NYAPRS News: The New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (NYAPRS) works to improve services, social conditions and public policies to promote the recovery, rehabilitation, rights and full community inclusion of people with behavioral health and/or trauma-related conditions in New York and nationally. NYAPRS is looking to hire Outreach Specialists for its New Choices program. Learn more about us at www.nyaprs.org
NYAPRS Looking to Hire Outreach Specialists
NYAPRS currently seeks to fill the following positions:
‘New Choices’ Part Time Community Outreach Specialists in Central NY, North Country and Hudson Valley
NYAPRS is currently working to educate eligible Medicaid beneficiaries with behavioral health conditions about new changes and choices within the Medicaid Program and has new openings for 3 part time regional Community Outreach Specialist positions in Central NY, the North Country and the Hudson Valley.
Community Outreach Specialists engage and educate eligible individuals and groups in the community about newly available choices within the state’s Medicaid program, including Health and Recovery Plans, Health Homes and Home and Community Based Services. They must be able to engage individuals from a variety of backgrounds in a variety of settings, have lived experience of recovery and of NYS mental health and addiction services. Spanish proficiency a plus. Candidates must be able to track and log in documentation regarding their work activities; have a device capable of running MS Outlook, Excel and Word; have a vehicle, clean driving record, and adequate automobile insurance coverage.
These positions require a flexible schedule that may include some evening and weekend work for 15 hours a week at $15.00 per hour.
NYAPRS is an equal opportunity employer