Skip to main content
Fostering a safe space for recovery

Outreach & Engagement Coordinator, Peer Recovery Support Center

**Interested applicants should email a resume & cover letter to Executive Director Mark Mulhern at

A Cover Letter/Letter of Interest is required.

Organizational Profile: South Shore Peer Recovery is a recovery community organization with locations in Scituate and a new Peer Recovery Support Center opening in Weymouth, Massachusetts, offering individual and group support for people in recovery from substance use disorder and their families.

Job Summary: The Outreach & Engagement Coordinator is responsible for leading community outreach and advocacy, for the development of regional referral programs and relationships with other community organizations and providers, as well as supporting peer member enrollment, engagement, and data collection for the NEW Weymouth Peer Recovery Support Center.

Essential Responsibilities and duties include:

  • Establishing and implementing a strategy for outreach and engagement for Weymouth and surrounding communities to include potential peer members/participants, general community members, and health and human services organizations.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with identified members and community organizations.
  • Present the benefits of SSPR programs to health and human service agencies, treatment facilities, RCOs, and businesses in the region.
  • Develop and manage outreach and marketing, utilizing Constant Contact database, newsletter/emails, social media, and Canva graphic design tools to create original promotional materials and posts.
  • Serve as SSPR’s representative with appropriate social service programs, coalitions, chambers of commerce, etc.
  • Lead outreach efforts at regional conferences, health fairs, symposiums, etc.
  • Support participant enrollment and engagement and act as liaison between program staff and members.
  • Administrative duties to include documenting outreach activity, referral data, intakes, data collection and entry.

Required Qualifications and Skills:  The ideal candidate will identify as a person in long term recovery with a strong connection to the addiction/recovery field and have:

  • personal lived experience with substance use disorder with a minimum of 2 years continuous recovery and a demonstrated active participation in one’s pathway of recovery.
  • minimum of 1 year experience working in community-based recovery, addiction, and/or human services in relation to outreach, marketing or community organizing strongly preferred.
  • strong computer skills including working experience with MS Office (Outlook, Excel and Word), database systems, and a graphic design system (Canva, photoshop, etc.)
  • ability to work independently using good judgment.
  • completion of CCAR’s RCA (or ability to within 6 months of hire).
  • a genuine empathy and caring for others and the desire to help them on their path to wellness.
  • valid driver’s license and reliable, insured transportation.

Reporting Relationship: The Outreach and Engagement Coordinator works as part of a collaborative team, reporting to the Program Director.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to move about the office and community using own transportation.
  • Ability to communicate clearly verbally by phone and in person.
  • Flow of work and character of duties require normal mental and visual attention along with manual coordination in duties much of the time. 
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand with some sitting; reaching with hands and arms; using hands to finger objects or controls; push and pull with force. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and/or peripheral vision.

Working Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job, with work occurring at the center and in the community. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

This position is a full time (40-hours per week) hourly position, based in the Weymouth office, with some regional travel required. Schedule requires occasional night and weekend work. Competitive salary offered. Benefits package includes health insurance reimbursement, paid holidays, and sick/personal time.