Skills & Requirements

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred, Associate's degree required; CPS or CPRP certification may be considered in lieu of degree
  • 1+ years' experience in mental health direct service

 

 

 

JEVS Human Services is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities.  The Agency will not engage in or tolerate unlawful discrimination (including any form of unlawful harassment) on account of a person’s gender, gender identity, age, race, color, religion, creed, sexual preference or orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military status, veteran status, handicap, disability, or membership in any other protected group.  Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply; reasonable accommodations will be provided.

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