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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!

Please note:  Covid 19 Vaccination is required to work at MHAAC to ensure safety of staff and our clients. However, the Agency will consider accommodations for disability and religious-based reasons.

We have positions open in the following programs:

FAMILY PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM 

Bilingual Family Partner/ Peer Support (1 Flexible Full-Time position):  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 experience as the Parent/Guardian of a child 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 and must be bilingual in one of Alameda County's threshold languages.  Email cover letter and resume to Jobs@mhaac.org

For the full job description and application, please click here

Family Partner/ Peer Support (2 Flexible Full-Time 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 experience as the Parent/Guardian of a child 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

FAMILY EDUCATION RESOURCE CENTER (FERC)

Bilingual Family Advocate (3 Flexible Full-Time 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 job experience in the mental health field is required - training will be provided.  Must be bilingual in one of Alameda County's threshold languages.

For the full job description, application and supplemental questions, please click here

African American Family Advocate (1 Full-Time position):  Using a peer support model, the African American Family Advocate educates, advocates, and encourages self-care for family caregivers navigating the complex behavioral health care system.  The Advocate will help amplify family voices and bridge the communication gap between mental health service providers and families.  The successful candidate will have 1) Direct “LIVED EXPERIENCE” as a family caregiver of a loved one who has a mental health condition or serious mental illness - professional experience doe NOT replace the personal lived experience that is required; 2) deep ties to the AA community; and 3) have intermediate level knowledge of MS Office 365. Position requires scheduling flexibility as it will include occasional night and weekend work. To apply submit the supplemental questionnaire along with your cover letter/resume or application to jobs@mhaac.org

For the full job description, supplemental questionnaire and application, please click here

African American Family Outreach Worker (1 Part-Time position):  The AAFOP Outreach Worker conducts outreach into the African American community in Alameda County.  The Outreach Worker will provide information on mental health programs/ services within the county that offer culturally specific support for African Americans (AA).  Spread mental health information through tabling at AA events, direct mail and collaboration with Faith Leaders.  Finally, the Outreach Worker will work directly with a volunteer Steering Committee to develop/ execute five virtual and/or in-person community workshops and monthly support group meeting.  The successful candidate will have 1) “LIVED EXPERIENCE” caring for a loved one with mental health challenges; 2) deep ties to the AA community; and 3) have intermediate level knowledge of MS Office 365. Position requires scheduling flexibility as it will include occasional night and weekend work. To apply submit the supplemental questionnaire along with your cover letter/resume or application to jobs@mhaac.org

For the full job description, supplemental questionnaire and application, please click here


PATIENTS' RIGHTS ADVOCACY PROGRAM 

Patients’ Rights Advocate (1 Flexible Full-Time position):  Have you wished for the power to defend the civil rights of people receiving mental health treatment?  If so, you may be the person we’re seeking to join our team.  The Patients’ Rights Advocate responds to complaints made by mental health consumers/facility residents; investigates alleged rights violations; and represents the wishes of patients/residents during certification review and capacity hearings.  To apply submit your cover letter/resume along with the completed supplemental questionnaire and application to jobs@mhaac.org

 For the full job description, please click here

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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