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Nevada Recovery Corps
The Nevada Recovery Corps program is a 12-month program designed specifically for people in recovery to serve at host-sites, providing guidance and support to people who are currently struggling with substance use and mental health challenges. Nevada Recovery Corps members are trained Peer Recovery Support Specialists who serve at local organizations to provide community trainings and recovery support services to patrons of Nevada agencies. Nevada Recovery Corps Members expand capacity at the agency they serve by providing local, customized, and one-to-one services that help participants identify and reach their recovery goals and stay supported in their recovery. Using our recovery technology, the agency and Member(s) receive access to key performance metrics and data so their impact can be measured and documented. Nevada Recovery Corps members provide both one-on-one and group-based peer support aimed at setting goals, overcoming barriers, providing resources, and helping create opportunities for those seeking and maintaining long term recovery. They also are responsible for planning and implementing recovery meetings, sober-social events, outreach and trainings, and developing comprehensive recovery services for the communities they serve. It is Foundation for Recovery's belief that their lived-experience provides a unique and empathetic insight which helps them support and guide peers through their individual recovery journey all while helping to build capacity for recovery services within Nevada communities.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The primary responsibilities of the position will be: - Providing one-on-one Peer Recovery Support Services to community members; - Assisting people receiving services in developing their recovery plan(s). This includes providing referrals to supports like, primary care facilities, social support groups/organizations, and more; - Helping individuals navigate systems to build recovery capital, attain employment, attend mutual-help groups, and address criminal justice issues; - Assisting in implementing program activities and facilitating comprehensive involvement of people receiving services; - Documentation of service activities and timeframes in service logs; - Gathering and recording of peer service data. Secondary responsibilities of a PRSS include: - Planning and hosting monthly sober-social events; - Planning and implementing overdose prevention trainings; - Coordinating and hosting monthly recovery meetings; - Developing working relationships with community partners.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance . 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Uniforms provided and required ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Health . 
Skills :
Counseling ,  Leadership ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Social Services ,  Public Speaking ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Public Health . 
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Program Type:
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Nevada Recovery Corps

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2021  -   08/31/2022

Work Schedule Part Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations NEVADA  


Accepting Applications
From  09/01/2021  To  08/31/2022 

Contact Anthony Palomeque
4800 Alpine Pl
Las Vegas   NV   89107

Listing ID 106680


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