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Circle City Clubhouse seeks Assistant Director  Position based in Indianapolis, IN

Circle City Clubhouse

Job Title -   Assistant Director

Circle City Clubhouse is seeking an energetic and dedicated individual to serve as our Assistant Director.

The Assistant Director will provide leadership for and day to day management of all program aspects of Circle City Clubhouse, ensure that the Clubhouse operates in accordance with the Clubhouse International Standards, and maintain compliance with all state and other regulations.   The Assistant Director will be responsible for providing clinical supervision for Clubhouse program staff as required by the state of Indiana for Medicaid services. 

The Assistant Director will also, as necessary, share Clubhouse program staff’s generalist role including employment, housing, evening / weekend, and unit responsibilities, working with staff to engage members in all aspects of Clubhouse operations. Provide training and coverage on transitional employment job positions. Provide coverage on rotating basis for evening, weekend, and holiday social activities.

Opened in February of 2015, Circle City Clubhouse is an independently owned and operated Clubhouse accredited by Clubhouse International.   Circle City Clubhouse is a growing community, currently serving just over 100 active members with continued growth expected.

Qualifications

Master’s Degree or higher in social work, psychology, or related field required. 

Valid Clinical Licensure or eligibility for clinical licensure in the State of Indiana required.

Preferred management or supervisory experience in a Clubhouse, or other strengths based, consumer centered models of care for persons recovering from mental illness.

Experience working with persons with mental illness within the Clubhouse model, or with strengths based or consumer centered models of care required.  

Familiarity with Medicaid MRO service requirements and billing practices.

Valid Indiana driver’s license and vehicle insurance.

Computer skills and proficiency with MS Office applications.

Ability to work with minimal supervision and as a member of a team.

Self-motivated, organized, and able to handle multiple tasks.

Strong communication skills.

Ability to work flexible hours, including some evening, weekend, and holiday hours.

Ability for some travel both within and out of state, including attendance at a 2-3 week Clubhouse training located outside of Indianapolis.

Ability to speak Spanish or another language plus.

Energy, flexibility, and commitment to the Clubhouse International model.

Compensation:   Salary and benefits are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Instructions for applying:   Please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Jay Brubaker, Executive Director, Circle City Clubhouse via email at jay@centralindianaclubhouse.org; or by mail to Attn: Jay Brubaker, Circle City Clubhouse, 4141 Office Plaza Blvd., Indianapolis, IN 46254.  

Empowerment Clubhouse seeks Clubhouse Director  Position based in Marin City, CA

The Marin City Community Development Agency (MCCDC) will open a new Clubhouse this fall, to provide opportunities for people in Marin County with mental illness to find friendship, employment, a meaningful work-ordered day, and access to community supports. The person behind the design and establishment of the Clubhouse, Dr. Melissa Cadet, is the Executive Director of the Marin City Community Development Corporation.

The Empowerment Clubhouse is being developed with the intention of becoming Accredited by Clubhouse International.

Working with Jack Yatsko from Clubhouse International, Dr. Cadet crafted a proposal to the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services that secured funding for up to three years to start the Empowerment Clubhouse. The Empowerment Clubhouse is now seeking an experienced Clubhouse Director for its northern California operation.  For more information or to apply for the position, contact Ms. Blia Xiong, HR/Operations Manager at MCCDC, bxiong@marincitycdc.org or (415) 339-2837.

Northstar Clubhouse seeks Program Coordinator  Position based in Portland, OR

Job Details

Level:  Experienced

Job Location:  USA [OR, Portland]

Position Type:  Full Time

Education Level:  4 Year Degree

Salary Range:  $40,000.00 - $0.00

Travel Percentage:  None

Job Shift:  Day

Job Category:  Health Care

 

Description

Summary

The NorthStar Program Coordinator has the overall responsibility for the day-to-day operations, fiscal stability and continued growth and development of the

clubhouse program. The Coordinator will work to develop the clubhouse in accordance with the International Standards for Clubhouse Programs and support the program in obtaining full credentialing with Clubhouse International over a nine month period.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate leadership by consistently modeling enthusiasm, commitment and a belief in the Clubhouse Model. Provide clarity regarding the Clubhouse Model to staff and members as needed.
  • Coordinate and oversee the daily operations of the clubhouse.
  • Recruit, hire, and provide ongoing supervision to all staff and complete regular supervision and performance evaluations in accordance with Luke-Dorf personnel policies. Recruit staff and volunteers to effectively support members and program development activities when needed.
  • Facilitate meetings and workgroups to ensure that members have an ongoing voice in the development and operation of the clubhouse.
  • Oversee the recruitment of members through community outreach and collaboration.
  • Identify training needs for staff and provide in-house training as needed. Send generalist staff to clubhouse training at a CI certified training base (as funding is available).
  • Monitor program effectiveness.
  • While maintaining an upbeat, welcoming, encouraging and hopeful attitude towards all members, make every attempt to engage members in the work that is available within the “Work-Ordered Day.” Develop meaningful work as needed to ensure members can be engaged to the degree desired.
  • Attend to facility maintenance, cleanliness and safety to ensure a safe work environment for members and other staff.
  • Maintain clear ethical boundaries and confidentiality according to agency policies and procedures.
  • Work as a team and interact with co-workers with respect and dignity.
  • Manage time effectively in order to accomplish the work described in this job description.
  • Know and work within the guidelines of the International Standards for Clubhouse Programs and Luke-Dorf policies and procedures.
  • With the Luke-Dorf Accounting Manager and the NorthStar Advisory Board, assist in the development of the annual program budget and monitor budget expenditures throughout the year.

Other General Expectations:

  • Attend and positively participate in required meetings.
  • Pursue ongoing development of skills and competencies.
  • Adhere to any applicable ethics codes of Luke-Dorf Inc., including boundaries and confidentiality.
  • Maintain current Drivers License and automobile insurance.
  • Follow through on all directives and instructions of supervisor or other managers.
  • Work effectively with the Luke-Dorf Management Team to support the effectiveness of the organization.
  • Maintain security of all Luke-Dorf, Inc. corporate interests.
  • Maintain CPR and First Aid Certificate.

Positions Reporting: (Listing of job incumbents reporting into this position)

NorthStar Generalist(s); program interns and volunteers, if any.

Qualifications

Incumbent Qualifications

Education/Experience:

  • Two years experience in fundraising and public relations required.
  • Two years experience with program/budget development and management required.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the challenges of those living with mental illness required.
  • Minimum two years program development and managerial/supervisory experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a social services discipline required; Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Trauma-Informed Care services required.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals and government regulations.

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and psychosocial reports.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups or colleagues, staff, members, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills/Computer Skills

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute ratio, rate and percentages and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Experience with Microsoft software and ability to utilize a computer to track member participation.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Job Knowledge:

  • Knowledge and belief in the recovery for individuals with mental illness.
  • At least 5 years of experience working, volunteering, or lived experience (or any combination of) with individuals who have chronic mental illness and/or co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse disorders.
  • Knowledge of and ability to implement programs according to the International Standards for Clubhouse Programs preferred.
  • Knowledge of and ability to implement the principles of psychosocial rehabilitation preferred.
  • Knowledge of contracting for clubhouse services with county/state agencies preferred.

Knowledge of CI Standards preferred; experience in developing or managing a CI Clubhouse preferred.

Job Competencies:

  • Leadership skills that result in the development of a clubhouse that helps its membership achieve positive outcomes (social and vocational).
  • Ability to work with the Advisory Board to ensure the development and sustainability of NorthStar.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people.
  • Familiarity with community support systems, health care and human service resources.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent writing, public speaking, and computer skills.
  • Knowledge of, and ability to, adhere to a professional code of ethics.

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Plan Clubhouse of North Texas seeks Staff Generalist  Position based in Dallas, TX

Jewish Family Service/PLAN CLUBHOUSE – STAFF GENERALIST Job Description

The PLAN CLUBHOUSE OF NORTH TEXAS, a program under Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas, is dedicated to the social, educational and vocational rehabilitation of men and women with serious and persistent mental illness. The Staff Generalist position requires flexibility, teamwork and strong time management skills. Members and staff work side-by-side in the running of the Clubhouse. Work is the central tool in helping our members with their recovery.

For more information our program we request that you check out www.clubhouse-intl.org and www.planntx.org prior to applying for this position.

Excellent benefit plan that includes: paid vacation, sick time, health, vision and dental insurance, and a 403(b) retirement plan, when eligible.

Compensation: $13-$15/hour; commensurate with education and experience

Position Description:
This opportunity will suit enthusiastic and self-motivated team players with a strong work ethic and commitment to support the organization’s overall strategic direction and in accordance with the Clubhouse International Standards.  Our organization operates according to a “Work-Ordered Day” and our members participate in three “work units.” – 1- Outcome & Outreach, 2 – Health & Wellness and 3 – Education & Employment.   Responsibilities may include: plan, shop for and help prepare healthy and nutritious meals on a regular basis; assist in teaching members’ data collection and computer skills; help create the monthly calendar and podcast; reach out to local businesses about employment opportunities for the Transitional Employment program; as well as chaperone and participate in socialization events.    Additionally, the role of staff is to work one-on-one with specifically assigned members in goal setting and follow up, assisting with health and wellness activities of daily living.  This is a full-time, non-exempt position, which requires a rotation of weekend and holiday hours. Jewish Family Service is an equal opportunity employer.

For this position we are looking for someone who:
• Has strong communication and computer skills, is acquainted with social media and enjoys involving others in activities.
• Has completed his/her Bachelor's Degree (preferred)
• Is detail oriented
• Is not afraid to get his/her hands dirty
• Is a compassionate, calm and patient with those who may struggle with anxiety and a creative problem solver
• Is comfortable working in a fast paced/active, sometimes noisy, environment


Qualifications:

  • • Strong organizational skills
    • Valid Class C driver's license, proof of insurance and reliable transportation and must be at least 25 years old in order to transport members.
    • Able to pass a background check
    • Able to work independently and as part of a team, to engage others in activities, rather than do them yourself
    • Must be able to lift 30 lbs.,
    • Highly Reliable with a strong work ethic
    • High energy with a positive attitude

         Note: You may be asked to and be able to attend a 2 to 3 week out of town Clubhouse training program.

Education/Experience Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree or Commensurate Experience in the Mental Health field

Clubhouse experience or familiarity a plus

Personal/familial experience with mental illness a plus

Contact:

Email Ruth Josenhans, Jewish Family Service/Director PLAN Clubhouse, with resume to rjosenhans@jfsdallas.org.

