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|Posted: 15 Mar 2006, 12:49 pm Post subject: NMHA Jobs and Internships
|National Mental Health Association National Office Employment Opportunities
Contact: See individual job listings (below) for contact information
NMHA is seeking a new President to manage the country’s oldest and largest nonprofit mental health organization, to work closely with 340 affiliates nationwide, to oversee a staff of 49 and an operating budget of approximately $7.5 million, and to develop the Association’s capacity to become a symbol of excellence. The new President will serve as the Association’s chief spokesperson and advocate at all opportunities, functioning as a major policy leader in the Mental Health movement. The new President will formulate and implement marketing strategies to raise the profile of the organization including implementing a major branding campaign that will place the Association at the center of the national dialogue around mental health.
The Association is seeking a highly skilled manager who is noted for strategic thinking and brings experience running an organization comparable in size and scope to NMHA. Additionally, the candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to and passion for mental health and human service administration. A college degree from an accredited four-year college or university is required. Contact: Bonnie Smith, NMHA, 2001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311. Phone: 703-797-4314; Fax: 703-739-5917; E-mail: (preferred) email@example.com.
Technical Assistance Manager, Public Education
NMHA seeks a Technical Assistance Manager in its Public Education Department. Job responsibilities include: communications with and technical assistance to 340 affiliates on educational topics, strategies and resources; database management; and reporting. Candidates must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills, computer skills, the ability to work in fast-paced environment, BA/BS and at least 3-5 years work experience in consumer health communications, social marketing or public relations. Masters degree and/or relevant experience in public health, mental health, psychology, social work or related field a plus. Previous experience in providing communications-related technical assistance preferred. Send resume and two writing samples to: NMHA, Attn: PR, 2001 N. Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311, fax: 703-684-5968, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please. Excellent benefits. EOE
Project Coordinator, Affiliate Services
National mental health advocacy organization seeks a highly-organized project coordinator with excellent customer service skills to respond to affiliate requests, coordinate projects and meetings, maintain affiliate information and database, coordinate communications to affiliates, and provide general administrative support to the department. Requires excellent communication skills and computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, and database maintenance. College degree preferred. Send resume via e-mail. Attn:CF, Email: email@example.com EOE.
The National Mental Health Association, a nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness, is seeking undergraduate and graduate students for its internship program. The program is designed to provide a unique opportunity for students to gain real-world work experience relevant to their academic and career goals. Internships are available in various programs and departments. Such as: Fundraising/Development, NAMHPAC, NCSTAC, Service and Policy Center, World Federation, Communications/Media and Publications Sales. See the internship program section of this web site for more details or to apply online. Other application options include sending a resume to NMHA/JDS, 2001 N. Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311, a fax to (703) 684-5968, or an e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please. EOE
Mental Health Association Employment Opportunities
Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier, Binghamton, NY
Reports to the Board of Directors, responsible for management of non-profit agency with 35 staff members and annual budget of $850,000. MHAST provides mental health services, including advocacy, education, and consumer services. ED must oversee operations, administration, finances, community interactions, fundraising, personnel/planning. Must interface with government agencies and officials at all levels, business leaders, funders, community organizations, media. Qualifications: Degree in Social Work, Public Health, Health Administration, Business, or related field, and five or more years progressive multi-level Administrative and Supervisory experience, prefer experience in research and grant writing, budgetary process. Send resume, salary history, and reference list to Dot Marinaccio, Personnel/Planning Committee, MHAST, P.O. Box 1685, Binghamton, NY 13902. EOE
Mental Health Association of Greater Houston
Supportive Housing Development Director
Exciting opportunity to lead an innovation initiative in Houston TX, the fourth largest city in nation, to create housing and support service programs for adults with mental illness and substance abuse problems. Act as an effective, articulate advocate. Successful candidate will have expertise in any combination of the following areas: HUD funding, model housing and support service programs, infrastructure for tracking outcomes, and ability to build strong community partnerships. Individual will be responsible for identifying and securing funding from local, state, and national public and private sources. Director will be a part of the MHA senior management team and has a great opportunity for growth. Salary commensurate with experience; excellent benefits. Required a minimum of 5 years of work with adults with behavioral health problems and interaction with housing programs. Please refer to report “Finding a Home: June 2004” at www.mhahouston.org for complete program description. Email resume and cover letter to email@example.com
Mental Health Association of Maryland
Director, Maryland Consumer Quality Team Initiative
General Function: Responsible for development, implementation, management and strategic planning for a statewide network of consumer/family quality oversight teams to conduct site visits to publicly funded community mental health and inpatient programs in Maryland. Works in collaboration with CQT Oversight Committee and reports to the Executive Director of the Mental Health Association of Maryland.
