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Volunteer/Peer Coordinator

Company: Gandara Center
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Job Description:

Volunteer/Peer Coordinator We're looking for a Peer Volunteer Coordinator to join to Recovery Support Center. The Peer Volunteer Coordinator will support in a peer to peer setting model to members/volunteers in recovery from substance use disorder. The recovery support center is encompassed in peer governance and uses the peer participatory process to create a safe, inclusive environment to promote ongoing growth and long term recovery. Responsibilities include:

  • Manage all aspects of volunteers at the Plymouth Recovery Center program including orientation and trainings to educate the recovery community.
  • Work closely with Outreach Coordinator to connect recovery community members with Plymouth Recovery Center volunteer program.
  • Coordinate schedule with volunteer's availability.
  • Volunteer recruitment.
  • Provide Support to Advisory's Board.
  • Oversee center activities and social events.
  • Keep all required documentation up to date.
  • Participate in an on-going collaboration with other programs providing educational, employment and medical support to people in recovery.
  • Participate in workshops related to wellness and recovery engagement.
  • Participate in on-site and off-site meetings.
  • Perform and plan outreach to local agencies
  • Conduct Presentations at others agencies.
  • Participate in data collection for reporting and evaluation purposes.
  • Submit all necessary statistics/reports to supervisor and funders as requested.
  • Familiar with social networking sites.
  • Must work closely with Program Director.
  • Computer literate.
  • Additional duties as needed.
    Required Skills Qualifications:
    • Must be familiar with the peer to peer model including knowledge in the field of substance abuse/peer to peer support, and possess good verbal and written communication skills.
    • Be familiar with the local recovery community within the south shore area.
    • Bilingual in Spanish, Cape Verdean Creole, or Portuguese preferred.
    • Valid driver's license and dependable transportation required.
    • Experience in program planning and coordination preferred. Travel Requirements: Statewide travel is required for meetings, trainings and conferences. Occasionally there may be trips to other New England states for annual conferences or trainings. Benefits
      • Retirement Plan 403(b)
      • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
      • Paid vacations
      • 12 paid holidays
      • 8 discretionary days a year The Gandara Mental Health Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Gndara Center provides residential, mental health, substance abuse and preventive services for children, adults and families across the Pioneer Valley and eastern parts of Massachusetts. Founded in the Hispanic community, we value cultural diversity and strive to provide culturally competent, innovative services to a diverse Keywords: Volunteer Coordinator, Location: Plymouth, MA - 02361

Keywords: Gandara Center, Plymouth , Volunteer/Peer Coordinator, Other , Plymouth, Massachusetts

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