Join our team to help us promote optimal mental health for all through education, awareness, and stigma reduction
The Program Manager will support the work of 1N5 in decreasing youth suicide, by acting as a resource for youth, school staff, and parents and caregivers on youth mental health and mental illness. This individual will act as the main liaison for a number of 1N5’s partner schools and will implement and orchestrate school-wide mental health educational programming.
- Provide consultation and insight on youth mental health education programs delivered to schools, community groups, organizations, etc.
- Develop educational literature on issues related to youth mental illness, mental health, and prevention.
- Assist in implementing 1N5’s evidence-based, mental health programming in partner schools.
- Screen educational materials to determine if resources are viable, safe, and effective for 1N5’s use.
- Manage contact and communication with mental health providers in the community to create and expand resource networks for local youth.
- Work closely with 1N5’s social media personnel to enhance educational content shared.
- Provide insight and support for 1N5’s evaluation efforts.
- Support the advancement of statewide mental health policies through written and verbal advocacy.
- Provide professional presentations to a variety of groups both small and large educating on youth mental illness and mental health.
- Perform other duties as assigned
- General knowledge of youth mental health and illness and a passion for improving it
- Must be able to establish and maintain collaborative partnerships around mental health with individuals across a broad range of people, organizational levels, and groups.
- Experience with social emotional/mental health prevention and intervention for students in grades K-12 preferred
- Manage own performance in an effective manner when placed in new or challenging situations
- Ability to manage meetings and group processes to ensure that the objectives of the group are achieved
- Readiness to modify approach or performance when the situation requires it
- Maintain a bias-free approach to situations and people
- Ability to gain acceptance of ideas and proposals through interpersonal skills and persuasion
- Ability to obtain, synthesize and report data (both narrative and quantitative)
Bachelor’s Degree required
Part-Time between 20-30 hours a week