Peer Recovery Specialist - Part-Time

Direct Support · Steamboat or Craig , Colorado
Department Direct Support
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $19.00/hour

The Health Partnership is seeking a Peer Recovery Specialist to provide individual and group peer recovery support, guidance and coaching. The successful candidate will exhibit the following:  

  • Culture Champion – Commitment to the Partnership’s mission and working with diverse partners.   
  • Results Producer – A results-focused orientation with a proven track record of exceeding goals. 
  • Agility – Ability to think strategically, foresee opportunities and challenges and adapt as needed.   
  • Strong Communicator – Excellent written and oral communication skills.    
  • Organization – Exceptional capacity to manage details, monitor progress and adjust accordingly. 
  • Action Oriented – Enjoys working hard, tackling challenges and is not afraid to take ownership of a situation 


Supervision Received: The Peer Recovery Specialist is based out of the Steamboat or Moffat office and supervised by the Recovery Team Supervisor. 


Key Job Responsibilities 

  • Provide individualized and group peer recovery support, guidance, and coaching 
  • Operates in Both Routt and Moffat Counties as needed  
  • Meeting 1:1 with clients to provide support and resources 
  • Aid with community connection and resources (maintain active up-to-date resource list) 
  • Assist client with rebuilding and addressing social support networks 
  • Model and teach self-advocacy skills 
  • Provide support and empathy for people seeking services  
  • Help clients with job skill development and employment 
  • Help build motivation for change in clients 
  • Works in collaboration with team members and external partners, communicates effectively with team and external providers 
  • Completes all required documentation in a timely manner  
  • Maintains confidentiality and informed consent in Recovery Data Platform (RDP) 
  • Demonstrates cultural competency and client centered philosophy toward clients 
  • Demonstrates commitment to the mission and values of Partnership 
  • Schedule and attend CLEAN and SOBER events (Moffat and Routt) 
  • Attend or teach one Phoenix class weekly (Moffat and Routt) 

General Requirements & Qualifications: 

The Health Partnership is seeking candidates who meet or exceed the following qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • Bilingual and Bi-cultural preferred 
  • At least 1 year of lived experience with mental health, substance use, and trauma recovery  
  • At least 6 months working within Recovery Peer Support Role  
  • Ability to travel to clients in Routt and Moffat Counties  
  • Knowledge of Local and state recovery resources including treatment centers, 12 step groups, support groups, therapists, and MAT providers 
  • Completion of peer support specialist training and working toward Colorado certification  
  • Knowledge and experience working with SUD population 
  • Knowledge and experience in delivery of evidenced based practice, including trauma informed care, to SUD and co-occurring diagnosis populations. 
  • Strong clerical/administrative skills including personal computer skills 
  • Ability to read, understand, and adhere to Partnership policy and procedures 
  • Ability to work independently  
  • Ability to make routine decisions and determine proper action based on experience and within the limits of policy and procedure 
  • Ability to work effectively with populations regardless of culture, age, economic, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, religion, veteran or disability status 
  • Possess strong collaboration skills 
  • Performs all other duties as assigned and requested 

Team Player: 

  • Engage in cross-organization efforts, connecting project work to the broader Partnership. 
  • Share unique skills and expertise with NCCHP team. 


  • $19.00/hour, .6 FTE (24 hours per week) plus benefits; 
  • PTO, health & dental insurance 



To help people live longer, healthier lives. 



The Health Partnership is known and respected throughout Northwest Colorado for compassionately connecting people to health and well-being resources, through collaboration with community partners. 

Thank You

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  • Location
    Steamboat or Craig , Colorado
  • Department
    Direct Support
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
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