Oregon Peer DELIVERED Services Coalition Project Coordinator



Please note that the application period for this position closes August 1st, 2016 at 5:00 PM. Submit cover letter and resume to careers@mhaoforegon.org.


Project Coordinator Duties & Responsibilities: Develops materials and resources and provides training and technical assistance for the Oregon Peer Delivered Services Coalition (OPDSC). Oversees and coordinates activities in building a statewide consumer network and increasing peer services in Oregon. Primary communicator with OPDSC participants. Works towards completion of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) grant goals and objectives.


Qualifications for Position: Certification as a Peer Support Specialist or Peer Wellness Specialist. Experienced in peer delivered services field. Experienced in facilitating meetings with diverse groups.


Preferred Qualifications: Experience with coalition-building and excellent at networking.


Supervisory Relationships: Reports directly to Director of Oregon Peer Delivered Services Coalition.  


Skills and Knowledge Required: Ability to network and collaborate on a statewide level with diverse groups of people who have varied skills and knowledge. Familiarity with peer run organizations across Oregon, or ability to cultivate those relationships in an expeditious manner. Well-developed writing skills including the ability to write for publication, and to create reports, technical assistance guides, and educational and training materials. Excellent time management skills. Good documentation and tracking skills for grant reporting purposes. Excellent outreach and follow-up skills. Presentation skills including the ability to effectively make presentations to large groups, and respond to questions from providers, statewide organizations, peers, and the general public. Must be able to provide technical assistance to diverse groups of people. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Gmail applications. Must be adaptable and able to fulfill duties within a reasonable frame of time.


Personal Qualities: Mental Health Association of Oregon is an inclusive grassroots mental health organization dedicated to empowering consumer/survivor voices to drive services and policies that foster wellness and full participation in life choices and recovery. The ideal candidate for this position is an individual who identifies as having lived experience of mental health challenges. Must be a good communicator. Possesses strong belief in recovery for all, and recognizes that recovery may look different for different persons. Must be comfortable with the shared duties and daily prioritization shifts inherent to a small non-profit environment. Must be a team player.


Amount of Travel and Any Other Special Conditions or Requirements: This position requires Oregon and out-of-state travel 1 time per year to attend a mandatory meeting in Washington, D.C.

Valid Oregon or Washington Driver’s License and proof of automobile insurance required. Access to a reliable vehicle is necessary for this position.


Salary: $16.25-$18.25. This is an hourly position. This position is not benefited per MHAO policy.



Hours per Week:  20 hours per week.