Job Number: 18-498-11073 (1467)
Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.
Description: The peer services provider will work one-on-one with students at Austin High School who walk in, facilitate groups, and work in coordination with the school based mental health personnel (psychologists, social workers, counselors). They will also attend weekly coaching and supervision sessions at Via Hope, with staff and national experts.
- Provide one-on-one peer services to high school students concerned about anxiety, depression, substance use or other mental health concerns;
- As needed organize group peer support;
- Coordinate and refer to on-campus mental health staff as needed
Lived experience in and recovery from a mental health diagnosis and/or substance use challenge. Passion for peer work and serving adolescents.
License(s): Current and valid Texas driver’s license and a clean driving record required. Peer certification preferred.
Hours: Up to 29 hours per week through the end of the 2018-2019 school year.
Salary: $14.78 an hour.