jobs: mental health organizing, Virginia, no salary info

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Job Openings at Mental Health Disability Rights Organization
VOCAL is a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to mental health 
empowerment, recovery, and peer leadership in Virginia. VOCAL is 
designed, led and governed by people with psychiatric histories. We are 
pleased to announce two job openings:

Program Director and Organizational Consultant for Grassroots Groups. We 
are seeking a Program Director for the VOCAL CO-OP program. The CO-OP is 
a collective of grassroots, peer-run mental health programs that are 
designed and led by people with mental illness. Our member programs 
include drop-in centers, advocacy groups, employment training programs, 
support groups, recovery centers, and more. We are seeking candidates 
who care about mental health disability rights; enjoy helping strengthen 
grassroots, social justice groups; and have experience helping nonprofit 
programs grow and flourish. 20 hrs/week, includes benefits. Find out 
more at:

Administrative Coordinator for Mental Health Empowerment Organization. 
We are seeking an Administrative Coordinator who cares about mental 
health recovery; has administrative experience and skills; and can 
collaborate to create a warm, welcoming and productive office 
environment. 20 hrs/week, includes benefits. This position is located in 
Charlottesville. Find out more at:
More about VOCAL:
VOCAL is a statewide nonprofit organization. We run three statewide 
VOCAL Network - Education, advocacy, empowerment. VOCAL Network, founded 
and run by people with mental illness, connects people to people and 
works to improve Virginia's Mental Health Services.
REACH - Recovery Education & Creative Healing. REACH promotes 
self-discovery and self-appreciation through improving life skills, and 
investing in personal recovery.
VOCAL CO-OP - Consumer Owned & Operated Programs. The CO-OP is a 
collective of peer-run mental health programs in Virginia. Programs 
include drop-in centers, warm lines, advocacy groups, employment 
centers, and more.

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