Frontier Clubhouse seeks Vocational/Rehabilitation Counselor  Position based in Greeley, CO

JOB DESCRIPTION

  

JOB TITLE: Vocational/Rehabilitation Counselor - Clubhouse I

                    Vocational/Rehabilitation Counselor - Clubhouse II

SUPERVISOR: See Organizational Chart

CREATED: 11/04/2015  VERSION: 1

REVISED DATE_____  VERSION__ 

POSITION SUMMARY

Provides psychiatric rehabilitation services to adults with serious mental illness in an evidence-based, internationally accredited Clubhouse model program. Shares responsibilities in a generalist role for functions of the program such as employment, education, housing, unit activities, and social/fundraising events. Engages, mentors, and works side-by-side with members of the program to complete Clubhouse responsibilities and operations. Creates an environment of belonging, with a focus on member strengths, talents and interests. Assists members in developing vocational, educational, housing, and social goals and objectives. Interfaces with clinical staff regarding psychosocial and vocational objectives of members.

 

DUTIES PERFORMED

  1. Co-coordinate, plan and participate in unit responsibilities to meet program and member needs; facilitate tasks and projects through involvement of members in meaningful work by maximizing members’ skills, talents, engagement and leadership.

  2. Establish meaningful relationships with members through side-by-side work to complete daily tasks; provide redirection when needed and maintain healthy boundaries. Provide vocational and educational assistance within a continuum of high and low-intensity services to help members achieve self-defined success and to remove barriers.

  3. Provide assistance and guidance to members to develop and assess vocational, educational, and other personal goals; help remove barriers to success.

  4. Assist and advocate for members with community service providers and processes (i.e. housing, disability benefits, medical care, etc.).

  5. Present program benefits to local businesses and community groups; recruit and manage various employment sites in partnership with business representatives. Establish and maintain close and cooperative relationships with public agencies and community businesses in carrying out supportive services.

  6. Co-manage multiple transitional employment sites and provide activities to support members and employers (e.g. screen and choose members for employment, provide job coaching, maintain regular communication with employers, and provide on-site job coverage as necessary).

  7. Offer support, assistance, consultation, and education to employers, relevant providers, family members/caregivers, and other involved parties when necessary to adequately support members and minimize barriers. Provide general education to the community regarding program philosophy and related outcomes.

  8. Monitor, evaluate, and record client progress with respect to relevant treatment goals in an accurate and timely manner. Use electronic and manual systems to document progress reports, case management notes, letters, faxes and phone calls; confirm coding of services rendered is ethically appropriate and results in successful billing. Input, organize and maintain detailed clinical performance data to comply with applicable government or program requirements.

9. Demonstrate fiscal responsibility by supporting agency collection policies and procedures; work proactively with payor sources to ensure payment of services; align services with payor authorizations and/or request authorization prior to provision of service.

10. Meet guidelines and program requirements for fidelity and evidence-based Clubhouse model; ensure professional performance effectively and actively promotes the Standards for Clubhouse Model of Psychiatric Rehabilitation as developed by Clubhouse International.

11. Provide training and support to new members, interns, volunteers, and other Clubhouse colleagues as necessary.

12. Plan, participate in and facilitate fundraising, social/recreational activities, and special events.

13. Manage special projects as assigned by Program Director.

14. Perform other duties as assigned.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Some positions may focus on additional responsibilities, as follows:

  1. Coordinate and collaborate with the State of Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and other employment services regarding referrals, service provision, and support of member.

  2. Engage members in activities of employment preparedness, job seeking and development. Teach appropriate concepts, individually or in group format, to improve skills necessary for all stages of vocational development.

  3. Provide vocational assistance through various activities which may include vocational evaluations and profiles, facility-based and community-based assessments, work adjustment training, job coaching, vocational counseling, job development/placement, and ongoing support.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

Education/Credentials/Experience:

Vocational/Rehabilitation Counselor - Clubhouse I

REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services area from an accredited college or university

  • Valid Colorado Driver’s License with a driving record that meets agency insurability

    requirements as set forth for someone that must transport members of the program

  • Upon available funding, attend and participate in Clubhouse International training

    during course of employment (Three-week, out of state, Clubhouse training course)

PREFERRED

  • 1 year experience working with individuals with mental health and/or substance use disorder challenges in a milieu setting

  • Experience performing case management

  • Specific skills preferred based on work unit assignment (i.e. food service, accounting,

    etc.)

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) highly desired

  • Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner

 

Vocational/Rehabilitation Counselor - Clubhouse II

REQUIRED

  • Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling or related Human Services area from an accredited college or university

  • 1 year experience working with individuals with mental health and/or substance use disorder challenges

  • Valid Colorado Driver’s License with a driving record that meets agency insurability requirements as set forth for someone that must transport members of the program

  • Upon available funding, attend and participate in Clubhouse International training during course of employment (Three-week, out of state, Clubhouse training course)

PREFERRED

  • Employment/career counseling, job sourcing and placement skills highly desired

  • Experience performing case management

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) highly desired

  • Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner

Knowledge of:

  • Mild to severe mental health and/or substance use disorders/disabilities and recovery principles.
  • Professional and ethical guidelines as outlined by the State of Colorado.

  • Community resources, agencies, and services.

  • Motivational Interviewing process to engage clients in treatment/intervention approaches.

  • Basic and routine computer programs and software.

  • Basic and routine records maintenance and filing practices.

  • Workplace policies and professionalism.

  • Organizational structure, workflow and operating procedures.

    Skills/Abilities to:

  • Deconstruct projects and tasks to allow for multiple member involvement.

  • Effectively and positively communicate both orally and in writing with a wide range of individuals

    and constituencies, including under emotionally charged and stressful situations.

  • Plan, organize, time manage and prioritize multiple tasks and assignments in a dynamic environment

    with frequent distractions.

  • Work with diverse populations and be culturally sensitive.

  • Work independently and as a team member, maintain effective working relationships, and foster a

    positive, upbeat and cooperative work environment.

  • Perform tasks with a focus on exemplary customer service.

  • Maintain confidentiality.

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    Work primarily occurs onsite, but travel to offsite locations is required for community-based service provision and/or crisis management. Work hours can vary and flexible scheduling is required to adequately share evening, weekend, and holiday hours, as well as for fundraising/special events. Milieu engagement includes on-duty meal period.

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Clubhouse of Lehigh County seeks Director  Position based in Allentown, PA

Clubhouse Director

 

Department:  Mission Services

Supervisor:    Services Director – Allentown                           Revised:  9/1/16

  

BASIC FUNCTION

Develops, supervises, and monitors the activities of the Clubhouse, in collaboration with members and staff to assure the development of a Clubhouse environment that is supportive and work-centered and exceeds the expectations of its members, in support of the Mission.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

A. Maintain professional and technical knowledge by identifying and establishing training needs with  

    supervisor. Proactively initiates participation in appropriate training opportunities, both in-house

    and externally.

 

B. Contribute to team effort by maintaining communications with Goodwill associates, Supervisors,

     Internal and External customers. Maintains open communication between staff, members, and

     work units within the clubhouse environment. Promotes a team approach to decision-making

     within the clubhouse environment, including all staff and members in the process. Accomplishes

     related results as needed.

 

C. Participates in internal/external planning meetings as assigned/determined to build effective

     collaborative relationships, identify opportunities for internal collaboration and care in line with

     GKA strategic initiatives or in response to regional or state trends and which focus on the

     development of community resources and options for people with serious mental illness.

     Participate in state, national and international organizations to stay abreast of best practices and

     to contribute knowledge and experience such as PRA/PAPRS, PCC and Clubhouse International

 

D.  Manage daily operation of the clubhouse. Develops, monitors and coordinates all program

     components and activities. Coaches and counsels associates to improve performance by

     planning, monitoring, and appraising job results and staff outcomes. Completes annual

     performance evaluations of assigned staff . Assures ongoing training of staff in best practices

     Anticipates operational problems and implements pre-emptive corrective actions. Provides

     assistance to members in all areas, as needed Encourages member participation in the work-

     ordered day. Recruit, hire and train/orient Clubhouse staff, volunteers and interns; ensure all

     required HR documentation is completed. Provide and document regular supervision of staff,

     volunteers and interns, both individually and as a team. 

 

E.Maintain quality standards and service by working with members and staff to establish Clubhouse

    policies and procedures. Monitors workplace productivity and makes suggestions and/or changes

    in policies/procedures to improve productivity. Responds to questions/requests and provides clear

    direction to associates; monitor all CH member records to ensure timeliness, quality and

    maintenance of required documentation.  Collect/analyze data to monitor and assure quality

    services and achievement of program outcomes.  Ensure access to community resources and

    Clubhouse member self-advocacy e.g. legal, financial, medical, behavioral health, housing,

    education, employment, social/recreational, etc. through information gathering and dissemination.

    Provide crisis intervention strategies as needed; proactively manages risks to Clubhouse members

    and staff through development of standardized procedures related to safety and crisis

    management.

 

F. Ensure that Clubhouse standards are adhered to by familiarization with, understanding of, and

    enforcement of established ICCD standards. Oversees the education of associates and members

    as to the established ICCD standards. Reviews compliance with established ICCD

    standards on an ongoing basis.

 

G. Achieve financial objectives by developing operating budget with Director and monitoring same to

    control expenses, track revenue, etc. Track Clubhouse fiscal activity daily and document as

    necessary Operate program within budget, working in cooperation with GKA administrative/finance

    staff; facilitate/monito petty cash; deposit/track fundraising contributions.  Actively engage in

    ongoing discussions with primary and potential funding sources including the County, OVR and

    appropriate behavioral health managed care entities. Develop and revise program policies and

    procedures as needed to meet funding source requirements and to further the program’s mission

    and vision.  Implement ongoing fundraising projects to enrich program and to assure funds to

    assist members achieve their goals or for those in crisis or to enhance recreational, educational

    and social opportunities.

 

H. Develop Clubhouse Advisory Board to ensure ongoing community support, education, guidance

    and important connections to advance the Clubhouse mission and ensure opportunities for

    greater community integration of Clubhouse members.

 

I.  Markets programs by developing and implementing a comprehensive marketing plan; by

    overseeing the development of appropriate marketing materials. Represents the Clubhouse at

    relevant meetings in the community. Provides outreach services to the community at large

    regarding Clubhouse philosophy and purpose.