• Must be a mental health consumer or family member
• Support the values of consumer self determination and recovery and the involvement of consumers in service monitoring and quality oversight
• Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work with and motivate diverse groups of individuals, and ability to work effectively in a team environment
• Outstanding organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining attention to detail
• Must be a self motivated individual who displays initiative and leadership potential
• Support application of principles of cultural competency in both internal and external program development to ensure sensitivity to, respect for, and understanding and knowledge of beliefs and values related to economic status; spirituality and religion; cognitive, emotional and physical abilities; gender and gender identification; language; race, ethnicity and culture; age, and sexual orientation
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Reliable transportation and willingness to travel statewide
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent life experience (please state in cover letter)
The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
• Staff supervisory experience
• Budgeting and fiscal management experience
• Experience in developing, implementing and managing programs
• References or letters of support from primary or secondary consumers and/or consumer/family organizations
Responsibilities And Duties:
• Develop and implement pilot CQT teams
• Determine organizational structure and staffing for the project
• Prepare, implement and manage budgets
• Hire, supervise and evaluate staff
• Develop, implement and evaluate staff training
• Serve as liaison to provider organizations
• Develop and implement a program evaluation plan
• Develop and implement a strategic plan to implement CQT statewide
• Manage day to day operations of the CQT Program
• Staff CQT Oversight Committee
• Serve as spokesperson to the public
Exempt, Full-Time Position 1/17/06
Mental Health Association of Virginia
The Mental Health Association of Virginia is seeking a part-time (30 hrs/wk) Executive Director, with potential to become full-time. Primary responsibilities include agency management, financial development, advocacy, and public outreach. Must be highly motivated and positive, with excellent verbal and written skills. Must demonstrate a history of public policy work and forging partnerships. This is a high profile and extremely rewarding position. Minimum of Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred. Two years experience in non-profit administration required. Submit cover letter and resume with salary requirements to MHAV Personnel Committee, 530 E. Main St., Suite 707, Richmond, VA 23219. Call the MHAV office at 804-225-5591 for a full job description.
Mental Health Association of San Francisco
Under the direction of the Executive Director the Development Manager is responsible for building, leading and growing the development department and building the resources and increasing visibility of this small fast-paced nonprofit organization through a variety of fund development and communications strategies.
* Implement strategies to build individual donor and major donor gifts
* Write foundation and government grant applications
* Conduct individual, corporation and foundation prospecting
* Write and coordinate donor appeal letter mailings and other communications
* Coordinate annual report, brochure and other agency publications
* Coordinate website content development and manage website maintenance
* Develop marketing materials and opportunities to increase agency visibility
* Plan and coordinate fundraising events
* Prepare press releases about agency events and activities
* Oversee donor database system and reports
* Work with executive director to staff development board committee
* Other duties as assigned
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Nonprofit development experience including major gifts, grant writing, marketing and event planning
* Detail oriented
* Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and responsibilities and meet deadlines
* Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, graphic, web and donor database systems
* Collaborative team working style with ability to relate effectively with people from diverse backgrounds
* BA required
* Commitment to the mission, vision and values of MHA-SF
About the Mental Health Association of San Francisco
The Mental Health Association of San Francisco (MHA-SF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the mentalhealth of residents in the diverse communities of San Francisco through advocacy, education, research and service. In all its programs, MHA-SF works together with people and families challenged by mental illness and with the agencies that serve them to promote prevention, access to services, leadership, and independence. MHA-SF is the local affiliate of the Mental Health Association in California and the National Mental Health Association (www.nmha.org) TO APPLY: Mail or Fax A) cover letter explaining your interest in the position, B) resume, C) salary history and D) short writing sample to the attention of Development Manager Search at the address or fax number above by Monday November 7, 2005. Incomplete applications or applications sent by email will not be considered. The position will remain open until filled. MHA-SF Att: Development Mgr. Search 870 Market Street, Suite 928 San Francisco, CA 94102 FAX 415-421-2928
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