NAMI St. Louis Job Opening
NAMI ST. LOUIS
TITLE: Program Specialist
STATUS: Part-time, grant funded (20-25 hours per week)
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Executive Director
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITY: To develop and maintain a comprehensive program for outreach and program support for Ending the Silence.
- Plans, develops, coordinates all activities for the Ending the Silence program including health fairs, presentations, community outreach meetings, etc.
- Develops and maintains close working relationship with local schools to deliver the Ending the Silence program in schools, church groups, and community groups in the St. Louis region.
- Recruit presenters (young adult and lead)
- Coordinate presenter trainings (virtual and/or in person)
- Facilitate the process of getting new presenters designated as ETS presenters in NAMI 360
- Conduct practice sessions after completion of online trainings within 60 days
- Outreach to schools and other venues to schedule presentations
- Coordinate presentation details with presenters and presentation site
- Prepare presentation materials for presenters
- Email Teacher Resource Guide to site contact 2 days prior with reminders to send parent handout after the presentation and to notify school counselor(s) and mental health workers in case a student seeks help after the presentation
- Order program materials
- Work closely with Outreach Specialist and Director of Programs to coordinate volunteers
- Coordinate a young friends/professional group
- Prepare written reports, statistics, and correspondence pertaining to the Ending Silence program
- Share successes, positive youth/teacher/staff response and/or difficult situations with staff.
- Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
- Knowledge of the programs and services of NAMI St. Louis.
- Knowledge of mental illness and Missouri’s mental health care delivery system.
- Experience planning and executing speaking engagements to any individual, group or audience information about the NAMI St. Louis mission, objectives and activities.
- Ability to demonstrate qualities of vision and leadership of volunteers and staff.
- Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, WordPress, and PowerPoint.
- Ability to supervise and train development staff/volunteers effectively.
- Exhibit strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
- Self-motivated and ability to work independently.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Some coursework in social work, psychology, administration is preferred or equivalent experience including experience as a care giver of someone with a mental illness.
To apply, submit your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 9, 2018.