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HDSW Job Posting - Certified Peer Specialist /Peer Care Manager

Job Posting

Human Development Services of Westchester

Human Development Services of Westchester (HDSW) is proud to have been involved in the evolution of community-based direct-care services for vulnerable populations in New York State since 1968. HDSW celebrates 50 years of service as a community-based not-for-profit this year, providing vital services to people throughout every corner of Westchester County. In today’s ever-changing health care marketplace, HDSW offers person-centered services to over 3000 people each year. We are dedicated to Creating Community and to have opportunities each day for people to realize their dreams through our unique blend of inter-related programs. At HDSW What Matters To You, Matters To Us! We are looking for qualified individuals to join our team.

Position: Certified Peer Specialist / Peer Care Manager

Program: The Living Room Crisis Day Respite Program

Responsible To: Director of Recovery Services


The Certified Peer Specialist /Peer Care Manager in the Living Room (LR) works in concert with the LR team to provide support and resources to guests as they present for emergency department or hospital diversion services. The LR utilizes a person-centered, trauma informed model of care, which emphasizes and supports a person's potential for recovery by optimizing quality of life and reducing symptoms of behavioral health conditions through empowerment, choice, and health and wellness goals.


1. A High School Diploma or equivalent.

2. A Certified Peer/Peer Care Manager provider must have the following:

* A minimum of New York Certified Peer Specialist (NYCPS) Provisional Certification within 3 months of hire.

* It is expected that full NYCPS Certification will be obtained within 1year as per the guidelines of the NYS Academy of Peers

3. Must have own car, a valid driver’s license and a driving record that is satisfactory to our insurance carrier.


HDSW offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, voluntary benefits and 401k Retirement Plan and Tuition Reimbursement after one Year Full-Time employment.

Equal Opportunity Employer

If you are interested in joining our diverse team please email your resume

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