Job Openings

We’re a unique collection of mental health and housing professionals, property management experts, fundraisers, volunteers, and advocates with a common goal: to change and save the lives of Oklahomans impacted by mental illness and homelessness. People — those we serve and our employees — are at the center of our purpose and everything we do, and we’re looking for smart individuals who are self-motivated and passionate to join us.

We believe happy, healthy people have a passionate engagement with life – and they bring it to work. We offer comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, company paid and voluntary life insurance, employee assistance program, short- and long-term disability, 403b, flex-spending, and discounted gym memberships.

We encourage you to live a well-balanced life, by offering paid vacation, sick and personal days.

Discover Your Future at Mental Health Association Oklahoma Today!

 


 

Current available positions are below:

Position:  Team Leader – Walker Hall
Location:  Tulsa, OK

  • Duties:  Provide supervision to Resident Assistant Staff, Peer Recovery Specialist(s) and float pool staff, including interviewing and screening job applicants, new hire orientation, training, review and approval of time sheets, scheduling, report performance issues or disciplinary issues, conduct drop-in supervision, and facilitate monthly meetings.  Able to maintain strict confidentiality, work well under pressure, administer assessment tools for daily living skills, depression, and medical needs. Provide individual rehabilitative services in the house and in the community to address specific needs, barriers, and challenges to achieving the resident’s goals. Facilitate resident appointments in the community. Facilitate referrals to external agencies or treatment facilities as needed and appropriate for resident care that exceeds the resources of the Walker Hall program.  Volunteer, fundraising, or community service opportunity, and/or our residents and other stakeholders.
  • Minimum Requirements: Must be 21 years of age or older, High School Diploma or GED required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.  Experience working with persons who are experiencing serious mental illness and/or substance abuse, and/or homelessness required, subsidized leasing and/or housing administration experience preferred. Certified or eligible to be certified as a Behavioral Health Case Manager (CM I or CM II) by the Ok Dept. of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.                                                                                                                               
  • Reports:  Administrator Supportive Housing
  • Hours: Monday – Friday (40 hour work week)
  • Closing Date: Indefinite

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Position: Front Desk Coordinator Yale Apartments
Location:  Tulsa, OK

  • Duties:  This position supervises and schedules all regular Front Desk staff, Pool staff and Work Program staff.  Responsible for general safety and security of facility, including monitoring of video surveillance, equipment, fires systems, and all building exits.  Creates and tracks work orders submitted to Association maintenance department.  Makes interior and exterior checks of the premises.  Enforces all property and leasing rules.  Maintains all leasing files in accordance with Association standards and compliance with City, State and/or Federal housing laws. Receives, processes, and reports resident payments for rent, meal program and other fees.  Monitors incoming and outgoing guests and maintains a daily sign-in/out sheet.  Supervises residents on the Work Program.  Assist the Team Leader with observing and reporting resident behaviors and coordinating with external providers. Provides orientation and other training to Front Desk and Pool staff.  Review and approve time sheets for Front Desk staff.  Bi-weekly room inspections and report findings.  Be a living example the recovery is possible by role modeling recovery and wellness in his or her own life.
  • Minimum Requirements:  High school diploma required, Bachelors degree preferred, current Adult First Aid and CPR certifications a plus. Prior experience with program housing or working with individuals who have disabilities is a plus.  Strong interpersonal/communication skills required. Current Tulsa City/County Health Dept. Food Handler’s permit required within 90 days of hire.
  • Reports: Yale Safe Haven Team Leader
  • Hours: Monday – Friday (40 hour work week)
  • Closing Date: Indefinite

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Position: Assistant Controller
Location:  Tulsa, OK

