Family and Consumer Mentor

Family and Consumer Mentor
NAMI Utah

Location: Salt Lake City
Status: Part-time

Salary: $11-$12 depending on experience
Job Description: NAMI Utah is looking for a part-time Family and Consumer Mentor. The Mentoring Program consists of peer mental health consumers and/or family members who have experience dealing with the effects of mental illness. The mentor is a model of the NAMI Utah vision that treatment works, recovery is possible, there is hope and people are not alone. Mentors listen and empathize, connect people to valuable education and support programs and to other community resources. Mentors empower others to move forward along the path to recovery.

Responsibilities:
-Provide a listening ear to individuals/families dealing with mental illness issues
-Provide referrals to NAMI Utah education classes and support groups
-Establish, maintain and update a resource list of treatment facilities and community resources such as housing, employment, nutrition, support groups, and shelters, etc.
-Assist families/individuals in getting connected with community resources
-Be responsible for monthly Mentoring Tracking and data
-Attend affiliate meetings as required

Qualifications:
-Minimum of high school diploma or GED
-Personal understanding of mental illness is highly preferred.
-Good interpersonal skills
-Ability to multi-task
-Able to maintain perofessional ethics, confidentiality and boundaries

How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter explaining how your qualifications will assist you in meeting the job responsibilities to education@namiut.org Att: Rebecca Glathar or fax to 801-323-9799
Closing Date: 12/23/11
Your Website: Visit organizational website.
Job Post Link:

Contact:
Contact Name: Rebecca Glathar
Email: education@namiut.org

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