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Peer Support Specialist, Residential (Wilson House)

Employer: Family Service of Rhode Island
134 Thurbers Avenue
Providence, RI 02904
Contact: Jillian Sam
Phone: 4013311350

Email: samji@familyserviceri.org

Job Description

FSRI is always looking for candidates that want to make a positive impact on the community we serve in!


Position Summary: The Peer Support Specialist is responsible for engaging and serving at-risk youth who have been identified as potential victims of CSEC (Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children). The Peer Support Specialist will provide culturally competent services as well as use their lived experience to develop authentic relationships. The role of Peer Support Specialist is to provide youth with support, trauma-informed advocacy, collaboration with families, community resources, community providers and treatment team members with the goal towards safety, self-sufficiency and empowerment.


Qualifications:

High School diploma or GED.
Lived experience with human trafficking and/or child welfare involvement required.
Minimum of 1 years’ experience providing peer support
Must be willing to be certified as a Peer Support Specialist within 2 years of hire.
Effective communication skills to include written, conflict resolution and mediation.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to work a flexible schedule to include some evenings and weekends.
Bilingual skills are compensated!!

Don’t meet every single requirement? Here at FSRI, we’re dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. If you’re excited about one of our career opportunities, but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be the perfect fit for this or another opportunity!


Only together can we continue to grow and make a difference in our communities.
Join our FAMILY today!



About Us: Dynamic and innovative, Family Service of RI (FSRI) is a statewide organization with a 130 year track record of success in improving the health and well-being of children and families all across our state. We are passionate about our mission to advance equity, opportunity and hope across ALL communities – we succeed by lifting others. FSRI’s diverse and inclusive teams – working across Health, Healing, Home and Hope pillars, are experts in their fields – every day designing and delivering cutting edge strategies to save and improve lives. We provide services statewide, and currently operate in 3 locations in Providence; and in 4 locations in East Providence, Smithfield and North Smithfield.


Family Service of Rhode Island provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.


FSRI determines pay based on a candidate's relevant and transferable experience, certifications, licenses, degree and language ability.

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Salary Levels

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Positions Available

There are 1 positions available at this time.

Application Period

Tuesday, January 30, 2024 through Tuesday, April 30, 2024

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