Family Peer Support Coordinator

Are you someone who LOVES to invest in people and the community? Are you an efficient problem solver – one who not only provides subject matter expert advice regarding the IDD/MH population but also much-needed community resources? Are you a professional looking for a great work-life balance? Are you committed to growing yourself professionally, while effectively helping others grow and receive resources available in local communities? If you answered yes to the above, we have a career opportunity for you!

The Family Peer Support Coordinator position is responsible for providing and assisting parents/caregivers of an individual with IDD and SMI/SED with an array of formal and informal services and supports. The Family Peer Support Coordinator is an employee that is also a parent/caregiver of an individual with IDD and SMI/SED. Specific supports include providing resources and information, providing support and empowerment, as well as building community collaboration and outreach. This position is responsible for ensuring best practices, supports based on the personal outcomes of the individual and/or family, compliance with all state, federal, and agency standards as required for assigned services.  The incumbent will cover Greenville and surrounding areas- Pitt, Martin, Bertie, Nash, Beaufort, and Washington counties.

Work Schedule:  Monday through Friday varied schedule based off organizational needs, some weekends

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have personal experience as a parent/caregiver to care to a loved one with IDD and SMI/SED
  • High School diploma or equivalent appropriately accredited by the appropriate state department of education
  • A valid North Carolina driver’s license, good driving record and insurability is required.
  • Must have reliable transportation that will allow movement throughout the program delivery area

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of reputable sources to assist parents/caregivers in all areas of development.
  • Ability to manage diverse duties and multiple priorities.
  • Ability to maintain effective relationships with parents/caregivers, community agencies, and volunteers.

We offer competitive benefits to benefits eligible positions.

What You Will Receive:

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and long-term & short-term disability insurance.
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Clear career growth plans to help you achieve your professional goals
  • Accrued Paid Time Off + 11 paid holidays.
  • Company provided equipment as needed

Easterseals UCP is one of the largest non-profit service providers in North Carolina and Virginia dedicated to helping children, adults and families living with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and mental health challenges live their best possible life. Each year, we support 20,000 families by delivering 9 million hours of direct services and a wide variety of life-changing programs in 140 different locations.

We believe in a diverse and inclusive culture that leverages unique strengths, perspectives and viewpoints of its workforce can and will advance our just cause, while building a healthy, sustainable organization. That’s why we listen, seek to understand and act to make our organization a safe place for individuals to be their authentic selves.

Applicants of all abilities are encouraged to apply!