Job Description Education and/or Experience: • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required • Experience working with individuals with mental illness and/ or addiction issues desirable • Experience as a parent/caregiver for children with mental/emotional disturbance
Minimum qualifications that must be considered: • You have successfully navigated a child serving system for at least 1 year (i.e. mental health, juvenile justice, social security, and special education system). • Your child(ren) is/are in a stable place in their wellness and resilience. • You can articulate your lived experience with other families without it becoming overwhelmingly emotional. • Your lived experience can speak to accomplishments that concern mental health issues not just normal parenting issues. • You must be 18 years of age or older and have a valid driver license.
Position Summary: This position provides a variety of services including peer support for parents of emotionally/mentally disturbed children including advocacy for children and families in intensive caseloads, specific individual and group skills training, and works with Case Managers on behalf of families in accordance with the philosophy, goals, and objectives of Texoma Community Center. This position is part-time 28 hours/week. Starting wage is $11.98/hr.
About Texoma Community Center From crisis intervention to early childhood development assessments, Texoma Community Center in Cooke, Fannin, and Grayson counties offers a wide array of mental health services for adults, adolescents, and children. Thank you for your interest in Texoma Community Center.
All potential applicants must pass reference and background checks and a drug screen