Open: Until Filled

Salary: $35,240.58 - $45,811.91 Annually

DESCRIPTION:

The Community Navigator will engage with people who need services and their families to help them quickly identify currently available services, including formal and informal supports and services tailored to the particular cultural, ethnic, age, and gender identity of those seeking them. They will recruit community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, and other community groups to become part of an active and ever growing locally-based support network for people, including those most challenged by mental health issues. The Community Navigator will follow-up with people with whom they have engaged to ensure that they have connected with support structures and received the help they need. They will use information technology and other means to map and keep up to date about the current availability of services and supports in the Service Area. The Community Navigator will promote awareness of mental health issues, and the commitment to recovery, wellness, and self-help. They must be a team player and have the ability to work in an environment that requires communication and engagement with supervisor and other team members.

 

**Tri City Mental Health Services does not pay for Relocation cost/fees.

 

IDEAL CANDIDATE:

 

REQUIRED:

Must have at least a High School Diploma or equivalent. Must possess a current valid California Driver License, a satisfactory driving record and a properly registered and insured vehicle. Must be a team player and have the ability to work in an environment that requires communication and engagement with supervisor and other team members.

 

PREFERRED:

Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Sociology and/or related field; personal or professional experience with Mental Health issues; experience working in or with community and non-profit organizations, and working with people who need services and their families, as is an ability to work with and earn the trust of individuals and groups across different income levels; knowledge in basic computer skills; Bilingual in Spanish or Vietnamese.

 

BENEFITS:

CalPERS pension, training and support.

 

10 Paid Holidays, 2 Floating Holidays, Paid Vacation, 2 weeks sick leave, Company pays 80% of Medical Insurance for individual and family Dental Insurance Vision Insurance. Company paid life insurance and EAP. Candidate may qualify for loan forgiveness, have access to 457b plan and get paid time off for CME.

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