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|Posted: 15 Nov 2005, 1:51 pm Post subject: National Mental Health Association Jobs and Internships
|The National Mental Health Association is seeking candidates for the following positions:
Senior Director, State Policy
Seeking an experienced professional for a dynamic state policy team focusing on healthcare reform, policy research and mental health advocacy. Ideal candidate will have expertise in Medicaid for people with disabilities, as well as knowledge of other healthcare reform system issues, such as Medicare and managed care. An ability to work cooperatively with diverse groups and individuals, attention to detail, demonstrated strong writing and verbal communication skills, a professional demeanor and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously are required. Master’s degree and minimum of 7 years of professional work experience is preferred, with at least 2 years of demonstrated supervisory experience. Computer experience and demonstrated ability with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Access are required. Some travel is required. Salary is commensurate with experience, excellent benefits. Send resume to Attn: Sr. Director, State Policy, fax: 703-739-5917 or email: email@example.com. No calls please. EOE
Senior DirectorPublic Education
National Mental Health Association seeks senior director of public education to manage NMHA’s public awareness and social marketing programs. Job responsibilities include program and materials development, staff supervision, affiliate relations and planning of conferences and trainings. Candidates must have experience managing a national public education program, an understanding of community-based education and advocacy, supervisory experience, BA/BS, and at least 7-10 years work experience in mental health, public health or communications. Knowledge of mental health issues preferred. Excellent benefits. Send resume and two writing samples to: NMHA, Attn: JR, 2001 N. Beauregard Street, 12th floor, Alexandria, VA 22311, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please. EOE
Program Director, Public Education
Manages day-to-day operations of various public education programs that address the mental health needs of the general public and adults living with mental illness. Develops program plans, reports, proposals and educational materials in all media. Conducts research on relevant topic areas. Provides technical assistance and participates in trainings for affiliates. Plans and executes special events and other activities. Performs other projects as needed. Utilizes culturally competent techniques in all efforts. Masters degree in public health, psychology, social work or related field preferred. Excellent benefits. Email resume and two writing samples to: email@example.com; Attn: Program Director, Pub Ed. No phone calls please. EOE
NMHA is in search of a student who is interested in learning the basics of a finance department for a national non-profit. Duties include assistance with the annual audit, developing and documenting procedures for the creation of an accounting manual, research and analysis of interdepartmental inquiries and other administrative duties as assigned. Apply Now!
Adult Mental Health Services Internship
This internship position within Adult Mental Health Services provides the opportunity to gain knowledge about community based programs and services run by persons with mental illness. This internship will provide the opportunity to conduct research, contribute to publications and learn about consumer-driven mental health services and policies. This opportunity is ideal for individuals seeking experience in advocacy or within the field of mental health. Apply Now!
Affiliate Relations Internship
This position will off the opportunity to learn the basics of membership services to affiliates with a national non-profit association, including organizational management, board development, and capacity development. Duties might likely include attending board and committee meetings, participating in affiliate-related conference calls, analyzing programs, writing reports, maintaining membership databases, and organizing information systems, accompanied, of course, by occasional administrative chores. Affiliate relations staff are committee to making this position a learning experience for the intern. Apply Now!
Children's Mental Health Services
This position will work with the Vice President of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and the Director of Children's Mental Health to provide assistance, research, and support for the affiliate field. The focus of the internship will be on conducting research and developing written materials on targeted policy and service delivery issues in the provision of services to children with mental health needs and their families. Apply Now!
Federal Affairs internship
This incumbent in this position will work on federal policy issues and legislation, and provide research and other support to the federal policy team and grass-roots advocates. Issue areas will include expanding access to treatment, children's mental health, mental health parity, Medicaid and the new Medicare prescription drug program. Intern will also assist in planning and participating in the Capitol Hill Lobby Day during NMHA's annual conference in June.This internship is located in Washington, DC, Minutes from Capitol Hill and is looking for an intern who can intern late April or Early May and can stay through June/July 2006. Apply Now!
Healthcare Reform Internship
The State Healthcare Reform department is looking for one to two interns for the spring of 2006. Seeking enthusiastic, mature individual with knowledge of health policy. This person will be responsible for tracking state legislation, conducting policy research for conferences and products, providing technical assistance to advocates, and helping to coordinate special events. Good writing skills, attention to detail, and ability to work independently important. Graduate Students Preferred. Apply Now!
KBHC Administrative Assistants
Looking for two interns to work with the Executive Director of a National Mental Health agency to organize daily mail, updates via email and administrative duties such as filing, writing letters, and answering phones. Supporting the Warped and Take Action Tour with our staff who will be asking for materials and logistical support. Apply Now!
KBHC IT Assistant
To upload content on our various web pages and verify data accuracy and web page functionality. To check out our web pages go to : www.hopeline.com www.youthline.us www.preventsuicide.net www.1800PPDMOMS.org www.takeactiontour.com Apply Now!
KBHC On-Tour Representatives
Looking for 2 interns to travel with the Take Action Tour to represent the NMHA/KBHC outreach efforts. You will ride on the tour bus, set up tables and tents, hand out materials, get petitions signed and support eh other non profits who attend and exhibit in our tent. Not for the faint of heart and grueling to say the least. Apply Now!
