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YELLOW HEART COMMITTEE

About Yellow Heart Committee

Yellow Heart Committee (YHC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization mobilizing to support the holistic mental health of trauma survivors through policy advocacy, education, and community outreach. This is achieved through our pillars of HEART: Healing, Empowerment, Advocacy, Relationships, and Therapy. Yellow Heart Committee aims to create a world where the barriers between people and policy are broken, and survivors of trauma have access to spaces for holistic healing and comprehensive education.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We strive to be an organization that lives into its beliefs around Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). We welcome and expect our current and future team members to join us on this collective journey.

Project Summary

A campaign on de-stigmatizing mental health struggles and trauma within the Latino community, with a focus on field laborers and their families’ unique circumstances in the Fresno area. "Dear Latino Parents'' will begin dialogue to break down the misconceptions and false perceptions of mental health and trauma amongst Fresno field laborers and their families specifically.

We will serve as a bridge to our connections in order to uplift and amplify existing work and voices in Fresno and its surrounding areas. We are all advocates for representation and inclusivity and we recognize our individual privileges that we may all be afforded due to our identities and race.

  • Meet with partner organizations and engage with community members

  • Elevate the campaign and advocate for the community we are serving

  • Curating social media content for the campaign

  • Learn of the Latino experience surrounding mental health and trauma

  • Always employing H.E.A.R.T.

While some of our members of YHC are Central Valley natives and Latinx, some are not and do not intend to take up space, those members are there solely to be an ally and uplift this community.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct research and collaborate with community members, subject experts, policymakers, and other professionals to develop quality program and learn about resources for the Latino community and Fresno residents to utilize

  • Establish feasible timeframes to achieve the goals and objectives outlined in the project

  • Create stimulating and engaging tools and resources that creatively de-stigmatize mental health and therapy

  • Develop a range of digital resources to optimize accessibility to the material

  • Create supplementary material to be distributed by partners, as well as resource packs

  • Expand networks of community members, leaders, and professionals in the space

  • Collect feedback from community members

  • Collaborate with other writers, graphic designers, and web designers to create new learning resources

Qualifications

Top candidates for this role must have:

  • Be comfortable networking with other organizations for the purpose of cultivating relationships and growing the mission of the project.

  • Creative and can do a basic canva post

  • Self starter

  • Computer-literate

  • Able to collaborate with multiple individuals at varying levels

  • Effective in written communication

  • Social media savvy

Preferred candidates will:

  • From the Central Valley in California

  • Background in art, media, film

  • Involved in the community that we’re targeting

Expectations of Team Members

  • Effectively Works as a Team Player

  • Builds and supports a cohesive team to accomplish project goals

  • Operates with self-awareness and maintains perspective to support the team

  • Takes responsibility for addressing team challenges

  • Presents information to partners and YHC colleagues in a clear and concise manner, both written and oral

  • Demonstrates active listening skills that demonstrate empathy and understanding

  • Matches communication style to the context and need

Promotes Diversity, Equity, and Inclusiveness

  • Seeks out, values, and responds to cultures-including perspectives, experiences different from one’s own

  • Understands, anticipates, and plans for the ways that culture impacts our work with both partners and other Mass Insight staff

  • Helps build cultural awareness in other staff

  • Uses knowledge of staff, including their cultural perspectives, experiences, interests, and concerns, to differentiate management; uses knowledge of self to account for how one’s beliefs, values, biases, and work preferences affect one’s staff

Compensation

This is a volunteer position and can be used for resume building and experience.

Please email njohnson@yellowheartcommittee.org with any questions.

If interested, please apply directly using this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeLBbxg59gSCxg3q3v9-V9EXoWrcRcZIExxONRCmJuLjoRBag/viewform

This link can also be found on our website, https://yellowheartcommittee.org

Applications are due September 20, 2021, and only applications submitted through the google form will be accepted.

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About YELLOW HEART COMMITTEE

Location:

1877 Blue Rock Court, Fairfield, CA 94534, US

Mission Statement

Yellow Heart Committee is a non-profit organization mobilizing to support the holistic mental health of trauma survivors through policy advocacy, education, and community outreach. This is achieved through our pillars of HEART: Healing, Empowerment, Advocacy, Relationships, and Therapy.

Description

Community
Education & Literacy
Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Photography
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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