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- Commerce, CA
- Penny Lane Centers
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PEER COUNSELOR (TAY DROP-IN CENTER)
Penny Lane Centers • Commerce, CA
Posted 2 months ago
We are seeking individuals to join our team who have high standards and a desire to positively impact the lives of others.
The Peer Counselor provides support, advocacy, system orientation, mentoring, and other supportive services to the TAY youth at the Drop-In Center and in the community. The Peer Counselor operates from a strengths-based, culturally competent, and community-based perspective. The Peer Counselor will ensure that TAY youth have voice, access, and ownership of the services they receive. The Peer Counselor provides representation for and with youth at agency meetings and at meetings in the community.
Position Location: Commerce, CA
Salary Range: $15.00 up to $19.50 per hour
Additional $1.00 per hour Bilingual Spanish Differential
- The Peer Counselor must have personal experience as a Transitional Age Youth dealing with formal systems such as DCFS or Probation.
- The applicant will submit a letter of interest outlining his or her personal system experience with formal systems of DCFS or Probation.
- Bilingual Spanish Preferred.
Valid California driver's license; current automobile insurance; have and maintain a clean driving record acceptable to the organization's insurance company; have immediate access to his or her vehicle during work hours