LEAD Project Researcher, Temporary Part-time

LEAD Project Researcher, Temporary Part-time

25 Nov 2021
California, Santa maria, 93454 Santa maria USA

LEAD Project Researcher, Temporary Part-time

The LEAD (Lived Experience Advocacy Development) Project Researcher is responsible to assist the LEAD coordinator in the research, annual events as well as clerical and administrative duties that support campaign goals and yearly outcome of the LEAD Project. Duties will include assisting with scheduling, research, clerical work and coordinating outreach events. Must have Strong interpersonal skills, collaborative work style and oral/written communication skills and the ability to work with both business and civic leaders. Must be proactive regarding self-care, with the ability to identify triggers and burn-out. Must be responsible, and reliable, and possess problem solving and conflict resolution skills and the ability to deal effectively with a variety of people and personality types. The position is expected to be knowledgeable of the agency’s philosophy and mission and is responsible for promoting this philosophy within the job role.

Temporary through June 30,2022


Part-time, 5 hours per week.


High School diploma or equivalent. Identifies as person with lived experience with mental health. At least one year of experience working in mental health or related field. Strong computer skills including, the ability and skill using reliable internet search engines and updating social media accounts. Ability to access, organize and explain information. Ability to self -motivate, work independently, complete tasks with little supervision. Ability to work independently and complete tasks in reasonable time frame. Ability to learn and understand the political legislative process. Strong interpersonal skills, collaborative work style and strong oral, written, and communication skills. Well defined organizational and time management skills. Ability to handle intense situations, display good judgment and decision making skills, and remain calm and clearheaded under pressure.

Able to work effectively with a variety of people and personality types regardless of age, ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or socio-economic level. Must use reasonable precautions in the performance of one’s duties and adhere to all applicable safety rules and practices while acting in such a manner as to assure at all times, maximum safety to one’s self, fellow employees, clients, and other persons contacted through TMHA business. Conditions of employment include: Must be at least 18 years of age; possess a valid CA Driver’s License, reliable transportation, proof of auto insurance, and DMV driving record that meets TMHA’s current vehicle insurance requirements. May be required to utilize personal vehicle and auto insurance. Must comply with a TB assessment (possibly a TB test if needed to confirm a negative tuberculosis result) and receipt of a criminal record clearance through fingerprinting. Must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or request an exemption based on a documented medical condition advising against the vaccine or a strongly held religious belief or practice. Must be able to successfully complete First Aid and CPR training.


Transitions – Mental Health Association is a non-profit agency committed to inspiring hope, growth, recovery and wellness in our communities.


TMHA employees may submit an internal application to their supervisor. Outside applicants must complete a TMHA application on our website www.t-mha.org to be considered for interview. OR you may copy and paste this link into your browser: http://atsod.com/j/s.cfm/ZTB

Posting Date: August 16, 2021 Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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