Job Title: Certified Peer Specialist (2 positions)

Employer’s Name:  The Center For Health Care Services

Location of the positions: 928 W Commerce Street (1) and 5372 Fredericksburg Road (1)

Full time, part time, permanent, short-term, contracted position: Full Time

Brief (1-2 sentence) organization description: The Center For Health Care Services improves the lives of people with mental health, developmental disabilities or substance abuse challenges.

General instructions to apply: On line application at:

May submit a resume to:


Job role and purpose: The Certified Peer Specialist uses their lived experience in mental health recovery to assist other adults in their mental health recovery.

Required qualifications:  

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • CPS (Certified Peer Specialist) certification 
  • Self-identified as having direct personal experience living with mental illness and recovery, with a primary diagnosis of mental illness or dual diagnosis.
  • One (1) year of experience working on recovery and able to manage own wellness
  • Agree to disclose own mental illness diagnosis for the purpose of educating, role modeling and providing hope to others about the reality of recovery.
  • Must maintain required credentials and mandatory training requirements to ensure compliance with all State regulations and CHCS policies.


Preferred qualifications: 

  • Experience working in an organization providing mental health services.
  • Strong professional verbal and written skills.


To whom the position reports (supervisor): Carmen J Choumont, RN (Commerce) and Grady Batchelor (Fredericksburg)

Salary and benefits info: $33,298 annual salary ($16.00 per hour)

Compensation Package

Recruiting and retaining talented individuals is important to us. At the Center for Health Care Services, we are committed to providing our employees with a total compensation package that includes competitive pay, affordable health and wellness benefits, generous paid time off, flexible work schedules, professional development opportunities and generous retirement savings options.

We have wide range of career opportunities and hope you will join us in our mission!

Apply online today at:

The Center for Health Care Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer