Crisis Hotline: 1-800-841-1255    |    Appointments or Services: 1-844-309-6385

(2913) Veteran Peer Coordinator

Job Description

Why join our team?

BTCS Values our team members and believes it is important to reward and compensate our team members for their contribution to our success. BTCS offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and generous leave accruals.

Medical Insurance: Through BlueCross Blue Shield, we offer comprehensive medical coverage for you and your eligible dependents with access to network and non-network health care providers. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Dental Insurance: Through Dental Select, we offer two coverage plans for dental care, to include preventative, basic and major services. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Vision Insurance: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer vision coverage to include discounts on everyday vision needs, such as eye exams and glasses and/ or contacts. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Prescription Plan: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer discounts on generic, preferred or brand-name drugs as well as non-preferred drugs at pharmacies or through a convenient home delivery program. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Flexible Spending Accounts: Optional pre-tax contributions for medical reimbursement and dependent care plans.

Retirement Plans:
401A: Through this governmental plan, we offer a 7% match to employee contributions.
457/403(b): Through these governmental plans, employees may contribute pre-tax earnings for retirement. Employees may participate on the first day of employment.

Sponsored Insurance:
Life Insurance: Through Dearborn National, we offer basic life insurance of $5,000. Optional supplemental coverage, as well as spouse and eligible dependent policies, are available to purchase.
Long Term Disability/ Accident/ Critical Illness Insurance: Through Dearborn National we offer optional insurance coverages at a competitive rate. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Family and Medical Leave: Job protection to provide care related to a child’s birth or adoption, or for yourself or a family member’s serious health condition.

Employee Assistance Program: Through Alliance Worksite Solutions, we offer a no cost, confidential employee assistance program as a resource to resolve personal, family, financial and legal problems for employees and their dependents.

Professional Development: Joining Bluebonnet Trails is about joining a culture of inclusiveness, collaboration, trust, and the invitation and expectation to have a voice. Bluebonnet offers employees the opportunity to participate in professional development that is skill based and offers continuing education courses to enhance knowledge and performance via online courses and instructor led webinars.

Additional Perks:
– Employee Referral Awards
– Licensure Supervision
– Licensure Renewal Fee Reimbursement
– Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programs
– Educational Leave
– Competitive Pay Differentials for Applicable Positions

The Bluebonnet Trails Community Services (BTCS) mission is to continuously shape and invest in a system of care valued by our communities, designed to improve the health and independence of the persons we serve. Through federal grant funding awarded by the Veterans Administration (VA), BTCS is providing a suicide prevention program for Veterans and their families. The program will provide community outreach and education, screen individuals for suicide risk, coordinate suicide prevention services and VA benefits, assess emergent needs and coordinate referrals or the allocation of general assistance funds, evaluate symptom improvement of participants, and report program data to the VA and BTCS Executive Leadership Team.

Under the supervision of the Veterans Services Grant Project Manager, the Veteran Peer will participate in community outreach and engagement activities to meet Veterans and their families, as well as meet with Veterans and family members who have engaged with the BTCS intake line, crisis hotline or crisis systems. The Veteran Peer will then screen Veterans and their families for suicide risk, referring them to appropriate services such as case management and VA benefits coordination. The position will work out of locations where Veterans go for support and must work collaboratively with a team of Veteran Peers and Veteran Services Navigators.

Location: Williamson County

Salary: $18.00 – $20.00/hr

CityWilliamson County
CountyWilliamson County
CredentialsMinimum Qualifications: • Must have Texas Driver’s License and maintain approved driving status throughout employment
• Ability to work collaboratively and be part of a multidisciplinary professional team
• Must be a Veteran who has recovered or is recovering from a mental health condition
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• Certified as a Peer Specialist by an agency or person authorized by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to certify peers, or is under the supervision of a person who is eligible to supervise peers who are in the process of obtaining certification
• Must have excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications: • Experience with outreach and representing organizations at events preferred
• Experience providing one on one and/or group peer support preferred
• Bilingual in Spanish preferred
Salary Amount$37,440 - 41,600/year
Closing DateOpen until filled
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For Appointments or Information:
844-309-6385

24-Hour Crisis Hotline:
800-841-1255

Administration:
1009 North Georgetown Street
Round Rock, Texas 78664

Bluebonnet Trails Community Services as a recipient of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant dollars either directly from FTA or through the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), will comply with the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d), the U.S. Department of Transportation implementing regulations, FTA Circular 4702.lB, and TxDOT PTN requirements as specified in Master Grant Agreement, and State Management Plan. Our Title VI Plan can be viewed here: BBT - Title VI Plan - Sep 2020 - 2023

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