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MOTHERS AND BABIES HOME VISITOR/GROUP FACILITATOR

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Mental Health America of Greater Dallas

  • 42 people are interested

Mothers and Babies is an interactive program with lessons and activities proven to promote healthy mood, bonding with one’s baby, and strategies for coping with stress. The Mothers & Babies Program is delivered to pregnant women and new parents individually in one-on-one visits or in a group setting.

As a volunteer, opportunities range from marketing and promoting the program to community organizations and potential members, to facilitating a 6 week session using the curriculum provided. As an outreach volunteer you would be asked to help in the creation of marketing content, identify resources for program participants, as well as potential partners for program delivery. As a program facilitator you will be asked to commit to a consistent 2 hour a week time frame for at least 6 weeks to facilitate a session. More hours are welcomed as these hours can be used to connect with your group members 1 on 1 throughout the week. Facilitators would support in data collection of group attendees and support in data analysis for grant opportunities. As a volunteer, you will provide our clients with an experience that will provide opportunities for pregnant and new moms to learn multiple skills that will assist them in developing and maintaining positive, healthy relationships and stable environments for their children.

Training will be provided.

This opportunity is a perfect fit for anyone passionate about maternal mental health, maternal health, social work, counseling, community outreach, or program management.

VIRTUAL OPPORTUNITES AVAILABLE.

An ideal candidate should:

Prior experience working with pregnant and new moms is encouraged, but not required.

  • Have an interest in mental health, helping others. An interest in maternal health is a plus.
  • Have strong communication skills.

  • Be familiar with basic Microsoft Office.

  • Produce high-quality, error-free work.

  • Communicate efficiently and professionally.

  • For group facilitator: group facilitation experience is a plus but not required.

  • Ability to speak multiple languages is a plus.

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About Mental Health America of Greater Dallas

Location:

624 N GOOD LATIMER STE 200, DALLAS, TX 75204, US

Mission Statement

MHA of Greater Dallas believes that mental illnesses are medical illnesses that can be effectively treated and we are committed to promoting good mental health in our community. MHA appreciates the continued involvement of the community in our efforts to share our mission. MHA focuses our attention & resources on strategies to prevent mental illness and works continuously to monitor current services and treatment provided to people with mental illness in Dallas and surrounding cities.

Description

Mental Health America of Greater Dallas provides education and awareness programs to diverse community groups, social service personnel, senior center staff, nursing home personnel and other professionals

Children & Youth
Community
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

624 N. Good-Latimer ExpresswaySuite 200Dallas, TX 75204

(32.78711,-96.78954)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Child Care
  • Child Development
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies, depending on tasks. If serving as a facilitator or home visitor (virtually) one hour per week for 6 - 9 weeks.

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