Mental Health Association in Sheboygan County

Employment Opportunity
Mental Health America in Sheboygan County, Inc. (MHA)
Mental Health America in Sheboygan County is a nonprofit mental health resource center providing services in
prevention, education, access, recovery and support for good mental health.
Position:
Youth Educator
Number of Openings:
1
Supervisor:
Executive Director
Hours:
Fulltime, 40 hours per week; 12 month work year; flex-time
scheduling as appropriate.
Salary:
$25,000 - $30,000 (Salary determined by candidate’s experience and
qualifications.)
Benefits:
Paid Vacation & Health Leave
No medical or dental insurance at this time
Employer contribution to IRA
Joining the exciting, encouraging, and supportive MHA team!
Locations(s):
Office Site at 915 N. 7th Street, Sheboygan WI 53081
Start Date:
June 2015
JOB SUMMARY:
DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Serves as Mental Health America’s (MHA) liaison with Sheboygan County schools, students,
and human service agencies serving youth.
2. Serves as an educator by providing educational presentations on mental health topics to
children, adolescents, and young adults.
3. Advocates for the mental health needs of county residents with a special emphasis on issues
related to youth. Will be involved in the assessment of needs and services on a local, state, and
national level.
4. Serves as a consultant for schools and agencies on issues related to mental health.
5. Provides information and confidential referrals for people of all ages.
6. Serves as MHA’s representative on a variety of committees that address mental health issues.
7. Arranges in-service programming on an annual basis for school counselors and support staff
on topics relevant to the mental health needs of elementary, middle school, and high school
students.
9. Develops flyers, press releases, and public service announcements for the promotion of MHA
programs and services.
10. Coordinates all facets of MHA’s information booth at the Sheboygan County Fair which
takes place over Labor Day weekend.
11. Represents MHA at health fairs and similar events.
12. Assist in planning and implementation of There is Hope Suicide Awareness & Prevention
Walk
13. Coordinates the scheduling and delivery of the Traveling Library to area schools and child
care centers.
14. Maintains files that are current and accurate for the purpose of providing information and
referrals for the public.
15. Expands his/her knowledge of mental health issues through participation in workshops and
teleconferences, reading, and similar activities.
The duties listed above describe the primary functions of the position but are not to be considered a detailed
description of every responsibility associated with the position. The executive director and board may
assign additional duties as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION:
 Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, health education or related field.
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Experience working with youth.
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Public speaking experience.
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Familiarity with computer programs including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Familiarity
with website software and other technology preferred.
SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:
 Access to reliable transportation is required.
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Availability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
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Appropriate use of flex-hour scheduling.
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Neatness, accuracy, dependability, organizational skills, and the ability to maintain
confidentiality.
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Efficient use of time.
*If interested, please direct any questions to Kate Baer, Executive Director at:
(920) 458-3951 or [email protected]
Send a cover letter and resume to MHA c/o Kate Baer no later than May 26, 2015:
U.S. Postal Service Mail Delivery or In-Person
MHA c/o Kate Baer
915 N. 7th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081
OR
Email
[email protected]
*Accepting applications until qualified candidate is chosen.
5/2015