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Employment Opportunities at MHAAC



MHAAC needs dedicated professionals committed to advocating on behalf of our clients and family members and helping people transition to self-sufficiency while working in a great environment!

We have positions open in the following programs:


Accounting Manager (1 position):  Working at the Mental Health Association of Alameda County headquarters in Oakland, CA, the Accounting Manager is responsible for oversight of MHAAC's accounting function and serves as a financial accountability resource throughout the organization.  Email cover letter and resume to Jobs@mhaac.org 

For full job description, please click here.


Family Advocate (5 positions): If you are, or have been, a family member/primary caregiver responsible for, or closely involved in the life of a loved one with a serious mental illness or emotional disturbance (adult or child) whether biologically related or not, The Mental Health Association of Alameda County encourages you to apply for a full time, benefitted position currently available with its program. Seeking persons with ‘PERSONAL LIVED EXPERIENCE’ that now drives their passion for serving other family members/caregivers needing hope and support.  No ‘on the job’ experience in the mental health field is required.  Email completed applications to Jobs@mhaac.org or FAX to (510) 746-1701

For the full job description and application, please click here.


Family Partner (2 positions):  The Family Partnership Program works with a multidisciplinary team to help support the families and caregivers of children and young adults receiving services. Family Partners help families with obtaining community services and support; participate in trainings and education on mental health and special education needs. The Family Partnership Program provides direct services within Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services serving children and young adults. Candidates must have “lived experience” as the primary caregiver of a child or immediate family member who is now or has in the past received services from a public child-serving agency, i.e. special education, mental health, social services, and/or juvenile justice.  Email cover letter and resume to Jobs@mhaac.org

For the full job description and application, please click here


Consumer & Family Assistance Specialist (1 position):  The Consumer/ Family Assistance program assists people who are using or are eligible for Medi-Cal funded mental health services in Alameda County.  The program receives complaints or grievances from consumers and family members about mental health services.  The Specialist records the complaint, investigates the claim and works with both the claim filer and the service provider to resolve the issue.  Email completed application to Jobs@mhaac.org

For the full job description and application, please click here

PRA Advocate - Marin County (1 position):  The Patients' Rights Advocacy/Patient Representation program deploys staff members to investigate complaints by mental health patients and residents that their rights have been violated.  This program also provides patient representation at certification review hearings (where the issue is whether there is probable cause to certify a patient for up to 14 days of intensive, involuntary mental health treatment) and at capacity hearings (where the issue is whether the patient has the capacity to give informed consent to treatment with antipsychotic medications). Email completed application to Jobs@mhaac.org

For the full job description and application, please click here


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