(Chelsea, MI) – 5 Healthy Towns Foundation (5HF) is accepting applications for a part-time Action Team Facilitator to support its One Big Thing initiative.  This position will serve as the point person for three community Action Teams and will coordinate their work with action team leads from 5HF, Chelsea Hospital, Michigan Medicine, and Washtenaw County Community Mental Health. It is an 18-month grant funded position.

Under the direction of the Community Outreach Coordinator, the Action Team Facilitator will guide the work of Action Teams focusing on isolation, access to mental health resources, and alcohol and other substances pertaining to mental well-being. One Big Thing, launched in 2019, focuses on the prevention of mental health crisis in the region, including youth and adults in Chelsea, Dexter, Grass Lake, Manchester, and Stockbridge.

The ideal candidate possesses strong intercultural skills and group process skills and uses empathy and objectivity to engage with a wide audience, including health care professionals, volunteers, non-profit leaders, school district staff, faith-based and business community members, and those with lived experience.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter, resume, and two references to Lori Kintz Lori@5healthytowns.org  and Sheila Gillman, sheila@5healthytowns.org.

The application deadline is January 15, 2024 (or until filled).  You can view the full job description here.

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About 5 Healthy Towns Foundation:
5 Healthy Towns Foundation (5HF) is a private foundation governed by a volunteer board of directors that serves the Michigan school districts of Chelsea, Dexter, Grass Lake, Manchester, and Stockbridge. The mission of 5HF is to cultivate improvements in personal and community wellness by encouraging people in its five healthy towns to eat better, move more, avoid unhealthy substances, and connect with others in healthy ways. For more information on 5HF, visit 5healthytowns.org.