Job Title: Director of Community Engagement
Heights Hill Mental Health Service, SBPC, Community Advisory Board (CAB) is the not for profit partner of the Heights Hill Mental Health Service located in downtown Brooklyn. Since 2001 we have operated mental health support programs targeting low/no income LGBTQ+ persons who are living with serious mental illness citywide. CAB offices and program space are located on Flatbush Ave at Nevins St. in Downtown Brooklyn Please visit our website - www.rainbowheights.org - for more information about our services and programs. Our clients (members) are LGBTQ+ adult individuals who are living with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, major depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, developmental disability, and substance/alcohol use concerns.
Through our peer based Rainbow Heights Club consumer drop in center (now expanding to include Home and Community Based Services), our EQuality Care mental health provider trainings, and our Peer Specialist Internship’s, CAB programming helps to identify and address the barriers to care experienced by low/no income LGBTQ persons living with serious mental illness.
Position Summary: The Director of Community Engagement (DCE) is a Full Time (40hrs per week, overtime exempt) position which reports to the Deputy Executive Director. The DCE is a member of the Senior Management Team of the agency which meets weekly. It is anticipated that 60% of the work time of the DCE will be spent supervising all outreach to the varied and overlapping constituencies we serve. Approximately 40% of work time will be spend giving direct support to the Executive Director, scheduling, staffing and following up on 25 to 30 EQuality Care mental health provider trainings throughout the year. The DCE will supervise a part time (15hrs per week) Community Engagement Coordinator (CEC) who will focus on communication and engagement of/with consumers who are already active participants in RHC programming.