Personal Growth and Mental Wellness Facilitator (Contractor Role)

Curio is an online service that brings personalized facilitated group sessions (called Circles) to individuals interested in improving their mental health and wellbeing. Our mission is to give people who want to be proactive about living a better life the psychological, emotional, and relational skills and support they need via relatable active learning and practice.

We believe in the power of co-development to tackle the challenges that life can throw at us to stay resilient and achieve success. We believe that building a growth mindset can help individuals win over the barriers to a better life. We created a platform for individuals to get together in small groups on a weekly basis to explore, learn, and support one another to overcome their obstacles to a better life.

At Curio, we seek to provide a universe of resources and support for people to live their best, most authentic life.

What a Successful Candidate Looks Like

The Curio Guide contractor role supports Curio’s service in delivering exceptional group sessions to proactive clients who wish to improve their psychological, emotional and relational skills.

As a Curio Guide, you will be expected to:

  • Facilitate weekly virtual sessions called Curio Circles to groups of up to 8 participants by building relationships with participants, introducing content related to psychological, emotional and relational skills development and using advanced group processing skills to initiate attitudinal and behavioral changes in participants.(Note: we can’t guarantee any number of hours as our service offering is pending client interest and availability)

  • Constantly improve your own professional skills by reviewing cutting-edge research in your area of expertise, role-playing facilitation scenarios, observing virtual facilitations, participating in peer supervision, and giving/receiving feedback.

 

Education, Experience, Passions and Competencies

 

Preferred Criteria

  • Masters or higher degree in psychology, counseling or a related field;

  • Professional certification (psychology/counseling license, coaching certification, etc);

  • 5+ years of relevant professional experience within Curio priority areas;

  • Experience working in the field of mental health and wellness

 

Required Criteria

  • Demonstrated experience facilitating groups and/or providing professional development programs;

  • 3+ years of relevant professional experience within Curio priority areas;

  • Ability to adapt to fast-paced changes of a startup

 

Your Passions

  • Facilitating learning and group process;

  • Positively influencing attitudes and thinking patterns;

  • Unlocking the potential of people to improve their ability to cope with life challenges and achieve their goals.

 

Your Competencies

  • Strong facilitation, presentation, communication and influence skills;

  • Ability to quickly build rapport with a diverse audience;

  • Demonstrated competencies in moving clients on the path toward personal change;

  • Ability to apply instructional strategies and adult learning principles to design and delivery of group sessions;

  • Working with and supporting a remote team;

  • Ability to facilitate with a virtual meeting/training platform;

  • Fluency in English.

 

Note: Some of our guides work several times a month for us. Others work only a few times a year. The factors that influence frequency are:

  • A Guide's ability to facilitate the Curio Circles;

  • Suitability for the Curio Circles facilitation needs;

  • A Guide’s breadth of experience in delivering programs on various topics to various audiences.

 

How to Apply

If you feel that you may be a good fit, please send us the below here at this link:

  • A resume including your educational, professional, and experience background;

  • A letter of intent showcasing how your skills, experience and passions would bring additional value to our organization;

  • A link to a video demonstrating your virtual facilitation skills, if available;

  • A list of any foreign languages in which you are fluent enough to facilitate, if applicable

 

We will then be in touch about next steps. Thank you for your interest!

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