Children’s Mental Health Coordinator/Puppeteer

MHA of Georgia has an opening for a student to assist with all aspects of our children’s mental health initiatives, including our Kids on the Block program and various outreach tasks and marketing work around these and other programs and initiatives. Student will also be trained as a puppeteer that will memorize various scripts and perform for students in schools, daycare, and after school programs. Performances feature issues such as bullying, depression, drug awareness, and mental, physical, and emotional disabilities. Audiences interact directly with the puppets during question-and-answer sessions in each program. This unique form of communication provides young people with a safe environment to learn an attitude of smart decision-making, sensitivity, and understanding that will serve them well for the rest of their lives.

Internship Requirements

-Must have reliable transportation. Travel reimbursement available.
-Must be able to at least 2 Kids on the Block scripts
-Must have flexible schedule to participate in puppet shows
-Required to be enrolled in college or university either as a senior obtaining your bachelor’s degree, graduate student or higher
-Stipend Available

Required Skills:

  • Detail-oriented
  • Memorization skills
  • Strong ability to multi-task
  • Be able to work well independently or in a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organization skills

If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and resume to Director of Operations, Taimere Wood at taimere@mhageorgia.org. Please include Childen’s Mental Health Coordinator in the subject line.

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