Education and Support Group Coordinator at NAMI Chester County (Exton)
NAMI Chester County PA
Education and Support Group Coordinator
NAMI Chester County has an exciting new opportunity for a person that is passionate about mental health! NAMI Chester County is rebuilding and is looking to hire a full-time Education and Support Group Coordinator for its office in Exton, PA. The Education and Support Group Coordinator is a key position, responsible for managing NAMI’s Signature Education programs and support groups for Chester County.
Duties include: coordinating; implementing; evaluating; and facilitating/leading NAMI education programs and designing creative ways to market and promote them to the Chester County community. The coordinator is charged with identifying, interviewing and supporting volunteer leaders and facilitators, ensuring they are properly trained to lead the programs. The coordinator is also the primary liaison to NAMI Support groups, facilitating and providing technical assistance as needed. This position will also assist with special event and activity planning.
Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, education or related field with at least 3 years’ work experience. Personal and/or family experience with mental health and the behavioral health system is required. A demonstrated commitment to helping people impacted by mental illness build better lives is required. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to relate with a diverse group of individuals and organizations is required. The incumbent must have the ability to multi-task and work independently with a high attention to detail. Volunteer experience with NAMI and the ability to speak Spanish is a plus. The incumbent must be willing to travel within Chester County.
Instructions on how to apply:
Please submit your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org