Job Description

OBHC has an open position for a full time Youth Peer Partner on our Wraparound Intensive Services (WISe) team to provide services to identified children and their families.  The successful candidate will have lived experiences with their own behavioral health challenges that they have recovered from and can share their story for the benefit of the clients receiving services. The position receives regular supervision from a Mental Health Professional on staff.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide advocacy services
  • Assists clients with referral and connection to needed resources, serving as a mentor to promote hope and empowerment.
  • Provides peer support to and from community functions, appointments, schools, homes, and/or other locations as needed.
  • Facilitates and coordinates a wide range of scheduled activities to assist clients in exercising control over their own lives and recovery process for themselves
  • Complete required documentation of services and progress notes, following agency procedures, policies and standards
  • Co-facilitate groups as assigned.
  • Provide crisis diversion as needed
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance
  • Significant travel is required based on the location of the enrolled youth

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Washington Driver’s License
  • Completion of, or ability to complete within 6 months of hire, Washington State Peer Certification Program (Certified Peer Counselor Licensure)

Benefits Include:

  • 100% Paid Medical and Dental Insurance Premium
  • Paid Time Off/Paid Holiday
  • 401K Plan with Employer Match
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • $50,000 Employer Provided Life Insurance

Salary Range:  $18.00 - $19.00 per hour DOE

Send cover letter and resume’ to: Okanogan Behavioral HealthCare – ATTN: Debi Harris -1007 Koala Dr. Omak, WA 98841 inquire by email: dharris@okbhc.org. OBHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 COVID-19 considerations:

All employees are required by the State of Washington Proclamation by the Governor to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an authorized vaccine by October 18, 2021, unless an individual has declared and received an authorized exemption.