Sunday, October 01, 2017

Full-time position opening at the Peer Support and Wellness Center in Decatur



The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, a recovery oriented, mental health consumer advocacy and education organization, is seeking a Certified Peer Specialist to work full time for the Peer Support and Wellness Center in Decatur, GA.  Applicants must have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work under pressure and reliable, personal transportation. Salary for this position is $28,080 per year and benefits include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. Preference will be given to applicants who can work a flexible schedule. Please send a current Resume and Letter of Interest to jayme@gmhcn.org

Friday, September 29, 2017

Peer Mentor Position - Full-time - Atlanta

The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network is seeking a person in recovery from behavioral health concerns to fill a full-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 a position available in the following location: Atlanta.  Potential candidates will need to work flexible schedules, independently, have a reliable form of personal transportation, and pass a criminal background check.  The Peer Mentor position is full-time (40 hours/week) at a salary of $25,710/year +benefits.  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 peermentoring@gmhcn.org, or fax to 404-687-0772.  For further information please contact Gena Garner, CPS, CPS-AD, Peer Mentoring Project Director at 1-800-297-6146 or 404-723-6018.

Peer Mentor Positions - Part-time- Savannah and Rome

Peer Mentor Positions Available:


The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network is seeking people in recovery from behavioral health concerns to fill available part-time positions in the state of Georgia as Peer Mentors.  This is an excellent opportunity to assist peers who are transitioning from Georgia Regional Hospitals to living self-directed lives of hope and purpose in communities of their choice.  Currently, we have two part-time positions available, one in Savannah and one in Rome.  The potential candidates will need to work flexible schedules, independently, have reliable forms of personal transportation, and be able to pass criminal background checks.  The Peer Mentor positions are part-time (20 hours/week) at $12.36/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 peermentoring@gmhcn.org, 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.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Part-time position opening at the Peer Support and Wellness Center in Decatur

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 and Wellness Center in Decatur, GA.  Applicants must have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work under pressure and reliable transportation.  Salary for this position is $13.50 per hour.  Preference will be given to applicants who can work a flexible schedule. Please send a current Resume and Letter of Interest to jayme@gmhcn.org



Applicants may be subjected to a fingerprint-based background check of the

Georgia and Federal Criminal History Record Databases

Part-Time Opening at the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Center in Henry County, GA

Part-Time Opening at the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Center in Henry County, GA

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 McDonough, GA.  Applicants must have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work under pressure and reliable transportation.  Salary for this position is $12.36 per hour.  Preference will be given to applicants who can work a flexible schedule. Please send a resume and letter of interest to Ginger Blessing at ginger@gmhcn.org


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


Wednesday, September 27, 2017

2 Part-time Positions opening at the PSWRC in Bartow County

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 Bartow County, GA.  Applicants must have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work under pressure and reliable transportation.  Salary for this position is $13.11 per hour.  Preference will be given to applicants who can work a flexible schedule. Please send a resume and letter of interest to Colleen Stephens, Director, Peer Support Wellness and Respite Center, 201 N. Erwin St., Cartersville, GA 30120 or email jennifer@gmhcn.org or Fax to 770-276-2023.

Applicants may be subjected to a fingerprint-based background check of the

Georgia and Federal Criminal History Record Databases

Part-time position opening at the PSWRC in Colquitt County



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 $12.36 per hour.  Preference will be given to applicants who can work a flexible schedule. Please send a resume and letter of interest to Roslind at roslind@gmhcn.org, or FAX 229-890-7013


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

Friday, August 18, 2017

Manager for the CARES Warm-line (GA Council on Substance Abuse)


Georgia Council on Substance Abuse (GCSA) is hiring a
Manager for the CARES Warm-line:
Telephone and text line for individuals impacted by
opioid use to receive peer support.

As one part of Georgia's response to the opioid epidemic in the State, The CARES Warm-line is funded by Georgia's Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) through SAMHSA's "State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis" grant program.  We are grateful for this opportunity and are looking for CARES to join our team!  This opportunity is one of many to come, so please check back with us regularly.

This person will be responsible for scheduling and coordination of services for five Certified Addiction Recovery Empowerment Specialists (CARES) providing warm-line peer support to persons in or seeking recovery, and/or family members, friends, and allies.

·    Two of the individual responders on the warm-line will work full-time (40 hours) on-site at the GCSA home office and three will work part-time (up to 30 hours) remotely.
·    Build relationships with partners and stakeholders to identify resources and recovery supports throughout Georgia.
·    Provide individual and group training and performance management for the CARES responding to warm-line calls and ensure the principles and values of recovery and GCSA are upheld in all aspects of services provided to individuals, family members, friends, and allies.
·    Direct supervisory or management experience working in an organization is required.  
·    A valid driver’s license, vehicle insurance, and reliable vehicle are required.

Click Here for a full Job Description including Job Duties and Qualifications. Please send resume and cover letter as directed in the Job Description for consideration. Please note only those applicants with a cover letter will be considered. 

GCSA is a non-profit organization with the mission to increase the impact of substance use recovery in Georgia's communities through education, advocacy and training. We educate, advocate and create safe and empowering spaces that support the dignity and value of what's right and what's working with individuals, communities and systems. GCSA offers a highly attractive compensation package that includes competitive wages, paid holidays, and vacation time. 

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Wellness & Recovery Specialist - Peer Support Specialist -VA, NV, TX, or GA

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Job Description - Wellness & Recovery Specialist - Peer Support Specialist -VA, NV, TX, or GA 130401 KT) (130401)

Job Description 

Viewpoint Health - ATTN CARES and CPS - ACT Team - Fulton & DeKalb Counties



ATTENTION CARES and CPS!

Viewpoint Health is hiring a CPS or CARES for an ACT Team
in DeKalb and Fulton Counties!

Viewpoint Health currently has an opening for a CPS or a CARES on an ACT Team.
Viewpoint serves DeKalb and Fulton Counties and they are looking to fill the position immediately.  
They would like someone who is able to work independently. 

Please click on THIS LINK for the full job description and to apply.

For more information, please contact team lead Pejman Mahdavi, LCSW