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.
MCF is hiring a Family Peer Support Specialist – Substance Use for Baltimore City. This position can be full-time or part-time. The Family Peer Support Specialist empowers families caring for youth, adolescents and young adult children with substance use disorder(s) by providing family-to-family support, education, advocacy, coaching, information and referral, and follow-up to caregivers seeking assistance.