Job Title Program Coordinator (Grant-Funded)
Job Status Active
Date Posted July 22, 2022
Location Skokie, Illinois
Job Category Program Management
Position Type  
Education High School or Equivalent
Experience Less than 2 years
NAMI Cook County North Suburban is seeking to hire an individual with interests in mental health and schools to assist the Program Director with a two-year grant project funded by the Illinois State Board of Education. This project supports School District 80 with integrating mental health into sustainable teaching and learning practices to support social, emotional, and behavioral learning among elementary and middle school students.



1. Identify local and national developmentally appropriate mental health intervention programs and social-emotional curricula as needed by the District Leadership Team.

2. Become familiar with the Integrated Systems Framework and a Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS).

3. Assist the Program Director in conducting, organizing and interpreting data for community-facilitated interventions.

4. Schedule action planning activities for the District Leadership Team.

5. Attend District Leadership Team and coaching meetings twice per month.

6. Update NAMI resources for students, parents and staff.

7. Participate in “Ending the Silence” presentations as needed.

8. Update installation action items into Google Docs.

9. Other duties as assigned.



1. Bachelor’s degree preferred, ideally in a humanities or education field, but not required. Graduate work is a plus.

2. Good communication skills.

3. Proficiency with Google Docs and Microsoft Office Suite programs.

4. Comfort with working virtually.

5. Ability to travel to meetings in Norridge, Illinois.


The Program Coordinator for this project will work 24 hours per week, virtually and in-person. This grant-funded term position will end in September 2024 unless additional funding is secured.

Resumes and cover letters should be sent via e-mail to Dr. Christine Somervill, Director of Programs, at

NAMI Cook County North Suburban is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Qualified individuals with disabilities, including psychiatric or “invisible” disabilities and/or lived experience with mental illness, are especially encouraged to apply.