Mental Health Field Worker
- Providing community based mental health support services using a 12-step program and its methods.
- Fieldworker: trains, organizes, animates, and quality-controls members and leadership through the GROW program of mutual help and community-building.
- Work most evenings, generally work one Saturday a month, and occasional weekends.
- Maintain records of GROW activities as required
- Belief in the knowledge that those with mental health issues can and do recover.
- When first hired as a Fieldworker there is extensive training where the new Fieldworker walks along side of a trained Fieldworker or Coordinator to groups and presentations. An experienced staff member will also help with completion of necessary paperwork, and learning the GROW Program.
- Employee Benefits include company car, health insurance and paid work expenses.
Current Driver's license required for regular travel throughout the state.
Strong verbal and written skills—Will be giving presentations, orientations, facilitating groups, networking.
Flexible/Adaptive/Team Player- Willing to work using the GROW Program while meeting people where they are, and inspiring them to continue forward.
GROW in New Jersey
GROW began officially in New Jersey in 1990 with funding from a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation mental health initiative grant and a matching grant from the New Jersey Department of Mental Health. Today, GROW in New Jersey continues to receive state funding through an umbrella grant from Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey, a successful mental health service run by consumer-providers.
GROW in New Jersey currently has a network of 18 member-run mutual-help groups and a staff of three who are responsible for the overall welfare and development of the New Jersey organization. New Jersey GROW groups can be found at various locations; Churches, Hospitals, Behavioral Health Agencies, and Community Wellness Centers.
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