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Peer Support Outreach Advocate

Community Action Council
Lexington, KY Full-time
Posted on October 30, 2019

To access full job descriptions, please go to (Click the CAREERS tab and follow the instructions to apply online) Peer Support Outreach Advocate (Fayette Co.) Community Action Council for Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas Counties is currently accepting applications for the position of Peer Support Outreach Advocate. The Peer Support Outreach Advocate will serve as a role model and mentor to participants served through Assertive Street Outreach. This position is responsible for identifying unsheltered individuals living in the community; assisting them, whenever feasible, in obtaining housing in the community; coordinating services; and providing ongoing support and case management services.Qualifications: High school diploma or GED is required. Must be certified through the Commonwealth of Kentucky as a Peer Support Outreach Advocate. Personal experience with homelessness, mental illness and/or substance use disorders. Must obtain CPR and First Aid certifications. Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.
Closing Date: November 14, 2019 Salary: $15.58 - $17.14 (plus excellent benefits) 10% salary differential for bilingual applicants (English/Spanish)Applications may be obtained at any agency office or by writing or calling or via internet: Community Action Council, P.O. Box 11610, Lexington, Kentucky 40576; (859) 233-4600 or 1-800-244-2275; http://cacsql/EpicorHCM for internal employees; and for external applicants and click on jobs to access all job vacancies.