Veterans Peer Navigator

Job scope:

Under supervision of the East Texas Veterans Resource Center (ETVRC) Program Supervisor, this position will assist Veterans to lead lives of dignity and independence by helping the veteran/veteran family address issues related to mental health and/or co-occurring disorders.  This position shall provide outreach and engagement activities to veterans/families within the community and participate with area community partners in outreach events.  Provide individualized support to veterans/families to facilitate successful engagement with community resources related to improving the mental health needs of the veteran/family.  Responsivities may include facilitating Veteran Peer-to-Peer Groups, one-on-one support for veteran/families, and linkage to non-clinical therapies.

Education/licensure:

Current valid driver's license in state of residence. Must have high school diploma or GED. 

Experience/Knowledge:

Must be a Veteran or Family Member of a Veteran. Personal experience with mental health and/or co-occurring disorders is preferred.   

Physical requirements that are bona fide occupational qualifications essential to the performance of the job:

Position has requirements to perform lifesaving activities such as CPR and SAMA techniques.