 

J. Coordinates member services by assisting with and monitoring new member application/orientation

    process. Regular coordinates ongoing Clubhouse meetings.  Review all new referrals, monitor

    admissions, ensure all new admission documentation is completed; ensure program is

    meeting/exceeding capacity in persons served/service hours

  

K. Promotes an environment of workplace safety by training and informing others regarding safety

     standards/precautions; by monitoring safety of sites and taking corrective action by assuring that

     regulatory safety requirements; performs all duties in a safe manner; adheres to all safety rules

     and ensures that staff assigned adhere to all safety rules.

 

L. Communicates progress and concerns to the Services Director in a timely manner.

 

POSITIONS SUPERVISED

Clubhouse Unit Managers

 

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

BA/BS Degree in human services field; Master’s degree preferred

Minimum of three years in a position in a related human services field; strongly prefer experience in the mental health field; Strongly prefer that training within the last 2 years has included psychiatric rehabilitation training; minimum of one year of supervisory/management experience.

Holds CPRP certification or CPRP to be attained within 2 years of hire

Must have ACT 34 clearance

Excellent oral and written communication skills; comfortable with public speaking

Commitment to the clubhouse philosophy

Ability to independently organize work to completion

Ability to manage multiple priorities and perform work in a flexible environment with limited routine or standardization of work projects

Must complete and successfully pass State background check, Child Abuse Clearance and FBI Clearance

 

 

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Club Cadillac seeks Clubhouse Generalist and Team Leader  Position based in Cadillac, MI

Come work in a small leading accredited clubhouse program.  Be part of our experienced team functioning as a clubhouse generalist and team leader, working side by side with members of our clubhouse.  Primary responsibilities include engaging  clubhouse members in completing tasks and promoting a vibrant work ordered day.  Assist members as a job coach on transitional employment positions.  Help with job development of new transitional employment placements.   Aid members to return to school, maintain independent living, and return to paid employment.   Create fun social events and holiday activities.  Uphold best practices of the Clubhouse Model and fidelity to the International Clubhouse Standards.       

Candidate must have a strong recovery mindset, a high level of dedication, and personal initiative.    

Preferred candidate will have a licensed degree in social work or psychology (BSW, MSW, LPC) but may consider unlicensed candidate with previous Clubhouse experience.  Must be willing to attend 2-3 week clubhouse training at a Clubhouse International training base. 

Club Cadillac is a small rural town in the beautiful forests of Northern Michigan about 40 minutes from Lake Michigan.  Cadillac is noted for its winter and summer tourism, with two recreation lakes, miles of forest trails, and ski slopes in town. 

Here is the official posting with our auspice agency: 

http://www.northernlakescmh.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/supports-coordinator-club-cadillac/

Salary range: $44,611-$53,111 for licensed candidate. 

Completive benefits package including yearly raises, health insurance, and retirement.

Send resume and salary history to: Human Resources, Northern Lakes CMH, 105 Hall St., Ste. A, Traverse City, MI 49684 or E-mail to hr@nlcmh.org and Club Cadillac Andrew.ulrich@nlcmh.org

For more information or further questions, please contact Andy Ulrich, Director of Club Cadillac.  
 
Andrew Ulrich
Director - Club Cadillac
 
Club Cadillac
2105 6th Ave
Cadillac, MI 49601

 

 

Fountain House seeks Social Practitioner  Position based in New York, NY

Job Advertisement

Company Background

Fountain House, a world-renowned community mental health organization, successfully addresses the devastating impact of serious mental illness.  Founded in New York City in 1948 with the belief that people living with mental illness can be active participants in their own and each other’s recovery. Each year, over 1,300 members come to Fountain House to contribute their talents, learn new skills, access opportunities and forge new friendships.  

Fountain House creates a culture that transforms lives. Our members, in partnership with staff, operate employment, education, housing and wellness programs. They perform all activities, including advocacy, administrative support, building maintenance and food preparation that keep our community going.   Members hold jobs, graduate from schools, develop social networks and experience fewer hospitalizations and improved overall health.  Increased fulfillment, sense of purpose, and stability inevitably follow.

Fountain House has inspired the creation of hundreds of similar programs in 34 countries that serve more than 100,000 people annually.  In 2014, the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation recognized our global reach and the efficacy of our evidence-based model with the prestigious Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize.

Position:         Social Practitioner

Reports To:   Unit Leader

Job Summary:

Fountain House is looking for creative, dynamic and community-focused individuals to provide direct support to adults with serious mental illness in an innovative community-based program. For nearly seventy years, Fountain House has used a person-in-environment approach to create working communities that help individuals with mental illness to successfully manage their recovery.  Candidates would join a team of five staff and approximately thirty individuals with mental illness to create a holistic community of recovery that follows our evidence-based model.

Job Functions:

  • Case management.
  • Individual vocational supports.
  • Engage individuals in the Fountain House community as part of their rehabilitation.
  • Use the community to design positive interventions to deal with common barriers such as social isolation, poor self-esteem, anxiety, symptom management and poverty.
  • Work in a team environment.

 

Other Requirements:

  • Master’s degree required.
    • Positive, dynamic and engaging personality.
    • Flexibility, as demonstrated by interchangeability with other staff on the unit, staying late or arriving early, if necessary to fulfill unit or member needs.
      • Working knowledge of mental illness.
      • Experience working in a community setting.
      • Non-clinical, community approach.
      • Driver's License preferred.
      • Bi-lingual preferred.

Starting Salary: $42K with Master’s degree, $45K with MSW degree

Benefits:

  1. Paid Time Off and Ten (10) Paid Holidays
  2. Paid Bereavement Leave
  3. Medical, dental and vision plans (contribution towards premium required)
  4. Life Insurance
  5. Voluntary Life Insurance
  6. Whole Life Insurance
  7. Short-Term Disability
  8. Long-Term Disability
  9. Supplemental Disability
  10. Workers’ Compensation
  11. Tuition Assistance
  12. Pension Plan
  13. Tax Deferred Annuity
  14. Flexible Spending Accounts

To apply for this position, you must view website at www.fountainhouse.org.  If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter via e-mail to resumes@fountainhouse.org.  NO PHONE CALLS.  EEO

Fountain House seeks Unit Leader  Position based in New York, NY

Job Advertisement

Position: Unit Leader

Reports To: Program Director

Company Background:

Fountain House successfully addresses the devastating impact of serious mental illness. We were founded in New York City in 1948 with the belief that people living with mental illness can be active participants in their own and each other’s recovery. Each year, over 1,300 members come to Fountain House to contribute their talents, learn new skills, access opportunities and forge new friendships.  

Fountain House creates a culture that transforms lives. Our members, in partnership with staff, operate employment, education, housing and wellness programs. They perform all activities, including advocacy, administrative support, building maintenance and food preparation that keep our community going.   Members hold jobs, graduate from schools, develop social networks and experience fewer hospitalizations and improved overall health.  Increased fulfillment, sense of purpose, and stability inevitably follow.

Fountain House has inspired the creation of hundreds of similar programs in 34 countries that serve more than 100,000 people annually.  In 2014, the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation recognized our global reach and the efficacy of our evidence-based model with the prestigious Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize.

Job Summary:

Central to the successful performance of the Unit Leader position is the concept of management through partnership.  The Unit Leader will be called upon to consult or otherwise work in conjunction with a variety of other senior staff, experienced members and others in order to successfully fulfill the roles and functions of the job.

The Unit Leader directly supervises all unit staff, is accountable for the well-being and progress of the members of the unit, the competency and proficiency of the staff of the unit and is responsible and accountable for the quality, quantity and timeliness of the work functions and/or products of the unit.  The expectation for Unit Leaders is that they work closely and collaboratively with members and staff of their unit and around the clubhouse to achieve the goals of Fountain House, as articulated through the Fountain House vision and mission statements, and in so doing, foster an atmosphere of collegiality and congeniality that facilitates implementing and sustaining the basic philosophy of the clubhouse, in alignment with the International Standards for Clubhouses.

Job Functions:

Provide leadership in the areas summarized above, using the following methodologies:

  1. Supervision, support and guidance of unit staff in their development and performance, as well as their participation in the larger Fountain House community.
  2. Role modeling for member and staff through engagement and working alongside unit members performing unit tasks.
  3. Ensure that members have access to all necessary and desired opportunities, up to and including, assisting members with all aspects of community support services (including paid work, housing and entitlements).
  4. Participatory leadership in hiring, nurturing, and fostering positive atmosphere, and active role in the growth and development of staff and members. 
  5. Ability to supervise staff and provide open and honest feedback, and when necessary, follow the disciplinary process, including termination of unit staff. 
  6. Promote staff and member participation.
  7. Responsible for developing and overseeing ongoing quality improvement efforts.
  8. Co-management of Transitional Employment (“TE”) Placements, with an eye to developing co-managers as better TE managers, as well as expanding the TE, Supported Employment (“SE”) and Independent Employment (“IE”) system by actively seeking out additional paid work opportunities, as they may arise, through TE or other contracts.
  9. Active participation in the maintenance of the unit and Fountain House in general. 
  10. Ensure that unit staff prepare and submit paperwork (including monthly progress notes, reports, etc.) in a consistent and timely manner.
  11. Coordinate unit coverage and participation in House-wide activities, events and duties, such as; High Point, house and community meetings, colleague and in-house training, and orientation of new staff and members, etc.
  12. When scheduled, perform other roles, such as early morning house opening, evening and weekend shifts, etc.
  13. Sign off on progress notes, as well as use Awards to update goals and record member progress.
  14. Understand, implement and provide guidance and supervision, while adhering to Fountain House administrative, fiscal and personnel policies and procedures.
  15. Masters in social work or another human services field preferred with at least three years of experience in mental health;
  16. Knowledge and understanding and of mental illness, including previous relevant paid employment experience, education and life experience;
  17. Positive, energetic, dynamic and engaging personality;
  18. Ability to lift at least 30 pounds and be on your feet most of the day;
  19. Flexibility, as demonstrated by interchangeability with other staff on the unit, as well as throughout Fountain House, staying late or arriving early, if necessary, to fulfill unit or member needs;
  20. Excellent organizational skills that promote system design and development at the Unit level, maximizing accessibility of the work for all members and staff, while ensuring a timely and quality product;
  21. Pride and a sense of ownership and investment in the clubhouse;
  22. Person-oriented and centered team approach, as evidenced by and through building partnerships and alliances that start with the individuals and coalesce into stronger entities through a synergistic effect, stemming from individual strengths and talents to formulate a tightly meshed and supportive community;
  23. Commitment to, and understanding of, the International Standards for Clubhouses, such as the ability to define the Standards through actions, role-modeling and verbal communications and discussions and;
    1. Computer knowledge with an interest and ability to learn Information Technology and encourage staff and members of the unit to take advantage of the Fountain House trainings and technologies that are available.

