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Avera Marshall Peer Recovery Support Specialist in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Summary

The Peer Recovery Support Specialist has been successful in the recovery process and will help guide others who are experiencing similar situations. Through shared understanding, respect and empowerment, peer recovery specialist will help individuals stay engaged in their recovery journey. Peer recovery specialist will engage in some of the following activities: advocating for people in recovery, sharing resources and building skills, building community relationships, leading recovery groups, and mentoring and setting goals. The Peer Recovery Support specialist will function as a role model and perform a wide range of tasks.


  • Bachelor's degree is preferred; two years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.


  • Must have a minimum two years recovery from lived-experience in substance use and/or co-occurring mental health disorders (self-attested)

  • Willing to complete peer specialist certification within the two years of employment.

  • This position requires a valid driver’s license and that the employee is insurable by the Avera Health automobile liability insurance carrier.

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