PRS Mount Vernon Recovery Academy is seeking a volunteer to co-lead one-hour psychoeducational groups in a classroom setting.
Hours: At least one day a week, 10am-2:15pm
PRS Recovery Academy provides a curriculum-based day program that promotes movement out of PRS' facility-based programming and into meaningful community alternatives such as work, volunteering and school. Services assisting with transition to community-based activities and dual diagnoses are also offered.
Duties: Teach a class of 10-20 adults with mental illness and co-occurring disorders in a classroom setting. The person will be flexible, creative, assertive, able to manage behaviors while teaching, and understand how to present and effectively communicate material to individuals with a variety of cognitive functioning levels.
Qualifications: Some clinical experience in a mental health field preferred (but not required); knowledge of basic de-escalation techniques a plus.
- Counseling / Mental Health
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, etc.