Career Path

Peer Support

(The Caring Companion)

Two people sitting on a bed playing a guitar and laughing

Because you have overcome many obstacles yourself, you are driven to support others experiencing similar challenges. You realize that recovery does not stop after treatment ends but requires ongoing encouragement, empowerment, and support. You easily relate to others going through a difficult time and enjoy serving as a mentor to those in need. You find fulfillment in seeing others achieve their goals and believe in the power of human resilience. You are a natural influencer and find yourself positively impacting those around you with ease

Your Strengths
  • Resilience
  • Empowerment
  • Goal Setting
  • Relationship-building
  • Role modeling
  • Positivity
  • Mentorship
Ideal Work Environment
  • 1:1 and groups
  • Educational settings
  • Community settings
Job Search Keywords
  • Peer Support
  • Peer Specialist
  • Recovery Support Specialist
  • Peer Coach
  • Peer Advocate
  • Family Peer Support
  • Crisis Peer Support
  • Peer Support Counselor

Read a story about someone with a similar role