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SERVING CASS | FREMONT | HARRISON | MILLS | MONONA | MONTGOMERY | PAGE | POTTAWATTAMIE | SHELBY COUNTIES

Are you passionate about mental health?

We are looking for a part-time Program Director!

NAMI Southwest Iowa has received a grant to assist in expanding our program offerings throughout the region to better to serve Southwest Iowa residents impacted by mental illness. 

The Program Director will oversee the successful implementation of this grant project. This is a part-time position with flexible hours.


WHO WE ARE

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. The NAMI organization operates at the national, state, and local level.

NAMI Southwest Iowa is an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and NAMI Iowa. Our service area includes Cass, Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Monona, Montgomery, Page, Pottawattamie, and Shelby counties.

NAMI Southwest Iowa was established in 2018 and helps families and individuals living with mental illness build better lives through advocacy, peer support, and education. Our vision is a world where all people affected by mental illness live healthy, fulfilling lives supported by a community that cares.

POSITION SUMMARY

NAMI Southwest Iowa is seeking an engaging and personable Program Director. This position is responsible for coordination, volunteer recruitment, marketing, and implementation of NAMI Signature programs.

YOU ARE A GREAT CANDIDATE FOR THIS POSITION IF. . .

  • You already incorporate NAMI Southwest Iowa’s organizational values of hope, inclusion, empowerment, compassion, and fairness into your everyday life and work that you do.
  • You are comfortable speaking in front of groups, talking to people you have never met, and interacting with people who might be experiencing mental health symptoms.
  • You are passionate about the way mental health intersects with other lived experiences and identities, and you bring an anti-bias and intersectional lens to the work that you do.
  • You can find fun and humor in your daily work and enjoy being part of a team that cares personally about each other.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Program Coordination and Implementation
  • Volunteer Recruitment, Rewards, and Retention
  • Program Marketing
  • Grant Tracking and Reporting
  • Support of events produced by other departments, and other miscellaneous duties as required.

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

CLASSIFICATION: Regular Employee; Hourly

SUPERVISES: Volunteers

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

  • 1-3 years’ experience working in a social service, mental health, or non-profit environment.
  • Experience in supervision and evaluation of staff or volunteers.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and the use of a variety of social media methods of communication.
  • Self-starter capable of working independently without constant direction.
  • Strong ability to prioritize tasks, handle multiple tasks and work efficiently, with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate professionally.
  • Ability to have a flexible schedule and work evenings and/or weekends.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 25 pounds.
  • Valid IA Driver’s License and reliable mode of transportation other than public transportation. Travel throughout the nine-county region will be required.

SALARY & BENEFITS: Salary $14-16/hr. DOE Benefits include vacation, sick leave, paid holidays.

Position open until filled.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Email Cover Letter, Resume, and a minimum of three work-related references to Anna Killpack, Executive Director at [email protected]  No phone calls please.


NAMI Southwest Iowa is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a veteran or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal laws.