Employment

Mental Health America of Greater Houston

Job Announcement:

Veterans Behavioral Health Veterans Treatment Court & Wellness Coordinator (Grant Funded-Full Time Position)  

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.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Coordinates area Veteran Treatment Court Mentoring and Wellness programs focused on veterans’ jail diversion, supporting individuals in treatment and recovery programs, and successful community re-entry in Harris and surrounding counties.
  • Plans volunteer recognition and appreciation events.
  • Organizes and participates in community outreach efforts to educate the broader community about effective peer to peer outreach, VSOs and the Community Blue Print, mental health programs, activities and projects to include monthly training on veterans mental health and transition issues
  • Achieves public awareness communications dissemination including flyers, brochures, and suicide prevention materials
  • Supplies informational materials and news updates to the bulletins and newsletters of community partners and campus resources.
  • Assists in planning and coordinating multi-agency special events and mental health trainings related to suicide prevention, peer to peer outreach, justice involved outreach, family support, veterans community, coalition building and transition assistance best practices.
  • Discerns outreach opportunities and helps schedule events and/or presentations related to veterans’ jail diversion initiatives, veterans’ mental health education and training, community resource building, veteran resource navigation and coalition building.
  • Supports and assists the Veterans Behavioral Health Program with any and all other duties

Qualifications Required: an honorably discharged veteran (DD214 required) or a family member of a veteran; Bachelor’s degree (Social Work, 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; and 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, 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.