Adventure Based Mental Health Specialist
Wounded Warrior Project
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Post Date: Aug 16, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - Illinois - Chicago
Job Reference: R13078
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Description
The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Project Odyssey Specialist supports Wounded Warrior Project's Mental Health and Wellness programs by serving wounded service members dealing with invisible injuries (e.g.,post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and combat stress) through Project Odyssey, providing support and resources to warriors and their families to enhance their resiliency and psychological well-being.
Note: Project Odyssey is a five-day outdoor experimental program that encourages wounded warriors to challenge themselves both physically and mentally while in a supportive environment.


Skills
Exceptional interpersonal skills. Ability to interact effectively with diverse individuals and build effective relationships.
Demonstrated emotional intelligence. Ability to respond to sensitive matters with diplomacy and empathy. Demonstrated understanding of relationship management and partnering.
Effective organizational and time management skills.
Demonstrated ability to travel in support of WWP programs and services outreach.


Notes
WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Participation in highly physical and demanding outdoor activities and events under varying weather conditions, e.g., high and low rope courses, water sports, hiking, climbing, horseback riding. Lodging in various environments e.g., hotels, cabins, yurts, camping.
Up to 50% travel.
Lifting and carrying items up to 50 pounds.



Contact Details
Name: Cathryn Buckingham
Address: 4899 Belfort Rd. Suite 300
City: Jacksonville
State/Province: Florida
Zipcode: 32256
Country: United States
Ph: 9044051362
URL: https://woundedwarriorproject.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/WWP/job/Chicago-IL/Adventure-Based-Mental-Health-Specialist_R13078