Peer Outreach Specialist for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness-20 Hrs./week
Connecting individuals who are or have been homeless to resources in the community!
Cincinnati, OH 
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Posted 6 days ago
Job Description
Responsible for providing support services to PATH staff and clients. Maintains PATH charts and data. Triage client phone calls, assists with client engagement and housing stabilization, and follows up on client’s success with housing.

Part Time position available working evenings and weekends.


Position Responsibilities:
  • Conducts satisfaction surveys including Ohio Outcomes surveys.
  • 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, including providing connection to Recovery Center.
  • Maintains outreach log.
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 may require frequent driving of the employee’s personal vehicle. Valid driver’s license, vehicle, and insurable driving record may be required.
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Contact Information
Claire McCandless 513-354-7035 cmccandless@gcbhs.com
Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Hours per Week
20
Salary and Benefits
Paid Time Off (Vacation & Sick), Holiday, Retirement with Employer Match
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1 to 3 years
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