The Maryland Coalition of Families for Children’s Mental Health (MCF) is hiring a part-time Youth Engagement Specialist. The Youth Engagement Specialist serves as a leader for youth and young-adult voice in Maryland, and is a member of Taking Flight, MCF’s statewide Youth and Young Adult Council.
Taking Flight is comprised of youth advocates who use their experiences to promote positive change in child-serving system. Members have experience in one or more child-serving systems, including mental health, the Department of Juvenile Services and Department of Social Services. Taking Flight works to empower and support the move from childhood to adulthood. It also works to reduce stigma and encourage youth involvement in improving services for youth and young adults.