Employment Opportunities

Learn more about employment opportunities with Parent Support Network of Rhode Island. PSN provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

To apply for any of the below positions please send cover letter and resume to: l.conlan@psnri.org 

Behavioral Health Education Specialist, Partner Partner 

Parent Support Network-Behavioral Health Education Specialist position is responsible to provide leadership and direction to PSN Programs as it relates to sharing expertise and knowledge in the content area of education for children with behavioral health needs and their families and to manage the delivery of the RIDE contract. This position will be responsible to focus on the delivery of effective education peer support service with parents/family caregivers, youth, and young adults; development and delivery of education related trainings, presentations, and special projects with families, staff, state, community education partners; participation on state and local policy boards impacting the education of children, youth, and young adults; coordinate data collection and produce ongoing quality assurance reports on education contract program activities.

Please resume and cover letter to share your lived experience having raised a child who received special education and behavioral health services.

Parent Partner Job Posting

Parent Support Network is hiring Parent Partner positions to work with families who are involved with child welfare and have children with serious emotional behavioral health challenges (mental health and/or substance use). Individuals to be hired must have lived experience with children's behavioral health and/or past involvement with child welfare. 


Peer Recovery Program Director

The Peer Recovery Program Director is responsible for providing oversight to the Peer Recovery Program of Parent Support Network of Rhode Island. This includes providing oversight to the Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Workforce Development Initiative and the HOPE Recovery Center of Newport County. This position will oversee program administration, implementation, partnership and collaboration, effective and quality based service delivery. This position requires strong knowledge of peer recovery service delivery for individuals with mental health, addiction, or co-occurring mental health and substance use challenges; verbal and written communication skills; sound business skills; and a collaborative spirit. This individual will need to have a clinical license or CPRS Certifiecate and at least two working with or as a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist.


Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Positions

Parent Support Network is hiring Certified Peer Recovery Specialists to provide intensive peer based recovery services and supports with adults for the age of 18 years with mental health, addiction, or co-occurring mental health and substance use challenges and recovery; we have a special focus on hiring individuals right now with flexible schedules and willing to work in Newport County and Washington County areas.  We are also looking to hire Peer Recovery Coaches who are women in long term recovery with experienced with perinatal substance exposures or an infant with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS).   

Peer Recovery Specialist Paid Internship Positions

Application Deadline: Friday, August 30, 2019

Parent Support Network and our partners interview Peer Recovery Specialists to become paid Interns twice a year. We anticipate bringing on new interns during the months of October and / or November and will accept applications for this round of Paid Internships through Friday,  August 30, 2019.

Peer Recovery Specialists Paid Interns must be committed to working on the certification or re-certification with the RI Certification Board and have completed 46 hours of foundation training. These paid internship opportunities will take place from 12 to 24 weeks.


Interested Peers should send a cover letter and resume to Erin Goodman at e.goodman@psnri.org.


Your cover letter should include your wellness & recovery story and goals for becoming a certified Peer Recovery Specialist in the workforce and how a paid internship opportunity will help you reach this goal. 

(Internship Applicants are welcome and encouraged to attend CPRS Office Hours and / or contact LeahG@psnri.org for support with creating a cover letter and resume.)