YOUTH OUTREACH COORDINATOR
Mid Shore Behavioral Health, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Easton, MD is seeking a Full-time Regional Youth Outreach Coordinator to serve adolescents and their families in the five mid-shore counties. This is a newly funded grant-based position and it requires a highly motivated and creative individual. The candidate will serve as a role model, educator, and advocate for adolescents and their parents/guardians to improve early identification and intervention of opioid and other substance addiction. The ideal candidate will be familiar with the local community and understand the culture of the target population. The candidate will outreach to schools, youth groups, and youth sports (as examples), connecting with adolescents who may elude the treatment system. Qualified candidates will possess a high school diploma or equivalent, and fulfill one of the following: be a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist, have experience as a Peer Recovery Specialist, is in active recovery or has direct experience with substance use personally either in relation to a family member or as a caregiver. The candidate must possess active listening and strong verbal skills to communicate effectively and build trust with adolescents and their families and be self-motivated with the ability to build and maintain relationships with community partners. A bilingual candidate is ideal. Interested candidates should submit resume and letter of interest via email or indeed, by 9/18/20 to Kelley Moran, firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to MSBH, Inc., 28578 Mary’s Court, Suite 1, Easton, MD 21601. Mid Shore Behavioral Health, Inc, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
SOAR (SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access and Recovery)
Mid Shore Behavioral Health, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Easton, MD, is seeking a FT human services professional to assist individuals, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and are diagnosed with a severe mental health illness, with applications for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Training provided. Primary responsibilities include assessing eligibility for benefits and supporting the application process, liaising with government agencies and local health organizations to resolve issues related to federal disability benefits, accurate/timely documentation and reporting. The specialist will also assist individuals with accessing additional community resources and support funding as needed. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in behavioral health related field, excellent written and verbal communication skills, experience working with underserved populations, team player with ability to work autonomously. Participation in SOAR workshops at the State level expected. Regular local travel expected. Email letter of interest and resume to Kmoran@midshorebehavioralhealth.org or mail to Kelley Moran, MSBHS, Inc., 28578 Mary’s Court, Suite 1, Easton, MD 21601. EOE
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