Peer Mentor
Mental Health Association of Orange County
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Post Date: Sep 28, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - California - Orange County
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Description
Full and part-time positions available

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.Create a positive atmosphere of acceptance for consumers.
2.Provide support to Wellness Center consumers by assisting them with assigned tasks as needed.
3.Provide crisis intervention as needed.
4.Provide socialization support during Wellness Center’s activities and events.
5.Meet with Program Director and other staff as necessary.
6.Attend weekly staff meetings, weekly community meetings, and any other meeting as required by the Program Director when possible.
7.Must adhere to agreed upon schedule coordinated with the Program Director.
8.Attend training events as appropriate.
9.Perform other duties as required or assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1.First-hand knowledge of mental illness and the public mental health system
2.Able to read, speak, write, and understand English.
3.Able to build rapport with mental health consumers.
4.Ability to uphold the philosophy and practices of MHA.
5.Bilingual language English/Spanish or English/Farsi preferred.
6.Lived mental health experience required.

Skills
Please send resume & cover letter to phung@mhaoc.org or mspillan@mhaoc.org

Notes
The Mental Health Association of Orange County is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage all qualified job applicants to apply for open positions regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, or any other legally protected status.


Contact Details

City: Garden Grove
State/Province: California
Zipcode: 92843
Country: United States
Email: phung@mhaoc.org