YOUTH PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST – part-time contract position for an adult between the ages of 18-28 to provide support to youth in services.  The youth specialist provides assistance to the youth in obtaining the skills needed to be successful with family relationships, friendships, education, and community involvement.  The Youth Specialist must have personal experience having received services as a youth (behavioral health, child welfare, juvenile justice, special education, etc.) and be willing to self-identify as having received such services in order to help other youth. Candidate must be willing to travel, participate in required training, and have reliable transportation. Range of pay is $14-16 to start, depending on experience and level of education. Send resume and online application found on www.pinesbhs.org to Human Resources: senos@pinesbhs.org or mail/drop off at 200 Vista Drive, Coldwater, MI 49036.  EOE

STUDENT INTERNSHIPS: If you are interested in completing an internship with Pines, students must submit a cover letter and resume to Pines Behavioral Health, attention Sue Enos, in addition to the internship application link. Internship Application

*Note, an internship can only be approved with a copy of professional liability insurance either by the school or by the student.  Pines Behavioral Health must be listed as an additional insured on the policy.   We have learned that such policies for interns have been found for under $50 a year.

Cover letter must including the following:

  1. Name of Accredited University attending and when a placement decision is needed
  2. Degree: Associates, Bachelors, Masters
  3. Major
  4. Indicate Your Area of Interest: Mental Health; Substance Use; or General Office
  5. Your Interested Age Group: Adults, Children, No Preference
  6. Total Hours (special requirements including specific supervision needs)
  7. Preferred days/times
  8. Estimated Start and End Date