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Healthy Minds Alliance Mental Health Crisis Training Instructor

Health360, Inc.
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The Healthy Minds Alliance is currently looking for 14 AmeriCorps Members to serve at select locations across the United States (included in this listing). Start dates will be coordinated with the host site supervisor, but will be in Winter 2022 with an end date (after serving at least 10 months) in the Fall of 2023. We currently have a rolling application window. Stipend amount for 2022-2023 program year: $17,000 paid in 22 biweekly checks across Member's service term (contingent upon full-time active service).

Service Activities

Responsibilities include:
∙ Participate in designated mental health evidence-based/ informed program instructor training (Date & Location TBD)
∙ Disseminate mental health certification classes in communities
∙ Outreach to local community for course participants, as well as recruit and engage community partners
∙ Market program through press releases, social media and informational sessions
∙ Track each participant certified through pre and post evaluations
∙ Submit evaluations as directed by Health360 and training entity
∙ Advertise courses to the public as designated training site
∙ Establish and foster relationships with community mental health agencies as partners and resources
∙ Serve as a resource to course participants on an ongoing basis
∙ Respect the privacy of course participants, colleagues and others, including the responsibility to protect personal information
∙ Advocate for mental health awareness by promoting the principles of the course whenever possible
∙Grant writing to support mental health focused activities
∙ Participate in AmeriCorps large service project
∙ Participate in monthly calls held nationally by Health360
∙ Assist host site with ongoing mental health community initiatives and regional events

Community Need Addressed

The ability for communities to be able to prevent, detect, and support people experiencing a mental health crisis, which is currently a national need. This is especially pertinent following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Position Outcomes

Increase in the number of community members (teachers, social workers, police officers, health professionals, students, etc.) able to prevent, detect, and support people experiencing mental health crises. This is through a variety of evidence-based mental health intervention trainings including (but not limited to) Mental Health First Aid and QPR.


Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Member Assistance Program Information AmeriCorps members and their household members have confidential access to the following: -24/7/365, toll-free telephonic mental health counseling services with master’s degree-level counselors; Mobile application providing chat functionality, video counseling, and web portal of resources; Personal Assistant; Medical Advocacy; Life Coaching; Legal/Financial Resources (30-minute free consultations) AND Six face-to-face counseling sessions (to request, call the 1-800 number and request face-to-face counseling – in the time of COVID-19 counselors may be providing telehealth visits in lieu of in-person depending on your geographic location)

Education Benefits

Credential or Certification

Mental Health First Aid instructor certification QPR certification Other evidence-based mental health training

Skills you will gain

Leadership, public speaking, communication, team work, recruitment, writing

Competencies You Will Develop

Demonstrate sensitivity and empathy, Lead group discussion, Maintain open lines of communication with others, Speak clearly, in precise language and in a logical, organized and coherent manner, Write cleary and effectively
Creativity & Problem Solving
Able to identify and define the problem
Develop constructive working relationships and maintain them over time, Establish a high degree of trust and credibility with others, Interact professionally and respectfully with supervisors and co-workers, Stay positive and outcome oriented, Use appropriate strategies and solutions for dealing with conflicts and differences to maintain a smooth workflow
Accepts responsibility, Quickly respond with a back-up plan if a decision goes amiss
Able to prioritize various competing tasks, Create plan of action, schedule tasks so that work is completed on time, Demonstrate the effective allocation of time and resources efficiently, Set goals
Be pleasant, courteous, professional and respectful when dealing with internal and external customers or clients, Honor the privilege of being able to work with and for those being served, Provide personalized, prompt, and efficient service to meet the requirements, requests and needs of customers, Recognize the importance of maintaining privacy and confidentiality of those being served, Understand the significance of maintaining a healthful and safe environment
  • Activity Types Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities
  • Focus Areas Community & Nonprofit Development, Education & Youth, Health & Nutrition
  • Length of Service 10 Months
  • Education Requirements High School Graduate
  • Placement Individual Placement
  • Service Setting Community-based Nonprofit, National Nonprofit/Affiliate
  • Weekly Training Hours 1

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