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Peer Specialist

Organization: Queen of Peace Center
Full Time

Queen of Peace Center

Peer Specialist

As a member of the Federation of Catholic Charities of St. Louis, the mission of Queen of Peace Center is to break the cycle of substance use disorders for women, children and families through family-centered behavioral healthcare. As demonstrated by the life of Jesus Christ, Queen of Peace Center works to build a future of peace for families.

General Description:

Provides recovery support services, recovery mentoring and coaching to individuals in substance use recovery.

Recovery Mentoring/Coaching:

  • Serve as a role model to consumer in recovery
  • Establish and maintain a peer relationship
  • Teach life skills
  • Assure consumers know their rights and responsibilities
  • Teach consumers how to self-advocate

Recovery Support Services:

  • Help the consumer identify options to achieve recovery goals
  • Help the consumer develop problem solving skills
  • Help the consumer access the services of substance use professionals when needed to sustain their recovery
  • Help the consumer identify their strengths and how to use those strengths to maintain recovery


  • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED
  • At least two years clean
  • Ability to manage time well and finish tasks in an efficient manner
  • Demonstrate leadership and professionalism

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to Amber Simpson, [email protected]