New York, NY (other locations possible)
The Icarus Project seeks a self-motivated, talented, strategic thinker with substantial organizing experience, a creative outlook on activism, and experience in collective decision-making to serve as our National Organizer. Experience in radical mental health organizing or with mental health systems in the United States is preferred. The ideal candidate will have a background in organizing, creating grassroots networks, and developing internal systems and infrastructure. We are looking for candidates with a strong social justice analysis and understanding of the ways mental health narratives and practices are harmful and oppressive.
The National Organizer will be part of a staff collective and will be responsible for supporting and developing a grassroots radical mental health network. The National Organizer is also responsible for maintaining relationships with allies, and developing network leaders through training, education and support.
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