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Community Educator

Posted: 01/01/2023

As a Community Educator, you are an ambassador and extension of 1N5’s work to decrease the stigma and start the conversation about mental health in our Greater Cincinnati community. The mission of the Community Educator Program is to address the disparities surrounding mental health educational support for marginalized groups in underserved communities. We know that the stigma surrounding mental health
tremendously decreases a person's likelihood to seek help, and that is why we need your help! As a contracted employee, Community Educators will meet people where they are at by facilitating community-based group trainings, building community connections, and creating community conversations.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate 1N5’s evidence-based, mental health trainings at the request of 1N5
  • Commit to a minimum of 2 hours a month with potential opportunities for up to 10 hours per month as the program grows
  •  Complete the initial onboarding training process
    • Flexible and varies based on your schedule and 1N5’s needs
  • Complete the 8hr QPR training
    • Either the self-paced virtual model or in-person
  • Train on various educational programs that 1N5 facilitates
  • Become an ambassador for 1N5
  • Meet once a month with the Community Program Manager
  • Collaborate and maintain communication with the Community Program Manager
Skills & Experience:
  • A passion for mental health education and advocacy
  • The ability to engage a room through high energy facilitation skills
  • Knowledge about mental health and mental illness
  • Professional judgment and discretion
  • An eagerness to learn
  • Ability to problem solve and ask for help when needed
  • A self-starter with the ability to work independently and communicate effectively
  • Flexible schedule for weeknights and weekend training opportunities
  • The ability to create an inclusive environment
  • Drive to make a powerful impact in the community

Preferred:
  • Experience working in mental health, prevention, education field or associated human services professions
  • Preventionalist or other applicable training experiences/licensures
  • Background working with diverse populations

Benefits
  • Compensation of $25 per hour
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Flexible schedule

Employment Type
  • Contract-based position
  • Between 2-10 hours a month
  • Background check required

To apply, please email your resume to tarin_cook@1N5.org and nancy_miller@1N5.org. Thank you for your interest!

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