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.


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 cover letter and resume to Robyn Sheppard.

 

Family Child Care Coach


The Mental Health Association of Frederick County is seeking full-time Family Child Care Coaches to support a new initiative, Growing Opportunities for Family Child Care (GOFCC)Child Care Choices (CCC) as part of our Child Care Choices program.  The successful candidates will create a training/coaching model to move cohorts of potential family providers through the MSDE licensing process as well as provide business and coaching support. A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, or a related field, as well as at least four years experience in a licensed family child care program or center. Experience in accreditation processes and business practices is preferred. CCC serves Allegany, Carroll, Frederick, Garrett, and Washington counties and this project may include potential providers in all five counties. EOE.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Patty Morison.

 

PERKS Consultant (Partnership for Emotionally Resilient Kids) – Child Care Choices Program


The Mental Health Association of Frederick County is seeking to fill several new FT PERKS Consultant (Partnership for Emotionally Resilient Kids) positions within our Child Care Choices Program (CCC). 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 and provides training for child care programs through the CCC training program. This position requires 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. CCC serves Allegany, Carroll, Frederick, Garrett and Washington counties.  EOE.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Patty Morison.

 

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 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 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 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 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 cover letter and resume to Travis Walter.

 

 

 

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