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Senior Program Coordinator, Mental Health

About Asian American Federation

Founded in 1989, the Asian American Federation (AAF) is one of the strongest leadership voices advocating for better policies, services, and funding that lead to more justice and opportunity for Asian immigrants, one of New York City's poorest and underserved communities. As an umbrella leadership organization, we represent 70 community-based organizations serving 1.5 million Asian New Yorkers, the fastest-growing population in the city.

Duties

Reporting to the Associate Director of Programs, the Senior Program Coordinator for Mental Health will be responsible for implementing AAF’s overall Mental Health Program to increase access to culturally competent mental health resources for low-income Asian New Yorkers. This person will serve as a key member of the Programs team, working closely with the Associate Director of Programs, to plan and execute programming to address the mental health needs of the Asian community and execute a two-year advocacy campaign to build the capacity of AAF’s member and partner organizations to address mental health needs in the short- and long-term. The Senior Program Coordinator should be a self-starter with a proven track record of program administration and project management, preferably with experience in community mental health. This is a hybrid position.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree, with a background in mental health, psychology, sociology, behavioral therapy, or human services preferred 3-4 years of relevant experience in mental health, nonprofit advocacy, public health, program administration, or related field All new hires must be vaccinated and must stay up-to-date with COVID-19 vaccines unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability. If you are offered a position with AAF, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved by AAF.

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The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.

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