Career Opportunities

Family Support Worker/Peer Recovery Specialist

LMAS District Health Department is accepting applications for a Home Visiting Initiative Family Support Worker/Peer Recovery Specialist based in Luce, Mackinac, Alger, Schoolcraft or Chippewa County. This position is full-time with benefits. Job duties include but are not limited to: initiating and maintaining regular and long-term contact/support with families, primarily in the family’s home, and, in particular, with parents who have a history of substance misuse, are currently misusing substances, or are in recovery from Substance Use Disorder; assisting in strengthening the parent-child relationship; assisting parents in improving their skills to optimize the home environment; improving the family support system; increasing the family’s ability to problem solve and assume the role of advocate for themselves and their children. 

A Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in a human services field, and work experience with children 0-3 years of age with a knowledge of child growth/development and parent-child relationships preferred. A minimum of two years in recovery from a substance use disorder while working a recovery program is required. Possession of a valid driver’s license is required.

Resumes/applications may be submitted to:

 

LMAS District Health Department
Attn:  Human Resources
14150 Hamilton Lake Rd.
Newberry, MI  49868

 

By e-mail: aison@lmasdhd.org

 

Click here to print an application.

*An application must accompany a resume*

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