  • Duties: Support most aspects of accounting management (billing, reporting, corporate filings). Assist in the formulation of internal controls and policies to comply with legislation and established best practices. Preparation of financial statements in accordance with GAAP, along with explanations for significant variation from the budget.  Manage journal entries, invoices etc. and ensure that all accounts are being reconciled on a monthly basis. Assists in preparation of budget and forecasts.  Oversee preparation before and assistance during the annual audit. Assists with various administrative duties within the Association as needed, including consulting with staff members and volunteers on projects, events, budgets, financial matters and new initiatives. Supervises, advises, appraises and takes corrective action as necessary.  Functions as the Controller in the absence of the Controller.
  • Minimum Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field; Proven experience as an Assistant Controller.  Solid knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, experience in Non-Profit Accounting is a plus.  Excellent knowledge of accounting and financial processes (budgeting, forecasts and reporting). Excellent knowledge of understanding of non-profit financial statements. Strong oral and written communication skills, including interpersonal skills. Proficient PC skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and experience with other data management systems.  Must be able to systematically gather relevant information and apply logic to solving problems and making decisions; interprets various types of data.
  • Reports: Controller
  • Hours: Monday – Friday (40 hour work week)
  • Closing Date: Indefinite

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Position: Front Desk Attendant – Overnight
Location:  Tulsa, OK

  • Duties: Responsible for general safety and security of the facility, including monitoring of video surveillance equipment, fire systems, and all building exits.  Makes interior and exterior checks of the premises. Enforces all property and leasing rules, Monitors incoming and outgoing guests. Observes and reports resident behaviors, Creates a shift log that accurately reports any incidents, behaviors or maintenance issues and is required to review previous shift logs to enhance awareness of potential problems or other issues.  May be required to assist with janitorial or kitchen duties when staffing is insufficient.  Responsible for knowledge of and compliance with Association policies and procedures.  Works in cooperation with Resident Assistant Staff and Pool Staff on shifts where two staff are required to be on duty.  Creates and distributes incident reports as required.  Be a living example that recovery is possible by role modeling recovery and wellness in his or her own life.
  • Minimum Requirements:  High School Diploma required.  Experience with program housing and/or working with persons with mental illness preferred.  Strong interpersonal skills required, including setting and enforcing appropriate boundaries with residents.  Knowledge of basic office equipment and technology required. Ability to multi-task and prioritize duties required.  Adult CPR and First Aid certification preferred.  Current Tulsa City/County Health Department Food Handler’s permit required within 90 days of hire.
  • Reports: Front Desk Coordinator
  • Hours: Overnight 8 hours/shift, 40 hours/week
  • Closing Date: Indefinite

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Position: Pool Staff – Drop In Center
Location:  Oklahoma City, OK

  • Duties:  Responsible for general safety and security of the facility, enforce program rules, monitor incoming and outgoing participants and maintains a daily sign-in/out sheet.  Observes, reports and logs participants behaviors and activities.  Assist with janitorial or kitchen duties as needed.  Responsible for knowledge of and compliance with association policies and procedures. Assist consumers in articulating personal goals for recovery and identifying the objectives needed to reach them.  Facilitate peer support groups and self-help groups.  Assist consumers in building social skills and on the development of natural support systems. Attend treatment team and program development meetings to ensure the presence of the consumer voice and to promote the use of self-directed recovery tools. Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum Requirements: High School diploma or GED preferred. Demonstrated participation in advocacy and/or personal knowledge in recovery.  Be willing to self-disclose about personal recovery and wellness.  Be stabilized in recovery and practice ongoing self-care. Be able to serve as an example for others of what wellness and recovery looks like.
  • Reports: Team Lead Drop in Center
  • Hours: Tuesday – Saturday (10 hours/week, 2 hour shift)
  • Closing Date: Indefinite

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Position: CPRSS -Creating Connections(2)
Location:  Oklahoma City, OK

  • Duties: Provide and advocate for effective recovery oriented services. Teach and mentor the value of every individual’s recovery experience.  Coach on effective coping techniques and self-help strategies.  Assist consumer in articulating personal goals for recovery and identifying the objectives needed to reach them.  Empower consumers through promoting autonomy, self-directions and self-advocacy.  Facilitate peer support groups and self-help groups. Assist in creating a crisis plan and Psychiatric Advanced Directive.  Support consumers in identifying meaningful roles and integrating into communities of their choice.  Assist consumers in building social skills and on the development of natural support systems.  Attend treatment team and program development meetings to ensure the presence of the consumer voice and to promote the use of self-directed recovery tools.  Share knowledge about the resources for various behavioral health settings and ancillary services. Perform other duties as assigned
  • Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma or GED, Demonstrated participation in advocacy and /or personal recovery and wellness.  Be stabilized in recovery and practice ongoing self-care. Be able to serve as an example for others of what wellness and recover looks like.
  • Reports: Creating Connections Team Leader
  • Hours: Monday-Friday (20-hour work week)
  • Closing Date: Indefinite

