Monday, September 01, 2014

Peer Mentor Position Available - Metro Atlanta

The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network is seeking self-identified consumers of behavioral health services to fill a part-time position in the state of Georgia as a Peer Mentor.  This is an excellent opportunity to assist peers 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 Atlanta Metro Area.  Potential candidates will need to work independently with a flexible schedule, have a reliable form of personal transportation, and pass a criminal background check.  The Peer Mentor position is part-time (20 hours/week) at $12/hour.  Preference will be given to Certified Peer Specialists.  If interested, please submit a letter of interest and resume 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.

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