Thursday, November 02, 2017

Recovery Community Organization - Administrative Assistant - Decatur

The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network is currently seeking a part time administrative assistant to work in our office in beautiful downtown Decatur, GA. Preference will be given to individuals with lived experience of recovery from behavioral health challenges. The ideal candidate will have their own car and be able to use it for work, as needed, with mileage reimbursement and be able to travel 25%-50% of the time. See below for duties and preferred qualifications:

·         Coordinate with partner organizations to help RCOs flourish throughout the state of Georgia.
·         Coordinate with RCOs to provide assistance when needed with projects and challenges.
·         Visit various RCOs throughout the state of Georgia.
·         Work with our partners at the Georgia Council on Substance Abuse and the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disorders to achieve overall RCO goals.
·         Various administrative tasks that require adaptability and technological acumen.
·         Travel (sometimes overnight) to RCO sites within the state.
Preferred Qualifications
·         Lived experience in recovery from behavioral health challenges.
·         Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook).
·         Excellent communication skills (written/verbal).
·         A supportive and kind attitude.
·         Public speaking skills.
·         Problem solving and analytical skills.

Interested parties should submit a resume and letter of interest to Nick Calhoun via email at:

About the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network

The Consumer Network is a Georgia non-profit corporation founded in 1991 by consumers of state services for mental health, developmental disabilities, and addictive diseases. It hosts one of the largest statewide annual consumer conferences in the nation. The corporation evolved from a meeting of 30 consumer leaders held in Tucker, Georgia in October of 1990 and how has grown to over 4000 members across the state. GMHCN has about 100 employees currently and works throughout the state to provide the state with an increasing number of self-directed behavioral health services aimed at supporting peers to thrive in a life of recovery and wellness.

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