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Virtual Support Group Program Coordinator

Posted: 11/22/2020

Position Description:
 
The Support Group Program Coordinator is a new position that is being created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This position will work to address the intersectionality of COVID-19 and HIV as well as other topics. This position will be responsible for developing, launching, and running a virtual psycho-educational support group pilot for clients who meet eligibility requirements at Thrive Health Connection and throughout the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area (KCTGA).

The Support Group Program Coordinator position is a contract position offering temporary, part-time, and flexible hours.  Work can be completed from Thrive Health or from your home office. Depending on the success of the program as well as funding opportunities, there may be an opportunity for a more permanent position after the first quarter of 2021. 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Defines and develops project plans and timelines to ensure operational efficiency.
  • Manages project through to completion
  • Provide group therapy to all eligible individuals seeking mental health services in a group setting.
  • Develop group therapy programming, including topics for discussion.
  • Manage crisis intervention as applicable in the group setting.
  • Work collaboratively with KCHD through the COVID CARES Act.
  • In collaboration with Thrive Health’s Mental Health Program Administrator, collect and enter data into statewide client level database.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 Qualifications:           
  • Licensed Mental Health Clinician (non-provisional license).
  • Fluency in Spanish as a second language strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of LGBTQ+ community preferred.
  • Knowledge of HIV and STI risk behaviors, human sexuality, and social determinants of health.
  • Must be comfortable with a sex positive approach to counseling and education.
  • Must be comfortable with technology. Support groups will be provided virtually over a web based platform.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to function as an individual contributor as well as in a team environment.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Professional demeanor.
  • Effective organizational skills.     
  • Ability to communicate in an effective and professional manner with clients and staff members.
  • Sensitivity to all areas of diversity, not limited to, HIV status, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and gender identity.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.

Application Instructions: 

Please email your cover letter and resume, as well as your expected hourly wage to Bri McClernon, Director of Programs. No phone calls, please.

Due to COVID-19, interviews will likely occur via phone and/or zoom. 

Job Type: Part Time,Temporary