NAMI Santa Clara County is Hiring!
Open Job Positions:
- Peer Pal
- Community Education Coordinator
The Community Education Coordinator oversees the coordination and administration of all aspects of the Ending the Silence program including planning, organizing, staffing, managing, leading, and outreach. Ending the Silence is one of NAMI-Santa Clara County’s signature programs. It is a free classroom presentation to see the reality of living with a mental health condition. During the 50-minute presentation, a young adult living with mental illness and a family member tell their stories about mental health challenges, including what hurt and what helped. The Coordinator is responsible managing all presentations for Ending the Silence as it relates to students, school staff, and parents.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The Community Education Coordinator performs a wide range of duties including but not limited to the following:
The coordinator will reach out to School Districts, Churches, Community Events, Mental Health Fairs and other organizations, to encourage them to offer an Ending the Silence presentation in their community.
Upon Program Completion
Knowledge, skills and abilities
Proficiency in the use of computers for:
The Education Community Coordinator should demonstrate competence in some or all of the following:
Experience working in a nonprofit organization or through work/ life experience; has knowledge about severe and persistent mental illness and passion for the work of NAMI Santa Clara County.
Job Type: Part-time
Application Deadline: January 18, 2019
Peer Pals are persons who have experienced their own major mental illnesses, but have achieved a substantial degree of personal well-being and stability. Serving as a friend and mentor, each Pal must have a strong desire to help others and be willing to be assigned for six months to someone who is in the beginning stages of his or her recovery. Pals will receive ongoing training and supervision by the PeerPal Advisor for the duration of the assignment. Pals work four hours per week and are paid $11.25 per hour.
Job Type: Part-time
To be considered for a PeerPal position please email the PeerPals coordinator for more information.