Employment at Rainbow Heights
Bilingual (English/Spanish) Certified Mental Health Peer Specialist - Part Time
Rainbow Heights Club is currently seeking outstanding, motivated, knowledgeable, energetic, charismatic, and experienced people to help us expand our clinical team. Applicants must be certified or provisionally certified mental health peer specialists, and must be fluent in English and Spanish. The position starts at 20 hours per week and has the potential to grow to more hours as our client base expands.
Successful candidates will be self-starters who have demonstrated the ability to practice a recovery model of care, supporting a person's potential for recovery by optimizing quality of life and reducing symptoms of mental illness and substance use disorders through empowerment, choice, treatment, educational, health and well-being goals. They will be able to teach and model symptom management and assist consumers in the development of skills for empowerment and successful community living.
Rainbow Heights Club is focused on increasing the role of peer specialists on our team. Peer Specialist Interns provide most direct consumer services at the club. Peer Specialist Interns share their lived experience as one who has been there in terms of mental illness and recovery.
We frequently offer Peer Specialist Intern positions for persons who have completed a recognized mental health peer training program.
These entry-level opportunities allow both the peer and the agency to become better acquainted, with some peer specialists being offered ongoing part-time employment.