Project: Promoting mental illness education in grades 6-12 in Nassau County, NY.

Job Description: Reach out to health teachers in middle schools and high schools in Nassau County to encourage them to teach about mental illness using Breaking the Silence (BTS) educational materials and the video, "Student Voices Loud and Proud". Collaborate with BTS Assembly Presenter to facilitate school assembly program.

• Contacting and/or meeting with all Nassau County middle and high school health educators; educating them about the value of mental illness education and introducing the BTS program.
• Providing free copies of BTS lesson plans and the video to Nassau County schools.
• Surveying teachers receiving the materials; assessing effectiveness and interest in (or lack of interest in) using the lessons and/or video.
• Helping schedule school assemblies, "Let's Talk Mental Illness"
• Helping establish school anti stigma community service projects.

Candidate must have excellent written, verbal, computer and organizational skills; ability to keep accurate records; flexible and available during the day. Candidate must have a car and be willing to travel within Nassau County. Candidate may work primarily from home. A marketing and mental health interest or background is helpful.

Time & Salary:
This is a temporary part-time, daytime position. Approximately September-June; 20 hours per week.

Please send a cover letter and resume to: