Job Type:
Full-Time, Monday through Friday
Job Level:
Entry Level; no experience required
Norton, MA
Program Name:
Adult Mobile Crisis Intervention (AMCI)
Pay Range:
$40,000 - $45,000
Work Location:

At Community Counseling of Bristol County (CCBC), we are building an amazing team of professionals who are changing the way mental health is treated in Southeastern Massachusetts. You can find us in schools, homes, the community, and our Taunton and Brockton offices empowering our clients with the latest evidence-based behavioral health treatments. We are a non-profit community mental health center serving over 50 communities in Massachusetts and growing! CCBC provides outpatient and urgent care services to adults and children overcoming depression, anxiety, mood disorders, substance abuse, and other conditions hindering personal fulfillment. If you are caring, dedicated, and ready to grow your career, we would love to hear from you!

Description of Position

The AMCI Peer Specialist on the Crisis Unit is an individual who has a unique perspective because of his/her own experience with serious and persistent mental illness. Become a part of the CCS (Community Crisis Stabilization Unit)! The CCS is a 24-hour, 8-bed crisis stabilization unit located in Norton, MA. Our unit is a short term, voluntary, no restraint psychiatric program for individuals who are experiencing acute psychiatric treatment needs which do not require a hospital level of care.

Be a part of innovative care and work collaboratively to meet the needs of individuals in the community who need a creative, flexible, dynamic team to support them in achieving their goals.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Work directly with individuals to promote engagement in services and ensure the individual’s perspective and preferences are heard and respected
  • Support individuals by providing encouragement, validation, and guidance from the perspective of someone who has successfully managed mental health and/or substance abuse symptoms thought individual and group work
  • Share your recovery story and common experiences in order to assist individuals in developing skills to achieve their treatment goals
  • Help individuals learn productive ways to communicate with their parent/caregivers and other adults
  • Promote Recovery through role modeling and coaching
  • Assist individuals to get connected to their local community resources


  • Lived experience with own mental health and/or co-occurring substance use challenges. Please submit a cover letter with your resume that describes your personal experience with recovery from mental health and/or substance use issues
  • Must be actively engaged in personal recovery process
  • Certification as a Peer Support Specialist preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in human services, psychology or related field is strongly preferred

Apply Now - Send Resume & Cover Letter


Program Information

  • Emergency Psychiatry Services

    When a person is suffering the pain of acute psychiatric disorder or other traumatic life circumstance, immediate intervention can minimize distress and disruption... read more

Date posted: 9/6/2023

Send Resume & Letter

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

Courtney Matto, LMFT (

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.