Other Requirements or Preferred Characteristics:

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Benefits:

  1. Paid Time Off and Ten (10) Paid Holidays
  2. Paid Bereavement Leave
  3. Medical, dental and vision plans (contribution towards premium required)
  4. Life Insurance
  5. Voluntary Life Insurance
  6. Whole Life Insurance
  7. Short-Term Disability
  8. Long-Term Disability
  9. Supplemental Disability
  10. Workers’ Compensation
  11. Tuition Assistance
  12. Pension Plan
  13. Tax Deferred Annuity
  14. Flexible Spending Accounts

To apply for this position, you must view website at www.fountainhouse.org.  If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter via e-mail to fhhrresume@yahoo.com, or fax to 646-395-7391.  NO PHONE CALLS.  EEO

The Meeting Place Clubhouse seeks Executive Director  Position based in San Diego, CA

Executive Director

Job Description

 

Reports to: The Meeting Place Clubhouse, Inc. Board of Directors

Status: Exempt, Full-time

Salary Range: $60,000 – $70,000 annually; plus competitive benefits package

 

Organizational Overview

The Meeting Place Clubhouse, Inc. is contracted with San Diego County HHSA to provide a Clubhouse International Accredited Clubhouse, Warmline and SSI/SSDI Advocacy.

The Meeting Place Clubhouse (TMP) is an award winning, nontraditional program whose purpose is to facilitate social, educational and vocational rehabilitation in persons with mental health disorders and co-occurring disorders. TMP’s mission is to support adults in San Diego County with mental health disorders by providing opportunities for work, education, wellness, housing and friendship. TMP operates on a work-ordered-day in a collegial manner with the focus on strengths, abilities and team work with its members. TMP is in strict conformance with Clubhouse International’s 37 Standards for Clubhouse Programs. www.themeetingplaceinc.org and www.clubhouse-intl.org

TMP manages a housing program that provides affordable housing through San Diego Housing and Urban Development in partnership with the property’s owners.

 

The Peer Operated Warmline Team provides non-crisis telephone services for persons who are residents of San Diego County. The goal of this service is to provide peer support, information, resources, referrals, and pre-crisis intervention.

SSI/SSDI Advocacy is provided in partnership with the Legal Aid Society of San Diego.

Overview of position

The Executive Director is responsible for the overall operation of TMP including ensuring quality of services, staff management, leadership and supervision, financial matters, administrative activities, record keeping, safety and compliance. The Executive Director shall be the chief administrative officer of TMP with responsibility for the management and direction of all operations and affairs of TMP including employment and termination of employment, and the determination of compensation of TMP personnel, within the policy and budget set by the Board.  He/She/It shall have such other duties as may be assigned by the Board of Directors. The Executive Director shall be solely responsible to the Board and shall demonstrate The Meeting Place Clubhouse’s mission, purpose, values and beliefs in everyday language and contact with members and providers, the public, the Board and other staff members.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure operation of an accounting system that provides the organization with quick access to financial information and enables strategic planning & budgeting
  • Provide status of financial condition by collecting, interpreting, and reporting financial data
  • Upgrade and enhance human resources functions including training, development, compensation and benefits, employee relations, performance evaluation, and recruiting
  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Work in conjunction with the Accountant/Book Keeper to provide fiscal reports to the membership and Board of Directors
  • Oversee and is responsible for program operations, including fiscal and administrative management, quality assurance, implementation of policies and procedures, adherence to Clubhouse International Standards and overall contract compliance.
  • Prepare and supervise accurate data collection, compilation and record keeping to produce contractually required reports regarding program progress and success
  • Supervise and coach staff performance and utilizes sound management theory
  • Participate in public relations activities, and works to increase awareness and involvement in presenting a professional organization image of the program to the public

Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in social work, public administration, human services, psychology or related fields
  • A minimum of three years, five years preferred, experience working with people living with mental illness
  • An understanding and commitment to the Clubhouse model and its underlying principles and values
  • Two years of supervisory experience in a similar work setting
  • Experience in not-for-profit or human service program management, including budgeting and contracts, fundraising, public relations, advocacy, and public speaking
  • Trained in crisis intervention
  • Knowledge of cultural and socio-economic factors that inform service provision to persons with psychiatric or dual diagnosis disorders
  • Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy, shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; educates others on the value of diversity; promotes a harassment-free environment; builds a diverse workforce.
  • Results-proven track record of exceeding goals and a bottom-line orientation; evidence of the ability to consistently make good decisions through a combination of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgement. High level of business acumen including successful profit and loss management; the ability to balance the delivery of programs against the realities of a budget; and problem solving, project management, and creative resourcefulness.
  • Strategic Vision and Agility: the ability to think strategically, anticipate future consequences and trends, and to incorporate them into the organizational plan. Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals and adapts strategy to changing conditions.
  • Capacity Building:  the ability to effectively build organizational and staff capacity, developing a top-notch workforce, and the supervising protocols and processes that ensure the organization runs smoothly, professionally, and at the highest ethical and legal standards
  • Leadership and Organization:  exceptional capacity for inspiring, managing, and leading people; ability to connect staff both on an individual level and in groups; capacity to enforce accountability and learn the strengths and weaknesses of the team to put people in a position to succeed
  • General Management—has a thorough understanding of finance, systems, technology, and HR; broad experience with the full range of business functions and systems, including strategic development and planning, budgeting, fundraising, business analysis, finance, information systems, human resources, and marketing
  • Able to work extended hours as needed, with some nights and weekends required
  • Personal/lived experience with a diagnosed mental health disorders and/or drug and alcohol recovery preferred

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please apply via the careers section at https://www.mhsinc.org/ .  Please include a cover letter with resume where indicated.  No phone calls, please.  Position open immediately and will remain open until filled.   

The person who is offered the position will undergo a background check, including a DMV record review, FBI and DOJ fingerprinting, and drug testing.

The Meeting Place Clubhouse, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Hiawatha Behavioral Health seeks Executive Director  Position based in Sault Sainte Marie, MI

POSTING

FULL-TIME POSITION

 

TITLE:  Clubhouse Director

SALARY RANGE:  Non-Union, salary range of $35,838.40 through $59,675.20 annually.

SUMMARY:  We are looking for a dynamic individual to provide leadership and day-to-day management of the Clubhouse, working in partnership with Clubhouse members and staff in overseeing all facets of the Clubhouse program operations in a manner consistent with Clubhouse standards and philosophy.  Uses a holistic treatment approach in supporting Principles of Recovery for consumers based on the goal expressed in the person centered plan; assuring self-determination and fostering independence for consumers who experience chronic symptoms associated with mental illness.  Responsible for creating a clubhouse environment that is committed to inspiring consumers to become independent, and self-determining in seeking solutions to the challenges of employment, housing, continuing education and community re-integration.  Serves as a liaison between the consumer, clubhouse support staff and the Outpatient Services Clinician and is responsible for assuring that qualitative and quantitative performance goals and standards established for service delivery are met.

WORK HOURS:             40 hours per week.

QUALIFICATIONS:    

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a health or human service field and is licensed, certified or registered by the State of Michigan or a national organization to provide health care services with two years' experience working at a Clubhouse accredited by Clubhouse International; or a master's degree in a health or human service field with appropriate licensure and one year experience working at a Clubhouse.
  • Knowledge of recovery principles, and supervisory and budget management experience. Strong preference will be given to candidates who possess this knowledge.
  • Basic knowledge of the Clubhouse Model acquired through MDHHS approved Clubhouse-specific training.
  • Demonstrated customer service, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of organizational safety and OSHA standards.
  • Appointment is subject to a driver’s license and criminal background check.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age; possess a valid driver's license; and provide own transportation.

 

PRIMARY LOCATION:             Sault Sainte Marie, MI

APPLY IN WRITING TO:         Kellie Greener, Human Resources Specialist

                                                3865 S. Mackinac Trail

                                                Sault Sainte Marie, MI 49783

                                                Fax: (906) 635-3760

                                                kgreener@hbhcmh.org

 

DEADLINE:                             TBD

                                                EOE

Fresh Start Clubhouse seeks Clubhouse Staff/Unit Facilitator  Position based in Ann Arbor, MI

Fresh Start Clubhouse, a psychosocial rehabilitation program for adults with psychiatric disabilities, is seeking a health and human service/social service professional to join our intentional working community.

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in social work, education, occupational therapy (OTA accepted), voc rehab, or related field. Experience with the Clubhouse/Fountain House model of psychosocial rehabilitation preferred. Must be an energetic, positive individual with the ability to motivate adults with serious mental illness. Highly developed communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills an absolute must! Must be able to work as part of a team as well as independently in an upbeat and dynamic environment with many distractions.

Clubhouse staff have generalist roles and share employment, community support, evening/weekend/holiday, and unit responsibilities. Central to this role is the energetic engagement of members in all aspects of unit and clubhouse operations. Staff complete unit work with members, not for members. Staff assist members in developing vocational, educational, housing, and socialization goals and objectives. Responsible for planning and coordinating unit work tasks. Provide training and coverage on transitional employment job placements and contribute to job development efforts. Provide coverage on rotating basis for evening, weekend, and holiday social activities. This position may be in our Culinary Unit or Business Unit.

Required characteristics, skills, and abilities: consistently upbeat and energetic attitude, ability to maintain focus in a dynamic environment with many interruptions and distractions, self-starter, creative thinker, encouraging demeanor, maintain a high level of energy for 8 hours, manage competing demands on time, keep space and tasks well organized, analyze tasks and spaces for barriers to utilization and develop interventions to address them, remain relaxed and nonreactive when others are upset, stand and move for long periods, stay alert, energetic, and positive, engage with small and large groups, document necessary information using pen and paper and/or a computer, drive a 15 passenger van, use a cell phone, utilize and be responsible for a company credit card, use standard office equipment, use standard kitchen equipment, periodically work in different job settings in the community (e.g. retail, food service, etc.).

Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. Due to insurance purposes requirements, candidates must be at least 25.

People of color, men, LGBTQ*, veterans, and other identity groups highly encouraged to apply. Please send resume and a cover letter to hiring@freshstartclubhouse.org.

40 hours per week. $17-$18 per hour. 

