Postpartum Support Virginia (PSVa) has an immediate opening for a Coalition and Care Coordinator in Williamsburg. PSVa is a nonprofit organization in the Commonwealth of Virginia with a two-pronged mission; 1. to educate families, healthcare providers and communities about Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders (PMADs) and 2. to provide peer support and resources to help new and expectant perinatal people and their families overcome anxiety, depression, and other PMADs. 

The position reports directly to the Executive Director. This is a contract, 10-hour per week position; limited evening availability is required. Pay commensurate with experience and organizational capacity. 

  1. Manage PSVa’s efforts to execute the Williamsburg Perinatal Mental Health Coalition, including being responsible for ensuring the fulfillment of the requirements of the grant funders. Responsibilities include: 
  • Developing partnerships that enhance PSVa’s referral sources in the region. 
  • Ensure those providing perinatal health services, mental health services, community-based organizations and other agencies in the region are aware of PSA’s services and training programs. 
  • Regular communication with Coalition members about PSVa services, organizational updates, and new research in the field of perinatal mental health. 
  • Work with the Social Support Services team to implement Peer Mentor Services in the region. 
  • Provide care coordination to affected individuals and families from the region. 
  • Ensure PSVa  staff and volunteers are aware of services in the community and provide relevant updates for the website or other print materials. 
  • Work in partnership with the Training Manager to promote training programs to the region. 
  • Represent PSVa at relevant community-based meetings  
  1. Assist with fundraising initiatives and grant proposals for the region. 
  1. Support the organization’s work towards launching Statewide Perinatal Mental Health Coalition. 

The ideal candidate will possess: 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong people skills. 
  • Ability to work in a group and on their own. 
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and complete projects on time and within budget, while working on long-term initiatives and strategies  
  • Familiarity with mental health resources and systems. 
  • Familiarity with the perinatal time preferred. 
  • Live in Greater Williamsburg region of Virginia.  
  • Skill in relationship building and community outreach. 
  • Prior experience with care coordination or case management is preferred. 
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. 
  • Professionals with experience in perinatal health (nurses, doulas, etc.), mental health, as well as those with experience in public health or community organizing are encouraged to apply. 

Please send resume and cover letter to Mandolin Restivo no later February 21st at 5:00 pm. 

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This Giving Tuesday, we want to say thanks to you for being an integral part of our community. We are so grateful for YOU! Thank you for everything you do and for making our community possible. Remember, we can’t fulfill our mission without you. This Giving Tuesday, give the gift of healing, support, hope, and love to families who are going through hard times due to postpartum depression or other perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.