Peer Recovery Coach for Addictions
Help Others in Recovery and Prevent Overdoses
Cincinnati, OH 
Posted 12 days ago
Job Description

Join our mission to help individuals with mental illness and addictions to lead healthy and productive lives.  GCBHS has an immediate opening for a Peer Recovery Coach for our outpatient substance use programs in Hamilton County including our new day program at St. Anthony in Over the Rhine.  his is a full-time position responsible for providing engagement, recovery support services, education, resources and guidance to individuals who are currently experiencing issues with substance use disorder in Hamilton County.  Applicants must be willing to obtain Ohio Peer Support Certification post employment, lived experience of substance use disorder, and active in maintaining recovery for a minimum of twelve months.

Why Work at GCBHS?

  • GCBHS is a pioneer in the field of behavioral health treatment for 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
  • Comprehensive health insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement with Match
  • Bonus

Position Responsibilities:
  • Participates in face-to-face outreach efforts to individuals experiencing substance use disorder in Hamilton County.
  • Assists clients in accessing community resources i.e.: housing, treatment services, applicable benefits, job placement, etc. as determined by client assessment.
  • Provides resource, treatment & sober support information to individuals interested in recovery.
  • Provides recovery education and support to persons with substance use disorder.
  • Assists with implementation of individual client recovery plans.

Position Requirements:
  • High school graduate or GED.
  • Willingness to obtain Ohio Peer Certification post employment.
  • Lived experience of substance use disorder and active in maintaining recovery for a minimum of twelve months.
  • 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.
  • Drug test required.
  • Position may require frequent driving of the employee’s personal vehicle. Valid driver’s license, vehicle, and insurable driving record may be required.

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

Please visit our website to learn more about GCBHS.

EEO Employer F/M/Disabled/Vets


Contact Information
Damilola Onikoyi 513-354-7088
Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st Shift
Salary and Benefits
$13.97 per hour plus bonus
We offer a full suite of benefits including Medical/Dental/Vision, Retirement, Paid Time Off, Bonus Opportunity, Tuition Assistance, License Supervision, Continuing Education, Staff Referral and Student Loan Forgiveness
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
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