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Eliot Community Human Services NAN Project School Outreach Coordinator in Lexington, Massachusetts

Description

The NAN Project promotes mental health awareness and suicide prevention programs for young people, using a peer-to-peer model. The Project emphasizes:Acknowledging that mental illness is a very serious problem;Accepting mental health challenges as illnesses of the brain, similar to physical ailments, which can be treated;Providing access to treatment for all families and their children.

Eliot is seeking an energetic, positive, service-oriented individual to support our peers and be a coordinator with collaborating school systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Keep an up-to-date file on each school to include contacts, dates of service and notes about programming within the school.

  • Contact each school at least monthly to check in on needs and overall satisfaction with TNP.

  • Help coordinate services/presentations for schools.

  • Outreach to new schools to initiate TNP programming.

  • Be part of the team that establishes a long-term relationship with the schools (administration, support services and departments).

  • Keep TNP staff up to date on the status of all schools.

  • Work with school personnel to identify training needs or other TNP services that foster ongoing relationships.

  • Assist with reporting relative to school activities.

  • Qualifications

Skills

Preferred

  • Communication Skills: Expert

  • Experience with population: Expert

Education

Preferred

  • MA or better in Social Work

Licenses & Certifications

Preferred

  • MA DRIVER'S LICENSE
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