Montana Public Health Corps - Mental/Emotional Wellness

Richland County Health Department

About the organization

Montana Public Health (MPH) Corps is a state AmeriCorps program that develops stronger communities in rural, frontier, and tribal communities across Montana. Members strive to improve the capacity of local public health, and their partners, to lead communities in addressing social determinants of health challenges. The health of a community can be impacted through a variety of challenges, such as physical and mental health, education, child development, health services, employment, and safety, among other factors. The MPH Corps members work locally to improve the quality of life in underserved areas through community engagement, assessment, planning, and implementation of evidence-based programs and health education. MPH Corps responds to the modern day needs of frontier life by involving local residents and incorporating all aspects of community health and wellness (social, psychological, environmental, and community wellbeing) to make a difference.

Duties

Montana Public Health Corps is seeking a compassionate, outgoing AmeriCorps member to develop mental and emotional wellness resources in rural, frontier, and tribal communities. This will be achieved by assessing diverse areas of mental health concerns, planning and implementing emotional wellness programs and strategies based on the findings from a community assessment, all while trying to reduce the stigma that emotional/mental health carries. This member must be comfortable meeting new people and establishing connections and partnerships with a variety of people and organizations. They must also have strong communication skills, verbal and written, be comfortable facilitating groups, and be open minded in the face of differing opinions. Important Skills/Attributes: Compassionate & Open Minded, community outreach, Group facilitation, Organizational skills.

Qualifications

Community Organization, Public Speaking, Fund raising/Grant Writing, Writing/Editing, Veterans, Conflict Resolution, Public Health, Leadership, Youth Development, Counseling, Non-Profit Management, General Skills, Teaching/Tutoring, Education, Team Work, Communications, Social Services.

Salary

18,000 annual

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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