Saturday, November 29, 2014

Moultrie, GA - Peer Support , Wellness, and Respite Center -- Part time

The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, a recovery oriented, mental health consumer advocacy and education organization, is seeking a Certified Peer Specialist to work part time for the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Center in Moultrie, GA.  Applicants must have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work under pressure and reliable transportation.  Salary for this position is $12.00 per hour.  Preference will be given to applicants who can work a flexible schedule. Please send a resume and letter of interest to Nick Calhoun at, or FAX (404)-687-0772

Applicants may be subjected to a fingerprint-based background check of the 
Georgia and Federal Criminal History Record Databases

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Peer Mentor Positions Available:

The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network is seeking a self-identified consumer of mental health services to fill a part-time position in the state of Georgia as a Peer Mentor.  This is an excellent opportunity to assist consumers who are transitioning from a Georgia Regional Hospital to living self-directed lives of hope and purpose in communities of their choice.  Currently, we have one position available in the following location: Rome, GA.  Potential candidates will need to work flexible schedules, work independently, have a reliable form of personal transportation, and pass a criminal background check.  The Peer Mentor position is part-time (20 hours/week) and pays $12.00/hour.  Preference will be given to Certified Peer Specialists.  If interested, please submit letters of interest and resumes to Gena Garner at the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, 246 Sycamore Street, Suite 260, Decatur, GA 30030, or email to, or fax to 404-687-0772.  For further information please contact Gena Garner, CPS, Peer Mentoring Project Coordinator at 1-800-297-6146 or 404-723-6018.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Georgia Rehabilitation Outreach (GRO)

1777 Washington Road
East Point, GA  30344

Are you Passionate about Helping Others?
Looking for employment with excellent pay and benefits?

If this describes you, consider a career at Georgia Rehabilitation Outreach (GRO), a comprehensive behavioral health agency designed to help people recover.  GRO offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and an opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life.

Position Title:  Certified Peer Specialist

Description and Primary Purpose of Position:
Under immediate supervision, the Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) provides support to peers to promote recovery within the Assertive Community Treatment Team.  The CPS coordinates and facilitates individual trainings; provides information and support; teach self-help and coping skills.  Serves as a peer advocate; performs a wide range of tasks to assist consumers in regaining control over their own lives and over their own recovery process.  The CPS will role model competency in recovery and ongoing coping skills.

Minimum Training & Experience: 
Peer Specialist Certification.

Preferred Qualifications: 
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess a bachelor’s degree in social work or a related field. 

Problem Solving / Decision Making Skills:
Must be able to serve others and have good people skills. 

Physical Requirements: 
Must be a licensed driver in good standing in the State of Georgia.

To Apply:  Please send resume to, or fax to 404.872.0095

GRO is an equal opportunity employer.