* START Family Peer Mentor

Appleseed Community Mental Health Center, Inc. in partnership with Ashland County Department of Job and Family Services is seeking to fill a full-time position of START (Sobriety, Treatment, and Reducing Trauma) Program Family Peer Mentor.  Looking for an individual to provide peer support to help families navigate through the child welfare and other systems while also providing hope and motivation to promote healing to keep children safe and families together.  Must have good organizational/time management, communication, problem solving, advocacy and coaching skills.  Majority of work provided in client homes or community sites.   GED or HS equivalent required, demonstration of long term recovery (prefer 3 years) from a substance use disorder and personal experience with the child welfare system required.   Must have reliable transportation and pass a background and driving record check as well as a drug screen.   



  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexible schedule
  • Medical/dental/vision/basic life insurance
  • Generous accrued paid vacation
  • 3 personal days
  • 8 accrued sick days
  • 8 paid holidays
  • Retirement match


If you are interested in joining our team of professionals, please forward your resume and a cover letter to bbarone@appleseedcmhc.org. Please mention "START" in the subject line of your email. We look forward to hearing from you. Appleseed Community Mental Health Center, Inc. is committed to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all people. Employment decisions are made based on each person’s performance, qualifications, and abilities. The Agency does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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