Program Specialist / Mental Health First Aid Specialist
Agency Name: Integrated Services of Kalamazoo
Agency Contact: Andrea Bedard
- Position Type: Part Time
- Job Type: Temporary
- County: Kalamazoo
- Salary Range: 16.18 per Hour
- Send applications to: www.iskzoo.org/careers
- Please include your resume when applying.
Would you like to be a valuable member of a diversity driven, mission-minded team that impacts our community? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to work as a part-time Program Specialist in our Training Department up to 12 hours per week.
What You Will Be Doing
Working as a Program Specialist you will be responsible for managing data collection per grant requirements. You will be working with community partners to engage participants for training. You will be collaborating with Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) trainers and organizing training dates and locations. You will be responsible to manage participants in MHFA as needed based on which type of training they are attending (i.e. virtual or face to face). You will need to be self-motivated, organized and able to communicate effectively.This position is grant funded through 9/29/21 with a possible extension through 9/29/22.
What We Require
You will have Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and one year experience or equivalent training and experience. You will have the ability to prioritize tasks and manage time in an effective and efficient manner, be detailed oriented and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Advanced computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, database management and e-mail required.
Why Work For ISK
Because we make a difference in the lives of the individuals we serve in the Kalamazoo community every day. You will have the opportunity to work with amazing co-workers in an environment that values diversity, inclusion and work/life balance.
Who We Are
Integrated Services of Kalamazoo (ISK) has been delivering quality services and programs to improve the lives of those we serve for over 30 years. ISK works with youth, families, and adults with mental illnesses, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and substance use disorders to help them succeed. We provide welcoming and diverse community partnerships which collaborate and share resources to support individuals and families to be successful and achieve their goals in a trauma-informed environment.
Come Join Us!
Individuals of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds along with bilingual candidates are invited to apply. ISK is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity and inclusion among its workforce. ISK fomenta la diversidad y la inclusión.
We look forward to meeting you!
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:
Physical Efforts – Job demands include prolonged sitting and standing as appropriate. May occasionally require light lifting up to 25 pounds, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or bending as appropriate. Requires coordination of hands and/or eye/hand/foot.
Working Conditions – Office environment with noise from computers, copy machine, and telephones. Use of computer screen for periods in excess of 30 minutes at a time. Possible eyestrain from extended periods of viewing computer screen. May be exposed to bloodborne pathogens, infectious diseases, and parasites. Travel throughout the Kalamazoo area is required.