Position: Peer Specialist
Program: Housing Stabilization
Employment Type: Part-Time
Location: Fairfax, Va
If you have a positive attitude, pride in your work, and a passion for helping others,
you may be interested in joining our team.
Pathway Homes is dedicated to the ongoing efforts to prevent and end homelessness in our community. We are a nonprofit, community-based organization providing non-time-limited housing and supportive services to adults with severe mental illnesses and/or co-occurring disorders, including substance abuse or intellectual disabilities. Our housing programs incorporate a continuum-of-care approach that meet each individual’s needs, where they are, at their unique point on their road to recovery. Case management services focus on helping individuals attain and strengthen the skills needed to manage their mental and physical health, maintain their home, enhance personal relationships, develop healthy life habits, and promote the achievement of personal goals. Pathway Homes has been named to Nonprofit Times’ list of “Best Nonprofits to Work For” in each of the last five years.
Job Summary: We are looking to fill one part-time position. This position joins an existing team of property management, maintenance, clinical, and administrative staff providing supportive housing to adults with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders in the community. The position will support our newly developed Housing Stabilization initiative. Candidates for this position will use unique life experience to mentor and support individuals recovering from mental illnesses and/or substance use disorders.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: This position will assist with engaging individuals at various stages of change through outreach and provision of targeted skill building supports.
Job Requirements: High School Diploma, lived experience of mental illness and/or substance use disorder, documented peer support or mental health services experience, ability to travel - sometimes daily - in local (Northern Virginia) area.
How to Apply:
Preferred: Email your resume (or summary of qualifications) and a cover letter to: Resume Roster.
Please include the position title in the subject line of your email.
Or you may mail to:
Pathway Homes, Inc.
10201 Fairfax Boulevard, Suite 200
Fairfax, VA 22030
Or fax to: (703) 876-0394
Pathway Homes is an equal opportunity employer.
At Pathway Homes, we are committed to treating all applicants and employees fairly based on their knowledge, skills, experience, and achievements without regard to race, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.