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Veteran Peer Advocate - Monticello, NY, US

Job Information

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Minimum Education Level :
Associate's Degree
Experience Required :
1 year
Salary :
$15.00 + hourly
Duration :
Full Time Regular
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Hours per week:

Job Description

Manage and implement a grant program that helps veterans that are suffering with PTSD. Conduct community outreach to Veterans and Service members with disabilities to promote participation in the Program and as well as offering program participants all services by ATI and fellow staff members. Provide peer support, mentoring, assistance and advocacy to Veterans and Service Members on an individual and group basis to enable them to successfully re-integrate to civilian and family life. 1 year position with possibility of repeat funding. Mon. to Fri.-9:00am to 5:00pm Qualifications necessary would be: 1-Honorable Discharge from any Branch of Service 2-Associates Degree and a minimum of 1 years equivalent experience and appropriate combinations of skills, experience and edcation. 3-Demonstrating commitment to disability rights and an independent living philosophy. 4-Must have knowledge of the Mental Health Field and PTSD. 5-Must be self-directing and able to work independently. 6-Personal experience with a disability is a plus. 7-Needs tp ossess excellent written, verbal and organizational skills. 8-Must have reliable transportation. 9-Must be able to multi-task. 10-Willingness to participate in continuing education where applicable to the job duties, performance and/or professional growth.

Company Information

Name :
Action Toward Independence ,Inc.

Application Information

Email :
Apply by mail :
Attn: Deborah Worden
309 East Broadway, Suite A
Monticello, NY 12701
By Phone :
Call Deborah Worden at 8457947228
By Fax :
Fax to 8457944475 Attn : Deborah Worden
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