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  • Assist elders with behavioral health and/or substance use issues to remain in the community

  • Utilize your lived experience and empathy

  • A short commute from both Boston and Providence

Description of Position

Join our Elder Mobile Outreach Team (EMOT) as a Peer Bridger, helping elders to remain or return to their homes in the community. EMOT is an outreach team working with elders in the community with behavioral health and/or substance use issues to assist them to connect with resources and natural supports with the goal of assisting them to remain in the community setting. The position is based in Taunton and requires travel to surrounding communities.

EMOT is seeking an empathic person with lived experience (either personal or with a family member) preferably in the areas of both mental health and physical health challenges. You will utilize this experience and empathy to assist elders who may be at risk of not being able to remain in the community, or who may already be placed outside their home, and wish to return.

In addition to compensation, the position offers training, membership on a dynamic and committed team, supervision, and the satisfaction of helping others.

Requirements

The position requires a valid drivers license and a reliable car; High School education or higher preferred. Additionally, the position requires an appreciation of elders, the capacity to relate to the issues elders face, and a desire and delight in assisting others.

The position can be filled by two half time employees, or one full time. Please indicate your interest when you contact us.

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Program Information

  • Elder Services

    Elders can face many unique emotional challenges. Sometimes anxiety and depression can seriously interfere with quality of life... read more

Date posted: 7/20/2018

Send Resume & Letter

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

Andrew Dawley, Chief Operating Officer (adawley@comcounseling.org)

Community Counseling of Bristol County
1 Washington St. Taunton, MA 02780
Phone: 508-828-9116

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.