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Position: Resident Assistant
Location: Tulsa

  • Duties: The Resident Assistant assists with the daily operations of the Walker Hall Transitional Living Program.  Duties include but are not limited to, morning wake up calls, conduct hourly walk-through of all areas of the property to inspect security, housekeeping, maintenance/condition of the premises, and observe resident activity and behavior.  Enforce house rules fairly and consistently, supervise meal preparation and clean up.  Conduct weekly resident room inspections and assign daily resident housekeeping chores, interact with residents throughout the shift; answer phones, sort mail, greet visitors, and otherwise screen walk-ins as a first point of contact.
  • Minimum Requirements:  Must be 21 years of age or older, must have reliable transportaion to work and basic computer skills. Maintain a working knowledge of current trends and developments in the mental health field.  Proactively engage residents and possess communication skills with  the ability to convey and model new concepts, ideas and insight to others.  Maintain strict confidentiality requirements and a secure facility.
  • Reports: Team Leader of Walker Hall
  • Hours: Monday-Friday (40-hour work week)
  • Closing Date: Indefinite

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Position: Director of Human Resources
Location: Tulsa

  • Duties: Provide oversight to leadership team and manager for coach, counseling and guiding staff to achieve outcomes, oversees staff training to ensure organization staff receive initial and ongoing training, emphasize safety and risk management and promote the culture of the organization. Supports an open door policy, communicates with employees effectively. Evaluates human resource department processes measuring outcomes and ensuring desired results. Oversees the recruitment process to include job design, diverse recruitment strategies, on-boarding, training, retention and growth. Participation in professional organizations such as TAHRA. Analyzes and mitigates risk to the organization as it relates to human resources, supports management by providing human resources advice, counsel and guidance on issues related to staff, labor laws, compliance, and other regulatory requirements. Supervises the Human Resources Department staff ensuring compliance with payroll, database management, benefits administration and cultivates a culture of respect and integrity.
  • Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or in a related field. Three to five years of progressively responsible administrative or management experience with demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities in human resources. Experience with recruitment from entry to upper level management. Dynamic personality, works well with diverse populations, excellent customer service skills.
  • Reports: Chief Administrative Officer
  • Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday (40-hour work week)
  • Closing Date: Indefinite

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Position: Director of Donor Relations
Location: Oklahoma City

  • Duties: Directs, coordinates and implements a comprehensive fundraising and development plan with detailed and corresponding strategies related to the areas of assigned responsibilities. Cultivates and manages relationships consistent with the Association’s annual fundraising goals. Holds accountability for the fundraising goals in assigned areas of responsibility. Supports fundraising and management of annual black-tie gala, Carnivale, with activities as needed. Monitors and reports monthly on fundraising activities to the Resource Development committee and Board of Directors. Develops and supports activities related to planned giving, including monitoring of prospects and coordination with Tulsa Community Foundation, Oklahoma City Community Foundation and Communities Foundation of Oklahoma. Maintains accurate and updated information on donors and prospective donors. Directs and/or assists in the planning and/or managing of cultivation events or programs. Identifies and participates in special events, recognition and stewardship programs.
  • Reports To: Director of Development
  • Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum 3 years of major gifts leadership experience. Proactive development leader with an established track record of increasing philanthropic revenue from diverse constituencies. Strong oral and written communication skills. Must be a self-starter, detail-oriented, results oriented and creative problem solver. Proficient PC skills, including word processing and spreadsheet applications.  Experience in project management. Ability to work flexible hours including some evenings, as needed and willingness to travel within Oklahoma.
  • Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Monday-Friday (some evenings and weekends, flexibility in scheduling required)
  • Closing Date: Until filled

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Position: Content Coordinator
Location: Tulsa

