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Mental Health First Aid Corps
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a public education program which introduces participants to unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in individuals, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help in a crisis or with someone experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge. AmeriCorps Members will serve as Mental Health First Aid Instructors, certified to teach the 8-hour MHFA-USA course to members of the public. IMPORTANT NOTE-In addition to the AmeriCorps application, please email a resume to Celia Meyer at with location preference from the list below. Please note, the program does not provide housing or relocation expense reimbursement. MHFA Corps 2018-2019 Site Locations Oakland, CA Denver, CO Waterbury, CT Atlanta, GA Chicago, IL Normal, IL Olathe, KS Corbin, KY Fall River, MA New Bedford, MA Stanton, MI Livingston, MT Charlotte, NC Buffalo, NY Cleveland, OH Portland, OR Uniontown, PA Frederiksted, USVI Pullman, WA Vancouver, WA
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Member Duties : AmeriCorps members will serve as Mental Health First Aid Instructors, certified to teach the 8-hour MHFA-USA course to members of the public. AmeriCorps members will be responsible for all aspects of the training courses such as community outreach, building partnerships, marketing, participant tracking/ evaluation, and grant writing to non-Federal agencies to support MHFA trainings in the community.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance . 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Disaster Relief ,  Community Outreach ,  Health . 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Social Services ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Youth Development ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Communications ,  Counseling ,  Disaster Services ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Public Speaking ,  Education ,  Public Health . 
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AmeriCorps State / National

Mental Health First Aid Corps

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2018  -   08/31/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  99

Program Locations CALIFORNIA ,  OHIO ,  MICHIGAN ,  KANSAS ,  NEW JERSEY ,  FLORIDA ,  WASHINGTON ,  COLORADO ,  GEORGIA ,  PENNSYLVANIA ,  CONNECTICUT ,  MASSACHUSETTS ,  VIRGIN ISLANDS ,  ILLINOIS ,  KENTUCKY ,  MONTANA ,  NORTH CAROLINA ,  OREGON ,  NEW YORK   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City ,  Chicago ,  Atlanta ,  San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose ,  New York City (inc. Long Island CT NJ NY)  

Accepting Applications
From  04/17/2018  To  05/01/2019 

Contact Celia Meyer
83 Prospect St
Waterbury   CT   06702

Listing ID 52020