Crossroads Clubhouse seeks Clubhouse Program Director  Position based in Hopedale, MA

Crossroads Clubhouse is seeking a dedicated, experienced individual to serve as Program Director for our Clubhouse community. Crossroads is a 3-year Clubhouse International Accredited Clubhouse and plays an active role in the Massachusetts Clubhouse Coalition. We are strongly committed to sending staff and members to three-week Clubhouse training as well as regional and international conferences. Crossroads serves approximately 175 members annually with an average daily attendance of 54.  We have a comprehensive employment program helping over 70 members each year to work in TE, SE and IE positions.  Crossroads is a service of Riverside Community Care, the auspice agency of three other Clubhouses - Elliot House, Horizon House, and Neponset River House. Crossroads is located in a beautiful historic mansion in Hopedale, MA, approximately 40 miles southeast of Boston and not far off of Rt. 495.

We are looking for a dynamic individual to provide leadership and day-to-day management of the Clubhouse, working in partnership with Clubhouse members and staff in overseeing all facets of the Clubhouse program operations in a manner consistent with Clubhouse standards and philosophy. 

Candidates should have at least 3 years Clubhouse work experience, preferably in an administrative capacity.  Strong preference will be given to candidates who have supervisory and budget management experience.

Riverside Community Care is a large and growing progressive, non-profit healthcare and human services organization offering competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

For more information about Riverside Community Care please visit our web site at www.riversidecc.or

Interested persons should mail apply directly to this position (job code: 1480) at www.riversidecc.org/careers 

For more specific information about this position please call Don Hughes at 781-320-5321

or by email at dhughes@riversidecc.org

Odyssey House seeks Program Manager  Position based in Holyoke, MA

Position Posting

 

PROGRAM MANAGER

Odyssey House, Holyoke, MA

(A clubhouse model program which provides employment, job readiness, education and other support services to adults with mental health conditions)

Do you have initiative, strong networking skills and a desire to show off your energetic style? The next Program Manager of Odyssey House has the chance to bring their education (Bachelors or above), experience (five years in human services along with four years of management experience) and leadership skills to this Clubhouse International Accredited program. The successful candidate will also have budget management experience.

In this dynamic position, you will provide leadership for the day to day operations and serve as a member of HRU’s management team.  You will need to ensure the essential features of the clubhouse model are present and that the program adheres to international clubhouse as well as CARF standards. You will also represent Odyssey House to the community for the purpose of obtaining jobs for members, increasing program visibility and educating the public.  You will serve as the program’s external contact while building community networks to advocate for services, ensuring that individuals recovering from mental health conditions in the greater Holyoke area have the supports needed.

Bilingual, Bicultural applicants strongly encouraged to apply.

Resumes accepted until position filled.

Employees of HRU enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including, but not limited to:

Wellness Program                                                            Health, Dental and Vision Insurances

Flexible Spending Account                                                Health Reimbursement Arrangement

Discount Auto, Home and Pet Insurances                        Tuition Remission Program

Extensive Employee Assistance Program 

SEND COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:

E-mail: BGiordanolanza@hru.org

Or

Human Resources Unlimited

Attn: Brandon Giordanolanza

60 Brookdale Drive

Springfield, MA 01104

Human Resources Unlimited (HRU) is a private, not-for-profit agency which has provided employment, training, and pre-vocational services to people with developmental, psychiatric, and other disabilities or disadvantages since 1970.

Forum House seeks Program Manager  Position based in Westfield, MA

Position Posting

 

PROGRAM MANAGER

Forum House, Westfield, MA

(A clubhouse model program which provides employment, job readiness, education and other support services to adults with mental health conditions)

Do you have initiative, strong networking skills and a desire to show off your energetic style? The next Program Manager of Forum House has the chance to bring their education (Bachelors or above), experience (five years in human services along with four years of management experience) and leadership skills to this Clubhouse International Accredited program. The successful candidate will also have budget management experience.

In this dynamic position, you will provide leadership for the day to day operations and serve as a member of HRU’s management team.  You will need to ensure the essential features of the clubhouse model are present and that the program adheres to international clubhouse as well as CARF standards. You will also represent Forum House to the community for the purpose of obtaining jobs for members, increasing program visibility and educating the public.  You will serve as the program’s external contact while building community networks to advocate for services. In addition, you will oversee the program’s housing contract, and provide leadership and supports to hundreds of individuals recovering from mental health conditions in the greater Westfield area.

Bilingual, Bicultural applicants strongly encouraged to apply.

Resumes accepted until position filled.

Employees of HRU enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including, but not limited to:

Wellness Program                                                            Health, Dental and Vision Insurances

Flexible Spending Account                                                Health Reimbursement Arrangement

Discount Auto, Home and Pet Insurances                        Tuition Remission Program

Extensive Employee Assistance Program 

 

SEND COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:

E-mail: BGiordanolanza@hru.org

Or

Human Resources Unlimited

Attn: Brandon Giordanolanza

60 Brookdale Drive

Springfield, MA 01104

Human Resources Unlimited (HRU) is a private, not-for-profit agency which has provided employment, training, and pre-vocational services to people with developmental, psychiatric, and other disabilities or disadvantages since 1970.

Internal candidates are given priority consideration. HRU IS AN AA/EOE EMPLOYER.  MINORITIES, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, VIETNAM VETERANS, AND WOMEN ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.  WE ARE PREPARED TO MAKE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS TO PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES TO ENSURE EQUAL ACCESS TO EMPLOYMENT.

 

 

 

California Clubhouse seeks Program Staff Generalist  Position based in San Mateo, CA

The Position

Title: Program Staff Generalist
Type: Full Time, Hourly
Salary: Commensurate with Experience, Health Benefits, and Paid Time Off

The Opportunity

California Clubhouse is a free and voluntary social/vocational program for adults 18 and older living in San Mateo County who suffer from severe mental illness. The Clubhouse is an international, evidenced- based model of recovery that began in New York’s Fountain House almost 70 years ago.

Clubhouse staff hold a professional level, direct service position in a generalist role, though candidates may also be asked to focus in an area of expertise as determined by the organization and member’s needs. Central to the Program Staff Generalist role is engaging members in all aspects of clubhouse operation. This engagement is performed by helping members to experience a sense of belonging and being needed in the clubhouse community, with a focus on strengths, talents, and interests. Staff will offer a positive, supportive relationship that helps promote hope, choice, wellness and recovery for participants while working together as colleagues and mentors.

Core Responsibilities

  • Facilitate assigned tasks and projects in a timely manner, maximizing members’ skills, talents, engagement, and leadership.

  • Plan and coordinate work to meet the needs of the Clubhouse and its Members.

  • Develop long and short-term strategic plan for clubhouse work; support keeping the work on-task; and develop work in collaboration with Members, Program Director, and Executive Director. Lead Clubhouse projects as needed and assigned.

  • Complete paperwork as assigned, meeting all deadlines.

  • Participate in the Clubhouse’s Transitional Employment Program (TE), paid jobs for Members in the community. Manage TE placements by learning the job; developing work relationships; choosing, training and supporting members on the job; and as a clubhouse work-priority, providing TE job coverage whenever necessary.

  • Facilitate Supported, Independent and Entrepreneurial Employment, and Educational opportunities for members in the community, as needed.

  • Cover, on a rotating basis, evening, weekend, and holiday social programs. Participate in Clubhouse functions and events as needed, and attend out-of-town trainings (up to 3 weeks), conferences (up to one week), and advocacy activities (day trips).

  • Assist Members to develop and assess personal, career, housing, and social goals and objectives.

  • Provide education and support the use of community resources that promote well-being, self-determination, independence, satisfaction, self- sufficiency, and foster self-advocacy, including areas such as Financial Benefits, Community Support Services, Career Development, Mental and Physical Health, Job, Family, and Friends.

  • Make presentations, and support member participation in presenting to the Clubhouse Community and International Seminars and Conferences.

  • Advocate for the Clubhouse and its Members with Politicians, Community Service providers such as Housing, Doctors, Psychiatrists, DMV, including attending appointments with Members when needed to advocate, direct and model communication between members and service providers.

  • Provide training and support to new members, staff, interns, volunteers, and clubhouse colleagues as necessary.

  • Facilitate clubhouse evaluation, action-planning, reportage and follow-up for work area and clubhouse, regularly and in preparation for Accreditation by Clubhouse International Faculty. Monitor priorities, progress, and shifts.

    Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to listen, problem solve, and multi-task effectively.

  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency and excitement about the work of the clubhouse.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing. Employ highly developed communication skills including cultural, language, and computer competency.

  • Ability to demonstrate adherence to a strengths-based perspective in words and actions.

  • Ability to adhere to Clubhouse philosophy and applicable federal, state, county, and local guidelines in carrying out job duties.

  • Ability to perform work “side-by-side” with members, creating an atmosphere and general policy in which work, leadership, and power are given to members whenever possible, with the necessary support to enjoy and succeed.

  • Ability to encourage Member’s to interact with and mentor other members, staff, and clubhouse colleagues.

  • Result-oriented, responsible, organized, flexible, and a self-starter.

  • Kind, cheerful, outgoing, considerate, patient, tactful, and good judgment.

  • Enjoy a diverse work team and able to quickly establish productive relationships.

  • Diverse computer competencies

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in related field or unique skill set is preferred

    For consideration: Please send your resume and a cover letter that articulates your interest, qualifications, and salary requirements for this position to: searchescaclubhouse@gmail.com

    California Clubhouse

    210 Industrial Rd., Suite 102 San Carlos, CA 94070

www.californiaclubhouse.org 

Fresh Start seeks Clubhouse Staff/Unit Facilitator  Position based in Ann Arbor, MI

Fresh Start seeks Clubhouse Staff/Unit Facilitator

Position based in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Fresh Start Clubhouse, a psychosocial rehabilitation program for adults with psychiatric disabilities, is seeking a health and human service/social service professional to join our intentional working community.

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy (OTA accepted), voc rehab, social work, or related field. Experience with the Clubhouse/Fountain House model of psychosocial rehabilitation preferred. Must be an energetic, positive individual with the ability to motivate adults with serious mental illness. Highly developed communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills an absolute must! Must be able to work as part of a team as well as independently in an upbeat and dynamic environment with many distractions.

