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Peer Wellness Specialist

compensation: $16.05 to $17.25 per hour 
employment type: part-time
non-profit organization

The Peer Wellness Specialist position will work at LifeWorks NW's multi-service site located in Gresham, OR. 

PURPOSE: The Peer Wellness Specialist works as a member of the integrated primary care and mental health care team to implement and monitor treatment for individuals enrolled in integrated primary care services located in LifeWorks NW clinics. As a member of the team, the Peer Wellness Specialist will mentor and provide recovery based coaching for enrolled individuals to assist them in achieving person-driven health goals. The Peer Wellness Specialist performs a wide range of tasks to support individuals in living their own lives and directing their own recovery and wellness process.


  • Self-identifies as a current, a former recipient of mental health services or a family member of someone who has received mental health services.
  • Must hold a Peer Support Specialist certification from a State-approved training program. Preferable to also have Recovery Mentor certification.
  • Must be able to provide required letter from the Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI) with the Traditional Health Worker Number. If interviewed, must be able to provide a copy of the letter.
  • Must have access to a personal vehicle, valid driver's license, proof of current automobile insurance coverage and ability to meet LifeWorks NW's driving requirements.
  • Able to demonstrate effective communication skills and ability to provide culturally-competent treatment services to diverse client populations.
  • Basic computer skills including keyboarding, use of mouse, ability to navigate website and use common web browser.
  • Ability to perform essential functions of job without creating a direct threat to the safety of self or others.


LifeWorks NW believes that diversity strengthens our workforce and empowers our community. LifeWorks NW is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status in accordance with law.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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