Join a team that is passionately committed to provide advocacy, education, support, and public awareness so that all people impacted by mental health conditions can build healthy and productive lives. NAMI Eastside is the East King County affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, and our office is in Redmond, Washington. Launched in 2001, NAMI Eastside has a track record of success, a highly engaged Board of Directors, dedicated volunteers, diverse community partners, and a compassionate and results-driven spirit. Located in the Together Center, a consortium of social service organizations, we place a high priority on collaboration, fostering diversity-equity-inclusion, and supporting work-life balance.



We are seeking a highly motivated and organized Bilingual Programs Coordinator to join our team for a grant-funded project. The Coordinator will be responsible for leading our Bilingual Programs by partnering with community-based organizations and volunteers to develop and deliver programs in Spanish. This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with Spanish-speaking communities to provide education about mental health and help eliminate the stigma around mental health conditions. The Bilingual Programs Coordinator reports to the Executive Director and will work closely with other staff, community partners, and volunteers to perform their duties.



• Work closely with our established partner, Centro Cultural Mexicano, to regularly organize NAMI programs serving Spanish-speaking audiences at their Makerspace in Redmond, Washington

• Collaborate with NAMI sister affiliates to promote Spanish programming to audiences throughout King County

• Provide Spanish interpretation for Spanish-speaking participants, assist with Spanish language materials in print and online

• Identify, recruit, and steward volunteers to meet program demands

• Work with staff and volunteers to develop and implement outreach strategies to Spanish-speaking community groups and organizations

• Organize and facilitate meetings, trainings, and events

• Develop and implement a consistent schedule of classes, workshops, trainings, forums, and presentations including, but not limited to: Cope2Thrive, Ending the Silence, In Our Own Voice, Peer Connections, and Family Support Groups.

• Collect and analyze data to measure program impact

• Assist with management of grants for Spanish language programming

• Write and submit regular monthly and quarterly progress reports




• Bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g., community development, social work, public health, etc.) or comparable training and work experience

• Experience working with Spanish-speaking communities

• Bilingual in Spanish and English

• Prior experience in community outreach activities

• Strong public speaking skills and an interest in delivering public presentations

• Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

• Excellent attention to detail, promptness, and dependability

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team

• Demonstrated organizational and project management skills

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Demonstrated proficiency with diverse technology platforms, programs, and services, including, but not limited to: Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Zoom, Canva, and MailChimp

• Valid driver's license, access to reliable transportation, and willingness to travel to communities throughout King County

• Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends



• Master’s degree in Social Work or related field from an accredited higher education institution

• Prior experience delivering training and managing volunteers

• Experience grant writing or grant management



• Our office is in Redmond, Washington

• This is position is full-time, 40 hours per week. The position is grant-funded through 2024, with the possibility of extension depending on funding availability.

• Hybrid work schedule to be arranged with Executive Director

• Fast-paced work environment with a focus on employee well-being

• Ability to work well within cross-functional teams with a mix of staff and volunteers

• Office environment has moderate noise levels from standard office equipment and conversations; occasional lifting of up to 20 pounds; regular walking, sitting, bending; ability to perform consistent work on PC and videoconferencing is required

NAMI Eastside does not discriminate against any person in employment or participation in its programs based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender identity, veteran status, sexual orientation, age, political affiliation, marital status, or any mental, sensory, or physical disability. 

Details at a Glance

Full Time Schedule
September 1, 2023
4-Year Degree Required
Up to USD $52,000 / year


• Medical and Dental insurance plan available with $500 paid towards monthly premium after first full month of employment

• Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays

• Two weeks of paid…

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual - Fluent in English and Spanish



Work must be performed in or near Redmond, WA