Pilsen Wellness Center, Inc. is a community-based not-for-profit agency that provides culturally sensitive services to a multicultural population with limited financial resources. The organizations mission has remained providing quality human services to economically disadvantaged children and families. The agency is comprised of five divisions - Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Youth Services, Early Intervention, and Education which are currently supported through 14 different locations.
We are seeking a Full-Time Engagement Specialist to join our Transitional Community Care and Supports program located at 2319 South Damen Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60608.
The work schedule available is Monday- Friday: 9am - 5pm
Responsibilities and Duties
This individual will provide peer support services to participant with serious mental illnesses in the Transitional Community Care and Supports Program. The CRSS will function as a role model to peers; exhibiting competency in personal recovery and use of coping skills; serve as a consumer advocate, providing information and peer support for participants in outpatient settings.
*This position will consist of working on the field majority of the time.*
Qualifications and Skills
This individual must have a Bachelor Degree in Psychology or a related field OR 5 years’ experience in the Mental Health Field.; Valid Certified Recovery Support Specialist certificate PREFERRED. Valid Driver's License REQUIRED. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.
The agency offers medical insurance, vision, dental and life insurance. Pilsen Wellness Center also offers a generous time off package which includes vacation days in the first year, sick days and 11 days of holiday pay.
Please visit pilsenwellnesscenter.org for more information about the agency and the programs we offer!