Director Of Peer Services

Director Of Peer Services

Director Of Peer Services 150 150 genaterlizzi
NAMI Missouri
November 2, 2021
Jefferson City
Job Type
Contact Name (not public)
Gena Terlizzi


Job Overview:
  • The Missouri chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Missouri), a non-profit mental health organization, is hiring a Director of Peer Services who is a Certified Missouri Peer Specialist.
  • This is a full-time position located in Jefferson City, MO.
  • The successful candidate must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and be self-motivated with the ability to work well independently and on a team.
  • Requirements include computer competency, customer service skills, and the ability to follow instructions and track progress.
  • This is a full-time 40 hr/ week in-office position with regular hours scheduled between 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.
  • Limited weekend and evening availability may be required.
  • The position is based out of Jefferson City and may require limited travel in the future.
  • Remote or work-from-home applications will not be considered.
  • Starting salary is $35,000/ year ($16.83/ hour) with benefits.
  • Other perks of the job include an enjoyable, relaxed work environment, flexibility, and super nice co-workers. And our staff t-shirts are pretty cool too.
  • Includes coordinating with staff to meet grant requirements; participating in programs, special events, including event planning, and fundraising projects both in person and virtually; assisting with recruitment and management of NAMI Missouri volunteers; and assisting with communication duties, including social media and website updates, answering phones, and responding to email; and general office duties as assigned.
  • The Director of Peer services works with office management and staff to plan, prepare and operate NAMI Programs and services.
  • This includes Consumer/ Peer Programs (NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups, In Our Own Voice, and Peer-to-Peer); and other programs and activities, including NAMI Smarts for Advocacy, monthly NAMI Chats, and Professional Provider Workshops.
  • The Director of Peer services will also coordinate with Family and Youth Programming (Family-to-Family, NAMI Basics, Homefront, Family and Friends, Family Support Groups, Family Experience Presentations, Children’s Mental Health Week Activities).
  • NAMI Missouri is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with mental illness and their families. NAMI Missouri is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or disability.

How To Apply

  • You may complete the online form r email a resume and cover letter to Gena M. Terlizzi, Executive Director at
  • If using email, please include “Director of Peer Services” in the subject line.