Careers

Current Career Opportunities

MHA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and complies with all relevant Federal and State statutes and regulations in matters of personnel management. Therefore, it is the policy of the Mental Health Association of Frederick County, Inc. to recruit, hire, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, color, gender, age, religion, nationality, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected status.

 

Office Manager


The Mental Health Association of Frederick County is seeking a FT Office Manager. This position is responsible for ensuring sound office operation by promoting efficiency, quality, and safety. The Office Manager maintains all office equipment, maintains and purchases general office supplies, sort and deliver mail and packages, works with all MHA vendors including IT and building maintenance, and recruits, and trains and supervises reception staff. This position also provides administrative support to senior management as necessary.

Qualified applicants will have a minimum of two year’s office management experience and one year of supervisory experience. Must be organized, have the ability to multi-task, and maintain flexibility. Ability to interface well with staff, board members, and representatives of outside agencies and businesses. Microsoft Office expertise required. Ability to work independently and handle a variety of job functions simultaneously is a must. EOE.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Amy Thompson

 

Program Manager for Walk-in Crisis Services


The Mental Health Association of Frederick County (MHA) is currently hiring a Program Manager for Walk-in Crisis Services, a community based behavioral health program. The Program Manager must be passionate about leadership, making a difference in the community, and implementing new services. This position will lead the program as it transitions and expands to meet the needs of the community to include 24-hour services.

Ideal candidates will possess a Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling and licensure at the independent clinical level with crisis programming and supervisory experience. Flexible and compassionate people who want to be part of a dynamic team in a growth minded organization are desired. This is a full-time position with benefits. EOE

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Amy Thompson

 

Receptionist


The Mental Health Association of Frederick County is seeking a part-time Receptionist with varied hours from 8:30am to 10:00pm with some flexibility to cover other shifts as needed including; days, evenings, and weekends. This position is responsible for greeting and assisting clients, guests, and vendors.  The ideal candidate will have the ability to multitask, experience with multiline phone system and medical scheduling software.  Knowledge and proficient use of Microsoft Office Word and Excel. EOE.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Amy Thompson.

 

Program Manager


The Mental Health Association of Frederick County is seeking a FT Program Manager to oversee the Visitation, Coaching, and Families Impacted by Incarceration programs (FIIP). This is a supervisory position responsible for performing client intake interviews, communicating with clients in a trauma-informed, strength-based, neutral manner, billing and accounting of clients and referral sources, submitting monthly and quarterly grant reports and ensuring all documentation is accurate and timely. Candidates must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing. This position requires evening and weekend availability. Bilingual preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Early Childhood Education or a related field of study and two years’ related experience. EOE.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Adam Schlager.

 

Family Advocate - PT


The Mental Health Association of Frederick County is seeking a PT Family Advocate with our Families of Incarcerated Parent Program. This position requires the ability to work collaboratively with parents and caregivers impacted by incarceration to create goals and implement strategies to improve parenting skills. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Early Childhood Education or a related field of study and/or two years’ related experience. Ability to take initiative, work creatively and have a willingness to work evening and weekend hours. Bilingual preferred. EOE.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Adam Schlager.

 

Family Support Specialist


The Mental Health Association of Frederick County is seeking a Family Support Specialist to work in our Healthy Families Frederick program. The program is designed to support first-time parents and children ages 0-5. The Family Support Specialist (FSS) is responsible for initiating and maintaining regular and long term contact/support with families, demonstrating sensitivity to the needs of families from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. This contact will occur primarily within the family’s home. The FSS will also be responsible for assisting the family in establishing goals and a plan for accomplishment of those goals, as well as the assessment of the normal growth and development of the target child. Successful candidates will possess an AA in Social/Human Services and/or Early Childhood field. Applicant must possess computer skills, a valid driver’s license, and have reliable transportation. Bi-lingual preferred. EOE

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Robyn Sheppard.

 

Peer Recovery Specialist


The Mental Health Association of Frederick County is hiring a full-time Peer Recovery Specialist to provide direct peer-to-peer support to individuals with substance use or co-occurring concerns in our Walk-in Behavioral Health program.  The ideal candidate has lived-experienced with Substance Use and or Mental Health and is ready, willing, and able to assist others in all phases of recovery.  Certified Peer Recovery Specialist preferred; high school diploma required. EOE.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Travis Walter.

 

Bilingual Licensed Therapist


The Mental Health Association of Frederick County (MHA) is expanding our clinical team.  We are seeking a licensed, bi-lingual therapist to provide in-person therapy to native Spanish speakers.  The ideal candidate speaks fluent Spanish and has 2 years of experience providing therapy with a working knowledge of trauma interventions. Clinical license preferred; graduate/master’s level considered with relevant experience.  Full-time with benefits available. EOE.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Travis Walter.

 

Clinical Professionals


The Mental Health Association of Frederick County (MHA) is expanding the therapeutic team within our Outpatient Mental Health Clinic.  We are seeking individuals who are driven by a deep empathy and motivation to serve a diverse cliental via office based clinical sessions.  Full-time benefited and part-time therapist positions available; clinical supervision and trainings offered.  Qualified candidates include LCSW-C and LCPC.  EOE.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Travis Walter.
 

PT Call Specialists


The Mental Health Association of Frederick County is seeking PT Call Specialists for all shifts to staff our 24/7 Call Center.  This is a critical, life-saving service providing information and referral, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention including both 988 and 211 to Western Maryland.  Weekends, overnight, and holidays are required. Positions are not eligible for remote work. EEO.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Latisha Carr

 

Crisis Specialist


The Mental Health Association of Frederick County (MHA) is seeking Crisis Specialists in our community based walk-in crisis center. Hours vary. Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in mental health or related human services field and 1-year experience in crisis service (crisis call center, walk-in program, hospital emergency department, mobile crisis service) required. This position is considered essential personnel. Must have flexibility to work a variety of shifts including evenings, weekends, and some holidays as needed. The ideal candidate will be able to integrate into a strong, established team to help anyone experiencing a crisis find support and community resources. EOE.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Travis Walter.

 

 

 

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