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Mental Health America of Greater Dallas

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As a Youth and Adolescent volunteer intern, you will be actively involved in the maintenance of The WHO(r) program and our flagship event The Adolescent Symposium of Texas.


WHO(r) (We Help Ourselves) is a prevention and education program designed for youth ages 4-18. WHO(r) was designed to help children protect themselves from victimization as well as make smart, safe and healthy decisions. As a community outreach volunteer, you would be supporting our efforts to expand the program to more youth serving organizations or schools through phone calls, exhibits or researching potential prospects. You also would be supporting in the tracking and data collection needed for funding opportunities.


The Adolescent Symposium of Texas is an annual conference of close to 1000 attendees. This symposium is designed for anyone who works, serves, is passionate about the issues impacting today’s youth. The event features a wealth of programming and learning opportunities specific to youth-related mental illness.


This opportunity is ideal for someone interested in careers involving education, youth, mental health, marketing, or even social work!

An ideal candidate should:

  • Communicate effectively to community stakeholders about sponsorships, donations or other funding opportunities to support WHO(r) or The Adolescent Symposium of Texas
  • Work with community members to plan, organize and run a 1000 person attendee event.
    Have ability to internalize the WHO(r) Program’s mission
  • Have ability to organize and implement marketing strategies.

  • Ability to research, document, & maintain the establishment of WHO(r) as a research based, Social Emotional, anti-victimization program

  • Be proficient with Microsoft Office

  • Produce high-quality, error-free work

  • Communicate efficiently and professionally through phone calls, in person, virtually and in writing

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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
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

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

(32.78711,-96.78954)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Program Management
  • Child Development

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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