Job Posting 102357

Mental Health Programs and Content Manager
Stigma-Free Mental Health Society
Work From Home - Calgary area, Edmonton area, Northern Alberta, Central Alberta, Southern ...
Remote - Canada (Must be Alberta or MB)
closes in 45 days (Sat, 31 Aug)
full time  •  72,720 Annual

Mental Health Programs and Content Manager

Stigma-Free Mental Health Society

Job Summary:

The Stigma-Free Mental Health Society is excited to find an enthusiastic Programs and Content Manager to lead various mental health awareness initiatives. We're looking for someone with a background in education and/or mental health and a strong understanding of nonprofit work, especially in rural and school mental health programming and content management.

In this role, you will play a key part in managing and creating content for our extensive toolkits alongside a content creator, ensuring they remain relevant and impactful. You'll have the chance to drive innovative solutions and foster growth within our team. This position offers a fantastic opportunity to lead initiatives that adapt to the changing needs of our community and help expand our programs nationally.

We're seeking someone passionate about innovation, with a vision for national expansion of our current programs. Your forward-thinking mindset and ability to leverage our established resources will be crucial in achieving meaningful results. Our aim is to build on our existing successes, expanding our reach through strategic partnerships, program development, and effective communication.

We value adaptability and welcome candidates who can work within our existing structure while bringing fresh ideas and enhancements. This blend of tradition and innovation is key to our commitment to continuous improvement and growth.

If this sounds like a good fit for you, we can't wait to receive your application and hopefully welcome you to our dynamic team.

  1. Program and Content Management:
  • Implement and promote current programs with strategic future development to effectively address mental health issues and reduce stigma, with a specific focus on schools and rural communities.
  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders to ensure that programs are culturally sensitive, inclusive, and aligned with the diverse needs of the community.
  • Exercise meticulous monitoring of program progress, tracking outcomes to optimize program impact and effectiveness.
  • Manages and monitors all content that exists on our toolkits/sites and gives direction to content writers on topical content, ensuring alignment with program objectives.
  • Oversee our content writer, providing strategic guidance on content creation and editing. Your contribution will play a significant role in ensuring our toolkits content aligns seamlessly with our program objectives.
  • We anticipate that this role will gradually assume responsibility for the French translation project that involves managing volunteer translators and content allocation.  
  1. Volunteer Management and Community Engagement:
  • Spearhead the selection, training, and mentorship of diverse virtual volunteers, including virtual presenters, who play a pivotal role in effective program delivery and community empowerment.
  • Establish robust partnerships with community organizations, schools, and other stakeholders to extend the reach and impact of programs, cultivating a shared commitment to destigmatize mental health across digital platforms.
  • Cultivate a dynamic virtual volunteer network by providing continuous guidance and support, ensuring their alignment with the Society's mission and values while acknowledging the remote nature of the role.
  1. Program Promotion and Outreach:
  • Spearhead the facilitation of virtual events, webinars, and workshops, capitalizing on technology to enhance community engagement and awareness.
  • Manage and collaborate closely with the Content Writer, leveraging your understanding of social media platforms to review and enhance social media content, newsletters, blogs, and other forms of digital communication, ensuring impactful messaging.
  • Lead the creation of comprehensive marketing blueprints in partnership with the President, aimed at effectively promoting both the Stigma-Free School Program and the Rural Mental Wellness Program.
  • Develop a profound comprehension of the role that different media and digital platforms play in promoting mental health awareness and stigma reduction, exploring innovative ways to engage with these platforms and amplify program reach in the virtual landscape.
  1. Program Evaluation and Reporting:
  • Collaborate effectively with the SFMHS Evaluation Specialist to develop and implement program monitoring and evaluation frameworks, ensuring the collection of meaningful data to assess program effectiveness and measure outcomes. This role is not responsible for in-depth analysis and evaluation of programs, but provides oversight and assistance.
  • Skillfully analyze data using tools like SurveyMonkey and Google Analytics, extracting valuable insights that inform evidence-based decisions for program improvement.
  • Work closely with the Evaluation Specialist to prepare insights that communicate program progress, outcomes, and participant feedback to Executive, internal stakeholders, and funders.
  • Actively contribute to the future enhancement of programs based on the evaluation results and valuable insights from participant input, ensuring ongoing program growth and effectiveness.
  1. Education System Collaboration:
  • Collaborate closely with educational K12 institutions and staff within the BC School System to ensure seamless alignment of program activities with educational expectations and priorities.
  • Develop and facilitate engaging virtual professional development sessions and workshops for educators and school staff, leveraging your deep understanding of both mental health advocacy and nonprofit dynamics to deliver impactful training.
  • Actively engage with Indigenous communities and agricultural stakeholders, fostering partnerships that enable the effective promotion and implementation of our School and Rural Mental Wellness Programs within these specialized contexts.

Required Skills:

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in education, mental health, or a related field is preferred, plus marketing experience is a bonus.
  • Demonstrable expertise in mental health issues, stigma reduction strategies, and strong advocacy for mental health.
  • Knowledge of youth based, and rural mental health approaches is ideal.
  • A minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in program development, implementation, and management within the nonprofit sector.
  • Exceptional organizational, time management, and project management skills.
  • Proven ability to effectively engage and collaborate with diverse stakeholders, including volunteers, community partners, and educational institutions.
  • Proficiency in utilizing software tools, including Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), video conferencing platforms (Zoom), and collaboration tools (Microsoft Teams).
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills for impactful program promotion, content creation/management, and stakeholder engagement.
  • Familiarity with peer support programs is advantageous.
  • Knowledge of Canadian education systems is highly desirable.
  • Complete various tasks as assigned by the President and Operations Manager
  • French/English Bilingual is a definite asset.

 

*Applicants who meet the initial screening criteria will be invited to complete a brief assignment and submit a short, prerecorded video as part of the interview process.

Notes:

This position reports to the President, who leads the organization, with oversight from the Operations and Engagement Manager.

We recognize that every applicant brings a unique blend of experiences and skills to the table. While we have outlined our preferred qualifications, we wholeheartedly encourage candidates who may not meet every criterion to still apply. We value diversity in perspectives and approaches, and we are excited to learn about the distinctive strengths you can contribute to our team. Your individuality is a key ingredient in our collaborative journey towards destigmatizing mental health and enhancing community wellbeing.

"We are committed to fostering diversity and providing equal opportunity for all applicants, recognizing and valuing the unique strengths each individual brings to our team."

 

$70,720 Annual

Full-Time: 40 hours a week

Location: 100% Remote (Candidate must live in Manitoba or Alberta)

Modest Benefits Package upon successfully fulfilling 3-month probation.

 

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and passion for our mission to Andrea.P by July 31, 2024. We encourage early applications, as interviews will commence upon receiving qualified submissions.

 

If selected for further consideration, candidates will be invited to create a pre-recorded video showcasing their skills and expertise, along with a brief written assignment.

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