Employment Placement and Support for Individuals living with Mental Health Conditions
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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 4 to 20 hours per week of employment, counsel/support on the job interpersonal skills. Coordinate with client's social services, medical, and family support system.
Work hours are determined by volunteer’s schedule. Volunteer works on the phone and internet from home.
IPS Practice Principles:
Enrichment Through Employment, Inc.: www.ete-torrance.org
What do I do as a volunteer?: https://www.ete-torrance.org/what-do-i-do-as-an-ete-volunteer
How do I learn about helping individuals living with mental health conditions to find and keep employment?: https://www.ete-torrance.org/individual-placement-and-support-ip
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Enrichment Through Employment
1840West 220th Street, # 310, Torrance, CA 90501, US
It is the mission of Enrichment Through Employment, Inc., to assist people recovering from mental illness in achieving a lifetime of successful employment.
When in full operation ETE is a hands on, personal, career employment agency for individuals recoverying from severe mental illness with a director, office manger, 2 mental health employment specialists, a clinician, a case manager, and 70 to 80 clients at any given time.
Previously funded by private donations, the Department of Rehabilitation, Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, ETE is now fully funded by private donations and the hard work of ETE employees with light assembly & bulk mail projects.
As more businesses use our light assembly and bulk/direct mail services, ETE will be able to return to full operation.
We are now looking into creating work for ourselves in the e-commerce industry.
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
- Mental Health
- Case Work / Management
- Counseling / Mental Health
- Sales Marketing
- Background Check
- Fit one's motivation and balanced lifestyle
- Patience & perseverance. Knowledge of healthcare & gov't support systems is helpful.