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Goodwill Redwood Empire serves Sonoma, Napa, Lake, Mendocino, Humboldt and Trinity counties. Our mission: Changing lives and strengthening communities through the dignity and power of work.  We provide vocational rehabilitation and habilitation services, such as job counseling, job training, and work experience, to unemployed and underemployed persons, persons with disabilities and persons who have a job market disadvantage because of lack of education, job skill, or experience.

POSITION TITLE:    Team Leader (Interlink Self Help Center)          
STATUS:                  Non-Exempt    
DEPARTMENT:        Interlink Self Help Center
DIVISION:                 Workforce Development/Behavioral Health       

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE JOB:  The Team Leader is responsible for organizing members to carry out one or more functions of Interlink, e.g., outreach, peer counseling, socialization, clerical, environmental, information, referral, and the warm line.
 
PROVIDES SUPERVISION TO:   None

RESPONSIBILITIES - ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Provide information and orientation to potential members
  • Create an environment that encourages members to be involved in the tasks and activities of Interlink
  • Conduct group and individual peer counseling sessions
  • Facilitate support groups
  • Plan and implement activities that sustain the effective operation of Interlink and meet the needs of members
  • Recruit and interview applicants for intern positions
  • Ensure Interlink is a safe environment for members
  • Ensure that all member-related records are maintained in accordance with the confidentiality requirements of Goodwill-Redwood Empire  
  • Ensure that all statistics and records are accurate and timely
  • Implement short and long term goals
  • Ensure that the assigned aspects of Interlink operations and activities are carried out according to agency policies and procedures
  • Focus on creating and maintaining positive relationships with members
  • Perform environmental duties including cleaning and servicing restrooms, sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming, emptying trash and processing recyclables

ANCILLARY FUNCTIONS:
  • Participate in internal Interlink and Goodwill-Redwood Empire committees as requested
  • Adhere to all Goodwill-Redwood Empire policies and procedures
  • Represent Interlink and Goodwill-Redwood Empire in the community as requested
  • Perform other job duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Adhere to Goodwill-Redwood Empire and Interlink policies and procedures

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must have current or former experience as a consumer of mental health services
  • Self-identification as a peer/mental health services consumer
  • Knowledge of the mental health recovery movement
  • Must be able to demonstrate leadership skills and the ability to effectively involve peers in self-help activities
  • Willingness and ability to make progress with the personal challenges that arise while serving peers with significant emotional and/or material needs
  • Must possess effective oral and written communication skills
  • Must possess effective interpersonal skills
  • Must have peer counseling training or similar experience

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Clean office. Carpet. Overhead lighting. Temperate climate. Low to high noise level.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Sitting, standing, bending, walking, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, cleaning counters, tables and other surfaces intermittently throughout work shift. Fine finger movements with frequent computer use. Ability to communicate verbally. Occasional gross manual dexterity.

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:  Program Manager

Minorities and People with Disabilities are encouraged to apply
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Department: WFD - Workforce Development
This is a part-time position

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