Individual Employment Placement and Support for Mental Health Conditions


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

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:

https://www.dartmouth.edu/~ips/page48/page79/files/ips-practice-principles-002880029.pdf

Skills

  • Mental Health
  • Case Work / Management
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Sales Marketing

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Fit one's desire and balanced lifestyle
  • Patience & perseverance. Knowledge of healthcare & gov't support systems is helpful.

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