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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.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)


Full-time/Permanent – $118K – $130K with excellent benefits

Are you a passionate leader who wants to make a significant positive impact on people’s lives?  Have experience in the nonprofit world as an executive and looking for your next long-term career move? Do you have a compassion for and a desire to address the growing mental health needs in our communities?

About this role:

The Mental Health Association of Frederick County is one of Frederick County’s premier nonprofits impacting the lives of thousands each year. For six decades, MHA has been the local leader in defining and supporting the greatest needs in the mental health field for our region. This role will continue a legacy of successful leadership as our current CEO will be retiring.

About  The Mental Health Association of Frederick County:

MHA is a leading nonprofit organization committed to providing a strong commitment and resources through a wide variety of mental health support services. With a dedication to excellence and innovation, MHA strives to be a trusted partner to our local stakeholders, and a highly respected mental health resource for our communities. We are currently seeking a visionary and strategic-minded individual to lead our team as our new Chief Executive Officer.

MHA’s current structure:

  • Three major divisions: Crisis Services, Family Services, and Childcare Choices
  • Approximately 140 employees
  • An established and committed local Board of Directors consisting of 15-20 members
  • A $9M annual budget
  • A 60-year history of excellence primarily in Frederick County, however, they offer services in Carroll, Washington, Allegany, and Garrett Counties in Maryland

Job Summary:

As the Chief Executive Officer, you will serve as the principal leader of our organization. You will be responsible for setting the vision and values, defining, and communicating the corporate culture, and developing and supporting the Board of Directors. Additionally, you will oversee all aspects of operations, including planning, budgeting, financial management, fund development, personnel, marketing, and community relations. You will be the spokesperson and ‘face of the organization’ in the greater community. We are seeking a leader who will ensure the continuance of MHA’s excellent reputation while guiding and leading the organization towards continuous improvement and thoughtful, strategic growth.

Primary responsibilities will be in the following categories:

  • Board Administration and Support
  • Planning and Strategy Development
  • Financial Management and Resource Development
  • Human Resources Management
  • Community Outreach & Strategic Partnerships

Successful candidates for this role will have:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience in public administration, business administration, or mental health related field
  • At least five years senior management experience in a nonprofit organization
  • History of building and growing successful teams
  • Experience as a community leader with a proven record of meaningful impact and growth

Qualified applicants should submit their resume and cover letter to: frederick.md@manpower.com

Walk-In Site Supervisor


Community based behavioral health program is seeking a SITE SUPERVISOR passionate about making a difference in the community. The Mental Health Association of Frederick County (MHA) is currently hiring multiple SITE SUPERVISORS for the expansion of our Walk-in Crisis Care to 24-hour programming.

Ideal candidates possess a master’s degree in mental health related field or equivalent experience and have crisis intervention and supervisory experience. Flexible, passionate people who desire to be part of a dynamic team in a growth minded organization are desired. Full and part-time positions available; full-time benefits include health/dental/vision, paid leave, and competitive salary. Weekend and overnight availability is a must. Please submit cover letter with resume. EOE

Please send resume along with a cover letter to Latisha Carr, lcarr@fcmha.org

Supervised Visitation Site Supervisor


The Mental Health Association of Frederick County is seeking a part-time Site Supervisor for approximately 18-20 hours per week. This is a supervisory role responsible for the smooth operation of the Supervised Visitation and Monitored Exchange Center. The Site Supervisor monitors volunteers/observers, room assignments, and the paperwork related to The Visiting Center and provides direct client services. A bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Early Childhood Education or a related field of study and/or two years’ related experience. Must be available to work weekday evenings, all day Sundays, and attend bi-weekly/monthly staff meetings and volunteer training sessions. EOE.

Please send resume along with a cover letter to Adam Schlager, aschlager@fcmha.org

Family Advocate


The Mental Health Association of Frederick County is seeking a part-time Family Coach to work with its FIIP – Families of Incarcerated Parents Program. This position works collaboratively with formerly incarcerated parents and/or caregivers impacted by incarceration to create goals and implement strategies in order to improve relationships. The Parent Coach performs client intake interviews, provides one on one coaching and instruction, maintains accurate records and makes appropriate referrals for additional services and supports. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, organized, understand effective boundaries and practice confidentiality. 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 as necessary. Bilingual preferred. EOE.

Please send resume along with a cover letter to Adam Schlager, aschlager@fcmha.org

Walk-In Crisis Care Positions

Crisis Specialists


Community based behavioral health program is seeking CRISIS SPECIALISTS passionate about making a difference in the community. The Mental Health Association of Frederick County (MHA) is currently hiring multiple CRISIS SPECIALISTS for the expansion of our Walk-in Crisis Care to 24-hour programming.

Ideal candidates possess a degree in Social Work or Counseling, and experience working in crisis programming. Individuals pursuing secondary degree are highly encouraged to apply. Flexible, passionate people who desire to be part of a dynamic team in a growth minded organization are desired. Full and part-time positions available; full-time benefits include health/dental/vision, paid leave, and competitive salary. EOE

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Angela McGinty

Reception


Community based behavioral health program is seeking RECEPTIONISTS passionate about making a difference in the community. The Mental Health Association of Frederick County (MHA) is currently hiring multiple RECEPTIONISTS for the expansion of our Walk-in Crisis Care to 24-hour programming.

Ideal candidates possess experience in an office setting, great customer service skills, and have a desire to work in crisis programming. Flexible, passionate people who desire to be part of a dynamic team in a growth minded organization are desired. Full and part-time positions available; full-time benefits include health/dental/vision, paid leave, and competitive salary. EOE

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Angela McGinty

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.

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