Administrive Support Needed From Parents/Family Members Raising Kids with Mental Health Challenges

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New Jersey Parents Caucus, Inc.

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NJPC Professional Parent Advocacy Training Graduat

The New Jersey Parents Caucus is seeking parents, caregivers and family members raising children with mental health challenges, including emotional/behavioral and substance abuse disorders, to provide administrative office support in our Elizabeth Office. NJPC is a family and youth-driven advocacy organization whose mission is to ensure that parents, caregivers, family members and youth are given the opportunity to play a strong and active role in the conceptualization, development and delivery of services for their children and impacted youth - NOTHING ABOUT US WITHOUT US! Volunteer will aid parents, caregivers and youth accessing NJPC for advocacy, information and referral, support groups, legislative advocacy, etc.

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About New Jersey Parents Caucus, Inc.

Location:

275 Rt 10 East, Suite 220-414, SUccasunna, NJ 07876, US

Mission Statement

The New Jersey Parents' Caucus, Inc. is a non-profit, parent-driven organization whose mission is to ensure that every family who has children with special emotional and behavioral challenges is given an opportunity to play a strong and active role in the development and delivery of effective and timely services for their children.

Description

The New Jersey Parents' Caucus is committed to our mission through the provision of programs and services for families raising children with emotional and behavioral challenges who may be involved in the Mental Health, Special Education, DYFS and/or Juvenile Justice system. Our organization is primarily staffed by parents and caregivers, many of them with advanced degrees, as well as a multitude of volunteers who are committed to uplifting families in the state of New Jersey and improving their access to appropriate treatment, services and supports. Our programs include Information and Referral; Community Outreach; Training & Education: Parents' Empowerment Academy - Professional Parent Advocacy Training (6 week educational curriculum for parents, caregivers and professionals serving families); Advocacy services for families struggling in the Mental Health, Special Education, DYFS/child welfare, Juvenile Justice, and Developmental Disabilities arena; Man Talk Fatherhood Educational Initiative for fathers and male caregivers; NJ Youth Justice Initiative for special needs children who are incarcerated as adults; Monthly E-Resources Newsletter; Statewide Youth Group; Families Uplifted Prevention Initiative (OJJDP) for families raising children in at-risk communities; Youth Workforce Development Training Program; Parent Mentoring Program for families involved in the child welfare system and our website www.newjerseyparentscaucus.org

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

655 E. jersey street, 1st floorTRINITAS Regional Medical Centerelizabeth, NJ 07206

(40.65908,-74.1974)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Mental Health
  • Office Management
  • Youth Services
  • Data Entry

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • minimum two days per week
  • parent, caregiver or family members of child with emotional/behavioral challenge

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