Peer Support Counselor

Why Work For Us?

Columbia Wellness is proud to be a company of real people committed to quality. We are focused on building a better future in mental health and behavioral healthcare. We have established a strong referral base in the community and we are invested in our clinical growth. We offer generous training opportunities, free supervision, and a large spectrum of programs in which you can work. Columbia Wellness is located in-between two major cities, Seattle and Portland. By working with us you get the best of both small town and big city life. You're close to the beach, the mountains, the quiet and the city life. If you're looking for a place to call home and build a career, join our team at Columbia Wellness.

If you want to make a difference that matters then we want to hear from you. Together we can do more.

Some of What You'll Do:

Under the supervision of a Mental Health Professional, the Peer Counselor provides peer support services; serves as a consumer advocate; provides consumer information and peer support for consumers in a variety of settings.  The Peer Counselor performs a wide range of tasks to support consumers in living their own lives and directing their own recovery and wellness process. The Peer Counselor will model competency in recovery and wellness.

What We Require:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent is required
  • Received and must maintain Certification Peer Counselor
  • Registration in Washington State is required (upon hire).
  • Must have a valid Oregon or Washington driver's license and must clear a multi-state criminal background check. Hiring shall be contingent on a clean driving record per driving abstract submitted by employees
  • Agency Affiliated Registration in Washington State is required
  • State of Washington mental health specialty in child, disability (developmental disability/serious physical handicap or sensory impairment), and/or older adult populations preferred
  • Experience in working with those who have a mental health diagnoses 

Salary: $16.00/hr

This position is a part of a 24/7 program, scheduled shifts may vary.

We are proud to be able to not only offer competitive compensations but also a benefit package that our employees love.

We offer all permanent full-time employees:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision paid in full for the employee and their family
  • Long term disability and life insurance paid for by the employer
  • 5% of gross pay put into a retirement plan by the employer. Immediately vested, no match requirement.
  • 9 paid holidays
  • 25 days of Paid Time Off per year

*NO Phone Calls Please!

Columbia Wellness is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Visit our website: www.columbiawell.org to learn more about our organization.

Columbia Wellness is a private nonprofit organization that has been serving the community for over 60 years!