Community Education Intern/Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Mental Health America of Greater Dallas

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As a MHA of Greater Dallas Community Education Specialist, you will collaborate with the Executive Director on regional-reaching initiatives to increase public understanding of a wide range of mental health conditions, their causes, and what can be done to address them or prevent them. This position is ideal for those interested in pursuing careers in political advocacy (specifically with diversity and inclusion), campaign management, and communication.

  • Perform research to keep our information as current and cutting-edge as possible. We create recommendations and advocate for improving diversity and inclusion in mental health. Currently, we are researching ways the BIPOC community is receiving care and treatment.
  • Create content that communicates clearly and effectively across a range of media.
  • Maintain mental health resources information on our website, in a visually appealing manner consistent with our organization’s brand management, and with SEO [search engine optimization].

The ideal candidate should:

  • Have an interest in mental health, writing, or helping others; an interest in public health is critical.
  • Have strong writing skills.
  • Be familiar with Microsoft Office.
  • Produce high-quality, error-free work.
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively and professionally.
  • Have graphic design and website editing experience; these are a plus.


  1. The volunteer/intern must meet the physical demands described here to successfully perform the essential functions of this opportunity.
    1. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  2. This opportunity regularly requires using hands to fingers, handle, and talk and hear. The incumbent is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel or crouch.
  3. Specific vision abilities required for this opportunity include the ability to use computers, and a physical desk phone.

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About Mental Health America of Greater Dallas



Mission Statement

Mental Health America of Greater Dallas champions for the mental well-being of all. Since 1947, Mental Health America of Greater Dallas has helped our community improve mental health through advocacy, community education and resources for children, adolescents and adults.


Mental Health America of Greater Dallas (MHA Dallas) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization working to promote mental wellness through community education and policy advocacy. Put simply, MHA Dallas serves as a catalyst to identify, assess and respond to mental health needs in the community.

MHA Dallas operates through strategic long-range planning along with immediate responses to community crises as they arise. In addition to our efforts to supply information, education and advocacy related to mental health issues, we also provide preventive programs designed to equip high-risk populations (including children, the homeless and the indigent) with information and skills to combat stress and adversity.

Through collaboration with other service providers, MHA Dallas coordinates a powerful local movement that addresses the needs of those without affordable and accessible mental health services in the Dallas area. Read our history of achievements here: Won't you join us?


Crisis Support
Health & Medicine
Community, Crisis Support, Health & Medicine


Mon Oct 24, 2022 - Mon Jan 02, 2023


624 N. Good-LatimerDallas, TX 75204



  • Program Management
  • Mental Health
  • Administrative Support
  • Community Outreach
  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible, with scheduled time to manage output.

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