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Equity Focused Intern - Youth Behavioral Health

OVERVIEW:

The Ryther Equity Focused Intern will assist Ryther’s Community Advisory Board planning team to create communications materials and CAB recruitment.

Work Hours: 6-8 hours per week, flexible schedule within agency hours of operation (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday)

Location: Remote

Supervisor: Kelly Scalise - Senior Director of Philanthropy

 

Detailed Job Description

ABOUT RYTHER:

Helping children, youth, young adults, and their families find their path to healing and hope is at the core of our work. Ryther wants to ensure equitable, evidence-based, trauma-informed mental health care by incorporating voices from a community-advisory board (CAB).

ABOUT CAB:

The CAB will provide feedback on policies and procedures. The CAB is a representative group of professionals, community members, those with relevant lived  experiences, and members of the BIPOC and LGBTQ+ community.

Training and workshop opportunities are available.

SUPERVISION:

Interns receive biweekly individual supervision from their direct supervisor and attend team meetings.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Commitment to weekly and monthly meetings

  • Meeting time: First Wednesday of the month 6pm-8pm

  • Planning meeting time: Tuesdays 11:00am

  • Location: Virtual, with the possibility for in-person meetings in the near future

  • Be informed about Ryther’s policies, procedures, and programmatic changes

  • Aid in recruitment process for CAB

  • Support the social media coordinator in recruitment efforts

  • Community outreach and relationship building

  • Develop administrative and recruitment materials

    • A database of CAB members​

    • Updating start dates, honorarium processing, attendance

    • Onboarding materials

  • Assist in onboarding of new CAB members

  • Apply an equity and advocacy lens to the development of these materials

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Send resume and cover letter to development@ryther.org

  • ATTN: Kelly Scalise

  • Subject: Equity Focused Intern: Youth Behavioral Health.

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