Title: Program Coordinator II (Transition Age Youth Program)

Reports to: Senior Program Manager

The Program Coordinator II is responsible for the successful planning, implementation, coordination, administration, budgeting, evaluation, reporting and day-to-day management of the Transition Age Youth Program.  The Coordinator will supervise two to four part-time Mental Health Peer Mentors. The program provides on-the-job training, employment skills mentoring, education, employment skills, recovery skills and helps TAY achieve increased resiliency.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Work closely with the Senior Programs Manager to plan, design, develop, implement and coordinate an expanded TAY program to meet contract deliverables.
  • Develop new TAY Peer Mentor Program by creating curriculum that includes on-the-job training as Mental Health Peer Mentors, while also supporting personal and professional goals.
  • Recruit, supervise, and train 2-4 TAY Peer Mentors (part-time employees) and 10 TAY Leadership Team Members (participate in bi-monthly leadership meetings and mentoring).
  • Work closely with TAY Peer Mentors to oversee activities for the TAY leadership team which include building curriculum for bi-monthly groups, providing peer mentoring, and planning meeting logistics.
  • 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.
  • Possession of necessary skills and experience to successfully coordinate all aspects of a program and manage transition age youth.
  • 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 (will need to transport TAY and attend off-site events outside of Alameda County).
  • Spanish language skills a plus.

 

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, Salary Non-Exempt employee with benefits (Compensation Range: $46,000 – $52,000)

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 November 19th. Please include TAY Program Coordinator as the subject line in the email.
  • Supplemental questionnaire:
    1. Do you identify as having lived mental health experience or do you have a family member with lived experience?
    2. Briefly describe your experience coordinating programs.
    3. Briefly describe your experience working with Transition Age Youth.

 

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