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Peer Recovery Mentor-Community Health

Opening Date: February 24, 2022
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Job Title: Peer Recovery Mentor-Community Health
Salary/Wage: $18.71/hr. – $20.71/hr.
Tribal Level: 16 – 17
Location: Siletz, OR
Classification: Full Time, Non-Exempt, Limited Duration
Job Posting Number: 202210

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 and the ability to provide and coordinate direct aftercare activities is critical.  Must be sensitive to gender specific and gender diversity needs and issue.


High school diploma or GED, must be in recovery from alcohol or other drug use for the previous two years, and the ability to obtain the following certifications:  Peer Recovery Mentor within 6 months of hire AND Peer Recovery Counselor certification within 12-months of hire. Incumbent must obtain Peer Recovery Mentor certification from one of the Oregon Health Authority approved facilities within 6-month of hire. 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. Other: Sobriety 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 six months 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 outpatient staff in planning and providing aftercare services. Participate with outpatient staff in making referrals to tribal and other community resources and twelve step groups. Prepare and complete program reports. Update records to document client services delivered. Maintain up-to-date client records according to Indian Health Service, state, and program standards.

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
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 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.