Job Posting – Community Liaison

Help promote optimal mental health for all through education, awareness, and stigma reduction

Job Description

The Community Liaison will support the work of 1N5 in decreasing suicide by acting as a connector between 1N5 and community organizations to provide mental health education and programs. This individual will not provide mental health treatment or direct care through this position, but instead will assist 1N5 in engaging with communities to provide prevention education and resource information for individuals in need.

Job Duties

  • Identify opportunities for partnership with community organizations and groups. Develop the relationships and provide resources and training with partners
  • Provide consultation and insight on mental health education programs delivered to community groups and organizations
  • Assist in implementing 1N5’s evidence-based, mental health programming in partner organizations and groups
  • Manage contact and communication with community educators to ensure that they receive appropriate training certification
  • Work closely with 1N5’s social media personnel to ensure available community programs and trainings are communicated
  • Participate in community coalitions to ensure 1N5’s voice is heard and to identify opportunities for collaboration with the 1N5 team
  • Provide professional presentations educating on mental illness and mental health to a variety of groups both small and large
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  •  Passion for mental health
  • Knowledge of mental health and illness
  • Self starter with ability to work independently
  • Experience with prevention and intervention programs
  • Dedication to evidence-based programing
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and an eagerness to interact with all community members
  • Ability to explain mental health and mental illness to a variety of populations varying in factors such as age, socioeconomic status, and knowledge level
  • Experience with community work in diverse populations
  • Professional judgment and discretion
  • Ability to handle confidential information and situations
  • Sense of urgency and ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment
  • Strong work ethic and dedication to a team-based work environment
  • A passion and interest for improving the mental health of community members
  • Preventionalist preferred
  • BIPOC encouraged to apply

Educational Background
Bachelor’s Degree (e.g. Business, psychology, social work, communication, public administration)

Non-Profit Organization Management
Mental Health Care
Education Management

Employment Type
Part-Time between 20-30 hours a week

How to Apply:

Please email your CV or Resume (no more than two pages) along with a cover letter (no more than 550 words) to  No phone calls, please.