Employment

 

Mental Health America of Greater Houston

Job Announcement:

Veterans Behavioral Health, Regional Justice Involved Outreach Coordinator (Contract, Part-time)

MHA of Greater Houston seeks to hire a veteran to coordinate and strengthen the Wellness efforts of Peer to Peer activities in the Veterans Treatment Court Program. This contract position is currently grant-funded.

Responsibilities include: 

  • The coordinator will develop, plan and coordinate the continuing implementation of the Veterans Treatment Court programs for Harris County Felony Court, Harris County Misdemeanor Court and Fort Bend County Court. 
  • Provide Peer Support and transition assistance  to Justice Involved Veterans
  • Coordinate and execute outreach and collaboration initiatives  in support of area Veterans Treatment Courts and Justice Involved  Veterans
  • Support and provide training opportunities and awareness in support of Justice Involved Veterans and issues related to veterans in general 

Qualifications Required: an honorably discharged veteran (DD214 required) or a family member of a veteran; college education (Social Work, Psychology, communications, or other related degree) or other mental health degree or experience; experience working with veterans; public speaking experience, and excellent communications and interpersonal skills.

Desired: Nonprofit experience; Knowledge of Houston community; Knowledge of veteran service organizations and military installations; Knowledge of program development.

 

Please email resume and cover letter to Judith Drummond at Jdrummond@mhahouston.org

 

Mental Health America of Greater Houston

Job Announcement:

Veterans Behavioral Health Peer Services Coordinator (Full Time Position)  

MHA of Greater Houston seeks to hire a veteran to coordinate and strengthen the Peer to Peer outreach programs and The Military Veteran Peer Network program for the Houston region under the Veterans Behavioral Health Initiative.

 Responsibilities include: 

  • Recruits, trains and retains Veterans to be Peer Mentors
  • Conducts trainings to promote and educate on behalf of  Veterans Behavioral Health
  • Supports Jail In-reach and Justice-Involved Veterans
  •  Prepares veteran resources to include but not limited to educational and community outreach, employment opportunities and general assistance

Qualifications Required: an honorably discharged veteran (DD214 required) or a family member of a veteran; Bachelor’s degree (Social Work, business, management, communications, or other related degrees) or other mental health degree or experience; experience working with veterans; public speaking experience.

Desired: Nonprofit experience; Knowledge of Houston community; Knowledge of veteran service organizations and military installations; Knowledge of program development; Excellent communications and interpersonal skills.

 

Please email resume and cover letter to Judith Drummond at Jdrummond@mhahouston.org.