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Peer Counselor

Shelter- Marsha's, 480 East 185th St, Bronx, New York, United States of America Req #913...
Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Title: Peer Counselor

Program: Marsha's House (Bronx)

Salary: $35,000

Program Overview:

Marsha's House is an 81 bed 24/7 emergency shelter for homeless young adults between the ages of 18 and 30 who identify as members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Our comprehensive services include case management, vocational counseling, job placement, peer counseling, recreational activities, and housing placement assistance.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the Position include but are not limited to the following activities:
• The Peer Counselor reports to the Clinical Coordinator:
• The Peer Counselor's responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Meet with clients regularly to provide supportive counseling, motivational interventions and role modeling.
• Participate in establishing Independent Living Plans with client and Case Manager.
• Facilitate groups and recreational activities weekly.
• Attend clinical and administrative meetings.
• Create appointment slips for Med Van and Psychiatric appointment.
• Escort clients to and from appointments on and offsite appointments.
• Escort clients to outside appointments as needed.
• Update bulletin boards throughout the building
• Update the monthly calendar and Calendar board for clients.
• Schedule CBO's (community-based organization) on monthly basis to do tabling.
• Update Tracker weekly.
• Escort and attend client group outings.
• Documents all clients' information and case notes in a timely fashion when necessary.
• Assist with client mediation.
• Organize clothing closet and donations.
• Distribute clothing when needed to clients.
• Performs other duties as assigned by the Clinical Coordinator.

Qualifications:
• Highschool diploma

All newly hired Project Renewal staff must provide verification of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Other details
• Pay Type Hourly
• Employment Indicator Regular
• Max Hiring Rate $35,000.00
• Required Education High School
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New York NY USA

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