The role of the Outreach Specialist (OS) is to support the CCD CORE (Community Outreach, Response & Engagement) Program. Working in the community, the OS will connect adult individuals with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions with resources to meet their needs. The incumbent in this position will provide care coordination, resource linkages, and guidance to help individuals navigate social services benefits, health insurance, and other community resources such as harm reduction and treatment services. The OS must develop a positive rapport and serve as an advocate, assisting individuals with their goals in their wellness plan as well as monitoring their progress.
The OS must identify as a peer and have personal, lived experience in their own recovery from an alcohol or drug addiction. The preferred candidate will have a certification through the Delaware Certification Board as a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist. Any individual who is not certified must obtain certification within one year of employment. Minimum 1 year experience in related field. Valid driver’s license required, with no more than 2 points.
This position is grant funded. FT and PT positions are available. Interested applicants should email their resume (cover letter is optional) to email@example.com