Outreach Coordinator

Job Locations US-MA-Brockton
Posted Date 1 month ago(3/14/2024 9:17 AM)
Job ID
2023-7210
Category
Peer Support
City
Brockton
State/Province
Massachusetts

Overview

10 hrs per week

$20.00-$22.00

 

We are looking for 10 hour a week Outreach Coordinator to work in our Peer led Recovery Connection Center (RCC). Successful candidates should have lived experience with mental health and the desire to establish outreach venues for peer led RCC groups in the Taunton area. The Outreach Coordinator will assist in maintaining a resource library for outreach sites, assist in the collection and reporting of data, facilitate events, peer-run groups, foster a warm and welcoming environment, communicate and represent and promote the peer perspective.

 

BAMSI is a private, non-profit culturally diverse human services organization providing services to adults and children with developmental disabilities, mental illness, behavioral health, and public health needs. We at BAMSI believe that those we serve are capable of amazing things and deserve our best.  We support them in their journeys and celebrate their accomplishments along the way.

We strive to offer valuable benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees’ lives. Our comprehensive benefits include:

  • Generous Time Off Package
  • Highly Specialized Paid Trainings including opportunity to earn CEUs
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Life, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 403B plan with discretionary match
  • Wellness Activities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Career Development Opportunities

*Available benefits are based on position and scheduled hours.

Responsibilities

  • Provides on-going health and peer support to SERLC participants
  • Facilitates peer-run groups
  • Research, and outreach to venues to establish RCC groups in the greater Brockton/Taunton communities
  • While paperwork is minimal, provides assistance in the development of reports and collection of data
  • Attends and participates in social events, trainings and workshops as pertains to professional development within BAMSI and as recommended by the SERLC leadership
  • Helps to facilitate events and training sessions within the SERLC
  • Informs, supports and empowers peers
  • Maintains knowledge of current available resources and information through department communications, published literature, and other available sources
  • Conforms to agency standards of performance and conduct, including those pertaining to rights, so that the best possible customer service and individual care may be provided
  • Utilizes agency’s behavioral standards as the basis for decision making and to support the department and agency’s mission and goals
  • Follows established safety standards, maintaining universal precautions at all times
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalency. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services is preferred.
  • Self-identification of personal lived experience with mental health required
  • Must be Certified Peer Specialist or receive CPS certificate within a year.
  • A personal history of recovery and sound understanding of and commitment to the consumer-led recovery movement.
  • Basic familiarity inclusive of ability to enter and access data/information.
  • Strong leadership skills required
  • Ability to manage conflict.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to instill confidence and to advocate for SERLC participants.
  • Cultural sensitivity and comfort with a wide range of social, racial, and ethnic populations.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle.

EEO

We at BAMSI appreciate your interest and consideration of roles in our organization.

BAMSI is an equal opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, protected veteran or military status and regardless of whether the qualified applicants are individuals with disabilities.

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Reasonable Accommodations for Applying/Recruitment
Reasonable accommodations are adjustments made to remove workplace obstacles for qualified individuals with disabilities to apply for and perform their jobs.

Applicants who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, may be eligible for a reasonable accommodation in BAMSI’s application and selection process. A request for an accommodation will not affect opportunities for employment within BAMSI.

Arrangements can be made if you have a disability that requires an accommodation for completing an application form, interviewing or any part of the employment process. Requesting accommodations, in writing or verbally, can be initiated by a BAMSI employee, qualified applicant, or by someone acting on that person’s behalf. Either call 508-484-7171 or, send letter to Talent Acquisition, 15 Christy's Dr Brockton, MA 02301. Note: please do not use these contacts to follow-up on job inquiries

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