Clubhouse staff have generalist roles and share employment, community support, evening/weekend/holiday, and unit responsibilities. Central to this role is the energetic engagement of members in all aspects of unit and clubhouse operations. Staff complete unit work with members, not for members. Staff assist members in developing vocational, educational, housing, and socialization goals and objectives. Responsible for planning and coordinating unit work tasks. Provide training and coverage on transitional employment job placements and contribute to job development efforts. Provide coverage on rotating basis for evening, weekend, and holiday social activities. This position will be in our Culinary Unit.

Required characteristics, skills, and abilities: consistently upbeat and energetic attitude, ability to maintain focus in a dynamic environment with many interruptions and distractions, self-starter, creative thinker, encouraging demeanor, maintain a high level of energy for 8 hours, manage competing demands on time, keep space and tasks well organized, analyze tasks and spaces for barriers to utilization and develop interventions to address them, remain relaxed and nonreactive when others are upset, stand and move for long periods, stay alert, energetic, and positive for long periods, engage with small and large groups, document necessary information using pen and paper and/or a computer, drive a 15 passenger van, use a cell phone, utilize and be responsible for a company credit card, use standard office equipment, use standard kitchen equipment, periodically work in different job settings in the community (e.g. retail, food service, etc.).

Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. For insurance purposes, candidates must be at least 25.

People of color, men, LGBTQ*, veterans, and other identity groups highly encouraged to apply. Please send resume and a cover letter to hiring@freshstartclubhouse.org.

Capital Clubhouse seeks Executive Director  Position based in Washington, DC

Position Opening: Capital Clubhouse, Inc. Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the newly organized Capital Clubhouse located in Washington, DC is seeking a founding Executive Director. Capital Clubhouse is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization that will provide services and opportunities for people living with mental illness in the Washington DC area.

The Executive Director is responsible for working in partnership with the Board of Directors, the members (Clubhouse participants), staff and community leaders to continuously achieve the mission and goals of the organization. In particular, as the founding Executive Director, s/he will have the responsibility of start-up operations at the Clubhouse’s present initial site in downtown DC, and eventually directing the move to the Clubhouse’s permanent future site. The Executive Director will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Clubhouse including administration, finances, personnel, public relations, fundraising, program development, communications, marketing, and quality assurance.

The Board of Directors of Capital Clubhouse is looking for a highly motivated and talented individual to develop and lead our new, exciting and innovative project. It is our intention to create a strong Clubhouse program for people living with mental illness following the International Standards for Clubhouse Programs. www.clubhouse-intl.org

The ideal candidate will have:

· A university or college degree in human services, psychology, social work public administration or related fields

· A minimum of three to five years’ experience working with people living with mental illness

· An understanding and commitment to the Clubhouse model of psychiatric rehabilitation and its underlying values and principles

· Experience in not-for-profit and human service program management

· Experience working with a Board of Directors

· Experience in fundraising, public relations and public advocacy

· Excellent writing, public speaking and computer skills

Additionally, the ideal candidate will:

· Have a strong work ethic and the ability to work long and flexible hours

· Work well with a diverse group of people

· Be able to effectively communicate in a variety of formats

Salary range: $70,000 – 80,000, plus a competitive benefits package.

The Capital Clubhouse is an innovative community-based program for people living with mental illness. The program is organized around the concept of building a community of people who are committed to each other’s success.  Participation in the Clubhouse gives individuals the opportunity to join or rejoin the worlds of friendships, important work, employment, education and to access the healthcare and social services and supports they may individually need.

Capital Clubhouse is a welcoming and restorative environment for people who have had their lives drastically disrupted and need the support of others who believe that recovery from mental illness is possible.

For best consideration, Send resume by September 1 to: edsearch@capitalclubhouseinc.org

 

Capital Clubhouse, Inc. Executive Director Job Description

Position: Founding Executive Director

Time commitment: This is a full-time position

Accountability: The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors

Authority: The Executive Director is authorized by the Board of Directors to act on behalf of the organization, to speak for the organization and to manage the day to-day operations of the Clubhouse. The Executive Director is authorized to enter into contracts and agreements on behalf of the organization.

Responsibility: The Executive Director provides leadership, vision and direction to the Clubhouse community in pursuit of its mission. The Executive Director is responsible for the active recruitment of eligible Clubhouse members from the community, hiring, firing and managing the employees of the Clubhouse, fund development, administering the budget, public relations, contract management, and publicly representing the mission and vision of the Clubhouse. S/he is responsible for the imaginative implementation of the International Standards for Clubhouse Programs (www.clubhouse-intl.org).

General Duties:

·  Launch of operations at Capital Clubhouse’s start-up site in downtown DC, and work toward opening a fully realized Clubhouse in a permanent facility.

· Oversight and management of the day-to day operations of the Clubhouse.

· Preparation for and attendance at board meetings, and board committee meetings.

· Coordination of communication between the Clubhouse and members of the board.

· Recruitment, hiring, supervision and termination (as needed), of all Clubhouse staff.

· Successful management of the annual budget development and monitoring process and the ongoing financial activities of the Clubhouse.

· Fund development and fundraising activities for the Clubhouse.

· Public Relations for the Clubhouse.

·  Overseeing Transitional and Supported Employment Development and Employer Relationships for the Clubhouse.

· Obtaining and maintaining Clubhouse Accreditation from Clubhouse International.

· Timely communication to the Board of Directors and all required organizations of any serious incidents, issues or concerns.

· Providing all required reports and information to government and funding source organizations.

· On an ongoing basis is responsible for ensuring that there is significant and meaningful participation of Clubhouse members in all aspects of the Clubhouse organization.

· Keeping informed about issues in the general community relevant to the mission and operations of the Clubhouse.

 

Qualifications:

·  A university or college degree in human services, psychology, social work, public administration or related fields.

· A minimum of three to five years’ employment experience with continually increasing

responsibilities in a Clubhouse or non-profit service organization.

· A clear understanding, ability to articulate and a commitment to the values and beliefs of a Clubhouse program for people living with mental illness.

· A demonstrable understanding of the International Standards for Clubhouse Programs.

· Excellent writing skills.

· Ability to work long and varied hours.

· A willingness to participate in the Comprehensive Clubhouse Training Program at an authorized Clubhouse International Training Base.

· Ability to work with many different kinds of people with varied personalities and interests.

Salary range: $70,000 – 80,000, plus a competitive benefits package.

The Light House seeks Clubhouse Generalist  Position based in Inverness, FL

The Centers, Inc.

Job Description 

Job Title Clubhouse Generalist

Program Clubhouse Services

JD#

Department Citrus County Services

Staff*

Report To: Clubhouse Coordinator

Classification Non-Exempt

Paygrade: 4

Date Updated 11/21/2013

Exposure Class: 0

Driver's Class: 0

SUMMARY: This position is responsible for working in partnership with the Clubhouse Coordinator, other Clubhouse Staff and Clubhouse Members to continuously achieve the mission and goals of the Clubhouse community. As a member of the Clubhouse team, this position will assist the members in determining and achieving personal goals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES (other duties may be assigned): This position requires adopting and promoting the International Standards for Clubhouse Programs which are a guide to this job description. The position will assist the members to make changes that will empower them to focus clearly on specific goals related to the work ordered day, employment, relationship building, housing and functioning at the highest level possible.

A. In the Office Unit the Generalist assists with the overall organization of the office unit, which includes filing, data collection, information technology management, and other office related needs. The generalist would provide education and mentoring in the learning of job tasks, managing stress, and will perform assessment of job skills and assist members in maximizing their potential.

B. In the Transitional Employment Unit the Generalist assists with the effort to help members get independent jobs, to support their working, and to help members upgrade to better jobs when that is their goal.

C. Duties in the Kitchen/Snack bar include assisting the members to develop healthy menus, plan and prepare the meals, clean up and organization of work environment, and budgeting skills.

With the member, develop evaluations and assessments on individuals referred to the Clubhouse: Completes paperwork required by funding source to include, but not limited to, evaluations and assessments. Responds to all referrals appropriately and in a timely manner.

Develops specific plans and updates them on a regular basis in concert with the members: In accordance with funding source requirements and in line with Clubhouse International standards, develops a work plan within 30 days of the initial evaluation. Updates plan whenever changes occur and/or at least once every six months.

Work Ordered Day: Assist the coordinator to ensure that the work of the clubhouse is generated by the clubhouse in the operation and enhancement of the clubhouse community. Encourage members to participate in the full work ordered day. Please note that in this position you do not complete the task for the member but work in partnership to complete the tasks of the clerical or kitchen units.

Assist with data collection and information technology management efforts: As coordinator requests, obtain financial and clubhouse related data. Organize the information using Microsoft Access and Excel to ensure data can be retrieved in a timely manner. Assist in organizing physical and electronic Clubhouse records. All of these tasks should be completed with the assistance of member(s).

Assist with Transitional Employment Placement opportunities for members: Provide opportunities for TEP regardless of success or failure in previous placements. Provide assistance to members through vocational problems. Assist the coordinator to ensure that the clubhouse enables members to return to paid work through transitional, supported, and independent employment.

Report all paid work to appropriate regulatory agencies: Work with members to ensure all paid work is reported to Social Security. Assist with the preparation of employment reports for all appropriate agencies dealing with members' benefits.

Utilizes and supports the philosophy, objectives, policy and procedures of the Centers: Advocates for members and families and interacts with members and families in a manner which reflects cultural sensitivity. Follows applicable laws as set for by such governing bodies as the Department of Children and Families, AHCA, CARF, Medicaid, Florida Administrative Codes, third party payers, State contracts, etc. Participates in quality improvement activities, staff meetings, in-services and external training. Follows the procedures set forth in the Center-wide, Departmental, Personnel and Compliance Manuals. Assures that the members' rights are protected and reports any abuse/neglect to the proper authority.

Relates to the agency clients, the public, program staff, and colleagues in a manner that is consistent with the Center's standards: Demonstrate courtesy in interactions with Center staff, clients, employees of the Center and co-workers. Follow the Center's standards for ethical behavior and treatment. Strictly adhere to the Center rules of confidentiality and state regulations relating to HIPPA.

Computer/Typing Skills: Must be able to type 35 correct WPM and be familiar with Microsoft environment.

Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Must maintain legible penmanship while documenting into charts, files, notes, etc. Reports to work as scheduled and on time.

Additional Functions: Relates to the agency clients, the public, program staff, and colleagues in a manner that is consistent with the Center's standards. Demonstrate courtesy in interactions with Center staff, clients, employees of the Center and coworkers. Follow the Center's standards for ethical behavior and treatment. Strictly adhere to the Center rules of confidentiality and state regulation relating to HIPPA.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Work Schedule: The work schedule requires flexibility to meet the needs of the Clubhouse Community. The normal work schedule is Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. Rotation to cover Clubhouse Activities on Weekends and Holidays is required.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must have an understanding and commitment to the Clubhouse International model of psychiatric rehabilitation and the underlying values and principles. Must have experience in the not-for-profit and human service program management.

