The Orchard, a Wellbeing Initiative program, strives to connect individuals with mental health challenges to a community that empowers recovery. It is an incredibly exceptional opportunity for people who struggle with mental health challenges to create genuine connections with others who have shared experiences.
The Orchard is the gateway to a wealth of community resources as well as to the other activities, trainings, and support groups offered through Wellbeing Initiative.
Currently we are looking for individuals to help co-facilitate certain Support Groups. We are looking for a co-facilitator in the following groups (also included is the date/time they meet):
- Women's Support Group (Fridays 2:00pm - 3:00pm)
- NAMI Connections, this requires a certificate from NAMI (Tuesdays 2:00pm - 3:00pm)
- PTSD & Veterans Support Group (Saturdays 2:00pm - 3:00pm)
We are looking for 2 Co-Facilitators to re spark both creative writing and LGBTQ+ Support Groups.
Requirements are must be 19 or older, have lived experience, been a volunteer at The Orchard for 3 months or provide 3 references, and pass a CPS/APS background check. Pass a facilitator's training course provided by The Orchard.
- Crisis Intervention
- People Skills
- Verbal / Written Communication
- Community Outreach
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 19
- Orientation or Training
- 1 - 2 hours per week