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Operations Committee Member - Mental Health Nonprofit

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HEADS UP FOR HARRY INC

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Background

  • Heads Up for Harry is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and advocating for mental health awareness and resources among adolescents, young adults, and their community of support
  • The organization was established in Atlanta, GA in 2018. Over the last three years, Heads up for Harry has served in the capacity of coordinating and leading over a dozen speaking engagements at local high schools. The purpose of these engagements has been to engage with students on the topics of mental health, mental illness, warning signs, and how to encourage conversations around these matters.
  • In 2020, Heads up for Harry began a new strategic planning initiative. Coming out of these planning sessions, the organization is looking to continue to expand, take shape, and mature as a nonprofit entity in the local community. The driving 5 year vision of Heads up for Harry is for growth in impact, so fewer students are dying from suicide, by expanding awareness work into public schools and colleges, and linking those in need to appropriate mental health resources. Co-creating programs with students and partnering with others to deliver programs and measure outcomes and impact.

Area of Need

  • We are looking to establish a new committee of volunteers within the organization. We are looking for 3-5 volunteers to be active members in the following areas 1) Programming planning and operations 2) Community relations, outreach, and marketing
  • From past experience, time commitment to committees tends to range to 2-3 hours / week.
  • We would love for all committee members to volunteer for medium to long-term 6 months or longer to help carry on initiatives within the organization.

Volunteer Competency Areas

We are looking for a variety of skillsets to fulfill the various missions of this committee. Thus, we welcome applicants with experience in any and all of the following areas.

  • Non-profit program planning
  • Marketing and communications
  • Relationship management
  • Program and project management
  • Mental health programming

Outcomes for these formed committees

The Program, Operations and Planning Committee is accountable for developing and leading the Board's participation in all of the organization’s planning, and program development and coordination, in this capacity:

  • Monitor implementation of the strategic plan, including working with the Staff in monitoring and reporting progress of the annual action plans developed by the Executive Director.
  • Develop an annual program plan that includes coordinated program delivery from the partnering agencies.
  • Support the annual program planning, including networking to support expansion of programs into new environments as well as supporting the development of speaking engagements to adapt to these new venues.
  • Supporting execution of the logic model developed for Heads up for Harry to support improved mental health outcomes among young adults in our catchment area.

In addition, we are also supporting community relations and marketing within this committee to help HU4H be received in a positive light by the public by engaging with other organizations with similar causes as ours, as well as corporate sponsors, will help further the HU4H mission. In this capacity:

  • Develop an annual marketing and community relations plan, including a master calendar for organization promotion and strategies for student recruitment.
  • Develop an annual Communication Plan - including communication with members.
  • Ensure that the organization’s image is regularly updated, including the brand and keeping board and members updated on the organization’s efforts and activities.
  • Manage and oversee relationship building with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Oversee and participate with community outreach

More opportunities with HEADS UP FOR HARRY INC

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About HEADS UP FOR HARRY INC

Location:

588 ANGIER AVE NE, ATLANTA, GA 30308, US

Mission Statement

Heads up for Harry Mission: To promote and advocate for mental health awareness and resources among adolescents, young adults, and their community of support

Description

Background

  • Historically, Heads Up for Harry hosts interactive and informative mental health panels. Since 2017 we have hosted 14 panels. These panels bring students, young professionals of Heads Up for Harry, and mental health professionals together to connect and share experiences, insights, and thoughts around mental health and wellness.
Our 5 Year Vision
  • Growth in impact, so fewer students are dying from suicide, by expanding awareness work into public schools and colleges, and linking those in need to appropriate mental health resources. Co-creating programs with students and partnering with others to deliver programs and measure outcomes and impact.
  • $200K+ more diverse annual budget to support growth and expansion of programs.
  • Greater awareness among students and parents of HU4H from more community outreach, marketing and promotion.
  • Paid staff (Executive Director, Program Director and Fundraising support), more volunteers, and transitioned into an expanded Governance Board.

Community
Education & Literacy
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Program Management
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach
  • Project Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 25
  • 1-2 hours/week on average, working virtually. This is an ongoing commitment (minimum of 4 months)
  • Please respond to this with your resume or experience in relevant to this position. Thank you!

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