Education and/or Experience: A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a human service related field from an accredited college or university with minimum of five years working with people living with mental illness.

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals and government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and psychosocial reports. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups or colleagues, staff, members, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills/Computer Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute ratio, rate and percentages and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Experience with Microsoft software and ability to utilize a computer to track member services is a must.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid Florida Driver's License/acceptable driving record.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to walk, use hands, fingers, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally asked to lift and/or move up to 30lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Must have the ability and training to deal with members and families in crisis.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environment is pleasant and comfortable. However, work involves constantly being around seriously disturbed psychiatric clients who may decompensate. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Safety Policies and Procedures: All employees must be knowledgeable of and follow the Center's policies and procedures.

Training Requirements: Employees are responsible for compliance of annual trainings as mandated by Florida Statute and specified in the Employee Handbook as well as trainings mandated for his/her specific discipline. Please refer to the training matrix provided to your program Director. Additional training will be required on the International Standards for Clubhouse Programs by Clubhouse International. These trainings may be out of state and will be for one to three weeks of length. The Center's will provide this training for the Employee. If the Employee leaves the agency within one year of completion of the training, the Employee will be responsible for reimbursing the Center's for this training on a prorated basis. 

Grand Avenue Club seeks Director of Development and Public Relations  Position based in Milwaukee, WI
Grand Avenue Club (GAC) is hiring a Director of Development and Public Relations to implement a strategic plan that will lead to significant programmatic expansion as well as preservation work on our historic building.
 
This is a full-time position that will involve working very closely with both GAC's Executive Director and its board of directors.
 
The successful candidate will solidify existing donor relationships and forge new relationships to build GAC's visibility, impact, and financial resources. This position involves the solicitation of major gifts from individual donors, government grants, special events, and increasing both corporation and foundation support.
 
This person will also be responsible for the development of GAC's communication strategy.
 
We are looking for a full-time person with great enthusiasm for Clubhouse mission, leadership experience in either a non-profit or corporate setting, demonstrated success with donors, and the ability to create and implement a strategic development plan.
 
GAC is a nearly 25 year old accredited Clubhouse International Clubhouse in Milwaukee Wisconsin (www.grandavenueclub.org).
 
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Rachel Forman, Executive Director, Grand Avenue Club at hr@grandavenueclub.org by March 31, 2016.
 
Clubhouse of St. Joseph County seeks Clubhouse Generalist  Position based in South Bend, IN

Mental Health Rehabilitation Staff

The Clubhouse of Saint Joseph County, South Bend IN   – a new start up clubhouse that started in November or 2015 is seeking a qualified staff to join our team.  Candidates should possess an understanding of serious mental illness, a passion for excellence, positive attitude and enjoy multi-tasking.  Bachelor’s degree in human service preferred.

This position is a clubhouse generalist position in a new clubhouse that has yet to define its unit structure, employment program, and social program.  The uniqueness of this position is that you will be join a team 0f three staff and approximately 30 members and working to building the clubhouse from the beginning.    Our goal is to be accredited in 2016, and we need your help.   Staff and members work together daily in the operation of the Clubhouse supporting recovery through work.  This person will also be responsible for managing employment placements, working in all aspect of the work ordered day and social program.   Interested candidates should be proficient with Microsoft office and have a valid driver’s license.  Forward a resume to mbuchanan@clubhousesjc.org or mail them to - The Clubhouse, PO Box 1394, South Bend IN. 46624    

Fountain House seeks Program Staff Worker - Horticulture Unit  Position based in New York, NY

 

Fountain House successfully addresses the devastating impact of serious mental illness. We were founded in New York City in 1948 with the belief that people living with mental illness can be active participants in their own and each other’s recovery. Each year, over 1,300 members come to Fountain House to contribute their talents, learn new skills, access opportunities and forge new friendships. 

Fountain House creates a culture that transforms lives. Our members, in partnership with staff, operate employment, education, housing and wellness programs. They perform all activities, including advocacy, administrative support, building maintenance and food preparation that keep our community going.   Members hold jobs, graduate from schools, develop social networks and experience fewer hospitalizations and improved overall health.  Increased fulfillment, sense of purpose, and stability inevitably follow.

Fountain House has inspired the creation of hundreds of similar programs in 34 countries that serve more than 100,000 people annually.  In 2014, the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation recognized our global reach and the efficacy of our evidence-based model with the prestigious Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize.

Position:        Program Staff Worker – Horticulture & Maintenance Unit

Reports To:   Unit Leader

Job Functions:

  • Work alongside members on tasks of the unit.
  • Assist members with case management.
  • Actively participate in the entire Fountain House community.
  • Participate in the Fountain House innovative Employment program.
  • Coordinate and develop projects to increase member involvement.
  • Facilitate unit meetings.

Other Requirements or Preferred Characteristics:

  • Master’s degree required.
  • VETERANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY!
  • Working knowledge of mental illness preferred.
  • Positive, energetic, creative and engaging personality.
  • Flexibility, as demonstrated by interchangeability with other staff on the unit, staying late or arriving early, if necessary to fulfill unit or member needs.
  • Team approach.
  • Valid Driver's License.
  • Knowledge/Certification in ASL is a plus.

Skills:   Creativity, writing, computer and interpersonal skills required.

To apply for this position, you must view website at www.fountainhouse.org.  If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter via e-mail to fhhrresume@yahoo.com, or fax to 646-395-7391.  NO PHONE CALLS.  EEO

Fountain House seeks Grant Writer  Position based in New York, NY

Grant Writer – Job Description

Company Overview

Fountain House successfully addresses the devastating impact of serious mental illness. We were founded in New York City in 1948 with the belief that people living with mental illness can be active participants in their own and each other’s recovery. Each year, over 1,300 members come to Fountain House to contribute their talents, learn new skills, access opportunities and forge new friendships.

Fountain House creates a culture that transforms lives. Our members, in partnership with staff, operate employment, education, housing and wellness programs. They perform all activities, including advocacy, administrative support, building maintenance and food preparation that keep our community going.   Members hold jobs, graduate from schools, develop social networks and experience fewer hospitalizations and improved overall health.  Increased fulfillment, sense of purpose, and stability inevitably follow.

Fountain House has inspired the creation of hundreds of similar programs in 34 countries that serve more than 100,000 people annually.  In 2014, the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation recognized our global reach and the efficacy of our evidence-based model with the prestigious Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize.

Position:   Grant Writer – Per Diem Position

Reports To:   Director of Foundation and Government Relations 

Position Description:  The Grant Writer is responsible for writing grant proposals for unrestricted, restricted and capital projects and for producing timely and accurate reports for all existing grant-funded projects.

Job Functions:

  • Develop an understanding of the Fountain House philosophy, model, method and programs
  • Participate in maintaining Fountain House’s stigma-free environment
  • Conduct the full range of activities required to prepare and write grant proposals to foundations, corporations and government agencies
  • Support the Foundation Director to conceptualize and develop grant proposal templates for programs, special projects and capital opportunities
  • Work with the Foundation Director to coordinate yearly program meetings with Fountain House staff and members to learn about significant programmatic changes and update metrics and outcomes
  • Meet with Fountain House program staff to gather information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders on current grant-funded programs
  • Track relevant statistics and provide the External Affairs department with written materials necessary for donor stewardship
  • Assist the Foundation Director by providing input for all written cultivation materials, including brochures, donor reports, and online copy
  • Assist with additional fundraising projects as requested
  • Participate in all External Affairs staff’s engagement with the Fountain House community throughout the year
  • Support the events department and attend Fountain House events as needed

Skills:

  • Interest in the mental health field and the Fountain House model
  • Proven track record with writing and delivering high-quality proposals on time to meet funders’deadlines
  • Strong written communication skills: ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals that align with funders’ missions and guidelines
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies
  • Strong contributor and collaborator in team environments

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in grant writing
  • Previous experience with non-profit fundraising
  • Experience working in deadline-driven environments
  • Ability to establish and maintain respectful, collaborative relationships with colleagues in the department and throughout the Fountain House community

To apply for this position, you must view website at www.fountainhouse.org.  If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter via e-mail to fhhrresume@yahoo.com.  NO PHONE CALLS.  EEO

Fountain House seeks P/T Gallery Assistant  Position based in New York, NY

 

Fountain House successfully addresses the devastating impact of serious mental illness. We were founded in New York City in 1948 with the belief that people living with mental illness can be active participants in their own and each other’s recovery. Each year, over 1,300 members come to Fountain House to contribute their talents, learn new skills, access opportunities and forge new friendships.

Fountain House creates a culture that transforms lives. Our members, in partnership with staff, operate employment, education, housing and wellness programs. They perform all activities, including advocacy, administrative support, building maintenance and food preparation that keep our community going.   Members hold jobs, graduate from schools, develop social networks and experience fewer hospitalizations and improved overall health.  Increased fulfillment, sense of purpose, and stability inevitably follow. 

Fountain House has inspired the creation of hundreds of similar programs in 34 countries that serve more than 100,000 people annually.  In 2014, the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation recognized our global reach and the efficacy of our evidence-based model with the prestigious Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize.

Position:         P/T Gallery Assistant

Reports To:   Gallery Director

Fountain Gallery is the premier not-for-profit art gallery in New York City representing artists with mental illness.  The gallery sells original artwork and collaborates with a wide network of artists, curators, and cultural institutions.  Fountain Gallery cultivates artistic growth and makes a vital contribution to the New York arts community by embracing artists with mental illnesses, whether they are emerging or established, trained or self-taught. 

We are seeking a part-time permanent staff worker to assist with day-to-day operations and provide general support to the Gallery Director, who will be working 24 hours per week. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Daily administrative tasks – answering phones, emails, etc.
  • Sell artwork and interface with customers on sales & arrange delivery of art
  • Oversee and maintain database including mailing list, digital inventory and artist information
  • Participate in the planning and installation of a minimum of six in-house gallery openings and two outside fundraisers a year
  • Engage member artists and volunteers to participate in daily work and long-term projects
  • Communicate with member artists and volunteers about upcoming events, deadlines and information
  • Assist with maintenance of gallery website and social media pages
  • Assist with accounting to ensure payments are sent to vendors, artists etc.
  • Open and/or close the gallery regularly
  • Assist with opening receptions

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Detail-oriented and strong written, oral and communication skills
  • Punctual
  • Fluency in Mac platform with MS Office, experience with Photoshop a plus.
  • Experience with social media platforms, Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter, etc.
  • Studio art and/or art history background
  • Strong knowledge and interest in the gallery world and contemporary art

Hourly Rate:  $15.00 per hour

Websites:  www.fountaingallerynyc.com  and www.fountainhouse.org

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter via e-mail to FHHRresume@yahoo.com, or fax to 646-395-7391.   NO PHONE CALLS.  EEO.

