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AmeriCorps Member - Mental Health Gatekeeper Training Instructor

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Health360, Inc.

Healthy Minds Alliance Mission: Healthy Minds Alliance is a community-based approach to the mental health crisis utilizing evidenced-based gatekeeper programs to train community members on how to prevent, detect and support people with a mental illness.

Purpose of Position: AmeriCorps Members will serve as instructors for host site identified evidence-based/ informed programs, certifying members of the public.

Responsibilities include:

  • Participate in designated mental health evidence-based/ informed program instructor training (Date & Location TBD)
  • Disseminate mental health certification classes in communities
  • Outreach to local community for course participants, as well as recruit and engage community partners
  • Market program through press releases, social media and informational sessions
  • Track each participant certified through pre and post evaluations
  • Submit evaluations as directed by Health360 and training entity
  • Advertise courses to the public as designated training site
  • Establish and foster relationships with community mental health agencies as partners and resources
  • Serve as a resource to course participants on an ongoing basis
  • Respect the privacy of course participants, colleagues and others, including the responsibility to protect personal
  • information
  • Advocate for mental health awareness by promoting the principles of the course whenever possible
  • Grant writing to support mental health focused activities
  • Participate in AmeriCorps large service project
  • Participate in monthly calls held nationally by Health360
  • Assist host site with ongoing mental health community initiatives and regional events
  • Experience Preferred:
  • Personal and/ or professional knowledge of mental health topics
  • Strong teaching and/ or training skills and experience, especially with adult learners
  • Understanding of mental health issues and resources
  • Skills and experience facilitating diverse groups and creating/maintaining a positive, effective learning
  • environment
  • Knowledge about mental health resources in her/his community and state
  • Positive attitudes towards individuals with mental illnesses
  • Enthusiasm for reducing the stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness and addiction disorders
  • "a proud member of the AmeriCorps national service network"
  • Details and Benefits include:
  • Complete a 10 month commitment, specific dates will be determined by the host site
  • supervisor*
  • 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

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Politics
Community, Health & Medicine, Politics

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Ukiah, CA 06702

SKILLS

  • Public Advocacy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FULL_TIME

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