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EMOTIONS MATTER INC

  • 4 people are interested

Volunteer Position: Technology Volunteer

Status: Part Time

City/State: Virtual

Job Category: Technology/IT

About Emotions Matter

Emotions Matters, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to connecting and empowering those impacted by Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) to raise awareness and advocate for better mental health care.Launched in December of 2015, Emotions Matter is making strides to achieve its missions through BPD peer support, educational resources and advocacy. To learn more, visit www.emotionsmatterbpd.org.

Job Description

In light of COVID-19, Emotions Matter is shifting its BPD peer support and educational programs to online formats using Zoom technology. This now requires us to film our speakers on Zoom, or through iphone technology and then edit the videos for our You Tube Channel. We are seeking a volunteer with experience managing Zoom integrations with social media and YouTube, and to advise on our expanding technology needs to run events and programs.

·Candidate must have experience with Zoom, Dropbox, You Tube, and social media platforms (facebook, twitter, and instagram) and platform settings and integrations.

* Candidate should have some experience filming content as needed under Emotions Matter direction, and supervising volunteers to manage live events using technology platforms.

·* Candidate must be be exceptionally organized and self-directed.

* Candidate must agree to Emotions Matter policies, procedures, code of conduct and volunteer contract.

Qualifications:

* Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Google Doc Suites, Video Editing Software.

* Knowledge of social media platforms, including: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram a plus.

* Strong writing and verbal communication skills,

* Strong planning and organizational skills.

* Communication and interpersonal skills,

* Passion for mental health advocacy and a connection to BPD would be helpful.

Hours: 4-8 hours per month, with ability to increase hours depending on seasonal programs.

Type: Unpaid Volunteer Opportunity.

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to paula@emotionsmatterbpd.org.

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About EMOTIONS MATTER INC

Location:

P.O. Box 7642, Garden City, NY 11530, US

Mission Statement

To connect and empower individuals impacted by borderline personality disorder (BPD) to raise awareness and improve mental health care. Our vision is to create a world in which every individual impacted by BPD has access to resources and support to achieve a meaningful recovery. We do this through peer support and educational programs, publications, workshops and videos.

Description

Emotions Matter, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 2015 to raise awareness, and advocate for the needs of those impacted by borderline personality disorder (BPD), a mental illness characterized by impulsivity, emotional dysregulation, difficulty in relationships, and suicidality.

The individual experience of BPD is different from other mental disorders as they experience more stigma, isolation and discrimination, due to the lack of education of health care providers, community resources or treatment.

Emotions Matter helps individuals with BPD by providing opportunities for peer support and empowerment. In 2017, Emotions Matter hosted an art show in New York City with over 30 artists impacted by BPD. Emotions Matters produced two short films on BPD for social media, and has active Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram feeds. Emotions Matter also runs online BPD peer to peer support groups.

Emotions Matter holds events to increase public health literacy about BPD distributing literature on BPD at mental health conferences and walks. These events bring together a diverse community of clinicians, family members and individuals with BPD who share our mission.

Emotions Matter advocates for the BPD population in Washington, in Congress, at the National Institute of Mental Health, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Crisis Support
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Website Project Management
  • Audio-Visual
  • Network Administration
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • IT Consulting

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • IT/Technology needs of Emotions Matter are currently 6-8 hours a month, with opportunity to expand in light of COVID-19. We are looking for a volunteer with abilities to help us expand programs and educational workshops using technology.

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