Alliance House seeks Mental Health Rehabilitation Officer/Clubhouse Generalist  2 positions based in Salt Lake City, UT
Alliance House - Mental Health Rehabilitation Officer/ Clubhouse Generalist
 
Are you passionate about changing a life?  Be the hands of hope and healing!  Valley Behavioral Health is seeking a full-time, compassionate, dedicated Mental Health Rehabilitation Officer/Clubhouse Generalist for the Alliance House Clubhouse which provides services to Severely and Persistently Mentally Ill (SPMI) Adults.  Reporting directly to the Executive Director and/or Assistant Director, the primary purpose of this position is to coordinate a pre-vocational unit to generate meaningful work for its members, ensuring that they are working as part of a team with other members in the daily operation of the designated unit.  
 
This opportunity will suit enthusiastic and self-motivated team players with a strong work ethic and commitment to supporting the organization's overall strategic direction. This position will enhance lives, heal families and strengthen a community.
 
Look forward to coming to work each day with a friendly and small, close-knit team within an international leading organization that has strong support from the local community as well as the business community.

Location: 1724 South Main Street, SLC, UT  84115
 
Schedule:  M-F; 8:30 - 4:30, some evenings, weekends and holidays
 
Pay: $13.54 - $16.45 Commensurate with experience and/or education
 
Benefits:  Yes…Valley provides a generous benefits package including retirement/savings, health and dental, health savings plans and an Employee Assistance Program. Other important benefits include life and disability insurance plans, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, sick leave, flexible spending plans and paid holidays.
 
Position Description
The Clubhouse Generalist will work with members to ensure that their unit is operating effectively in accordance to Clubhouse International Standards and meeting set objectives.
 
As with all staff positions the Clubhouse, generalists role is participating in all aspects of the Clubhouse including unit work, support coordination, employment and social/recreational activities.
 
Selection Criteria
  1. Demonstrated experience and skill in programs for people with a mental illness.
  1. Demonstrated ability to manage programs in a way that ensures maximum consumer participation. 
  1. Highly developed communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  1. Possess a current valid Driver’s Licence valid in the United States.
  1. An appropriate University degree will be highly regarded.
  1. Previous experience/knowledge of the Clubhouse model would be an advantage.
 
       7. Bilingual English/Spanish fluency will be looked upon favorably
 
General Duties:
  1. Be responsible for ensuring the programs operate in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act Standards.
  1. Understand and operate in accordance with the Clubhouse philosophy and policy as outlined in the Clubhouse International model.
  1. Assist with the development of appropriate linkages with other community agencies, clinical services, government departments and other relevant programs.
  1. Work closely with other staff, members and community agencies to develop services that are responsive to the needs of members.
  1. Provide leadership and direction to members in the program.
  1. Be responsible for maintaining communication at various levels through a range of mechanisms.
  1. Ensure that programs are introduced and developed in keeping with set time lines.
  1. Assist members to set realistic goals, develop service plans, carry it out and revise it periodically.
  1. Act as a role model for members - in terms of appropriate attitudes, behavior and dress standards within the Clubhouse work and social setting.
  1. Assist with the training of new staff and students.
  1. Work as part of a team in the Clubhouse vocational rehabilitation program.
  1. Train and work alongside members at their place of employment.
  1. Assist members to learn skills and gain confidence that will assist in a range of life skills i.e. employment.
  1. Provide ongoing support to employers and members.
  1. In keeping with the philosophy of the Clubhouse, all the staff are expected to be involved in all areas of the running of the Clubhouse.
  1. Flexibility of hours will be required as the position will involve some weekend, public holiday and evening work.
  1. Be aware of the importance of rights of the individual balanced with duty of care.
  1. Advocate for members at any appropriate level.
  1. Provide presentations to community organizations on the Clubhouse model.
  1. Participate in a three week colleague training program on the Clubhouse model.
  1. Be a member of the Clubhouse International Training team as requested.
Performance Requirement:
 
All staff are required to participate in an annual performance review with their supervisor.  The principal documents used will be the staff members’ position description, roles and responsibilities, and key performance indicators coupled with their individual annual objectives.

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Fountain House seeks Residence Staff Worker  Position based in New York, NY

Position:           Residence Staff Worker

Reports To:        Residence Director

Company Overview

Serious mental illness affects over thirty million people in the United States each year. The stigma, rejection, and isolation that accompany these conditions prevent people from forming the relationships they need to grow socially and emotionally.  Fountain House reduces the devastating social impact of mental illness. Every day hundreds of members choose to come to Fountain House to contribute their talents, learn new skills, access opportunities, and forge friendships.  Our innovative working community is both our method and our outcome. As partners, members and staff operate successful employment, education, wellness, and housing programs and perform all the functions that keep our community going, such as advocacy, communications, food preparation, and administrative support.  Our activities and programs are designed to provide opportunities and, at the same time, produce the desire and confidence to pursue them. Working together, we create a culture that transforms lives. Members experience a reduced sense of isolation and increased fulfillment, purpose, and stability – vital steps toward mental health. 

Job Functions:

  • Engage and work alongside members in the residence or apartment to perform necessary tasks for the upkeep of the residence and the well-being of members.
  • Assist members with all aspects of community support services and case management work (including housing and entitlements, clinical linkage and follow-up, etc.).
  • Establish and update goals and record progress of members, with members.
  • Prepare and submit paperwork (including service plans, progress notes, plan reviews, etc.), in a consistent and timely manner.

Other Requirements:

  • BA/ BS required, particularly in a relevant human services field.
  • MUST BE ABLE TO WORK EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS.
  • VETERANS & MALES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
  • Must be flexible and able to work any residential shift, including evening and weekend, as needed.
  • Valid Driver’s License preferred.
  • Working knowledge of mental illness, including previous relevant paid employment
  • Positive, energetic, dynamic and engaging personality
  • Flexibility, as demonstrated by interactions with other staff; staying late or arriving early, as necessary, to fulfill residence or member needs.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Team approach

To apply for this position, you must view website at www.fountainhouse.org.  If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter via e-mail to fhhrresume@yahoo.com, or fax to 646-395-7391.  NO PHONE CALLS.  EEO

Fountain House seeks Supported Housing Staff Worker  Position based in New York, NY

 

Serious mental illness affects over thirty million people in the United States each year. The stigma, rejection, and isolation that accompany these conditions prevent people from forming the relationships they need to grow socially and emotionally.  Fountain House reduces the devastating social impact of mental illness. Every day hundreds of members choose to come to Fountain House to contribute their talents, learn new skills, access opportunities, and forge friendships.  Our innovative working community is both our method and our outcome. As partners, members and staff operate successful employment, education, wellness, and housing programs and perform all the functions that keep our community going, such as advocacy, communications, food preparation, and administrative support.  Our activities and programs are designed to provide opportunities and, at the same time, produce the desire and confidence to pursue them. Working together, we create a culture that transforms lives. Members experience a reduced sense of isolation and increased fulfillment, purpose, and stability – vital steps toward mental health. 

 

Position:         Supported Housing Staff Worker (Active Reachout)

Reports To:   Supported Housing Supervisor

Job Functions:

  • Assist the members living in our housing program to maintain safe and decent housing.
  • Conduct reach-out visits to members at their homes.
  • Advocate on behalf of members with benefit organizations and government agencies.
  • Support members with any other daily living skills they may need.
  • Prepare and submit progress notes in a consistent and timely manner.
  • Work on a team of members and staff to complete the tasks of the resource area.
  • Actively participate in the running of the resource area and the entire Clubhouse in general.
  • Interact with members and staff within the entire Clubhouse on a daily basis.
  • Co-Manage transitional employment positions for our members.
  • Create and run interesting and productive workshops w/ members and for members regularly.
  • Have a valid driver’s license and an ability to drive in an urban setting.

Other Requirements or Preferred Characteristics:

  • Bachelors’ degree required.
  • Driver’s license required.
  • Working knowledge of mental illness preferred.
  • Written and verbal communication.
  • Time management skills in order to balance your paperwork with your work out in the field.
  • Desire to go above and beyond for the well being of others.
  • Ability to think on your feet and to adapt to any given situation.
  • Positive, energetic, dynamic and engaging personality.
  • Flexibility, as demonstrated by interchangeability with other staff within Fountain House, staying late or arriving early, if necessary to fulfill unit or member needs.
  • Team approach.

To apply for this position, you must view website at www.fountainhouse.org.  If interested, please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements via e-mail to fhhrresume@yahoo.com, or fax to 646-395-7391.  NO PHONE CALLS.  EEO

Our Place Clubhouse seeks Job Developer  Position based in Tucson, AZ

Job developer wanted for non-profit (Tucson)

OPC seeks a full-time Job Developer who will report to the Program Manager and is responsible for recruiting employers willing to accept potential employees recovering from mental illness. Kindness, sense of humor, patience and a belief that individuals with disabilities can succeed in community employment and an ability to work well with others in a collaborative team approach is crucial. 

INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD EMAIL - opclubhouse@earthlink.net 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Associate's Degree or equivalent experience in Social Services.
2. Minimum 2 years work experience in the mental health or related social services field, with 1 of those years providing rehabilitation services to individuals with disabilities.
3. Knowledge of common psychiatric disorders and their treatment.
4. Understanding of job development strategies for adults with serious mental illnesses.
5. Have or be eligible for certification as a Community Service Agency employee.
6. Knowledge of psychiatric disorders and treatment.
7. Valid Class 2 Arizona drivers license with a maximum of 1 accident or 2 minor tickets within the last three years.
8. Must be able to attain a State Clearance for Fingerprinting.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Full vision, or correctable adequate vision (glasses or contact lenses).
Full hearing, or correctable adequate hearing.
Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds.
Functional gross and fine motor skills.
Functional dexterity needed in all aspects of body movement.

OPC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, or non-disqualifying physical or mental handicap or disability.