Youth Programs Coordinator

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Operations Manager, provides leadership and administration of the youth programs provided by the National Alliance on Mental Illness – San Fernando Valley (NAMISFV).
Main Responsibilities:
  • Contact colleges, high schools and middle schools (psychologists, counselors
    and or administration) to introduce Mental Health First Aid (MHFA), Youth
    Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA), Ending the Silence (ETS) and NAMI on
    Campus for consideration of these programs
  • Recruit ETS presenters and schedule their trainings
  • Schedule ETS presentations and MHFA/YMHFA classes to include
    presenters/teachers and venues
  • Advertise ETS presentations and MHFA/YMHFA classes to schools’ staff,
    student body, parents and community
  • Manage class registrations and communicate with student participants
    confirming attendance and class information
  • Work with school faculty advisor to develop NAMI on Campus
  • Oversee NAMI on Campus sustainability

ETS Presentation and MHFA/YMHFA Class Implementation

  • Coordinate setup of venues to include delivery of snacks/lunches
  • Coordinate distribution and collection of pre and posttests/evaluations
  • Submit pre and posttest/evaluations to SFV Education Coordinator


Applicants for this position should bring the following knowledge, abilities, and
  1. Knowledge, passion and commitment to work collaboratively in support of
    the mission of NAMI which is dedicated to reducing the impact of mental
    illness on individuals, families and communities.
  2. Over 2 years of consecutive management experience working in any of the
    following fields: advocacy, outreach, public education.
  3. Strong oral and written communication skills.
  4. Ability and interest to work with a range of organizations and institutions
    including schools and religious congregations. Demonstrated experience
  5. A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience is required; higher degree in a
    related field is preferred



$50/month cell phone contribution
$250/month health insurance contribution
Mileage while at work
This 32 hour/week position will be based out of Chatsworth and will require a
flexible schedule including evening and possible weekend work time. Applicants
will be reimbursed for mileage, but must have a reliable car and be able to drive in
NAMI SFV is an equal employment opportunity employer. NAMI SFV does not
make employment decisions or discriminate based on protected characteristics
including, but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital
status, sex, gender (including gender identity and/or gender expression), sexual
orientation, age, physical or mental handicaps, veteran status, or genetic
information as prescribed by applicable local, state, and federal law.
To apply:
Email cover letter and resume including names and contact information for 3
references to Kim Bunnell at Please be sure to put
“Youth Program Coordinator” in the subject line of your email.

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  • Michael Lin
    published this page in Join Us 2019-12-02 13:15:48 -0800


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