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Peer Support Specialist I or II
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Yamhill County | McMinnville, OR
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Peer Support Specialist I or II

HS Technician (PSS I) or HS Associate (PSS II), DOE

Community Support Services

Salary will be pro-rated for .55 FTE (full-time equivalent)

$1499- $1743/month (PSS I) or $1743- $2017/month (PSS II)

Job #CS19-067

Recruitment closes September 18, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.


Our Community

Yamhill County has approximately 102,000 residents and is a very desirable place to live in the heart of the Willamette Valley wine country. Yamhill County is home to Linfield College and Chemeketa Community College in McMinnville and George Fox University and Portland Community College in Newberg. Yamhill County is centrally located in the Willamette Valley, within close proximity to the Oregon Coast, the Portland and Salem metropolitan areas, and the Oregon Cascade Mountains. Wide varieties of indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities are available. We have the benefits, appeal and superior quality of life found in a

small town community, while enjoying active social and cultural lifestyles found in larger metropolitan areas.


The Peer Support Specialist I or II

This regular, part-time (22 hours/week) position is for a Peer Support Specialist to work in the Yamhill County Community Support Services division providing integrated mental health and substance abuse services in a voluntary crisis program setting. Peer Support Specialist (PSS) will work with multi-disciplinary teams to support individuals with psychiatric crisis stabilization by assisting with accessing resources, addressing barriers related to their mental health, and developing skills that promote recovery and advocacy. Responsibilities include: use life experience to provide support to individuals, assist in utilizing recovery skills, provide linkage with local peer organizations, identify strengths to achieve individual goals, and provide individual and group peer services. Hourly shift differential may apply depending on shift start time.


Yamhill County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity.

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