The Mental Health Association of Orange County, a leader in the mental health field, 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.
PATIENTS’ RIGHTS ADVOCATE
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. This position reports to the Patients’ Rights Supervisor, as well as the Multi-Service Center Program Director & Assistant Program Directors as needed
Full-time or Part-time, Non-Exempt
To apply, send resume and cover letter to Human Resources Director, Annie McKnight
Peer Mentor-I (Part-time, TEMP), Wellness Center
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. This is a part-time temporary position.
Rehabilitation Specialist II (RS-II)
Under the direction of the Program Director, the Rehabilitation Specialist provides services to consumers in the areas of general mental health, assessment, crisis intervention, therapy, case management and medi-cal related services.
Languages: Spanish, Vietnamese, Farsi
To apply, send resume and cover letter to Director of Clinical Operations, Edgar Rivera.
Mentor for Transitional Aged Youth
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. This position reports to the Project Together Mentor Program Director and Mentor Coordinator. Part-time, Non-exempt (must be able to work some evenings and weekends)
To apply, send resume and cover letter to Program Director, Xochilt Marchena
Under direction of the Program Director and/or the Assistant Coordinator, the Counselor is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operation of the Multi-Service Center, with a special focus on managing a caseload of Consumers. Full-time/non-exempt
To apply, send resume and cover letter to Domonique Rood, Program Director
Case Manager- Multi-Service Center Courtyard Program
Under direction of the Program Director and guidance from the Lead Case Manager, the Case Manager is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operation of the Multi-Service Center’s Courtyard Outreach Program, with a special focus on providing direct outreach and engagement services to consumers at the Courtyard Shelter. Full-time TEMPORARY, Non-Exempt
Education Specialist, Wellness Center
Under the direction of the Program Director, the Educational Specialist is responsible for promoting educational opportunities to mental health consumers.
Part-time (20 hours per week), Non-exempt