Employment

Current Employment 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 preference,disability, or any other protected status.
 

Medical Director


The Mental Health Association of Frederick County seeks a Child and/or Adult PMHNP or psychiatrist to join their team of Social workers and Professional counselors as Medical Director for our OMHC. MHA is a private non-profit. We offer paid malpractice insurance and competitive salary. Qualified candidates must be board eligible and possess a current license to practice in Maryland at the time of appointment. Board certification is strongly preferred. EOE.

Email resume along with letter of interest to Ellie Bentz, LCSW-C, Clinical Director, at ebentz@fcmha.org.

 

Family Assessment Worker / Family Support Specialist


Healthy Families Frederick, a program of the Mental Health Association, has a full time bi-lingual dual/ role position as a Family Assessment Worker/Family Support Specialist. 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.  The Family Assessment Worker (FAW) is responsible for completing assessments with parents to determine eligibility for home visitation services and to connect the family with needed resources and referrals.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: An AA in Social/Human Services and/or Early Childhood field. Applicant must possess computer skills, a valid driver’s license, have reliable transportation and be fluent in Spanish. EOE.

Please email cover letter and resume to rsheppard@fcmha.org.

 

Early Childhood Specialist, Child Care Choices, Frederick Office – Full Time


Child Care Choices, a program of the Mental Health Association, has an opening for a full time Early Childhood Specialist in our Frederick office. This position provides behavioral supports for child care programs as well as assistance with MSDE Quality Initiatives such as Maryland EXCELS, Credential and Accreditation. A Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or closely related field, as well as four years experience in a child care setting, are REQUIRED. EOE.

Please send your letter of inquiry and resume to Patty Morison at pmorison@fcmha.org.

 

Early Childhood Specialist, Child Care Choices, Westminster Office – Part Time


Child Care Choices, a program of the Mental Health Association, has an opening for an Early Childhood Specialist at 30 hours per week in our Westminster office. This position provides behavioral supports for child care programs as well as assistance with MSDE Quality Initiatives such as Maryland EXCELS, Credential and Accreditation. A Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or closely related field, as well as four years experience in a child care setting, are REQUIRED. EOE.

Please send your letter of inquiry and resume to Patty Morison at pmorison@fcmha.org.

 

Contractual Therapist


Responsible for evaluating and treating clients in individual family or group sessions, maintaining timely, accurate case records and providing referral services when appropriate for potential and current clients. Some evening time required. Minimum qualifications: LGPC or LGSW.

Please contact Ellie Bentz, LCSW-C, Clinical Director with cover letter and resume at ebentz@fcmha.org.

 

Crisis Specialist-Part Time


Part-time crisis specialist at community based walk-in crisis center.  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.  Flexibility to work a variety of shifts including evenings, weekends, and some holidays as needed.  Be able to integrate into a strong, established team to help anyone experiencing a crisis find support and community resources.experience and ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays is a must. EOE.

Email letter of interest and resume to Travis Walter at twalter@fcmha.org

 

PT Security Monitor


The Mental Health Association of Frederick County is seeking a PT Security Monitor – PRN with the potential for a permanent position. Responsible for screening clients and monitoring the premises of the Community Services Wing and immediate areas to detect suspicious activity, assist volunteers and staff, and ensure the safety of users of the center and MHA property. Must be 21 years of age and pass a Criminal Justice Investigation Search and Child Protection Services Background check and have a reliable means of communication and transportation; be able to effectively speak, read, and write English; previous work experience related to the position. Evening and weekend hours are required. EOE.

Please submit letter of interest along with resume to Barbara May at bmay@fcmha.org.

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