Peer Support Specialist
Posted on 9/1/2023
People Assisting The Homeless (PATH)

501-1,000 employees

Ending homelessness for individuals, families, and communities.
Company Overview
PATH's mission is to end homelessness for individuals, families, and communities. We do this by building affordable housing and providing supportive services throughout California. Since founded in 1984, PATH has pioneered bold and effective approaches to assist people experiencing homelessness. PATH operates services throughout California, connecting clients to a comprehensive continuum of homelessness prevention, street outreach, employment preparation and placement assistance, individualized case management, supportive services, interim housing, and permanent supportive housing.
San Diego, CA, USA
Experience Level
Customer Success & Support
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse communities
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain and execute confidential information according to HIPAA standards
  • A high level of tolerance and understanding for individuals who present for services with multiple case management and health needs
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment and exercise mature judgement
  • Demonstrated ability to use computers and proficiency in Microsoft Office software particularly
  • Have employment eligibility verification
  • Have or be able and willing to obtain CPR/First Aid training
  • Successfully complete the following as a condition of hire:
  • Tuberculosis Test
  • Background Screening
  • Drug Test
  • Work as part of a team to develop Individualized Service Plans with clients that are client centered and identify clear objectives. • Develops and lead peer related activities and groups, including therapeutic groups. • Receive and implements new groups and activities based on feedback from clients, funder, staff and program leadership. • Promote and follow program established values, guidelines, and rules • Provide a high-quality environment for all clients • Participate in staff meetings and trainings as assigned • Maintain documentation standards as required by the Program and PATH policies including completing case file notes in a timely manner, and entering data into client related data tracking systems and/or complete critical incident reports within 24 hours and travel logs
  • Veteran with lived experience with homelessness, mental health, or substance use challenges
  • Peer Support Certification
  • Experience providing direct services to vulnerable individuals