  • Duties: The Content Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Association’s marketing department on projects that focus both on offline and online channels. The Content Coordinator will play a key role in providing content for the Association’s digital marketing efforts, including blog, white papers, website, email marketing and social media strategies and execution. The Content Coordinator will work in a close working relationship with the Director of Marketing and Media Relations Coordinator, must be creative and enjoy working within a small, entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven, results-driven and community oriented.
  • Minimum Requirements: Bachelors degree in, marketing, communications, or journalism field is highly recommended; writing experience for nonprofit agency; excellent written and oral communication skills; creative, detail-oriented, self-starter. Proficient PC or MAC skills, including word processing, spreadsheets and CRM applications. Adobe Creative Suite and Final Cut Pro X experience is a plus.
  • Reports: Director of Marketing 
  • Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Monday-Friday (40-hour work week – some evenings and weekends)
  • Closing Date: Indefinite

Please submit your resume and 2-3 samples of writing.

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Position: Executive Assistant
Location: Tulsa

  • Duties: The Executive Assistant provides executive support in a close working relationship with the Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Housing Officer and Chief Programs Officer. The Executive Assistant must be creative and enjoy working within a quick-moving, entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven, results- and community-oriented. Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks for the Executive Officers including: managing an extremely active calendar of appointments; completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; and compiling documents for meetings. Prioritizes conflicting needs; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures.
  • Minimum Requirements: Bachelors degree in, business, communications or related field is highly recommended; Very strong interpersonal, writing and communication skills; creative, detail-oriented, self-starter. Proficient computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets and CRM applications.
  • Reports: Chief Administrative Officer  
  • Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Monday-Friday (40-hour work week – some evenings and weekends)
  • Closing Date: Indefinite

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Position: Pathways Case Manager 
Location: Tulsa

  • Duties: The Pathways case management model provides service delivery to persons experiencing long-term homelessness by pursuing an engagement process through the development of long-term relationships built upon trust and support, and coordinates a network of physical and behavioral health services and supports to enable the person to remain stably housed and reach self-capacity sufficiency. Comprehensively assesses plans, facilitates, implements, coordinates, and monitors service and support options to meet the person’s needs, preferences, and goals by building upon his/her strengths.
  • Reports to: Pathways Case Manager Team Lead of Mental Health Association Oklahoma
  • Minimum Requirements: Ability to assess and evaluate individuals needs and requirements and to design and implement service/care plans. Bachelors degree in Social Sciences, Nursing, Public Administration, Health, Behavioral Health or related field and two years professional experience working with people experiencing homelessness in community-based services environment or equivalent training and certification preferred. Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. Bilingual preferred but not required.
  • Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Monday-Friday (some evenings and weekends, flexibility in scheduling required)
  • Closing Date: Until Filled

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Position: Pathways Peer Support Specialist
Location: Tulsa

  • Duties: Provides outreach services to others in community with mental illness.  Develops relationships with other mental illness consumers through phone calls and personal visits.  Survey consumers to determine interest in community activities.  Coordinate with other agencies to provide activities to participants and other services to assist with maintaining housing stability.  Position will require travel throughout northeastern Tulsa.
  • Reports To:   Pathways Case Management Supervisor
  • Minimum Requirements: Overseeing day-to-day operations of Walker Hall, a transitional living housing program, including but not limited to all duties and responsibilities of Resident Assistant positions, scheduling of all shifts, interviewing and screening program applicants, collaborating with community providers and helping systems, working with other Association Team Leaders and Property Maintenance Manager as part of the Housing Services Management team, overseeing all paperwork and documentation, and working in conjunction with Housing and Recovery Services Director in the overall program development
  •  Hours: 20 hours per week; Hours may vary from week to week and range from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Monday through Saturday (some evenings and weekends, flexibility in scheduling required)
  • Closing Date: Until Filled

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Position: Pathways Peer Support Specialist (2)
Location: Oklahoma City

  • Duties: Provides outreach services to others in community with mental illness.  Develops relationships with other mental illness consumers through phone calls and personal visits.  Survey consumers to determine interest in community activities.  Coordinate with other agencies to provide activities to participants and other services to assist with maintaining housing stability.  Position will require travel throughout Oklahoma County.
  • Reports To:   Pathways Case Management Supervisor
  • Minimum Requirements: Funding of this position requires that applicant have a mental illness and be willing to self-disclose; High School diploma or equivalent required; good interpersonal skills; willingness to provide help and support to people with mental illnesses required; access to reliable transportation required; must be able to work independently as well as with others; must have valid Oklahoma driver’s license and a good driving record: experience working with veterans preferred; personal computer skills desired.
  •  Hours: 20 hours per week; Hours may vary from week to week and range from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Monday through Friday (some evenings and weekends, flexibility in scheduling required)
  • Closing Date: Until Filled

