MAP is a harm reduction program for women and nonbinary people that provides a safe supply of alcohol and other supports to those who are harmed by drinking. This program has completed its initial 2-year pilot phase and is ready to implement province wide training and ensure that resources are available to those supporting other populations and regions. The Managed Alcohol Program has found a critical piece to operating is to offer support in a way that suits participants needs and offering peer support has proven to be meaningful for MAP’s participants.
The Peer Support Facilitator is responsible for the delivery of the Harm Reduction Peer Support Group. The Peer Support Facilitator will be supported by MAP Outreach Workers to deliver this group. The Peer Support Facilitator will report to the Care Plan Facilitator. The peer support group will be available to any individuals who identify as someone who uses a substance (not only alcohol). This position focuses heavily on collaboration with community partners as a goal of the group is to offer pop up peer support groups at different community organizations to meet people where they are.
Salary: $25 per hour, 8 hours per week, flexible schedule, but evening hours are required.
Closing Date: July 3, 2023, 4:30 PM Newfoundland Time.
Please email a cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications without a cover letter of some kind will not be considered