Bridgeway Recovery
  • Salem, OR, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Bridgeway Recovery Services is seeking a qualified

Recovery Mentor - Peer Navigator!!!

We welcome those who do not have certifications. If you meet the criteria/requirements to apply for CRM or PSS including THW, we will assist with providing the training and other resources to earn the required certifications within 3-6 months from date of hire.

Come join our elite team of professionals who all have a passion to see lives changed and relationships restored! Bridgeway is a new kind of healthcare organization providing holistic treatment through addiction recovery, problem gambling treatment, mental health therapy, and primary medical care.

A sign-on bonus of $2,000 will be available to the successful new external hire!!

Position Purpose

The Recovery Mentor position partners with a counselor and supports our treatment programs at Bridgeway Recovery Services. The person in this position will be the first point of contact with all incoming clients and focus on developing supportive relationships with potential and current clients. The mentor will help potential clients enroll in services and connect them to a primary counselor. Advocacy and community education are other aspects of this role, including providing information and resources to community organizations around addiction and referral to services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Transports and escorts clients to various appointments related to treatment using personal or company vehicles.
  • Demonstrates, through role-modeling, recovery practices including pro-social thinking and behavior. Provides day-to-day coaching on these practices to clients.
  • Assists clients in securing community resources and support.
  • Connects clients to community resources such as 12 Step support meetings, medical/dental services, etc.
  • Facilitates mentor support groups.
  • Coordinates with team members and community partners to assist the primary counselor in developing specific treatment plans, intervention strategies, and discharge planning.
  • Coordinates appropriate case management referrals.
  • Serves as an Oregon Health Plan (OHP) application assister as needed to facilitate access to our services.
  • Performs other duties that are relevant to the job.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience, Education and Credentials

  • Peer Support Specialist (PSS) Certification or Certified Recovery Mentor (CRM) with the Mental Health and Addiction Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO). Traditional Health Worker (THW) with The Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI) is preferred.
  • Personal experience with addiction and recovery processes.
  • Experience in assessing and diagnosing Substance Use Disorders is preferred.
  • Experience must demonstrate knowledge of approaches to support others in addiction recovery and resiliency; competence in mentoring self-directed recovery; and competence in mentoring and transitional integration services for clients in the criminal justice system.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must have the ability to work flexible hours.
  • Must be able to work independently, have effective oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills and strong organizational skills.
  • Must be able to use a computer with well-developed relevant word processing skills.
  • Basic understanding of ASAM PPC-2R and DSM.
  • A valid driver's license with a good driving record is required.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check/OHP Background Check Unit.
  • Must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated at employment start date.


  • Paid Holidays
  • Medical and Dental Coverage
  • 5% employer match 401K Retirement Savings Plan
  • Corporate Fitness Membership subsidy
  • Employer-Sponsored: Life, Accidental Death, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Internal Growth Opportunities


  • Will vary, depending on experience and credentials.
  • An additional stipend is available for Spanish/English bilingual employees.

About Bridgeway Recovery Services

Our mission of helping people in our community who struggle with the symptoms of addiction to drugs, alcohol, problem gambling, and/or psychiatric illness only happens when we create an agency culture of community, mutual respect, encouragement, and desire to see each employee grow and excel.

BEST Non-Profit Award

For the 7th year, Bridgeway Recovery Services has been honored to be designated by the Oregon Business Journal as one of the 100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in the State of Oregon!

Council on Accreditation

Bridgeway Recovery Services has achieved accreditation, meeting the highest national standards in professional performance

If this sounds like an environment for you, come join our team!

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