• Support job seekers to identify vocational interests and strengths

  • Provide job coaching and ongoing supports

  • A short commute from both Boston and Providence

Description of Position

CCBC is seeking a Vocational Peer Specialist to provide CIES services to our clients.


  1. Support Job Seekers to engage in CIES/CIES DMH-ACCS.
  2. Support job seekers to identify vocational interests and strengths.
  3. Participate in person centered meetings.
  4. Participate in providing community based assessments as assigned.
  5. Provide job coaching and ongoing supports as assigned.
  6. Serve as a mentor to promote hope, resiliency, empowerment, and recovery through work.
  7. Other duties as defined by agency and/or program leadership



Certification as a Certified Peer Specialist is expected within 6 months of hire. Training in Supported Employment (IPS) and in Vocational Illness Management and Recovery (VIMR) will also be completed within 6 months of hire. Certification as Vocational Peer Specialist will be provided within 6 months of hire. Knowledge of the vocational recovery process and core values of recovery are necessary.


Must have lived experience as a person in recovery with at least two years of sustained recovery time. Must have at least 2 years of paid work experience in any field and 2 years of experience as a Peer Specialist in a community based program. Must possess good organizational skills, effective written, verbal, and strong computer skills. Experience providing employment services preferred.

Apply Now - Send Resume & Cover Letter

Date posted: 7/9/2019

Send Resume & Letter

For more information about this position, or to send your resume:

Deborah Kaluzny, CIES Program Manager (

Community Counseling of Bristol County
1 Washington St. Taunton, MA 02780

Why build your career at CCBC?

Stable and Established

  • The largest, most innovative mental health and substance abuse care provider in Southeastern MA, with a 50 year history
  • We serve over 12,000 clients annually
  • Committment to innovation and evidence-based practice
  • Committment to erasing the stigma that can surround trauma, mental illness, and addiction

Great Benefits

  • A short commute from both Boston and Providence
  • 3 weeks paid vacation to start
  • 12 paid holidays and sick leave
  • Health, dental, disability, and life insurance
  • 403-b with up to 5% employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement

Make Recovery a Reality

Working with CCBC gives you the chance to change your own path while helping others find theirs. As you provide hope and healing to people who need it most, you'll be just as inspired by the quality of people you work with as the outcomes you provide together. Join us and be a part of the next success story.