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(1624) Community Liaison

Job Description

The Community Liaison is a unique position that is front and center in a collaboration with Integral Care related to the St. David’s Foundation Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Grant. This individual in this position will both represent Bluebonnet Trails Community Services in this collaboration with another LMHA and with community partners. The Community Liaison is responsible for facilitating 2-3 in-person MHFA training sessions per week using evidenced based curriculum to community members in Travis, Williamson, Bastrop and Caldwell counties. The MHFA curriculum teaches participants how to assess the risk of suicide or harm and reviews other mental health information with the participants to better equip them to assist an individual when in a behavioral health crisis. This role will also conduct assessments of mental health literacy before and after the training intervention, and provide all required documentation to the MHFA coordinator following trainings. This role also entails brief crisis intervention for participants who become distressed during the training. Work is performed under limited supervision with latitude for initiative and independent judgment.

Location: Williamson, Bastrop, Caldwell, and Travis Counties; Remote work approved unless presence onsite is necessary for task specific duties.

Salary: $24.87 – $31.62/hr

Applicable Differentials:

.75/hour – Bilingual

1.00/hour – Masters in Human Services

1.00/hour – Advanced licensure

Up to 2.00/hour – Previous community center experience in a similar role

1.00/hour – Specialty

1.00/hour – Tenure with BTC

Why join our team?

BTCS Values our team members and believes it is important to reward and compensate our team members for their contribution to our success. BTCS offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and generous leave accruals.

Medical Insurance: Through BlueCross Blue Shield, we offer comprehensive medical coverage for you and your eligible dependents with access to network and non-network health care providers. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Dental Insurance: Through Dental Select, we offer two coverage plans for dental care, to include preventative, basic and major services. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Vision Insurance: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer vision coverage to include discounts on everyday vision needs, such as eye exams and glasses and/ or contacts. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Prescription Plan: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer discounts on generic, preferred or brand-name drugs as well as non-preferred drugs at pharmacies or through a convenient home delivery program. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Flexible Spending Accounts: Optional pre-tax contributions for medical reimbursement and dependent care plans.

Retirement Plans:
401A: Through this governmental plan, we offer a 7% match to employee contributions.
457/403(b): Through these governmental plans, employees may contribute pre-tax earnings for retirement. Employees may participate on the first day of employment.

Sponsored Insurance:
Life Insurance: Through Dearborn National, we offer basic life insurance of $5,000. Optional supplemental coverage, as well as spouse and eligible dependent policies, are available to purchase.
Long Term Disability/ Accident/ Critical Illness Insurance: Through Dearborn National we offer optional insurance coverages at a competitive rate. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Family and Medical Leave: Job protection to provide care related to a child’s birth or adoption, or for yourself or a family member’s serious health condition.

Employee Assistance Program: Through Alliance Worksite Solutions, we offer a no cost, confidential employee assistance program as a resource to resolve personal, family, financial and legal problems for employees and their dependents.

Professional Development: Joining Bluebonnet Trails is about joining a culture of inclusiveness, collaboration, trust, and the invitation and expectation to have a voice. Bluebonnet offers employees the opportunity to participate in professional development that is skill based and offers continuing education courses to enhance knowledge and performance via online courses and instructor led webinars.

Additional Perks:
– Employee Referral Awards
– Licensure Supervision
– Licensure Renewal Fee Reimbursement
– Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programs
– Educational Leave
– Competitive Pay Differentials for Applicable Positions

CityWilliamson, Bastrop, Caldwell, Travis County; remote as needed
CountyBastrop County, Caldwell County, Williamson County
CredentialsMinimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, or other human services field is required. Training and public speaking experience is necessary, and one years’ experience in a community center setting. Strong communication and computer skills. Ability to effectively train in a group or individual setting.

Must have valid Texas driver’s license and maintain approved driving status throughout employment.

Preferred Qualifications: Trained as a facilitator for Mental Health First Aid, Trauma-informed care certification(s); Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts (LPHA), LPC, LCSW, Licensed Psychologist, or LMFT is preferred. Previous experience administering grant related projects working with large data sets, training curriculum development, and/or coordination of training activities is preferred
Salary Amount$51,729 - 65,769/year
Closing DateOpen until filled
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