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The Mental Health Association of Orange County, a leader in the mental health field for over 53 years hires creative professionals for programs serving adults with mental illness. MHA’s current programs include a wide range of services to improve the quality of life for Orange County residents impacted by mental illness. The agency employs over 100 unique and talented individuals and serves over 16,000 individuals each year.The Mental Health Association follows closely the psychosocial/psychiatric rehabilitation philosophy. All applicants are expected to follow this model of care.The Mental Health Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud to employ a diverse staff. Persons of all backgrounds and beliefs are encouraged to apply please email the Program Directors attached to each description below. Your resume will be reviewed by agency program directors.  Qualified candidates will be contacted.
Below is a list of available positions:

 

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Peer Mentor – Wellness Centers

SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Wellness Center Program Director, the Peer Mentor is responsible for supporting the successful implementation of a variety of Wellness Center services.

STATUS: Full-time, Part-time, and Temp positions available, Non-exempt

E-mail: Garden Grove: phung@mhaoc.org or lgarcia@mhaoc.org

Lake Forest: infante@mhaoc.org or castro@mhaoc.org

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TAY Youth Mentor

SUMMARY:

Under the direct supervision and guidance of the Project Together Mentor Program Director, the TAY Mentor is responsible to provide peer-to-peer support and/or self-help to clients as needed, requested or directed.

STATUS: Part-time, Non-Exempt

E-mail: figueroa@mhaoc.org

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Education/Employment Specialist

SUMMARY:

Under direction of the Program Director, the Education/Employment Specialist is responsible for promoting vocational opportunities to mental health consumers.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

This position reports to the Program Director.

STATUS:  Full-Time , Non-Exempt

LANGUAGE: English/Spanish or English/Vietnamese speaking fluency preferred.

E-mail: erivera@mhaoc.org

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Rehabilitation Worker

SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Program Director the Rehabilitation Worker is responsible for supporting the successful implementation of a variety of activities at the activity center.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

This position reports to the Program Director.

STATUS:  Part-time, Non-exempt

E-mail: womack@mhaoc.org

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Rehabilitation Specialist

SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Program Director, the Rehabilitation Specialist provides services to consumers in the areas of general mental health, crisis intervention, case management and medi-cal related services.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

This position reports to the Program Director of the Outpatient Clinic.

STATUS:  Full-Time, Non-exempt

English/Farsi or English/Vietnamese speaking preferred.

E-mail: erivera@mhaoc.org

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SSI Outreach Specialist

SUMMARY: 

Under the supervision of the SSI Program Director, the Outreach Specialist is responsible for assisting consumers in applying for SSI/SSDI benefits, for maintaining accurate program and statistical information.

STATUS:  Full-time , Non-Exempt

E-mail: bennett@mhaoc.org

 

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Clinical Lead

SUMMARY:

UUnder the direction of the Program Director, the Clinical Lead provides services to consumers in the areas of general mental health, short term psychotherapy, crisis intervention, case management and other related services.

STATUS: Full-time,  Non-exempt

E-mail: stran@mhaoc.org OR erivera@mhaoc.org

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Patients’ Rights Advocate

SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Patients’ Rights Supervisor, the Patients’ Rights Advocate is responsible for providing support and advocacy to mental health patients during their hearings.

STATUS: Part-time,  Non-exempt

E-mail: mikelopez@mhaoc.org

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