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Healthy Minds Alliance Program Instructor

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NAMI-CC (National Alliance on Mental Illness of Clackamas County)

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Summary: The Healthy Minds Alliance Program Instructor will continue to develop and continue piloting a series of stand-alone Health and Wellness program modules . The targeted audience will include incarcerated individuals, with or without mental health disorders; individuals in an inpatient psychiatric unit and individuals that cannot attend a full 8-week class series. Instructor will also teach QPR and may be called on to teach Family-to-Family or Peer-to-Peer.

Hours: 40 hours a week, flexible schedule

Qualifications:

  • Able to make a strong commitment to the mission, vision, and values of NAMI Clackamas.
  • Lived experience as an individual living with a mental health concern and in recovery or who loves someone who lives with a mental illness.
  • Creative, and resourceful. Enjoys working with diverse groups of people, especially persons with mental health disorders. Must be able to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Knowledgeable about navigating complex systems, such as mental health, criminal justice, healthcare, and social services.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt and develop curriculum using existing curriculum with culturally sensitive terminology and language.
  • Experience developing marketing plan and materials to engage potential participants and referring sources.
  • Ability to develop relationships with community organizations, business, and stakeholders to orient them to NAMI and collaborate to integrate stand
  • Experience creating training, evaluation, and implementation of programming.
  • Experience implementing programming and developing plans to sustain it.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.

Training:

  • QPR, and Family-to-Family (F2F) or Peer-to Peer (P2P) Instructor training
  • Training from Executive Director
  • Orientation to Clackamas County rural and urban areas, community resources and partners.

Responsibilities

P2P or F2F Programming

  • Take existing P2P or F2F class and be trained as an instructor
  • Teach Health and Wellness series in Clackamas County Jail
  • Adapt portions P2P and Strive classes to add more stand-alone modules to the Health and Wellness Series
  • Increase Health and Wellness audiences to include targeted audience including incarcerated individuals, with or without mental health disorder; individuals in an inpatient psychiatric unit and individuals that cannot attend a full 8-week class P2P class
  • Identify culturally competent terminology other than 'mental illness’ language to market modules to potential participants
  • Develop marketing plan and materials for participants and referring staff
  • Evaluate, modify, and report on programs

Expansion of NAMI signature programs into Clackamas County rural communities

  • Work to expand current NAMI signature programs (F2F, P2P) into rural, underserved areas of Clackamas County, using current and new volunteers
  • Develop relationships with community organizations and businesses to orient them to NAMI and recruit volunteers
  • Develop relationships with other stakeholders to promote and offer programs

Sustainability

  • Help make program sustainable after AmeriCorp time is complete
  • Help with grant research, writing and other fundraising tasks that will help sustain program

Details and Benefits include:

  • Complete a 10 month commitment beginning in Fall 2021, specific dates will be determined by the host site supervisor*
  • "A proud member of the AmeriCorps national service network"
  • Full-time AmeriCorps position - 1700 service hours - 40 hours per week, 5 holidays, 2.5 personal days
  • AmeriCorps members receive a $15,100 stipend for their service - paid biweekly = 22 checks
  • $6,345 Education Award upon completion of service commitment (1700 service hours)
  • Bachelor’s Degree Required

*Term of service is limited to a maximum of 12 months with approval by Health360.

To apply: Email your resume to: Health360, Inc. National Programs Coordinator Celia Meyer meyer@health360.org




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About NAMI-CC (National Alliance on Mental Illness of Clackamas County)

Location:

10202 SE 32nd Ave., Ste 501, Milwaukie, OR 97222, US

Mission Statement

NAMI Clackamas is a grassroots organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for everyone impacted by mental health issues through support, education, and advocacy. Our vision is hope, health, acceptance, and community for everyone impacted by mental illness.

Description

A grassroots organization for and by people with mental illness, whether in themselves or a family member.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Health & Medicine
Justice & Legal

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

10202 SE 32nd Ave Ste. 501Milwaukie, OR 97222

(45.44965,-122.62901)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Mental Health
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Program Management
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Must be able to work 40hrs/week for 10 months
  • Must be an Americorps member. Instructions on how to join are in the job description.

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