Medication Assistance Therapy Mental Health Peer Mentor

Opening Date: June 24, 2022
Closing Date: July 8, 2022
Job Title: Medication Assistance Therapy Mental Health Peer Mentor
Salary/Wage: $18.71/hr. – $20.71/hr.
Tribal Level: 16-17
Location: Siletz, OR
Classification: Full Time, Non-Exempt
Job Posting Number: 202246

New employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their first day of employment or submit a request for medical exemption to the Human Resource Manager, prior to starting employment.


The incumbent shall be sensitive to the diversity of Native cultures as well as have knowledge of the disease of alcoholism/substance abuse issues.  This incumbent is part of the MAT harm reduction team and provides mentor services to MAT clients and to patients of the clinic’s mental health counselor.


High school diploma or GED, and qualified mental health peer. One of the following is required in order to meet the definition of Peer as defined by the State of Oregon Administrative Rule: Self-identified person currently or formerly receiving mental health services. Family member of an individual who is a current or former recipient of mental health services. Incumbent must obtain Peer Recovery Mentor certification (mental health) from one of the Oregon Health Authority approved facilities within 6-month of hire and Peer Recovery Counselor certification (for mental health) through The Addiction Counselor Certification of Oregon (ACCBO) within 12-months of hire.  Upon completion of Peer Recovery Counselor certification the position transitions to TL 17. Knowledge of: A clear understanding of Tribal and other services available to assist the person in recovery. Ability to: Work with a wide variety of people, and communicate effectively with program staff, clients, and the community. Demonstrate cultural competency in direct service, within the organization, and in program planning and development. Network effectively with Tribal and community agencies and the multidisciplinary team. Be sensitive to gender specific and gender diversity needs and issue. Become proficient in delivering trauma informed care. Other: Abstinence during employment in this capacity is essential to the overall effectiveness of the program.  Individuals in recovery from the disease of alcoholism and/or other drug dependence must affirm that previous employment performance has not been impaired by alcoholism/substance abuse over the past two years. First Aid and CPR or must acquire within 15-days of hire. Must possess a valid Oregon State driver’s license, insurance and be eligible to drive a GSA vehicle.


Provide individual and group skill building for independent living, physical, and recreational activities. Participate with multi-disciplinary team in planning and providing services outlined in client/patient treatment plan. Participate with multi-disciplinary team in making referrals to tribal and other community resources and twelve step groups. Prepare and complete program reports. Maintain up-to-date client/patient records for services delivered.

All new employees will serve a six-month probationary period to enable the General Manger to determine their suitability as a tribal employee. After the six-month probation the employee will be evaluated of his/her performance and at that time, it will be, decided if the employee is entitled to a regular employee status.

How to Apply

All applicants must submit a Tribal “Application for Employment Form”, found here:

Employment Application (PDF)
Apply Online

Applications must be received by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration.


If applying for more than one position, separate applications will be required for each position.
The high school diploma/GED requirement will be waived for Tribal Elders

Send Applications To

Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
Attn: Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 549
Siletz, OR 97380

Fax number: 855-573-1032
Human Resources: 1-800-922-1399 ext. 1274

Conditions of Employment

The selectee will be required to submit to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use before employment.

New employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their first day of employment or submit a request for medical exemption to the Human Resource Manager, prior to starting employment.

May need to provide DMV Driver Record and proof of Automobile insurance.

The Tribe’s Indian Preference Policy will apply. Tribal government will not discriminate in selection because of race, creed, age, sex, color, national origin, physical handicap, marital status, politics, membership, and non-membership in an employee organization.