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Peer Bridger 

About the Organization Established June 15, 1971, Valley Community Services Board is a publicly funded organization where citizens of Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta and Highland Counties can receive Behavioral Health, Substance Use and Developmental Services services. Valley Community Services Board serves as the single point of entry into publicly funded mental health, developmental, and substance use disorder services for these localities.

Valley CSB is a person-centered organization, tailoring treatment to each individual. We value competency and compassion in every service we provide. We are also a resource for educating the public about the nature of mental health, substance use, and developmental disabilities to dispel stereotypes and encourage support for individuals facing those challenges.

Valley Community Services Board is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

Open Date 5/26/2023  
Close Date 7/31/2023  
Position PSH Peer Bridger  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Shift -not applicable-  
Req Number PEE-23-00011  
Number of Openings 4  
Number Filled 2  

VCSB is looking for a Permanent Support Housing (PSH) Peer Bridger! The PSH Peer Bridger will provide direct peer recovery support to individuals with serious mental illness or co-occurring disorders within the community participating in the PSH program.


  • Sign-on bonus of $500.00 included with the first paycheck.
  • Health insurance as low as $20.00 per month for individuals. Family and dependent plans are also available.
  • Nine paid holidays.
  • Accrue up to 20 days of paid time off (PTO) per year from year one. PTO is immediately available upon accrual.
  • Participation in the Virginia Retirement System.
  • Professional development assistance provided at no cost.

Summary of Essential Functions

  • Provides direct peer recovery services to individuals participating in the PSH program.
  • Provides initial and ongoing peer reviews of client’s strengths and needs, collaborating with the treatment team.
  • Actively participates in clinical and administrative supervision.
  • Participates in biweekly staff meetings and individual supervisions in order to coordinate treatment services and plan service delivery.
  • Utilizes office-based and/or home visits to provide supportive, skill-based services including linking, referring, problem-solving, and consulting to individuals with substance use disorders.
  • Coordinates treatment services with other agencies in order to help individuals achieve stability.
  • Assists VCSB Emergency Services team in providing crisis intervention.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED with identified related experience,
  • Person with lived experience with a mental health condition and/or substance use disorder who is in successful and ongoing recovery from mental health and/or substance use disorders,
  • One year of recovery, and
  • Valid Virginia driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
Position Requirements  
Salary Information  
EOE Statement Valley Community Services Board is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Additional Requirements  

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