Canvas Health
  • Coon Rapids, MN, USA
  • Part Time

Certified Peer Specialist - Part-Time

All are welcomed! People of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQIA+ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply!

$1500 Retention Bonus!!

This position is eligible for a $1500 retention bonus
($500 paid after 6 months of service with remainder paid after 12 months of service)

About Us

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

Position Summary

Responsible for providing Peer support services within the Mental Health Crisis Services to clients of ages 18+ 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), telehealth and community-based.


  • Certified or plans to be within Minnesota as a Mental Health Certified Peer Specialist
  • Lived experience with a primary diagnosis of a mental illness
  • Current or former user of mental health services
  • High school diploma (or equivalent)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work effectively on a team
  • Experience as a certified peer specialist
  • Experience working with and/or delivering services to diverse populations
  • Experience with Electronic Health Records system

As an essential healthcare provider, Canvas Health follows all local, state, and federal guidelines regarding COVID-19 precautions.

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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