Program Coordinator at large (Bilingual in Spanish/English)

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $45,000
Maximum: $48,000

Published

06/08/2018

Start Date

07/16/2018

Application Deadline

07/02/2018

Address

333 Hegenberger Road
Suite 250
Oakland
CA
94621
United States

Description

The Program Coordinator is responsible for the successful planning implementation, coordination, administration, budgeting, evaluation, reporting and day-to-day management of various programs including Lift Every Voice and Speak (LEVS - our speakers bureau) and the Latino Anti-Stigma program. They will also be responsible for outreach in the community and participating in the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) program. Must be bilingual in Spanish and English (in both oral and written communications).

RESPONSIBILITIES


·        Work closely with the Senior Programs Manager to plan, design, develop, implement and coordinate the Latino Anti-Stigma program and the LEVS program to meet contract deliverables.

·        Coordinate logistics for meetings, groups, trainings, events related to program activities.

·        Monitor costs for all program-related activities, ensuring appropriate tracking of budget items.

·        Facilitate presentations, trainings, and focus groups, and support groups including the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) groups.

·        Sustain programs that hold high integrity of cultural foundation, including ethnicities, life experiences, gender(s), sexuality, socio-economic status, age, etc.

·        Build relationships with community partners and develops new partnerships.

·        Follow Results Based Accountability (RBA) and Prevention and Early Intervention, MHSA standards to manage the data and evaluation of assigned programs by analyzing data and reporting on program activities, including data collection, summary and analysis of program effectiveness.


SPECIFICATIONS, QUALIFICATIONS, AND COMPETENCY FACTORS

·        Experience as a mental health consumer and/or family member is at the core of our mission and vision. We are seeking someone who understands that we are a peer-run and operated organization that honors lived experience as an expertise in the field of mental health.

·        Commitment to demonstrating the mission, vision, and values of PEERS.

·        Absolute commitment to confidentiality and discretion.

·        Advance level Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) facilitator preferred (or willingness to be trained).

·        Exceptional training, public speaking, presenting, and group facilitation skills.

·        Demonstrated ability to work successfully with diverse teams and individuals.

·        Demonstrated ability to take initiative, work independently and meet project deadlines and expectations.

·        Possession of valid driver’s license, auto insurance, and car.

·        Must be bilingual in Spanish and English with the ability to discuss sensitive psychological material in each language.


WORKING CONDITIONS AND JOB SETTING

·        Program headquarters is a standard office setting on the second floor of a multi-story building, requiring use of an elevator for access.

·        Innovative, mental health consumer driven organization with strong ties to the community.

·        Environment with diverse populations routinely coming in for workshops or training.

·        Business hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm, with some weekends and evenings.


Employment Status/Compensation: Full-time, hourly employee with benefits (Compensation Range: $45,000 – $48,000)

To Apply: Please complete ALL application steps to be considered for this position. This position will remain open until filled.

·        Submit a resume, cover letter, and supplemental questionnaire by e-mail to Lynn Rivas at hr@peersnet.org by July 2. Please include LEVS Program Coordinator as the subject line in the email.

·        Supplemental questionnaire:

a.      Do you identify as having lived mental health experience or do you have a family member with lived experience?

b.     Briefly describe your experience coordinating programs.

c.      Briefly describe your experience working with facilitating groups.


Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performance by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Perform other duties as assigned.

PEERS is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity as central to our work serving underrepresented communities, and we encourage candidates from a wide range of backgrounds to apply. People of color, women, transgender people, LGBQI people, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply


Benefits

Standard

Level of Language Proficiency

Must be bilingual in Spanish and English

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

How To Apply

hr@peersnet.org
https://peersnet.org/

To Apply: Please complete ALL application steps to be considered for this position. This position will remain open until filled.

·        Submit a resume, cover letter, and supplemental questionnaire by e-mail to Lynn Rivas at hr@peersnet.org by July 2. Please include LEVS Program Coordinator as the subject line in the email.

·        Supplemental questionnaire:

a.      Do you identify as having lived mental health experience or do you have a family member with lived experience?

b.     Briefly describe your experience coordinating programs.

c.      Briefly describe your experience working with facilitating groups.


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