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Position: PEER FACILITATOR

DESCRIPTION

The Mental Health Association of San Francisco (MHASF) in partnership with the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) is conducting a three year research project funded by the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The project compares the effectiveness of manualized group Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) led by a clinician to community-based manualized peer-facilitated support group (Buried in Treasure Workshop or BiT).

Under the direction of the Community Projects Manager, both the Full-Time and Part-Time Peer Facilitator will provide outreach and support for individuals with hoarding and cluttering challenges by facilitating Buried in Treasures (BiT) mutual support groups. BiT groups are focused peer-led groups that follow a step-by-step guide to understanding why an individual clutters and how he/she can change their thinking and behavior.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Co-facilitate a total of 15 peer-led Buried in Treasures mutual support groups at sites in Alameda, San Mateo, and San Francisco County.
  • Procure sites for mutual support groups and leverage resources with community partners for groups
  • Assist individuals with setting goals in their recovery process with an emphasis on harm reduction and empowerment.
  • Actively participate in weekly planning, training, and project coordination.
  • Assist with community presentations to non-profit partners, city departments, mental health consumers, and community groups.
  • Maintain records, spreadsheets, and logs of activities.
  • Provide support and referrals to other individuals dealing with hoarding challenges.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Community Projects Manager and Deputy Director.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bilingual in Spanish or Cantonese.
  • Previous experience with project coordination and implementation.
  • Experience with peer/consumer empowerment and peer specialist services.
  • Direct experience with hoarding and cluttering programs/projects/training.
  • Individuals with lived experience of mental illness/psychiatric disabilities are encouraged to apply.

View the job announcements here:
Full-Time Peer Facilitator
Par-Time Peer Facilitator


Position: RESEARCH ASSISTANT

DESCRIPTION

The Mental Health Association of San Francisco (MHASF) in partnership with the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) is conducting a three year research project funded by the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The project compares the effectiveness of manualized group Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) led by a clinician to community-based manualized peer-facilitated support group (Buried in Treasure Workshop or BiT). Under the direction of the Community Projects Manager, the Research Assistant is responsible for assisting with data collection/entry, quality assurance, outreach and promotion of the project, recruitment, and coordination of potential participant referral to UCSF for screening and evaluation.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain all data related to outreach and recruitment efforts for the project
  • Coordinate logistics for all group treatment sessions.
  • Compile, process, and analyze data; record research procedures and results; file and maintain record; code evaluation and questionnaire data for input for electronic data processing.
  • Work closely with the Project Coordinators to document progress of data-collection and ensure timelines and deliverables related to data-collection are fulfilled.
  • Assist with preparation of data for presentation at events, conferences, and presentations.
  • Plan and organize logistics for program including scheduling and managing agendas and minutes for meetings.
  • Performs various clerical duties including typing, answering phones, preparing correspondence, preparing and maintaining recruitment documents, and completing applications and forms.
  • Other duties as assigned by Community Projects Manager or Deputy Director

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Working knowledge of SPSS software and statistical evaluation 1-2 years of experience working with community-based initiatives.
  • Ability to move projects forward, organizes information, and supports the coordination of multiple tasks and projects for successful and timely completion.
  • Awareness and understanding of Hoarding Disorder Bilingual in Spanish, Cantonese, Tagalog, or Vietnamese preferred.
  • Applicants of color and individuals with lived experience of mental illness/psychiatric disabilities are encouraged to apply

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Position: BOARD MEMBER

 

AUTHORITY AND RESPONSIBILITY

The Board of Directors is empowered by the state to govern the Mental Health Association of San Francisco as a non-profit public benefit corporation on behalf of the people of California.

 

Commitment to the Purposes and Goals of MHASF

Board Members share a commitment to promote mental health and wellness within the community, advance supports and resources to counter mental illness and public stigma, and to support the values and mission of MHASF in all its efforts both public and private.

 

BOARD MEMBERSHIP AND SERVICE DETAILS

There are 9-15 Members on the Board of Directors. The term of office is two years, with a limit of three terms/six consecutive years. Board Members are expected to attend no less than two-thirds (66%) of relevant Board Meetings, currently recurring every other month, and to fulfill committee or Officer responsibilities as relevant. The MHASF Board is developed to include a diversity of professional and personal skills relevant to the organization’s success and encourages interest from individuals with personal lived experience of mental health conditions and consumers of mental health services in San Francisco.

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TO APPLY TO OPEN POSITIONS:

Send cover letter describing your interest in the position and in MHASF, along with your resume to one of the following:

Email: careers@mha-sf.org

*For emails please include in the subject line the position you are applying for, your last name, and the initial of your first name.

Fax: 415-421-2928

Mail: ATTN: [POSITION APPLYING FOR] 870 Market Street, Suite 928 San Francisco, CA 94102

**No phone calls please. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Positions will remain open until filled.

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