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: 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: Outreach Rapid Response Coordinator
Location: Tulsa

  • Duties: Builds relationships with some of the most difficult to help and serve chronically homeless individuals not already engaged by other care providers.  Communicate and collaborate with all other engaged systems, public and private, to assist in any way necessary to secure needed housing and services.  Will collaborate and help convene regularly scheduled and ongoing, multi-organizational staffing to help create collective impact interventions aimed at helping people secure housing and services required for the individual, connect individuals to other needed community services, connecting family and friends whenever possible making sure the individual is on the by-name list when appropriate, and providing “warm hand off” to other care systems to ensure ongoing housing and care stability.
  • Minimum Requirements: Master’s degree in a human relations/behavioral health/medical related field with extensive experience working with homeless population representative of various forms of diversity, disability and complex clinical needs.  Outstanding communication skills and interpersonal comfort with people who may appear aggressive at times, people with histories of varying types of sever and chronic illness, personal hygiene issues, chronic intoxication, and untreated mental illness. Demonstrate a clinical skill set in crisis intervention, management and de-escalation. Demonstrated experience in critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Reports: Director of Housing and Recovery Service
  • Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 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: Human Resources Coordinator
Location: Tulsa

  • Duties: Manages employee communication and primary point of contact for internal Human Resources functions. Manages employment application processing and applicant communications. Performs HRIS data entry and personnel file maintenance. Assists employees and supervisors with basic interpretation of HR policies and procedures.
  • Minimum Requirements: Degree in Human Resources, Accounting or related field or three years of related experience. Must have thorough knowledge of employment law, payroll policies, procedures and practices. Strong oral, written and interpersonal skill required. Must be detail-oriented, self-motivated, reliable, able to handle confidential information, work with minimal supervision. MS Word/Excel and payroll software experience required.
  • Reports: Chief Administrative Officer
  • Hours: 8:00 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: January 1, 2017

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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 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: 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 (3)
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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