Regional Coordinator - West Los Angeles
Location: Service Area 5 – West Los Angeles and travel to Huntington Park
Hours: Monday through Friday (Shifts will vary; evenings, nights, weekends, holidays)
Reports to: Program Manager
Summary Coordinates and provides support to PRPSN’s consumer-run self-help clubs/groups to help them organize, self-govern and function in an optimal manner. Develops capacity among peer support group volunteer facilitators. Supports the work of PRPSN through participation in general PRPSN activities.
Essential Functions: This is not an exhaustive task list, and other duties may be assigned as deemed appropriate or necessary by the Program Manager or Associate Director. Reasonable accommodation will be provided to any qualified person with a medical or psychiatric disability, providing it will not change the essential nature of the position, nor cause undue hardship to the Association’s operations.
Supervisory Duties: Responsible for oversight of approximately 10 volunteer peer group facilitators, including recruitment, coaching and one-on-one support. All are people with lived experience and are currently in recovery.
Minimin Qualifications: The following are the minimum qualifications, which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this position. Please note that the minimum qualifications may vary based upon the department size and/or geographic location. This position requires that the Service Area Recovery Supporter be self-identified as a person with lived (or family) experience with mental illness and the mental health system.
High School Diploma, some college experience desired. Some experience in the mental health field required. Knowledge of recovery principles and peer specialist competencies highly desired. Peer Advocate training highly desired. Knowledge of or training in evidence based practices such as Wellness Recovery Action Planning or Whole Health Action Management desired. Training in eCPR desired.
Ability to relate positively to a wide variety of people from various ethnicities and backgrounds. Ability to coach/provide supervision to people from wide variety of educational backgrounds and competencies. Ability to motivate people to try new things and move out of their comfort zone. Ability to empower people to serve themselves, meet their own needs, and advocate for themselves in the public sphere. Ability to be timely with deadlines of paperwork and have self-responsibility.
Other Position Requirements:
Physical Demands: In general, the following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow different individuals to perform the essential functions of the job.
We offer a choice between two different HMO's, dental and vision care.
Paid Time Off
We offer a combination of 11 holidays, 2 weeks of sick time, 2 weeks of vacation time and 2 personal days off per full time employee
403 B Retirement
We offer a voluntary 403 B retirement plan for your future
Employee Assistance Program
We offer an EAP that is confidential and supportive for personal, family and work issues. EAP is available 24/7