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’s status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected status.
 

 

Early Childhood – Child Care Choices


 

The Mental Health Association of Frederick County is seeking to fill several positions within our Child Care Choices(CCC) program due to a recent restructure of the Maryland Child Care Resource Network. The positions currently available are: PERKS (Partnership for Emotionally Resilient Kids) Consultant, Early Childhood Coach, Infant Toddler Coach and Family Resource Specialist. All positions require a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in early childhood, social work, psychology, child development or related field and five years of experience in early childhood. Applicants should have strong communications skills, the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and possess above average computer skills. Experience delivering culturally competent, family centered services to a diverse population is desired.  EOE.

 

PERKS (Partnership for Emotionally Resilient Kids) Consultant: The PERKS Consultant provides consultations to child care providers who are experiencing behavioral concerns as well as observe and assess child care environments. They work with providers and families to discuss strategies, supports and referrals, if necessary. Provides training for child care programs through the CCC training program.

 

Early Childhood Coach: The Early Childhood Coach provides high quality coaching and communities of practice to support early care and education and school-age child care programs to address concerns and work cooperatively increasing the availability of high-quality child care within the region. The coach is a collaborative partner with programs participating in services and guides programs to increase knowledge and skills and align teaching environments and teaching strategies to research-based quality approaches. The coach plans and conducts coaching sessions and community of practice sessions for child care providers/programs focused on identified needs, quality initiative programs, and topics utilizing virtual platforms and in-person consultations as appropriate. The coach will participate in Train the Trainer opportunities and conduct approved workshops.

 

Infant Toddler Coach: The Infant Toddler Coach is responsible for providing coaching and technical assistance services to child care programs/providers to address concerns and work cooperatively to increase the availability of high-quality child care for children birth to 3 years (infants and toddlers) within the region. The coach is a collaborative partner with programs participating in services and guides programs to increasing knowledge and skills and aligning teaching environments and teaching strategies to research-based quality approaches for caregivers of infants and toddler. They will participate in Train the Trainer opportunities and conduct approved workshops.

 

Family Resource Specialist: The Family Resource Specialist supports families and caregivers of children ages birth to 12 years in identifying and accessing parent education, quality child care, and other programs. The specialist provides 3 key services: Child Care Referral Services; Family Education and Navigation Services.

 

Please contact Patty Morison for more information or to send your resume.

 

Bilingual Family Support Specialist- Healthy Families


The Mental Health Association of Frederick County is seeking a FT Bilingual Family Support Specialist for 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. 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. Applicants should have strong communications skills, the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and possess above average computer skills. EOE.

 

Please submit cover letter along with resume to Robyn Sheppard.

 

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 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, LCPC, LGPC and LMSW.  EOE.

Please submit 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 to Western Maryland.  Weekends, overnight, and holidays are required.  EEO.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Latisha Carr

 

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