Regional Peer Network Coordinator
General Dynamics Health Solutions/ ARMA has an opening supporting the DOD Preservation of the Force and Family (POTFF) Program: The Regional Peer Network Coordinators - HQ Community Program and Peer Network Coordinator Component Headquarters Advisor applies a collaborative team approach to assess, plan, implement, coordinate and monitor community and peer mentoring programs designed to increase quality of life for service members and families, reduce stigma for help-seeking behaviors and reduce suicides within the DODcommunity. The position is responsible for advising on development of broad and comprehensive policy and procedural reviews of region-wide and component-wide community and peer mentoring programs in order to evaluate efficacy of programs an provide recommendations for improvement. The Component Headquarters Advisor works with Echelon III commands to assess needs, evaluate efficacy, and implement programs.The position serves in an advisory role for planning, executing and continuously improving peer mentorship programs and collaborates with Operations Officers, Command Leadership, and Family support Coordinators among others to understand Component needs and resource availability/constraints to facilitate program execution. Frequently coordinates with Service representatives, multidisciplinary professional staff and other service providers within the Services, DoD, and civilian sector in order to align programs with other existing programs, evaluate utilization, and obtain input for areas of improvement. The position assists in the training of Peer mentors which may include travel to other Component locations in order to meet with new volunteers and staff and the commands they support and to provide consultation and training to CPPNCs throughout the Component Commands. Regional Peer Network Coordinator serves as the communication link between multiple components levels of CPPNs and DODThis position works with regional, component and command CPPNCs to aggregate and prepare formal reports using input from all CPPNCs and command leadership in order to provide force wide and regional programmatic feedback. Routinely coordinates with a variety of Service, DoD, and civilian programs, including installation family and social service agencies, chaplains, benevolent/charitable organizations, and others.Provides force wide and region wide training and consultation. The positions will be on staff of GO/FO level command, and typically will work with the Component Preservation of the Force and Family Director. Education
- Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS) in education, human/social services/sciences or related discipline
- SECRET ClearanceWork is primarily sedentary but may involve slight physical activity. Work may be required to be performed outside of the normal duty hours, to include evenings and weekends. Travel will also be required for this position. Bachelor’s degree in education, human/social services or related field or four years’ experience in providing social service education or work/family life consultation or coordination services.