Peer Leader (Laredo, TX)
Location: Laredo, TX


Position Description
Full-Time Position Available
Peer Leader – Youth Recovery Community Services Program

Primary Responsibilities:
• Provide support services to youth program participants between the ages of 13-21 experiencing substance use problems.
• Assist the Program Director and Peer Leader Supervisor in recruiting and retaining program participants and developing collaborative relations in the community among key stakeholders.

Qualifications:
• The preferred candidate will be between 18-24 years of age.
• Must be in recovery from using alcohol and/or other drugs for at least six (6) consecutive months. (Note: In the job application, you must explain your personal recovery experience with alcohol and/or other drugs and the number of months that you have been in recovery.)
• A high school diploma or GED is required. An associate’s or bachelor’s degree is preferred.
• The ability to communicate effectively in English and Spanish is preferred.
• A valid TX driver’s license, insurance, and reliable transportation are required.

Work Schedule and Compensation:
The regular work schedule is from 1:00 to 9:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. Some weekend work is also required.
A salary of $8 to $10 per hour (plus benefits) is provided depending on qualifications and experience.

Deadline: Until position is filled.


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