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Community Education and Outreach Specialist

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. 

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Job Summary: The Community Education and Outreach Coordinator will oversee all NAMI New Hampshire aspects of stakeholder engagement, stakeholder education and training, and a statewide public awareness and anti-stigma campaign related to First Episode Psychosis/Early Serious Mental Illness (FEP/ESMI) program planning; the Community Education and Outreach Coordinator manages NAMI NH’s 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.


Education and Experience:

  • Lived experience as a consumer or caregiver of a loved one having experienced FEP.
  • High School Diploma or equivalency; post-secondary education is preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in mental health and family support
  • Strong planning, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite of products - Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook 

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Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a plan for engaging stakeholders and grassroots constituency in the FEP/ESMI project, working collaboratively with Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) and other project partners;
  • Oversee all aspects of stakeholder engagement (particularly that of individuals with lived experience and family members), stakeholder education and training;
  • Coordinate with NAMI NH Communications Manager and D-H Communications and Marketing Team on the development and implementation of a statewide public awareness and anti-stigma campaign focus on FEP/ESMI;
  • Recruit individuals with lived experience to serve on the Steering Committee and to inform project planning;
  • Collaborate in the planning and implementation of project events, both in-person and virtually;
  • Participate in meetings with the project partners to develop and direct the project plan;
  • Work with project partners to seek public input to help inform the implementation of a statewide FEP/ESMI model;
  • Maintain relationships with project partners, ensuring effective collaboration and implementation of project goals;
  • Recruit individuals with lived experience to serve on the Steering Committee and to inform project planning;
  • This role requires the need to operate with a flexible schedule which may include weekends and nights with responsibility for personal transportation and auto insurance.
  • Attend community events/meetings to generate community partners and reciprocity among other community agencies/programs.
How to Apply:

Send your letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to:

 NAMI New Hampshire is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and does not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or physical or mental disability or any other classification protected by state, federal or local law.

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Date Added: July 23, 2019

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