Under general supervision, incumbents in this class provide information, support and assistance and advocacy for recipients, and/or caregivers/family members of behavioral health services, through their own lived experience, within established procedures and guidelines.
The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill full-time and part-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur throughout the County.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: • Education: High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent;
• Experience: Two (2) years of personal experience in recovery from mental health or substance use challenges and three (3) months of advocacy, leadership, or engagement in peer recovery activities.
LICENSING, CERTIFICATION AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a California Driver’s License may be required.