June 19, 2012
- FYA member Fred Finch Youth Center
is currently seeking Peer Mentors
in their Supportive Housing for Transition Age Youth (STAY) program, which provides community-based mental health services to 18 – 24 year olds that are struggling with persistent and severe mental illness as well as homelessness. The Peer Mentor is a primary agent for outreach to and engagement of youth for the FSP program. The training program is designed to promote self-sufficiency, autonomy, and independent functioning. Along with the rest of the team, the Peer Mentor is active in supporting and implementing partnership philosophy and its individualized, strengths-based, culturally competent, TAY-centered approach.
Qualifications include-- Experience as a consumer of services: social services, mental health, residential treatment or group home placements, foster care services, wraparound services, community resources and educational services for youth with special needs. To apply, click here and scroll down
. Applicants can also view other openings at Fred Finch through their career portal