Education Specialist
Mental Health Association of Orange County
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Post Date: Sep 08, 2020
Job Type: Part Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - California - Garden Grove
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Description
Under the direction of the Program Director, the Educational Specialist is responsible for promoting educational opportunities to mental health consumers.
STATUS:   Part-time (20 hours per week), Non-exempt
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.Implement education programming to ensure desired outcomes are met.
2.Responsible for developing documents for data collection to support outcomes.
3.Establish a working relationship with Community Partners such as educational sites’ outreach specialists to coordinate campus tours and admission presentations.
4.Facilitate groups on educational preparedness and skill building.
5.Follow up with members after placement and provide needed support to promote retention.
6.Explore and identify non-traditional education and learning opportunities for members.
7.Create and maintain a safe, supportive, and accepting environment for consumers.
8.Attend weekly staff meetings and other designated meetings.
9.Adhere to agreed upon schedule coordinated with the Program Director.
10.Perform other duties as assigned by Program Director and/or Assistant Program Director.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1.Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field, or a minimum of two years’ experience in a social service setting.
2.Two years working with homeless and/or psychiatrically disabled persons.
3.Knowledge of severe mental illness and its symptoms.
4.Bilingual (Spanish/English or Vietnamese/English) knowledge is preferred.
5.Possession of or ability to obtain a California Driver’s License and maintain a driving record meeting with agency insurance requirements.


Skills
The Mental Health Association of Orange County is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for open positions regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Notes
Please send resume & cover letter to phung@mhaoc.org AND mspillan@mhaoc.org. Applications will not be accepted any other way.


Contact Details

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