Join our team to help us promote optimal mental health for all through education, awareness, and stigma reduction
Mental Health Program Manager
The mission of 1N5 is to promote optimal mental health for all through education, awareness, and stigma reduction. Our vision is for a community with optimal mental health for all. A large amount of our work focuses on youth as 75% of all mental illness develops before the age of 24. The Mental Health Program Manager is responsible for supporting the work of 1N5 by acting as a resource for youth, school staff, and parents and caregivers on youth mental health. This individual will not provide mental health treatment or direct care through this position but instead will provide prevention education and act as a connector to care for individuals when needed.
- Provide consultation and insight on youth mental health education programs delivered to schools, community groups and 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
- Knowledge of youth mental health and illness.
- Experience with social emotional/mental health prevention and intervention for students in grades K-12 preferred.
- 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 both clinical work and community work a plus.
- Research experience in the area of youth mental health a plus.
- 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 state of youth mental health.
Master’s Degree in Social Sciences (e.g. counseling, psychology, etc.)
Non-profit Organization Management
Mental Health Care
Part-Time between 20-30 hours a week