Mental Health Peer Specialist
Cincinnati, OH 
Posted 2 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description

Join our mission to help individuals with mental illness and addictions to lead healthy and productive lives. Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services (GCBHS) has an immediate opening for a Peer Specialist. This is a part-time position providing support services to PATH team and peer outreach services to individuals experiencing homelessness in Hamilton County.

Why Work at GCBHS?

  • GCBHS is a pioneer in the field of behavioral health treatment for adults, children, and families
  • Top Workplace every year since 2010
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Time
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Public Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Tuition Assistance at $1,250 for BSW
  • 403(b) Retirement with Match
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Room for advancement

Position Responsibilities:

  • Conducts satisfaction surveys including Ohio Outcomes surveys.
  • Maintains outreach log. Follows-up with former PATH clients to confirm maintenance of housing and mental health services and to identify clients who need re-engagement.
  • Assists with client engagement and outreach, including in person visits and calls to last known contacts.
  • Provides on-site assistance with service delivery and coordination.
  • Provides peer support services to PATH clients as needed
Position Requirements:
  • High school graduate or GED.
  • Individual must be a mental health consumer and/or have previous experience with homelessness or substance use disorder issues.
  • Knowledge of substance use disorder system, mental health system, and homeless community-based services strongly desired.
  • Individual must have demonstrated ability to respectfully motivate other consumers to act on their own behalf and to participate in activities.
  • Position requires frequent driving of the employee's personal vehicle.
  • Valid driver's license, vehicle, and insurable driving record are required.

GCBHS has been named a Top Workplace in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky since 2010!

Mon - Fri: hours may vary but no later that 4:00pm Daily
20 Hours/week
EEO Employer F/M/Disabled/Vets


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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