KBHC Out-Reach Coordinator
To manage our outreach efforts this summer on the Take Action and Warped Tour. Making sure the non profits that are scheduled to attend are taken care of, meeting times, cell phone connections, faxing agreements verifying insurance and working with road crew to make sure the efforts run smoothly. Apply Now!
Assist the Managing Editor in rewriting Journal articles for publication in a news format. In addition searching for current relevant content in other publications that meet our criteria for an online publication. To review publication go to : www.hopeline.com/journal Apply Now!
Media Relations Internship
The National Mental Health Association Media Relations Department seeks college students for its internship program. Internships are open to applicants pursuing degrees in communications, public policy, social work, psychology and marketing or other related fields. Interns will have the opportunity to work on a veriety of media relations programs and mental health issues. Ideal candidates will have excellent oral/written communication skills, strong organizational skills, research skills and the ability to work in a fast paced environment. Knowledge of mental health issues is a plus. Proficiency in Word, Excel and the Internet required. NMHA is conveniently located in Alexandria, Va. This is a non-paid internship. Apply Now!
The intern will assit with project coordination activities. Tasks may include helping to reasearch material for presentations and technical assistance activities, and managing logistics associated with meetings and travel. Research supporting brochure development on topics related to mental health may also be part of the internship. Depending on intern experiences and interests, the intern may also assist with website development and maintenance and database management. Please send a writing sample with your resume. For more information about NAMHPAC, visit www.namhpac.org. Apply Now!
Public Education Internship
In this internship, you will work on NMHA's public awareness and education programs that address the needs of children and families, college students, mental health consumers, communities of color, older adults and the general public. You will help research and develop materials such as fact sheets, brochures, website copy, reports and kits, and participate in other activities as necessary. Apply Now!
Intern needed to work on development of nonprofit publication marketing and public education materials, writing assignments and proofreading. Intern will also work on organizing library of NMHA’s publications and other materials, and administrative tasks, including faxing, photocopying, etc. Apply Now!
Research and Services Internship
The intern would be assigned to the Research and Services department on working on the development of an NMHA integrated Children’s mental health agenda. Among other duties this will entail assisting in an internal assessment and documentation of all NMHA wide ongoing child related activities – e.g. funded programs, formal and informal TA, etc, across all NMHA departments. It would also, depending on time invovle a survey and profiling of selected MHA affiliates and states on their capacity and readiness to engage in systems reform activities related to children’s mental health. Finally, activities might include some basic research on funding sources for children's mental health advocacy. Apply Now!
World Federation of Mental Health Internship
FOUNDATION RESEARCH & PROPOSAL WRITING: The World Federation for Mental Health has an internship position available for a Foundation Research & Proposal Writing Assistant. The candidate should have some experience in preparing successful foundation grant proposals -- preferably the ability to take a project from the concept stage to a fundable proposal-- excellent writing skills, and the knowledge and ability to conduct research on foundations using website-based databases and foundation websites to determine guidelines, priorities, and deadlines for applications. The term of this internship is open-ended, with preference given to a candidate interested in a placement of at least two academic terms. The internship is currently unpaid, but some potential stipend support is possible. Available immediately. Apply Now!
World Federation of Mental Health Internship
EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT INTERN: The World Federation for Mental Health has an internship position available for an Executive Management Assistant. The candidate should have a strong interest, and preferably pursuing studies leading to a career, in non-governmental organization management, as well as interest in international mental health, health policy and human rights. The successful candidate will serve as a Executive Management Assistant to the WFMH Secretary-General and CEO, and will work on assigned projects and activities across the range of the Federation's programs and activities. The term of this internship is open, with preference given to a candidate able to accept a placement of at least two academic terms. The internship is currently unpaid, but some potential stipend support is possible. Available immediately. Apply Now!
Mental Health Association of San Francisco Development Manager
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
SALARY/ BENEFITS: DOE; Full Benefits Package
HOURS: Full Time
Under the direction of the Executive Director the Development Manager is responsible for building, leading and growing the development department and building the resources and increasing visibility of this small fast-paced nonprofit organization through a variety of fund development and communications strategies.
* Implement strategies to build individual donor and major donor gifts
* Write foundation and government grant applications
* Conduct individual, corporation and foundation prospecting
* Write and coordinate donor appeal letter mailings and other
* Coordinate annual report, brochure and other agency publications
* Coordinate website content development and manage website maintenance
* Develop marketing materials and opportunities to increase agency
* Plan and coordinate fundraising events
* Prepare press releases about agency events and activities
* Oversee donor database system and reports
* Work with executive director to staff development board committee
* Other duties as assigned
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Nonprofit development experience including major gifts, grant
writing, marketing and event planning
* Detail oriented
* Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and responsibilities
and meet deadlines
* Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, graphic,
web and donor database systems
* Collaborative team working style with ability to relate effectively
with people from diverse backgrounds
* BA required
* Commitment to the mission, vision and values of MHA-SF
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