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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR

Company: Mental Health Association
Location: Greenfield Park
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Description: Title: Community Engagement and Education Coordinator Reports to: Director of Marketing, Data Management and Social Programs Job Objectives: Manage MHA outreach at community events and trainings. Manage MHA's social media platforms. Manage MHA internal training and education. Provide leadership for organizing and planning staff events. Perform duties while actively promoting an environment consistent with MHA's Cultural Equity Policy and WELCOME Orange.Responsibilities: Develop and deliver educational workshops and public awareness programs for MHA and the community. Promote services on MHA's Social Media accounts including but not limited to: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. Represent MHA at Health and Human Service Fairs, community events and meetings. Provide leadership for the agency event planning for events such as Teambuilding and Holiday Party in collaboration with staff feedback and collaboration. Serve as designated agency liaison for the New York State School Mental Health Training Resource Center through MHANYS (Mental Health Associating in NY State). Provide educational presentations to the community on varied topics. Coordinate and provide regularly scheduled orientation trainings for new employees, volunteers/interns and new board members, and routinely review and update orientation curriculum as needed. Oversee the development and delivery of educational workshops and public awareness programs for MHA and the community. Coordinates MHA's Volunteer/Intern Program and maintains policies and procedures. Develop and format MHA's Annual Meeting Journal. Develop MHA's Quarterly Newsletter. Assist with developing program informational brochures and PowerPoint presentations as needed. Conduct relevant staff training and engage staff in available staff development opportunities. Establish and maintain linkages with appropriate community agencies and service providers. Ensure appropriate documentation, security and confidentiality are maintained in compliance with all applicable requirements and laws.Requirements: *Direct supervision of stated positions and oversight of stated programs are periodically re-evaluated and may change subject to the discretion of Executive Director. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in related field with 2 years of outreach, social media and community engagement experience required. 2 years of experience working with individuals with a mental illness or seriously emotionally disturbed. Grant writing experience a plus. Effective written and oral communication skills. Must be organized, self-motivated and can coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to exercise sound judgment under crisis situations and to abide by regulations regarding confidentiality. Valid NYS Driver's License and ability to drive with current driving record acceptable for agency insurance coverage. Must be clear and maintain an acceptable record under the Medicaid Fraud & Abuse clearance process. Mental Health First Aid Trainer (MHFA), Question, Persuade, Refer Trainer (QPR) certifications preferred. Bi-lingual in Spanish and English preferred. Terms of Employment/Benefits: Non-Exempt Forty (40) hours per week. Paid holidays, vacation, personal and sick leave according to MHA policy Mental Health Association in Orange County, Inc. (MHA), is a private, not-for-profit organization seeking to promote the mental health and emotional well-being of Orange County residents. Under the leadership of a voluntary Board of Directors, MHA's staff members, consultants and volunteers provide free mental health and safety net services to Orange County residents each year.Why work for MHA in Orange County?MHA is an agency that understands that its workforce is vital to our community and the mission of our agency. Our many benefits include:1) Competitive compensation rates2) 1 hour paid lunch for F/T employees3) 4 Wellness Days annually for F/T employees 4) 14 Paid Holidays which includes 1 Floating Holiday5) 403(b) Plan with discretionary matching6) Employee benefits include: Medical / Dental / Vision / Flexible Spending Account-Health Saving Account / Dependent Care / Life Insurance / Supplemental Insurance for Medical Expenses.7) Numerous opportunities extended for staff development and career growth.8) Diverse employment opportunities. Licensed clinicians and bilingual staff are particularly sought. As an agency that provides 24/7 services, numerous shifts are also available.Why is working for MHA in Orange County so rewarding?Working with our program participants provides opportunities to give others life changing support. MHA's staff are trained to offer compassion, inspire hope and teach the skills needed to overcome challenges. Come join our team and make a difference.If you are seeking a stable and meaningful career, Mental Health Association in Orange County, Inc. is your agency! Compensation details: 22-22 Hourly WagePI4479a6889f95-26289-34201210

Keywords: Mental Health Association, Wayne , COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR, Other , Greenfield Park, New Jersey

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