Employment at Rainbow Heights
"E/Quality Care" LGBTQ Competency Training Co-Facilitator - Part Time, Virtual
Rainbow Heights Club is committed to raising the bar for LGBTQ-affirming care throughout the public mental health system in New York. In addition to cultivating our community space in downtown Brooklyn since 2001, we have for years also provided free LGBTQ competency trainings to NYC-based health and human services providers.
Rainbow Heights Club is seeking a part-time, virtual training co-facilitator to support the enhancement and expansion of the E/Quality Care training program. The E/Quality Care Training Co-Facilitator will be responsible for collaborating directly with Rainbow Heights Club staff to prepare and co-facilitate LGBTQ+ and TGNC cultural competency trainings for health and human services providers in New York State.
Bilingual English/Spanish Certified Mental Health Peer Specialist - Full Time or Part Time
Rainbow Heights Club is currently seeking outstanding, motivated, knowledgeable, energetic, charismatic and experienced people to help us expand our clinical team.
The successful candidates will be self-starters who have demonstrated the ability to practice a recovery model of care, emphasizing and supporting a person's potential for recovery by optimizing quality of life and reducing symptoms of mental illness and substance use disorders through empowerment, choice, treatment, educational, health and well-being goals. They will be able to teach and model symptom management and assist consumers in the development of skills for empowerment and successful community living.
Applicants for this position must be certified or provisionally certified mental health peer specialists, and be fluent in English and Spanish.
Rainbow Heights Club is focused on increasing the role of peer specialists on our team. Peer Specialist Interns provide most direct consumer services at the club. Peer Specialist Interns share their lived experience as one who has been there in terms of mental illness and recovery.
We frequently offer Peer Specialist Intern positions for persons who have completed a recognized mental health peer training program.
These entry-level opportunities allow both the peer and the agency to become better acquainted, with some peer specialists being offered ongoing part-time employment.
Peer Specialist Internships are made possible through a grant from the New York City Department of Youth & Community Development.