NMHA Affiliate Employment Opportunities 

Prevention and Public Education (Adults)
Program Director
Manages day-to-day operations of national educational programs that address the mental health needs of the public, workplace and adults/older adults living with mental illness. Develops program plans, proposals, reports, and educational materials in all media. Manages relationships with relevant partners. Helps disseminate, promote, and apply prevention research. Conducts research on relevant topic areas. Provides technical assistance and participates in training for affiliates. Plans and executes special events and other activities, and performs other projects as needed. Responds to relevant media inquiries, upon request. Utilizes cultural competence and health literacy techniques in all efforts. Requirements: 3-5 years experience in consumer health communications, social marketing, or public relations a must. Masters degree in public health, psychology, social work, or related field preferred. Candidate must have thorough understanding and expertise in the field of prevention. Excellent starting pay and benefits offered. Send resume and writing sample to: NMHA, Attn: JR, P.O. Box 16810 , Alexandria , VA 22302-0810 , or fax: 703-684-5968, or email: jobs@nmha.org No phone calls please. EOE .

 

Internship Opportunities
The National Mental Health Association, a nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness, is seeking undergraduate and graduate students for its internship program. The program is designed to provide a unique opportunity for students to gain real-world work experience relevant to their academic and career goals. Internships are available in various programs and departments. Such as: Fundraising/Development, NAMHPAC, NCSTAC, Service and Policy Center , World Federation, Communications/Media and Publications Sales. See the internship program section of this web site for more details or to apply online. Other application options include sending a resume to NMHA/JDS, 2001 N. Beauregard Street , Alexandria , VA 22311 , a fax to (703) 684-5968, or an e-mail interns@nmha.org. No phone calls please. EOE


NMHA Affiliate Employment Opportunities

Executive Director
Mental Health Association in Illinois
The Mental Health Association in Illinois (MHAI) is looking for an Executive Director. The Executive Director leads a passionate advocacy and educational organization. The Executive Director is the face and voice of MHAI to donors, legislators, mental health professionals, the National Mental Health Association and other groups, as well as the community at large. The Executive Director reports directly to the MHAI Board of Directors.
Key Competencies/Skills

Required Experience:
Non-profit experience
Substantial fund-raising experience
Staff management experience
Budget management experience

Respondents who honestly want to make a difference in changing the stigma of mental health and in helping individuals in the Illinois mental health community are especially welcome to apply.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to:

Search Committee
c/o MHAI
188 W. Randolph Street, Suite 2225
Chicago , IL 60601

Or via email as a Word document to: MHAISearch@hotmail.com

Executive Director
Mental Health Association in Illinois
The Mental Health Association in Illinois (MHAI) is looking for an Executive Director. The Executive Director leads a passionate advocacy and educational organization. The Executive Director is the face and voice of MHAI to donors, legislators, mental health professionals, the National Mental Health Association and other groups, as well as the community at large. The Executive Director reports directly to the MHAI Board of Directors.
Key Competencies/Skills

Required Experience:
Non-profit experience
Substantial fund-raising experience
Staff management experience
Budget management experience

Respondents who honestly want to make a difference in changing the stigma of mental health and in helping individuals in the Illinois mental health community are especially welcome to apply.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to:

Search Committee
c/o MHAI
188 W. Randolph Street, Suite 2225
Chicago , IL 60601

Or via email as a Word document to: MHAISearch@hotmail.com

Employment Opportunities at the Central Office of the

National Mental Health Association

 

Internship Opportunities Spring 2005
The National Mental Health Association, a nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness, is seeking undergraduate and graduate students for its internship program. The program is designed to provide a unique opportunity for students to gain real-world work experience relevant to their academic and career goals. Internships are available in certain departs, such as: Administration, Affiliates, Communications/Media , Executive Office, Healthcare Reform, Marketing/Publications, and World Federation. See the internship program section of this web site for more details or to apply online. Other application options include sending a resume to NMHA/JDL, 2001 N. Beauregard Street , Alexandria , VA 22311 , a fax to (703) 684-5968, or an e-mail interns@nmha.org. No phone calls please. EOE

 

Prevention and Public Education (Adults)

Program Director

Manages day-to-day operations of national educational programs that address the mental health needs of the public, workplace and adults/older adults living with mental illness.  Develops program plans, proposals, reports, and educational materials in all media.  Manages relationships with relevant partners.  Helps disseminate, promote, and apply prevention research.  Conducts research on relevant topic areas.  Provides technical assistance and participates in trainings for affiliates.  Plans and executes special events and other activities, and performs other projects as needed.  Responds to relevant media inquiries, upon request.  Utilizes cultural competence and health literacy techniques in all efforts.  Requirements: 3-5 years experience in consumer health communications, social marketing, or public relations a must.  Masters degree in public health, psychology, social work, or related field preferred.  Candidate must have thorough understanding and expertise in the field of prevention. Excellent starting pay and benefits offered.  Send resume and writing sample to: NMHA, Attn: JR, P.O. Box 16810 , Alexandria , VA 22302-0810 , or fax: 703-684-5968, or email: jobs@nmha.org <mailto:jobs@nmha.org>    No phone calls please.  EOE 

 

Director, Consumer Advocacy

Adult Mental Health Services

The National Mental Health Association (NMHA) seeks a Director of Consumer Advocacy to assist in expanding the capacity of consumer-run organizations and involvement of consumers in NMHA affiliate activities. The Director will be responsible for developing written materials and providing on-site consultation and trainings to local organizations. The Director will also participate in national meetings related to consumer empowerment and recovery.  Requirements:  3-5 years experience in organizational development, coalition building, mental health systems and mental health consumer issues. Strong communication and public speaking skills. Competitive starting pay and benefits offered. Send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to, Attn: SWT, P.O. Box 16810 , Alexandria , VA 22302-0810 , fax 703-684-5968, or email: jobs@nmha.org. No phone calls. EOE