Title Afiya Peer Respite Bridger
Location Northampton, MA
Job Information


Bridger with Afiya Peer Respite: Join the Afiya team as our new bridger. The bridger will offer support in person and/or by phone to individuals on the wait list to come to Afiya, as well as providing help to identify and get connected with community resources in the weeks right after leaving. $14 to $15.50 per hour (based on training experience and/or bilingual fluency), plus mileage reimbursement.

Requirements: Some flexibility with schedule and ability to work independently; Your own experience living through trauma, psychiatric diagnosis, homelessness, problems with substances and/or a variety of other life-interrupting challenges; Understanding and commitment to examining and undoing systemic oppression related to racism, gender, psychiatric diagnosis, etc.); A car you can use for work. A Plus: Familiarity with c/s/x, mad, peer, recovery, and/or human rights movements; Intentional Peer Support, and/or other trainings relevant to peer-to-peer support (Hearing Voices, Alternatives to Suicide, etc.); Bilingual (English/Spanish or English/ASL)/Bicultural. AA/EOE.

Resume and cover letter should be submitted to info@westernmassrlc.org by May 25. Please include how you meet the basic requirements of the job you’re interested in in your cover letter. Applications that do not include a cover letter may be discarded.