Mental Health and Awareness Training Coordinator
Summary: The Mental Health Awareness Training Coordinator works with staff and volunteers to oversee the NAMI Clackamas Ending the Silence, Basics programs and assist with Compartiendo Esperanza and Homefront programs as described in the SAMHSA Mental Health Awareness Grant. The MHAT Coordinator will coordinate mental health trainings, data collection, project activities, and outreach to the community and service provider collaborators.Hours: The MHAT Coordinator is a non-exempt, full-time position. Work is somewhat flexible as needed but the majority of the work will be Monday-Friday 9:30 am -6:00 pm. Please note some required programs, services, and events are on weekends and evenings although we anticipate that will be infrequent. Required Experience and Qualifications: • Able to make a strong commitment to the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Clackamas County; • Enjoys working with diverse groups of people, especially persons with mental health disorders; • Ability to manage multiple projects while responding quickly to emerging opportunities; • Excellent written and oral communication skills; • Computer literacy in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Social Media platforms; • Experience in developing successful partnerships with community organizations; • Strong leadership skills including success in working with volunteers; • Ability and willingness to travel throughout service area, requiring use of a personal vehicle; • Attention to detail and ability to be flexible and work well with deadlines; • Self-motivated, ability to work well work independently and with small team; • Comfortable with making cold calls for the purposes of promoting NAMI Clackamas and its programs; • Experience working within a budget; • A high regard for accountability, outputs and outcomes; • Comfortable working with sensitive issues and commitment to respecting the confidential nature of the programs and services offered by NAMI Clackamas; • Able to pass a criminal background check; • Strong presentation, training, public speaking, and leadership skills; • Aptitude for managing grant deliverables and funder reporting requirements; • Possesses creativity, integrity, initiative, patience, enthusiasm and professionalism;Preferred Qualifications: • Experience with NAMI is an advantage; • Work or volunteer experience in the nonprofit sector in a small organization; • Bilingual Spanish/English; • Experience with program coordination and/or grant monitoring or grant-writing; • Experience and knowledge, personal or professional, with working with individuals and families affected by mental illness.Training: Training will be provided by a combination of online modules and in-person group and one-on-one training as well as self-study and exploration.Responsibilities: • Manage Volunteers for Ending the Silence and Basics o Work with Volunteer Coordinator to recruit, and screen potential teachers and presenters for Ending the Silence (ETS) and Basics classes; o Coordinate and conduct presenter trainings (online and/or in person); o Facilitate the process of getting new presenters designated as ETS presenters in the NAMI national database; o Overseeing the recruitment, interviewing, training, scheduling, and management of NAMI Ending the Silence (ETS) presenters, substituting as a presenter when necesary; o Solving problems as they occur and creating solutions that aim to eliminate them from occurring in the future; • ETS and Basics Promotion o Outreach to schools and other venues to schedule presentations; o Work with Outreach Coordinator to publicize and promote ETS and Basics; o Order program materials and prepare presentation materials; o Coordinate with schools and other venues about details of presentation; o Serve as liaison and provide administrative and logistical support; o Filling in to present ETS to middle and high school students as needed; o Ensuring NAMI National Standards and Program requirements, quality and goals are met for ETS and Basics. Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in NAMI programs and mental health; o Serving as a spokesperson, liaison and public representative for NAMI Clackamas and building positive relationships with local schools; • Data collection and reporting o Maintain lists of class participants for education programs, including current class lists and waiting lists in NAMI Clackamas database; o Collect program data from teachers and facilitators and process as needed; o Produce bi-annual data reports; o Collect and complete required SAMHSA grant reports; • Other duties as needed o Coordinate with Latinx Outreach Coordinator and Outreach and Development Coordinator as needed to meet the requirements of the MHAT Grant. o Answer information/helpline calls and respond to email requests as needed; o Assist as needed during Mental Illness Awareness Week; o Participation in all programs, special events and fundraising projects as need; o Attend the annual NAMIWalk (Sunday after Mother’s Day); o Coordinate with NAMI Multnomah as needed to fulfill MHAT grant requirements; o Other duties as assigned.