Volunteer with good Internet/computer skills, and an interest in helping individuals with psychiatric disabilities find work in their local community. ETE follows the latest research in job development and support for the psychiatrically disabled in the community (see link below).
Person will counsel individuals with severe, psychiatric disability (bi-polar disorder, schizophrenia, major depression) on job search and job support, e.g., resume writing, online applications, call employers that may want to help with 2 to 4 hours per week of employment, counsel/support on the job interpersonal skills.
Work hours are determined by volunteer’s schedule. Volunteer works on the phone and internet from home. Work with client, client’s social worker, and psychiatrist (if needed).
IPS Practice Principles:
- Mental Health
- Case Work / Management
- Counseling / Mental Health
- Sales Marketing
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Fit one's desire and balanced lifestyle
- Patience & perseverance. Knowledge of healthcare & gov't support systems is helpful.