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Now Hiring: Peer Recovery Support Specialists (Full-Time)

Lake Area Recovery Center (LARC) is currently looking for (2) full-time Peer Recovery Support Specialists to assist and guide our clients. In this role, you will be required to conduct regular one-on-one support meetings, develop recovery strategies, coordinate client schedules and logistics, and respond to any emergencies as needed.

To ensure success as a Peer Support Specialist, you should be empathetic and possess exceptional interpersonal communication skills. A top-notch Peer Support Specialist should be able to easily identify warning signs in clients and provide effective interventions and emotional support.

 To submit a resume, please email our Executive Director, Michael Murphy, at You can also mail your resume to our main office location.


  • Responding to call-outs and client emergencies as needed.
  • Meeting with clients regularly to offer one-on-one support and counseling.
  • Developing recovery plans, coping methods, and rehabilitation strategies with the client.
  • Arranging medical appointments, therapy sessions, support groups, and other resources to aid the client.
  • Monitoring the client's behavior, schedule, medication, and activities.
  • Reporting any unusual behavior, conflicts, or recovery deviations to the relevant professionals.
  • Liaising with family members and medical professionals regularly.
  • Coordinating the client's logistics such as medical appointments and therapy sessions, among others.
  • Generating recovery reviews and performance documents to track the rehabilitation process


  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Valid driver's license and own transport.
  • Ohio Peer Supporter Certified or in the process of obtaining certification.
  • Complete a background check
  • Complete a urine drug screen with no involvement with substances.
  • Lived experience with mental health conditions, substance abuse, or trauma.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly compassionate and attentive to detail.
  • Good knowledge of recovery resources such as the 12 step program and community support groups.


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan


  • 8-hour day shift
  • Flexible schedule

Supplemental Pay

  • Signing bonus