Grow are currently seeking to recruit
An Area Coordinator
20 Hours per week
Based in the Kildare area, traveling across the Eastern Region
Closing date for Applications is 27 February 2022
Grow Mental Health is Ireland’s largest community-based mental health organisation and has been helping people on the road to mental health recovery for over 50 years.
We hold both Face-to-Face and Online peer-support groups across Ireland each week. Grow groups follow a practical programme and provide mutual help and support to anyone experiencing mental health difficulties or struggling with their mental wellbeing. Meetings are free and confidential.
Besides weekly support meetings, Grow also holds free community education, workplace, carer, and young adult programmes.
This role is person-centred.
The purpose of the role is to develop and maintain a network of Grow groups in the region known as an Area Coordination Unit. This role has specific duties and boundaries and is one of working with, empowering and facilitating others to enable Recovery within Grow membership and the wider Grow community, which provides support to those who have had or are suffering from, mental health challenges. Working with the National Programme Coordinator to ensure the quality of the Grow program within groups is adhered to. The role involves building relationships and building awareness of, and the promotion of Grow Mental Health within the wider community. Initiating fundraising activity and advocating for funding/financial support for Grow Mental Health in your Area Coordination Unit. For more details on Grow in Ireland visit our website www.grow.ie
Attached is a job description for the role.