Job Announcement for Compeer of Lebanon County Program Manager Position

Compeer of Lebanon County, a 501c3 non-profit agency serving residents of Lebanon County who live with mental illness, is searching for a passionate, energetic, self-driven, and articulate person for the position of Program Manager.  This position is a 37.5 hour per week full-time position.  Benefits include mileage reimbursement, paid sick leave and a liberal personal leave policy.

Interested applicants should have the following solid skills:

  • Passion for working with those living with mental illness
  • Recruitment of volunteers to carry out the agency’s mission
  • Energy and charisma used for alerting community stakeholders to our mission
  • Education and experience working in human services fields
  • Ability to serve as an emphatic advocate for the mission of Compeer, and for the greater advancement of mental health awareness and wellness within our communities
  • Ability to educate those who want to know more about our mission and the challenge for those living with mental illness
  • Familiarity with military culture, mental health issues commonly experienced by veterans, and display confidence and professionalism while speaking about these topics
  • Flexibility to meet the needs of the agency and its mission beyond the normal workday
  • The highest ethical standards
  • Strong time management skills
  • Self-motivation and able to work independently with limited supervision
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license

Main duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Recruit, interview, train and monitor volunteers
  • Handle clerical duties including maintaining office supply inventory, accepting telephone calls, greeting visitors, maintaining and updating records and databases for all programs
  • Monitor volunteer/friend caseload and maintain program liaison between referral sources, volunteers and their friends
  • Attend outreach events as needed, share volunteer flyers and update community bulletin boards
  • Collaborate with local VFW/American Legions/other veteran service organizations
  • Create and distribute the “Friend-to-Friend” newsletter, enhance internal and external communication and maintain social media accounts
  • Assist Executive Director in researching, writing, and submitting grants
  • Maintain cleanliness of the Compeer office

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 18 credits in education, sociology, human services, social work, or psychology required. Previous experience as a volunteer and/or coordinator of volunteers and/or one year of human service experience may be substituted for college credits. An Associate Degree or B.A./B.S. in social work, human services, or psychology is preferred.
  • Applicant is strongly preferred to be a veteran and have an in depth understanding of military culture.
  • Knowledge of mental health delivery systems in the community is a plus.
  • Proficient computer skills in word processing, creating spreadsheets, Internet/E-mail/Social media. 

Hours:

Full-time; 37.5 hours per week; Monday through Friday with some evenings and weekends required

If you’d like to be a part of Compeer, please email your resume, including references, along with a letter of interest to: director@compeer-lebanon.org.  Compeer is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

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