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Position: Recovery Support Specialist – Creating Connections
Location: Tulsa

  • Duties: Provide and advocate for effective recovery oriented services. Teach and mentor the value of every individual’s recovery experience. Coach on effective coping techniques and self-help strategies. Assist consumer in articulating personal goals for recovery and identifying the objectives needed to reach them. Empower consumers through promoting autonomy, self-directions and self-advocacy. Facilitate peer support groups and self-help groups. Assist in creating a crisis plan and Psychiatric Advanced Directive. Support consumers in identifying meaningful roles and integrating into communities of their choice. Assist consumers in building social skills and on the development of natural support systems. Attend treatment team and program development meetings to ensure the presence of the consumer voice and to promote the use of self-directed recovery tools. Share knowledge about the resources for various behavioral health settings and ancillary services. Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma or GED, Demonstrated participation in advocacy and /or personal recovery and wellness.  Be stabilized in recovery and practice ongoing self-care. Be able to serve as an example for others of what wellness and recover looks like.
  • Hours: Part-time, 20 hours weekly
  • Closing Date: Until Filled

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Position: Resident Assistant – Weekend Evenings
Location: Tulsa

  • Duties: The Resident Assistant for the Mental Health Association provides a wide range of duties in support of the residents of the Yale Safe Haven. These duties include working with formerly homeless individuals with mental illnesses and co-occurring disorders. Duties also include overseeing the evening operations of the Yale Safe Haven, which includes updating files, overseeing chores and routines of housing residents and interacting with residents.   
  • Reports To: Team Leader – Altamont
  • Minimum Requirements: High school diploma required, Bachelors degree preferred, experience working with homeless people as well as those with mental illness preferred, good interpersonal skills, current Adult First Aid and CPR certifications a plus
  • Hours: 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 AM, Saturday – Sunday (some flexibility in scheduling required)
  • Closing Date: Until filled

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Position: Property Maintenance Worker (2)
Location: Tulsa

  • Duties: Addressing general maintenance and repair needs of the Association’s various properties as they arise, including: Assisting with all phases of general property management maintenance and repairs. These duties involve and are not limited to:  Landscape maintenance of all properties consisting of mowing, edging, hedge trimming, blowing walks and drives, leaf and snow removal as needed; Apartment make-readies consisting of general prep work, painting, minor plumbing and/or electrical repairs, and cleanup; Trouble shooting the variety of repair requests from all Association properties. Additionally, assistance with Association functions such as donations pickup, meeting room set up, etc.
  • Minimum Requirements: Past property maintenance experience in the areas of landscaping, carpentry, electrical, plumbing and HVAC are a plus. The successful candidate must be a dedicated team player.
  • Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Monday-Friday (some evenings and weekends, flexibility in scheduling required)
  • Closing Date: Indefinite

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Position: Property Maintenance Supervisor
Location: Tulsa

  • Duties: Position is responsible for on-site supervision of all general property maintenance and repair functions. Involved in the daily maintenance and repair needs of all Association owned property as acting supervisor and technician. Duties include but are not limited to:  Scheduling of vendor repairs as deemed necessary; Purchasing needed supplies and materials for property management repair and maintenance needs; Coordination of maintenance and repair needs as they arise through direct supervision of the general maintenance personnel; Coordination of time records of all general maintenance personnel; Assist with Association related functions outside of the realm of property maintenance such as donations pickup, meeting room set up, event set up, etc.  This position will be on call 24-hours per day, 7 days per week.
  • Minimum Requirements: Past property maintenance experience required. Skills in the areas of carpentry, electrical, plumbing and HVAC are a plus. The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal communication skills and be a dedicated team player.
  • Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Monday-Friday (some evenings and weekends, flexibility in scheduling required)
  • Closing Date: Indefinite

