Peer Support Specialist Endeavors


Peer Support Specialist 

Endeavors passionately serves vulnerable people in crisis through our innovative, personalized approach.

We seek to provide comprehensive, effective, and innovative services that encourage growth, allowing people to build better lives for themselves, their families, and their communities. Why? Because we believe that everyone holds the capacity to grow, heal, change, succeed, and affect others positively.



We restore dignity and improve the quality of life for the vulnerable people we serve through the benefits of our programs.


We seek to unify families and communities torn apart by poverty, unemployment, or neglect by providing real, practical solutions and a path to earned income. We do this through a wide array of programs and services supporting children, families, veterans and those struggling with mental illness and other significant disabilities.

Peer Support Specialist  
Behavioral Health  

Support the virtual and in-person delivery of services at the Veteran Wellness Center (VWC) and the Director of Behavioral Health and Director of Wellness by providing support services for the clients that requires assistance navigating services and or in need of additional support.

Decisions on establishing goals and formal action plans will always be made in conjunction with the client with a wellness approach as the foundation. The peers support specialist will have lived experience knowledge on how to support the client in solving problems.

Support the clients accessing services at the VWC by providing requested information to include but not limited to; wellness assessment, scheduling services, connecting them with providers. The Peer Specialist assists and guides clients toward the identification and achievement of specific goals defined by the client and specified in the Individual Treatment Plan (ITP). This work involves a variety of routine, standardized tasks that will facilitate work to be performed by higher level providers. The peer support specialist will promote community socialization, recovery, self-advocacy, self-help, and development of natural supports.


Collaboratively work with the Director of Behavioral Health and Director of Wellness, and participate in the multi-disciplinary team approach to client care.

Using a formal goal setting process, the PSS will:

Assist clients in articulating personal goals for recovery through the use of one-to-one and group sessions.

Assist clients in working with their support teams and/or providers in determining the steps he/she needs to take in order to achieve these goals and self-directed recovery.

Assist clients in setting up and sustaining self-help (mutual support) groups, as well as means of locating and joining existing groups.

Utilize tools such as the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) to assist clients in creating their own individual wellness and recovery plans.

Independently or with periodic assistance of higher graded treatment team members, utilize and teach problem solving techniques with individuals and groups; discussions will be utilized where clients will share common problems in daily living and methods they have employed to manage and cope with these problems.

Use ongoing individual and group sessions to teach clients how to identify and combat negative self-talk and how to identify and overcome fears by providing a forum which allows group members and PS to share their experiences.
Support clients’ vocational choices and assist them in choosing a job that matches their strengths, overcoming job-related anxiety by reviewing job applications, and providing interview tips.

Assist clients in building social skills in the community that will enhance job acquisition and tenure
Utilizing their recovery experience, the PSS will:

Teach and role model the value of every individual’s recovery experience.
Assist the client in obtaining decent and affordable housing of his/her choice in the most integrated, independent, and least intrusive or restrictive environment by taking them out to view housing, either driving them or riding with them on public transportation.

The PS models effective coping techniques and self-help strategies.
Serve as a recovery agent by providing and advocating for any effective recovery-based services that will aid the client in daily living.
Assist in obtaining services in the community and that will aid in recovery process.
Assist clients in developing empowerment skills and combating stigma through self-advocacy.
With assistance from the Associate Director of Wellness, the PSS will work with the clients and other treatment team staff to develop a treatment/recovery plan based on each client’s identified goals.

The PSS will maintain a working knowledge of current trends and developments in the mental health field by reading books, journals, and other relevant materials. The PSS will continue to share recovery materials with others at continuing education seminars and other venues to be developed to support recovery-oriented services; and attend continuing education seminars and other in-service training when offered.
Maintain and organize files.
Perform other duties assigned by Coordinator.
Demonstrate exceptional customer service, in everything you do, by placing the child, family, Veteran or client first to support our mission to “Empower people to build better lives for themselves, their families and their communities.”


EDUCATION: High school diploma or GED.

CERTIFICATION: State Approved Peer Support Specialist certification.

EXPERIENCE: 3+ years strong administrative/clerical experience; 2+ social service and/or non-profit experience preferred.

ATTENDANCE: Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such level as is determined in the employer’s sole discretion.

LICENSES: Driver’s License with clear record.

WORK LOCATION: Must have access to a private home office. This position is a remote work position for the duration of the grant funding or until otherwise revised for program operational needs.

VEHICLE: Must have daily use of a vehicle without prior notice.

OTHER: Must not pose a direct threat or significant risk of substantial harm to the safety or health of himself/herself or others. Must be available and willing to work evenings, weekends and holidays as required to meet business needs.



Endeavors® and Endeavors Unlimited, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran in accordance with applicable federal laws. Endeavors® and Endeavors Unlimited, Inc. also complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location its employees are working. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to: hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Endeavors® and Endeavors Unlimited, Inc. are “Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers.”  

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