Office(419) 281-3716  Hours: M, W, F 7a-5p; T & Th: 7a-8p (limited services)-Please call ahead
24 Hour Crisis: (419) 289-6111   Crisis Text Line: Text 4HOPE to 741741
Rape Crisis/Domestic Violence: (419) 289-8085

*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.  Appleseed is 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.   

What makes Appleseed a great place to work?

  • Here are some responses from our very own employees:
    • Staff work to make the agency a positive, progressive, and supportive environment. Personally and professionally, we put our best foot forward for our clients and for each other
    • Our staff are amazing. Flexibility with our schedules. Family environment. Knowing we are doing something that makes a difference.
    • The people and atmosphere
    • Making a difference in other people’s lives and great coworkers! The ability to do what excites you as long as it helps other with mental health progress.
    • The team approach to client care.
  • 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

 Send Us Your Resume

If you are interested in joining our team of professionals, please apply at /surveys/resume. We look forward to hearing from you. Please contact Alyssa McQuate (amcquate@appleseedcmhc.org) with any questions. 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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