United Way of Connecticut is based in Rocky Hill, Connecticut. We are conveniently situated right off of I-91, and are close to many shopping plazas, restaurants and public transit.
Every hour of every day, people in Connecticut turn to United Way of Connecticut for help. We help people find and access the health and human services they need, including food, shelter, and other basic needs. We respond in the event of weather emergencies, natural disasters and family and personal crises of any kind. We assist parents and caregivers with finding the best child care for their family. If you’re an individual who wants to make a difference in the communities we serve, we have a 2-1-1 Peer Support Specialist position open on our Health & Human Services team.
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
The 2-1-1 Peer Support Specialist is an active member of the 2-1-1 ACTION Line team who provides telephone support to individuals who are experiencing emotional distress and/or challenges with substance use or addictions. This position strives to fulfill the mission of the United Way of Connecticut (UWC) at all times while at work while upholding peer support values.
The Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Full-Time)
The Pay & Benefits: Competitive $18.00 per hour pay rate PLUS shift differential.
As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, United Way of Connecticut, Inc. desires priority referrals of protected veterans for positions at its location at 1344 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT 06067. Any questions may be referred to Recruitment@ctunitedway.org.
United Way of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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