Job Opportunities

 

MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF MORRIS COUNTY SEEKS TO FILL THE FOLLOWING POSITION(S):


ICMS Case Manager (Bilingual in Spanish preferred).


Description:    Professional position working as a member of a multiagency team.  Requires a valid New Jersey driver's license and an ability to travel within the Morris County area, knowledge of entitlements and treatment programs, and the ability to work evening and week-end hours to accommodate consumer needs.  Reports to the ICMS Team Leader.

Responsibilities Include:

1)    Provide consumers with direct assistance including assessment, service planning, linkage with requisite services, monitoring of service delivery, psychoeducation and support, family and significant other education and support, crisis intervention assistance designed to divert hospitalization, systems advocacy, direct assistance in obtaining the basic necessities of living, direct assistance with structuring and performing basic daily living activities, symptom assessment, management and supportive counseling, and substance abuse education and intervention.

2)    Actively participate in GPPH discharge planning process, including face-to-face contact with the consumer within five days of admission, completion of a community assessment, participation in the consumer's 72-hour or comprehensive treatment plan meeting, charting as significant events occur, and participation in discharge planning.

3)    Accurately document service provisions on a timely basis.

4)    Conduct planned service activities on evenings and week-ends according to schedules developed by the Team Leader.

5)    Provide mentoring support to Outreach Specialists.

Qualifications:  A bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, nursing, or related field, plus 1 years post degree work experience in the provision of mental health or related services to mentally ill people.  Team orientation and creative problem solving ability required.  Degree requirements may be waived for Peer Associates.


Requirements: BA/BS + 2 years experience.
Send resume to: Mental Health Association of Morris County, 100 Rt. 46 East, Building C, Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046.
Or send via fax to: 973-334-4821 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Senior Housing Counselor-Supportive Housing Program


Description: Full time professional position as a member of the Supportive Housing Program working with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. The Senior Housing Counselor provides in-home supportive services including daily living skills training, service coordination, crisis intervention and individualized help in finding, getting and keeping housing. On-call and weekend coverage on a rotating basis. A Master's Degree in psychology, social work or related discipline, plus a minimum of one year experience in a supportive housing/residential setting or having served special needs individuals. Master's in psychology/counseling/social work or related discipline with no prior work experience will be considered. Bachelor's Degree with experience considered. Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.

Send resume to: Mental Health Association of Morris County, 100 Rt. 46 East, Building C, Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046.
Or send via fax to: 973-334-4821 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Volunteer Opportunities


Development Department:

The Mental Health Association of Morris County is looking for volunteers to assist with:

  o Fundraising activities - experience in fundraising would be especially appreciated but not required!

  o Marketing, Public Relations, and Social Media 

Please contact Dorothy Faucett - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call her directly at (973) 334-3496 x102.

Community Companions

The Mental Health Association of Morris County is looking for volunteers who are interested in spending one-to-one time cultivating a continuing and encouraging social relationship with a mental health consumer.  Through weekly visits with your companion, you will be a friend and support to an individual during their recovery from mental illness.

For more information about the Community Companions program, contact Tracy Klingener at 973-334-3496 x112 or e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Mental Health Players

The Mental Health Players  are a group of volunteers who have an interest in acting and an interest in educating the community about mental illness.  Using role-play techniques, the Mental Health Players improvise any number of real-life situations: parent-child conflicts; how a family can better cope with outside stressors; alternatives to hospitalization; dealing with stress in the workplace, mental health wellness and recovery, mental health education and many more. The presentations involve the audience emotionally, causing them to become more aware of themselves and their own reactions in similar circumstances.  

The Mental Health Players perform frequently at civic organizations, schools, church and synagogue groups, and corporations to bring their unique form of interactive theater before the public.

To find out how you can volunteer as a Mental Health Player, please contact the Assistant Director, Education and Self-Help at 973-334-3496 x112 or e-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.