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Volunteer Title: Training Committee Administrative Support Volunteer
Purpose of Role: Adult Behavioral Health (ABH) is a service component providing case management services to individuals who are civilly committed and have severe and persistent mental illness and/or are chemically dependent. Every month the ABH Training Committee puts on a training for all and any of their staff. This role would support the ABH Training Committee by assisting in the planning and logistics process every month.
Attend the ABH Training Committee monthly planning meetings (every second Tues of the month)
Take organized and thorough notes at planning committee meetings
Help secure training locations via Outlook calendars
Communicate with the presenters and trainers to schedule trainings
Send out Outlook invites to all staff and others as needed
Manage the logistics with the presenters and trainers (time/locations/parking etc.)
Get materials printed for training attendees either prior or the day of event
Help set up rooms and get technology set up the day of the training if able and needed
Have administrative and planning experience
Excellent listening and note taking abilities
Excellent written and oral English communication skills
Experience using or ability to quickly learn Microsoft Outlook
Ability to work as part of collaborative teams
Must be very organized and on-top of tasks and processes
Volunteers must be reliable and keep the agreed upon schedule whenever possible
Acts professionally and respect all staff in the work environment
Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and pass a standard background check
Approximately 6-10 hours each month.
In-person every second Tuesday mornings for 2 hours for planning meetings
In-person attend monthly training for 2 hours, date/time vary each month (this isn’t required but preferred)
Can schedule and manage logistics from home on own time
Asking for at least a 6 month commitment to project
1800 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis MN, 55404 are where meetings are held, but ability to work from home for the planning process.
Supervision: by the ABH Training Committee and Coordinator of Volunteers
Volunteers gain experience assisting staff in a county government health & human services department.
Volunteers will be able to strengthen their administrative and organizational skills
Volunteers experience the positive feelings of being able to contribute to the mission of Hennepin County and making sure staff are able to better do their job.
Volunteers have the opportunities to meet other collaterals from various disciplines of practice.
Volunteers can be reimbursed for mileage expense pertaining to the assignment if requested and have free off and on-street parking
A letter of recommendation can be written upon request after completion of project
Opportunities to receive free entrance to Science Museum and Omni Theater throughout the year
Opportunities to participate in free Hennepin County trainings throughout the year.
Contact for questions and/or to apply: https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=787250092 612-348-9900 or email@example.com