Peer Support Specialist

Part-time | Pay: $16.71/hr

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As our Peer Support Specialist you will strive to empower individuals to achieve their hopes, dreams and goals and connect them with their personal recovery journey.  You have walked the path of recovery from mental illness. You have a special ability to gain trust and respect of individuals based on shared experience and perspectives with disabilities, and with planning and negotiating human services systems. Peer specialist services provide individuals with opportunities to support, mentor, and assist individuals to achieve community inclusion, participation, independence, recovery, resiliency and/or productivity. Your empathy, flexibility, and reliability will serve you well in this role.

Hours – Part-Time hours typically average 20-24 hours Monday-Friday, based on consumer need.

Must have – valid driver’s license and personal mental health recovery experience.

Salary - $16.71/hr



Northeast Michigan Community Mental Health employs nearly 400 people across 17 accredited programs in our 4-county region. Serving residents of Alpena, Alcona, Presque Isle, and Montmorency counties since 1968, we seek to provide comprehensive services and supports that enable people to live and work independently.


  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid Trainings
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Supportive Team Environment
  • Generous Leave Time Package
  • Employee Assistance Center
  • And More...