Position: River Forest Township Mental Health Administrator

River Forest Township is seeking a new Mental Health Administrator. The part-time position oversees the Township's funding of and participation in programs and services related to mental health and developmental/intellectual disabilities.

The Mental Health Administrator:
  • manages the grant process, including applications, contracts, and reporting;
  • leads the Mental Health Committee (MHC), which makes funding recommendations to the Board of Trustees;
  • represents the Township in numerous consortiums, collaborative partnerships, and projects;
  • takes a leadership role in the Township's strategies for mental health and developmental disabilities and in making recommendations to the Supervisor; and
  • fields many of the social service-related inquiries which come into the Township.
Experience in the mental health and/or disabilities field is required. A social work background and/or grants management experience are preferred but not required.

Position requires strong communication, project management and organizational skills; strong initiative; positive energy; creativity in leading the MHC; ability to manage a wide range of projects and tasks, attention to detail, and proficiency in document management.

Position is paid hourly, approximately 15 hours per week, no benefits.

If interested, please email Supervisor Carla Sloan at Supervisor@RiverForestTownship.org.

Seeking a New Member for the Township Youth Services Committee

River Forest Township is seeking a RF resident to fill a vacancy on the volunteer OPRF Township Youth Services Committee (YSC). The YSC provides input to developing and funding local youth programming. Experience with youth is a plus but not required. The YSC meets the first Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm.

If interested, please email Supervisor Carla Sloan at Supervisor@RiverForestTownship.org.

River Forest Township - 8020 West Madison St - River Forest, Il 60305 - Ph 708.366.2029

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