Full Job Description
The Healthy Minds Alliance is an innovative AmeriCorps program that engages universities, school districts, health care systems and other community based organizations across the nation to support widespread implementation of evidence based mental health focused gatekeeper trainings, including Mental Health First Aid, QPR and SafeTALK. There is a sense of urgency in our nation to improve awareness, recognition and ability to respond to the needs of those experiencing symptoms of mental illness. These gatekeeper trainings provide communities with the tools to better respond to mental health care needs. Healthy Minds Alliance places AmeriCorps members at host sites across the nation. AmeriCorps members improve their host site’s capacity to address mental health needs in their community through service. During their one-year service term AmeriCorps members are trained as instructors in an identified gatekeeper training and provide certification classes for community members. Application Instruction: In addition to the AmeriCorps application, please email a resume to Celia Meyer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Member Duties : AmeriCorps Members will serve as instructors for host site identified evidence-based/ informed mental health programs, certifying members of the public. AmeriCorps members will be responsible for all aspects of the training courses such as community outreach, building partnerships, marketing, participant tracking/ evaluation, and grant writing to non-Federal agencies to support mental health trainings in the community.
Program Benefits : Stipend , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Childcare assistance if eligible , Education award upon successful completion of service , Training , Living Allowance , Health Coverage .
Permits attendance at school during off hours , Car recommended , Permits working at another job during off hours .
Service Areas :
Community Outreach , Health , Education .
Education , Community Organization , Public Health , Teaching/Tutoring , Recruitment , Counseling , Team Work , Communications , Social Services , Leadership , Medicine , Public Speaking .
AmeriCorps State / National
Healthy Minds Alliance- Northfield, IL
Program Start/End Date
08/01/2020 - 06/04/2021
Work Schedule Full Time
Minimum: None Maximum: 99
Program Locations ILLINOIS Chicago
From 07/01/2020 To 08/15/2020
Contact Celia Meyer
83 Prospect St
Waterbury CT 06702
Listing ID 93468