United Mental Health Promoters
American Indian/Alaska Native
L.A. County Department of Mental Health is seeking to include members of the American Indian/Alaska Native community as United Mental Health Promoters. United Mental Health Promoters are members of the community who are recruited to give presentations on mental health topics to groups in various settings within their community.
Ideally, Mental Health Promoters: a) reside and volunteer in their communities; b) are committed to helping others and improving their community; c) have lived experience in the field of mental health and through this benefit are able to help and support others; and d) have experience as “promoters” in other areas, including but not limited to, health, domestic violence, or HIV.
Able to complete Foundational Training, which includes paid training hours, and successfully pass final exams.
Have knowledge of their communities and willingness/ability to conduct outreach to find and develop venues for MH presentations, e.g community groups, churches, schools, community centers, neighborhoods, libraries, and parks.
Able to attend monthly mandatory trainings and group supervision meetings.
Able to present a minimum of 4 presentations per month, and provide information and referrals, if needed, to the appropriate community resource.
Able to consult with a multidisciplinary team if assistance is needed with the information, referral and linkage of a community member to a needed resource.
Be flexible and adaptable and be prepared to be called upon for special assignments in the field.
Have ability to utilize computer for communication and presentation task, including effective communication and use of working electronic mail (E-Mail).
Have a valid social security number at time of application.
Pay rate ranges from $15.38 to $22.36 an hour.
Interested applicants should submit their resume via email to:
Phone Number: (213) 364-5087