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Position: Property Maintenance Technician
Location: Tulsa

  • Duties: Addressing general maintenance and repair needs of the Association’s various properties as they arise, including: General HVAC maintenance; Plumbing repairs on toilets, sinks, tubs, and kitchen equipment; Electrical repairs to receptacles, light switches, light fixtures, and breakers; Repairs to window and door locks, knobs, handles, and hinges; Painting, carpet and tile repair; Landscape Maintenance and daily janitorial duties at the various properties. As situations arise that require additional expertise to address maintenance problems this maintenance employee will be responsible for the coordination of such repair needs with the Property Maintenance Supervisor. Additionally, this position will require travel to other Association locations on a daily basis.
  • Minimum Requirements: Past property maintenance experience required. Skills in the areas of carpentry, electrical, plumbing and HVAC are a plus. This position requires a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License. The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal communication skills and be a dedicated team player.
  • Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday (some evenings and weekends, flexibility in scheduling required)
  • Closing Date: Indefinite

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Position:  HVAC Maintenance Technician
Location: Tulsa

  • Duties: Addressing HVAC maintenance and repair needs of the Association’s various properties as they arise, including: electrical distribution systems, plumbing systems, building interior/exterior repair, and related grounds as it pertains to the property. As situations arise that require additional expertise to address maintenance problems this maintenance employee will be responsible for the coordination of such repair needs with the Property Maintenance Manager.  Additionally, this position will require travel to other Association locations on a daily basis.
  • Minimum Requirements: Past property maintenance experience required. Skills in the areas of carpentry, electrical and plumbing. This position requires a valid Oklahoma HVAC/R limited license and Oklahoma Driver’s License.  The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal communication skills and be a dedicated team player.
  • Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Monday-Friday (some evenings and weekends, flexibility in scheduling required)
  • Closing Date: Indefinite

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Position: Pool (On-Call) Staff – Resident Assistant – All Housing Properties
Location: Tulsa

  • Duties: Oversees shift operations of Walker Hall,  Yale or 12th Street Safe Haven (as appropriate), including but not limited to updating charts, monitoring medications, overseeing chores and routines of housing residents, and interacting with residents
  • Minimum Requirements: High School diploma required, Bachelors degree preferred, experience working with homeless people as well as those with mental illness preferred, good interpersonal skills, Adult First Aid, CPR certificates and CAPE (Creating a Positive Environment) training a plus
  • Hours: Varied – on as-needed basis, no set schedule; no guaranteed amount of hours
  • Closing Date: Indefinite

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Workforce Readiness is a program dedicated to those individuals who face barriers to employment due to mental illness (including substance abuse, criminal backgrounds, homelessness, and co-occurring disorders).

Part of the array of options provided to those seeking employment, participants can opt into applying for positions located within the organization that are short-term, part-time, highly structured, team based, and programmatic in nature. These particular positions provide needed additional structure to those who may not feel completely ready to re-enter the community’s competitive employment field and for those who desire strong accountability, structure, and skill and confidence development.

The current positions available in this area are:

Position: Altamont Baker
Location: Tulsa

Workforce Readiness program collaborates with the B’nai Emunah synagogue for the Altamont Bakery to provide work to those interested in part-time work in a recovery setting. The Altamont Bakery bakes every Tuesday and is currently looking for two individuals living in recovery with an interest or background in baking.

  • Duties: Altamont bakers’ duties include learning all stations of the kitchen. These stations are mixing ingredients (wet and dry), dish washing, scooping, oven operation, and food storage. Bakers will need to know and/or learn proper food handling and storing techniques and guidelines. All those employed within the bakery work as a team, and a team approach should be taken on all aspects of duties.
  • Minimum Requirements: Program qualifications require that applicants have a mental illness and be willing to self-disclose; access to reliable transportation (public or private) required; must be able to work independently as well as with others; must have food handlers permit. Applicants may apply without food handlers permit, but upon hiring, must obtain one before work in the kitchen begins.
  • Hours: Baking takes place every Tuesday,  beginning at 1:00. Hours fluctuate depending on size of orders, but bakers are usually done with all duties around 6:00. Holiday seasons are busier and may require more time baking.

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