Services for the UnderServed (SUS) is a New York-based nonprofit organization that provides housing and support services to 25,000 individuals and their families living in New York City and Long Island. SUS believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose.
For more than 35 years, SUS has been transforming this belief into reality by working as an advocate for people with life circumstances marked by intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health challenges, poverty, & histories of incarceration and/or trauma.
We drive scalable solutions to transform the lives of people with disabilities, people in poverty and people facing homelessness: solutions that contribute to righting societal imbalances. Our commitment to continuous quality improvement impacts the lives of our clients and communities while contributing to the development of our employees.
The Peer Specialist will ensure the quality of care for program participants who are living with mental health problems. Will provide harm reduction outreach and case management services.
Completion of Peer Certification preferred (OMH or OASAS)
Experience in providing advocacy services to people who have a mental health diagnosis, history of homeless and/or substance use diagnosis
Past or current recipient of mental health, substance services or homeless services