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(3024) Mental Health First Aid Outreach Coordinator

Job Description

The Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Outreach Coordinator works under the direct supervision of the Director of Training to ensure the coordination and delivery of MHFA trainings requested by community partners. MHFA is an evidence-based training course for the general public that is designed to teach key skills that can help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Bluebonnet Trails Community Services receives both state and federal funding to provide this training to community partners across our 8-county service area.

The primary job responsibilities of the MHFA Outreach Coordinator include developing and managing a coordinated regional plan for delivering Youth and Adult MHFA training for school districts, charter and private schools, institutes of higher learning, first responders, veterans, and judges and attorneys in the Bluebonnet Trails Community Services’ service area. This position establishes cooperative and collaborative partnerships throughout the community through marketing, community involvement, and regular contact to facilitate scheduling and delivering of MHFA trainings.

The MHFA Outreach Coordinator is also responsible for ensuring all timelines, reports, budget invoices and requirements are met in a timely and accurate manner and are submitted to Texas Health and Human Services Commission as outlined in the Statement of Work. This position is also responsible for maintaining the necessary curriculum for MHFA to meet the needs of the communities and is responsible for assisting in collecting and analyzing all data related to MHFA.

Location: All Bluebonnet Trails locations; remote work with work in clinics as required.

Salary: $24.87 – $30.62/hr

*Range of salary subject to applicable differentials listed below*

Applicable Differentials:

.75/hour – Bilingual

1.00/hour – advanced licensure

Up to $2.00/hour – previous experience at a community center in a similar role

1.00/hour – specialty

1.00/hour –2 year tenure with BTCS

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

CityAll locations; remote work within the BBT service area
CountyBastrop County, Burnet County, Caldwell County, Fayette County, Gonzales County, Guadalupe County, Lee 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; training and public speaking experience; familiarity with substance use, children’s mental health and developmental issues, as well as adult mental health issues; minimum of three years’ experience performing mental health assessments, diagnosis, and treatment; strong commitment to providing quality, person centered, trauma-informed and recovery oriented behavioral healthcare. Must have a valid Texas driver’s license and maintain approved drivers’ status throughout employment.

Preferred Qualifications: Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts (LPHA), LPC, LCSW, Licensed Psychologist, or LMFT; bilingual; certified facilitator of MHFA.
Salary Amount$51,729 - 63,689/year
Closing DateOpen until filled
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1009 North Georgetown Street
Round Rock, Texas 78664

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Bluebonnet Trails Community Services as a recipient of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant dollars either directly from FTA or through the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), will comply with the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d), the U.S. Department of Transportation implementing regulations, FTA Circular 4702.lB, and TxDOT PTN requirements as specified in Master Grant Agreement, and State Management Plan. Our Title VI Plan can be viewed here: Title VI Plan 2023-2026

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