Project YES Young Adult Coordinator
The Young Adult Coordinator, supports development, implementation, and evaluation of young adult practices in mental health CCS programming in partnership with Outagamie County. Young Adult CCS is a collaborative program with Outagamie County Department of Mental Health to provide assessment and establish lasting services for young adults with mental health needs as they transition from youth services to adulthood in the community. A reliable vehicle with appropriate state insurance is required. This position requires frequent local travel, including, occasional overnight accommodations in state.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Instructs and assists youth/young adults individually and in groups regarding basic living activities which may include, but are not limited to, money management, personal hygiene, nutrition, housing, shopping, meal preparation, laundry, community living, and recreation.
- Establish and maintain peer relationship in order to help resolve any issues related to the individual’s mental health issues. Will provide support to individuals and families in crisis and stress situations.
- Encourage all youth/young adults to participate in agency-sponsored social, recreational, and educational activities. Coordinate and facilitate for youth, young adults, and families, support groups, enrichment activities, as well as other related programs, activities, or functions. This will include facilitation of Honest, Open, Proud curriculum, Skills to Pay the Bills curriculum, and the oversight of youth and young adult planning group.
- Flexibility in scheduling hours on weekly basis to meet job expectations
- Responsible for unique projects, such as newsletters, social media, and special peer related activities.
- Provides information on community resources.
- High School Diploma required
- Experience working with persons with severe and persistent mental illness or a closely related population preferred
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, and Outlook
- Working knowledge of social media
- Ability to connect with youth and young adults
- Previous peer support specialist training preferred
If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please submit a letter or interest and resume to Joe Horsch, by 4:00pm Wednesday, May 30, 2018 to email@example.com.
Click here to apply.
Please contact our Human Resources Department directly at 920-431-0962 to request any special accommodations you may need to complete our application. We respectfully ask that you don’t contact us to check the status of your application. We will contact you once the application/screening process is complete. This may take several days after you apply. EOE
Current Employees may click here to request an internal transfer.
To be approved for a transfer, you must meet the following specifications:
- Be out of your 90 day introductory period.
- Be in good standing (no disciplinary action in last 6 months beyond written).
- Have been at current program for 90 days.
These transfer requests are good for 6 months and final approval lies with Program manager and District manager.