Canvas Health
  • North Branch, MN, USA
  • Part Time

The mission of Canvas Health is to bring hope, healing, and recovery to people's lives.

Helping People, Changing Lives

 Canvas Health employs a dynamic and diverse group of professionals that reflect the many facets of our clients and provide a wide range of services to children, adolescents, adults, and families who struggle with mental health, chemical health, and domestic and sexual abuse. A career with Canvas Health provides an opportunity to enrich your own life alongside coworkers who share a special passion for making a real difference in the lives of others. We hold ourselves and each other accountable to the highest standards in all of our service and seek demonstrated ability to provide the highest quality of professional and customer service.


Certified Peer Specialist - Part-Time - North Branch - Minimum of 20 Hours a Week


Position Summary:

Responsible for provide Peer support services within the Mental Health Crisis Services to clients of all ages through identifying and creating goals and developing recovery plans with the skills, strengths, supports, and resources to aid them in achieving those goals.  This non-clinical position may also deal with supporting crisis calls and providing in-home peer supports.  Assist clients by helping break down barriers to community resources and provide encouragement for involvement in community activities that support their goals and interests.

Services are provided in-home (Mobile Crisis Response) and community-based. 



Be Certified within Minnesota as a Mental Health Certified Peer Specialist or Family Peer Specialist.  Lived experience with a primary diagnosis of a mental illness or if Family then raised or raising a child with a mental illness.  Be a current or former user of mental health services. High school diploma (or equivalent) work experience required.  Ability to work effectively on a team.  Ability to establish effective working relationships and consistently and effectively collaborate well with other colleagues, individuals, and the public. Ability to document services in an Electronic Health Record.  Must have reliable transportation.  Ability to undergo and pass a background study as detailed in Minnesota Statute 144.057 and Chapter 245D.



Canvas Health's dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is foundation to our services. For our staff, this foundation begins with our recruitment and onboarding process to ensure we attract excellent and diverse people who are prepared to contribute themselves and their interests to our agency's mission, values, operations, and programs. Our staff continue to regularly develop our multicultural identity through ongoing conversations and work in their cohort meetings and professional development. Our staff builds this foundation so that our services are responsive and appropriate to the diverse needs of our clients and community. Canvas Health believes that responsive and appropriate services fully engage and involve clients in their care, which leads to best outcomes.


Canvas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating a diverse workforce.  Canvas Health will not discriminate against any employee or applicant based upon a person's race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, status with regard to public assistance, age, sexual or affectional orientation, familial status, ancestry, local human rights commission activity, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other protected class.

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