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NH Family Network Coordinator

NAMI New Hampshire

The National Alliance on Mental Illness New Hampshire (NAMI NH) is a statewide, grassroots non-profit comprised of a network of affiliate chapters and support groups, staff and volunteers that provide information, education and support to all families and communities affected by mental illness. NAMI NH’s public policy work includes advocacy for health insurance coverage and access to comprehensive, integrated health care and community-based supports without discrimination or stigma for all who are affected by mental illness.

Our Connect Program is designated as a National Best Practice Program that trains professionals and community members to prevent and respond effectively to suicide across the lifespan.   Our public health, socio-ecological model emphasizes collaboration between service providers.  Best practice protocols are provided for each service provider discipline. The training can be customized to meet the needs of a community or organization. 

Visit www.NAMINH.org or www.TheConnectProgram.org to learn more about our programs.


Job Summary:  The New Hampshire Family Network (NHFN) Coordinator manages project activities, assuring goals and objectives are met in accordance with the work plan and utilizing evaluation results.  Responsible for facilitating collaborative relationships with project partners, as well as supporting the members of the NHFN and the project’s Grant Oversight Board.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical assistance to the NHFN and its members statewide;
  • Maintains relationships with project and System of Care partners, ensuring effective collaboration and implementation of project goals;
  • Supports the regional groups of the NHFN and the implementation of additional regional groups to ensure statewide capacity;
  • Coordinates trainings for partners/providers/parents/caregivers around children’s mental health and co-occurring substance abuse issues;
  • Coordinates website to provide meaningful information and expanded access to parents with SED kids and transition age youth;
  • Ensures NAMI NH Information & Resource 1-800 # is accessible and responsive to parents/caregivers of children with SED;
  • Trains family members to effectively advocate with policymakers and service providers;
  • Disseminates information via e-news, social media, press releases and SOC partners;
  • Attends local, state and national meetings on children’s mental health;
  • Collects data and narratives and reports on the project to supervisor and SAMHSA;
  • Maintains knowledge of best practices in children’s mental health and related fields.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics:

  • Demonstrated commitment to the children’s mental health and family support
  • Lived experience as a caregiver of a child/adolescent with SED
  • High School Diploma or equivalency; post-secondary education is preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in children’s mental health and family support
  • Strong planning, organizational and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skill
  • Experience in working in an office setting and in a collaborative team model.
  • Working knowledge in computers/computer programs using the Microsoft Office product suite.
  • Possess good oral and written communication skills
  • Must have a valid driver’s license for the state in which the program operates

Work Schedule:  Generally works Monday through Friday with occasional requirements to attend evening and weekend events.  Local and national travel required. 

How to Apply:

Send your resume and letter of interest to NAMI NH, Attn: Office Manager, 85 North State Street, Concord, NH 03301 or via email to info@naminh.org.

No phone calls, please.

Job Location:

Concord

Date Added: September 12, 2017

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