Looking to connect with others and contribute to your community through volunteering? Or ready to explore returning to work? Or looking for Virginia Peer Recovery Support Specialist jobs? This is the page for you!

Have a mental health recovery or peer specialist job to list? Contact the VOCAL Network by email at network /at/ vocalvirginia.org or 804-343-1777. There is no fee to post.

Volunteer Opportunities

Peer Voice at Crisis Intervention Trainings – Be mentored by VOCAL staff on how to speak with law enforcement and professionals to share your experience as a peer in order to strengthen the positive relationships between the justice system and those with lived experience.

VOCAL’s Board of Directors –  Contact Deidre Johnson at deidre@nullvocalvirginia.org or 804.343.1777 for BOD info.

VOCAL Volunteers –  How would you like to contribute to the peer recovery movement in Virginia? VOCAL would love to support you in designing a volunteer position that fits your skills and passions. We also have ongoing needs where we could use support, as well. Contact Yolande Long at network@nullvocalvirginia.org or 804.343.1777. 

Paid Jobs and Careers for Virginia Peers

This list is based on information we receive from third parties. Be in touch with them directly for the most up-to-date status.

VOCAL is now hiring a Co-OPP Program Coordinator

This is a part time position.

To view the entire job description, please click here.

Henrico County Seeks PT Peer Counselor

IRC82567 MH/DS Case Aide (Peer Counselor) Closing Date June 26th

Link: www.henrico.us/services/jobs

This is a 20hr/week position.


NAMI Virginia Seeks Executive Director – Posted 6.8

Get the information here


FT Peer Support Position in Charlottesville – Posted 6.1

Aetna Peer Support Specialist (VA MCD)

More here


FT Peer Support Specialist Position with District 19 – Posted 6.1

More information here


PT Job Opening (Williamsburg)

Peer Support Specialist- Relief (Pos. #1002)

Colonial Behavioral Health

Please visit http://www.colonialbh.org/career-opportunities.aspx to apply for the position.


Virginia Veteran and Family Support Hampton Peer Specialist Job Opening 

Dept of Veterans Services – Hampton

Ongoing Job Listings

Career Opportunities at Virginia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Disability Services – Please apply online with the Recruitment Management System at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/login

Veteran Peers may consider employment with one of the VA hospitals in the state. They also offer a Peer Support Apprentice Program for those who are not yet certified. http://www.vacareers.va.gov/peer-to-peer/http://www.vacareers.va.gov/peer-to-peer/

A search for “Peer Specialist” in Virginia on Indeed produced many viable options mixed in with positions that have nothing to do with peer support, but it is easy to tell the difference.