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Peer Support Driver

Stepping Stone Drop In Center Association

Stepping Stone and Next Step Peer Support & Crisis Respite Centers is a consumer-run, not-for-profit peer support agency for individuals 18 and older who use or are at-risk of using mental health services. 

We serve adults living in Sullivan County and lower Grafton County through centers in Claremont and Lebanon as well as evening telephone support and crisis respite beds for adults throughout NH

Mission Statement:  To support our mental health peers on their personal paths toward wellness within a community free from judgment where we share feelings, experiences, and tools in a respectful way.


Stepping Stone is seeking two (2) individuals with lived experience to provide peer support and transportation for a maximum of 28 hours each per week.

This is a temporary position through 3/31/20.

The Driver provides peer support transportation based on the needs of the organization (e.g., staff to meetings, worksites, and trainings) and its Members (e.g., to and from the Centers, trainings, meetings, and community-based services).  The Driver promotes the principles and values of Intentional Peer Support internally and within the greater community. 

Consumers and Members are encouraged to apply.  EOE.

Requirements:

General Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Valid driver's license, reliable transportation, violation-free driving record.
  • Minimum of 5 years driving experience.
  • Ability to manage time to ensure adherence to the transportation schedule.
  • Proven ability to adhere to strict confidentiality standards.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 25 pounds, walk up and down stairs, and sit for a majority of the workday.
  • Familiarity with GPS devices and maps.

Training Requirements:

  • must be certified in Intentional Peer Support (IPS) or attend the next available IPS training to become certified; and attend Co-reflection and IPS Refresher as required to maintain certification
  • must have completed WRAP® Seminar I training or attend the next available training 
  • must attend annual trainings in Peer Respite
  • must attend additional trainings as determined by your supervisor
  • must be able to travel out of town and stay overnight for training as needed
Responsibilities:

General

  1. To understand and demonstrate healthy boundaries and model good self-care.
  2. To perform other duties as assigned.

Peer Support

  1. To understand and model Trauma Informed Intentional Peer Support and its values.
  2. To understand WRAP® and provide support to Members and Participants working on a personal WRAP®.
  3. To understand and uphold the Member Rights and Responsibilities, House Rules, and other Member policies and procedures.
  4. To be familiar with the groups and schedules for all agency sites.

Transportation

  1. To use route navigation apps and knowledge of the area to provide transportation.
  2. To interact with passengers in a professional manner.
  3. To work scheduled hours including evenings and weekends.
  4. To complete daily maintenance checks and notify your supervisor of any issues.
  5. To drive in inclement weather, such as light snow.
  6. To record trip information as requested on official organization forms.

Attendance

  1. To be punctual according to the staff schedule or individual notification.
  2. To complete staff timesheet accurately and on time, and sign it at the end of each pay period.
  3. To check individual staff mailbox on every shift.
  4. To submit in writing requests for planned time off by the 15th of the month before the time off.
  5. To notify your supervisor or the on-call staff as soon as possible in the case of an unplanned absence.
  6. To attend staff meetings.
  7. To attend all required trainings.
How to Apply:

Send resume to: info@steppingstonenextstep.org

or

Stepping Stone

108 Pleasant St

Claremont, NH 03743

Complete an application at:

Stepping Stone, 108 Pleasant St, Claremont, NH 03743

or

Next Step, 109 Bank St, Lebanon, NH 03766

Salary Range:

$14.50 per hour

Job Location:

Sullivan and lower Grafton Counties

Date Added: May 28, 2019

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