Reference #: 5000931278106
Requisition Number

Sharon Hill

1st Shift - no week-ends

External Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career while working with an extraordinary team?  At Merakey, we put heart and soul into everything we do.

We are seeking a Certified Peer Specialist to join our team at our program in Sharon Hill, PA.

Earn $18.91hour or $20.91/hr (with enhanced pay option) + $4000 Sign on Bonus

Position Description:
Provide peer counseling and support to individuals seeking to enhance their quality of life. Encourage and support the enhancement of recovery through mentoring and the installment of hope and empowerment. Educate and model self-empowerment and self-responsibility as a core recovery-oriented principle guiding all aspects of service delivery. Identify community and natural supports and assist individuals with accessing and participating in such activities/events. Utilize one's own recovery experience to facilitate the completion of individual recovery plans.

Merakey offers Medical, Dental and Vision insurance plans competitive compensation plans, Work/Life balance, flexible schedules, cell phone discount plans, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement and much more!

To fill out an on-line application:

Requisition number:  81366

Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit provider with a fifty-year history. We offer a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. Our belief that every individual has the right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment guides all of our decisions. At Merakey, we care about each other and are committed to providing the very best care to those we serve. Merakey strictly follows a zero-tolerance policy for abuse.

Position Type


Work Schedule
Monday thru Friday 8:30am to 4:30 pm


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
Certified Peer Specialist license in the state of Pennsylvania required.
A High School Diploma/GED.
Must have maintained, within the last three (3) years, at least twelve (12) months of successful, part time paid or voluntary work experience or one year of post-secondary education experience totaling twenty-four (24) credit hours.
1 year of experience working with Mental/Behavioral health adults preferred.
Must have a valid driver's license.

Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability status. Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.