Description

Organization's Mission: Provide a supportive environment where adults with Serious and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI) can rebuild their self-respect, dignity, and abilities through education, productive work, and meaningful relationships. We do this by helping Members complete educational goals, develop necessary work skills in order to return to productive employment in the community, and where needed, help Members find and secure affordable housing.
Adults with severe and persistent mental illness in Salt Lake City deserve every opportunity to build self-confidence and self-esteem, reintegrate into their community, become independent and productive members of society and live happy, healthy lives. That’s why Alliance House exists to provide a supportive environment where adults with serious, persistent mental illness (SPMI) can rebuild their self-respect, dignity, and abilities through education, productive work, and meaningful relationships. We do this by helping Members complete educational goals, deve
Organization's Programs and Services: An individual with mental illness can have difficulties completing his or her education within mainstream education systems, which is why Alliance House helps its members complete various levels of education, from a high school diploma to a college degree.
The Alliance House employment program supports members in finding employment in the community through our three employment programs: transitional, supported and independent.
The Alliance House transitional housing program provides subsidized independent housing to qualified members, particularly those who are homeless.
Skills & Talents of Ideal Candidate: Unique expertise that can assist the organization and executive director in meeting the strategic plan goals.
What Can this Position offer the Applicant?: Advance knowledge and impact in working with adults living with mental illness.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: Diversity, inclusion and equity are values that Alliance House embraces in order to lead the development of an economy grounded in meeting the basic needs of all adults living with mental illness, provides a safe environment, and encourages joyful community. It is our belief that such an economy cannot be fully realized if people are excluded from full and fair participation as a result of racism, poverty, discrimination, cultural ignorance, bias or other conditions of exclusion.

Diversity, inclusion and equity values will also guide our communications, events, forums and programs to ensure the authentic presence, participation and perspectives of all communities. In addition, Alliance House is committed to continuous improvement in promoting sustainable diversity, inclusion and equity practices through our board recruitment, Equal Opportunity Employment Policy and other future commitments.
Meeting Frequency: Monthly
Meeting Times: Lunch and evenings
Overall Time Commitment: 5 hours monthly
Current Number of Board Members: 12
Current Number of Board Vacancies: 3
Position Summary: 3 year board commitment. Meetings once a month on the third Tuesdays. Assist with the philanthropic and fundraising efforts of the organization. Support as a liaison for the education, employment, and housing programs.
How to Apply: paigeh@alliancehouse.org
Location: Salt Lake City

Information

Organization Website: Visit website
Contact: Paige Huff
Email: paigeh@alliancehouse.org
Phone: 8014865012