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Mental Health Gatekeeper Instructor Trainer

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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.

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.

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 beginning in Fall 2021, 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 $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

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

Litchfield, CT 06702

(41.55671,-73.04495)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FULL_TIME

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