Youth Mental Health Coordinator
EMPLOYER: The Opportunity AllianceWebsite
The Opportunity Alliance is seeking a Youth Mental Health Coordinator to join the team in our Maine Youth Action Network. The Maine Youth Action Network (MYAN) has been operating for two decades as a support system for youth programming and as a catalyst for youth leadership development. We partner directly with young people, adult advisers, and local organizations to offer a broad spectrum of support to youth from Maine’s diverse communities. MYAN encourages prevention-focused, youth-centric social change through programming and technical assistance for young people and adults.
The Youth Mental Health Coordinator supports statewide and local youth engagement programs and initiatives that build young people’s resilience and strengthen youth leadership on issues of public health, social justice, and restorative practices. The coordinator is responsible for integrating local and statewide curriculum development, training, and technical assistance initiatives for adults, organizations, systems, and youth about the following topics: positive youth development, restorative practices, developmental relationships, and health equity strategies. This position directly supports Sources of Strength wrap-around youth programming and works closely with youth leaders to collaboratively plan and host the annual Maine Youth Leadership Conference featuring youth leadership on issues of public health, social justice, and restorative practices.
This is a grant funded full time position in Portland, ME with flexible hours that sometimes include afternoons and overnights. The dates of position funding is 1/1/2023-6/30/2024 with possible extension pending contract renewal. Pay is budgeted at 25/hr.
The Opportunity Alliance has an extensive benefit package including:
Generous paid time off
9 paid holidays per calendar year and up to 3 floating holidays per calendar year
Excellent medical benefits at very reasonable cost
Dental and Vision insurance options
Agency paid basic life insurance and STD & LTD disability insurances
403(b) retirement with a generous agency match
Student Loan Forgiveness: The Opportunity Alliance (TOA) is a qualified employer under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. This means that if you have a student loan and meet certain criteria, you may be eligible for loan forgiveness while working for us.