The Ambassador Program is a volunteer program that will advocate for the reduction of stigma related to Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders (MH/SUD), and support SPBH staff and the Community Outreach and Education Committee members in the community. SPBH Ambassadors will be responsible for promoting SPBH services and initiatives both on community advocacy and legislative issues.
BE A DIFFERENCE MAKER
Educate the community & advocate for behavioral health to reduce stigma
Make a difference in the lives of fellow Nassau County residents
Empower all voices
Build social consciousness
Implement your passions to benefit others
PROMOTE HEALTHY LIVING
Fulfill your mind and body
Achieve/provide a sense of purpose
Keep mentally stimulated
Get to know Nassau County and Northeast Florida residents
Meet and connect with new people
Establish strong relationships
Feel valued and part of a team
Focus on trust, inclusion, and individual equity
As a volunteer Ambassador, you will have many opportunities to represent Starting Point in the community. In each and every activity, your primary objective will be to:
Educate & Inform
Ambassadors will educate and inform the community about behavioral healthcare. Ambassadors will increase the public's knowledge about mental health and substance use issues.
Ambassadors will advocate to reduce mental health and substance use stigma in Nassau County and Northeast Florida.
Build Organization Awareness & Recognition
Ambassadors will improve SPBH brand recognition, achieve top of mind awareness, and positively influence how the public thinks and feels about our brand.
Ambassadors will inform the public about SPBH services with focused attention on Community Outreach and Education program offerings. (I.e., MHFA, TMHFA, Community Conversations, and Being Well, Starting Now).
Complete Ambassador Application
Pass a Level 1 Background Screening
Complete Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training
Complete Ambassador Orientation
Participate in a Team Environment
HOW TO APPLY
Applications are always open for the Starting Point Ambassador Program. Below are step-by-step instructions for what you can expect during the process.
Step 1: Complete Your Application
Apply online or in person.
Step 2: Join Us for an Interview
We want to learn a bit more about your interest in volunteering. Join us for an interview so we can get to know you a bit better
Step 3: Complete Onboarding
During onboarding, you will complete a local background screening, the Mental Health First Aid Training, and the Ambassador Orientation.
Step 4: Start Advocating
Congratulations! You are now a Starting Point Ambassador. You will be given plenty of opportunities to make a difference in Nassau County.
For questions about the Ambassador Program or the application process, please contact our Community Liaison/Trainer, Katrina Robinson-Wheeler, at firstname.lastname@example.org.