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Program Coordinator (15 hrs/wk)

We have a new paid part-time position for a coordinator for education and support programs. Our programs serve family members and partners of individuals living with serious mental illness, as well as for individuals living with serious mental illness themselves.

Part-time, 15 hours a week. Some evening hours may be required.

NAMI Sarasota County is a small non-profit whose mission is to provide education, support, and advocacy for individuals and families affected by serious mental illness. We do not provide direct clinical services or therapy.

Skills needed:

  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills
  • Computer proficiency: word processing, Microsoft Excel, Internet, and email
  • Empathetic listening skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to be flexible and work well with deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills; experience in program coordination
  • Ability to work well with small team and work independently
  • Experience with program and/or grant monitoring desirable
  • Experience with fundraising or grant-writing a plus

Job responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate, recruit, and screen potential teachers and participants for education
  • Maintain spreadsheets on program, awareness, and outreach activities
  • Serve as liaison and provide administrative and logistical support for NAMI education programs and support programs
  • Administer and collect program evaluations; summarize results
  • Administrative tasks
  • Data collection and reporting
    • Maintain lists of class participants for education programs, including current class lists and waiting lists
    • Collect program data from teachers and facilitators and send to affiliate data-collector as well as NAMI Florida
    • Collect program data on calls/emails
    • Produce monthly data reports
  • Answer information/helpline calls and respond to email requests
  • Plan speakers for classes
  • Assist as needed during Mental Illness Awareness Week
  • Education forums and special programs as requested
  • Active participation in all programs, special events and fundraising projects;
  • Other duties as assigned

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