Area Peer Support Jobs

Are you a Certified Peer Support Specialist interested in turning your lived experience into a profession supporting others? Below are some of the job openings available in  Asheville and surrounding areas. 

Sunrise receives these job postings from our partner businesses and organizations. These are not Sunrise’s job postings, unless indicated, so please do not contact Sunrise with application questions. 

Click on the links below to go to the organization’s job posting and get the full job description and application details.

We will try to keep this page updated as possible, but it is the responsibility of the partner organization to alert us when positions have been filled and are no longer available. Sunrise cannot guarantee that every position on this page is still available at the time of application.   

Are you are interested in getting your Peer Support Certification and using your lived experience as a force of hope and healing? 

Check out Sunrise’s Peer University  and/or our 50-hour Peer Support training for more information on how to begin a challenging and rewarding career as a Peer Support Specialist.

ABCCM Transformation Village Peer Support Specialist

Transformation Village is ABCCM's vision of taking every single woman, mom with children and intact family off the street or out of a car. Click here for job descriptions.

Haywood Street Congregation Peer Support Specialist

Steering pay is $20.10 an hour Thursday and Friday 4pm-8pm, Saturday & Sunday 12pm-8pm and Monday 2pm-4pm. Apply at

Reclaim Sober Living Behavioral Health Technician

We're an Asheville-based sober living facility looking for a Behavioral Technician to join our team this Spring. We offer unlimited opportunities for growth to all of our techs, and want to help you grow professionally in all of the ways you'd like to in the mental health, wellness, or recovery fields.

More details at HERE

The Mediation and Restorative Justice Center

Peer Support Specialist in Boone NC. Click HERE for details.

Insight Recovery Peer Support Specialist

At Insight Recovery Center, our focus is on healing the individual–mind, body, and spirit by offering holistic and evidence based addiction treatment. Click HERE for job description and application details.

Counselor/Substance Abuse Educator UNC-Asheville

Although this is not a job opening for a Certified Peer Support Specialist, we are posting it in case anyone is interested in applying for this position providing individual and group counseling, educational groups, mental health evaluations, and referrals for UNC-A students.   Click HERE for job description and application details.

Job Openings at Goodwill

There are multiple job openings with Goodwill in both their Career Center and in their retail stores. Click here for job descriptions.

ABCCM Costello House Peer Support Specialist

We provide evidence-based, in-house groups as well as Case Management and supportive housing support for men. Click HERE for job description and application details