Certified Peer Specialist

To Apply, Click Here:

Valley Youth House empowers and strengthens the lives of children,youth and families through inclusive programming that builds resilience and fosters growth and independence.

We are currently looking for a qualified applicant to fill the following position: Certified Peer Specialist – $15.00

The job duties for this position are as follows (add additional sheet if necessary) :

  • Provide 1:1 support and encouragement to individuals with mental health diagnoses in order to develop their Individual Service Plans and accomplish person-centered goals.
  • To attend weekly supervision and complete appropriate documentation per program expectations.
  • To serve individuals ages 14-26 years of age with mental health diagnoses in their homes, schools, vocational arenas, and community settings.
  • To complete appropriate trainings per program expectations.


State the requirements for this position(Specific education & experience as well as any licensure or special skills that are needed):

  • 18 years of age or older (high school diploma or general equivalence diploma required)
  • Must have one year of full time paid work experience within the past three years
  • Candidate must have received mental health services for a serious emotional disturbance or serious mental illness
  • Must have driver’s license and clean driving record as well as appropriate clearances (FBI, PA Child Abuse, PA Criminal Check)