Mental Health Gatekeeper Instructor Trainer
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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.
Identified Programs: AmeriCorps Members are trained as instructors in select programs as designated by the specific
host site. Programs may include Mental Health First Aid, QPR, SafeTALK or a pre-approved evidence-based/ informed
program by Health360.
Participate in designated mental health evidence-based/ informed program instructor training (Date & Location
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
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
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
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 beginning in Fall 2021, specific dates will be determined by the host site
Full-time AmeriCorps position - 1700 service hours - 40 hours per week, 5 holidays, 2.5 personal days
AmeriCorps members receive a $16,000 stipend for their service - paid biweekly = 22 checks
$6,345 Education Award upon completion of service commitment (1700 service hours)
Bachelor’s Degree Required
Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse
Fee Amount: None
This opportunity is recurring
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