Discover Your Future at Mental Health Association Oklahoma

We’re a unique collection of mental health and homelessness professionals, apartment leasing 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.

Discover your future at Mental Health Association Oklahoma!

Diversity at Mental Health Association Oklahoma

We are committed to playing a role in creating a more equitable society in which our organization, employees, and communities will thrive.

This means we seek to build and foster a diverse workforce that is a true reflection of our mission and vision – empowering, inspiring, and unique – where all of our employees feel at home to perform their best and be themselves.

In addition to amplifying a culture that celebrates our differences, our Employment First program provides more support, visibility, and empowerment to our underrepresented employees, especially staff members who have been impacted by mental illness, homelessness and those with previous nonviolent convictions.

Our definition of diversity means not only being inclusive of all races, ethnicities, genders, ages, religions, abilities, and sexual orientations, but must also include breaking down the barriers to employment for people who have overcome the challenges of mental illness, homelessness, substance abuse and those with nonviolent felonies.

…. And we practice what we preach.

Out of approximately 180 employees across the state:

  • 55% have a history of mental illness
  • 22% have experienced homelessness

Benefits at Mental Health Association Oklahoma

Everyone in our family possesses the many qualities we expect of our employees, like dependability and work ethic, but they have something else, too: dedication to serve Oklahomans impacted by mental illness and homelessness.

Our success across the state depends on the talent, creativity, and skill of our employees working together to improve the lives of those we serve. We offer a competitive benefits package and a work environment that nurtures talent, develops leaders and rewards achievement.

Your Benefits

We offer a broad range of benefits to give back to our employees. The following list is not comprehensive and subject to change.

  • Your Health
    Happy, healthy people have a passion they bring to work. We offer: Medical, dental & vision; Company paid & voluntary life insurance; Employee Assistance Program; Short & long-term disability; Gym discount.
  • Your Time
    We encourage balanced lives by offering: 11 paid holidays; Paid vacation starting with 2 weeks & 4 personal days per year for full-time employees; Jury duty, military & bereavement leaves; 1 paid sick day per month.
  • Your Finances
    We want you to feel valued and secure by providing: Competitive pay; Financial planning seminars.


 Be a Part of our Statewide Team!

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Case Mgmt. / Service Coord. / Peer Services

Position: Recovery Support Specialist-Creating Connections
Location: Tulsa, OK

  • Duties: The Recovery Support Specialist with Creating Connections provides socialization and recreational peer support to participants through one on one and occasional group activities. 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. Support participants in identifying meaningful roles and integrating into communities of their choice.  Assist participants 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 To: Creating Connections Team Lead
  • Hours: Part time, 20 hours per week; Monday-Friday

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Position: Transportation and Intake Specialist
Location: Tulsa, OK

  • Duties: The Transportation and Intake Specialist for A Better Way, a program provided through the City of Tulsa, will be responsible for facilitating day labor opportunities by providing transportation of clients to and from pick up and drop off sites. Daily responsibilities will include: identifying individuals actively panhandling, who can work for the program, gathering demographic and intake information, and aiming to engage 75% non-duplicated workers each day. The Transportation and Intake Specialist will additionally provide oversight and supervision of on-site day labor activities three days out of the business week or as needed for on-call purposes.
  • Minimum Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent; Current CPR/First aid certification or ability to obtain within 3 months of beginning employment; Current and valid Oklahoma driver’s license; Good driving record and reliable vehicle with current insurance; Excellent oral communication skills; Strong customer service/public relations skills; Good organizational skills.
  • Hours: Part time; 24-30 hours per week; Monday-Friday

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Clinical Services / Employment Services

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Homeless Outreach

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Housing Development

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Leasing / Pool/On-call / On-Site Housing

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

  • 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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Property Maintenance

Position: Property Maintenance Worker
Location: Tulsa, OK

  • 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 am-4:00 pm, Monday-Friday (some evenings and weekends, flexibility in scheduling required)

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Human Resources / Administration

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Marketing / Development

Position: Director of Marketing
Location: Tulsa, OK

  • Description: The Director of Marketing is responsible for the strategy and execution of the Association’s marketing and communication activities and oversees the development and delivery of a fully integrated marketing strategy for the company. The Director of Marketing will oversee the Association’s digital marketing efforts, including website, online store, email marketing and social media strategies and execution as well as all print and media. This position is responsible for the company’s brand, graphic design for online and offline distribution, work with departments on marketing strategies, event coordination/production and event promotions as needed, and oversees all direct mail and annual giving efforts. This role requires an individual with attention to detail and the ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously while leading and mentoring teammates with passion.
  • Responsibilities
    • Developing and delivering marketing strategies and tactics for the organization.
    • Build and manage an annual marketing plan designed to engage targeted audiences to various brands as well as products, programs and services.
    • Build and manage the annual marketing budget.
    • Deploy successful marketing campaigns and own their implementation from ideation to execution.
    • Collaborate with designers, content/editors, vendors, external influencers and industry experts to produce relevant campaigns to benefit the overall organization.
    • Measure and report performance of marketing campaigns; overseeing continuous analysis of marketing goals.
    • Lead the marketing team and related efforts including creative services, events, social media, email marketing and publicity.
    • Working in cross-collaboration with internal departments developing and executing marketing strategy for new and existing programs and services.
    • Working closely with the company’s development team to assist with achieving fundraising goals by providing them with appropriate deliverables and materials.
    • Effectively work with event contractors, implement event marketing/branding strategies, manage event deliverable schedules and quality approvals, and maintain an on-site presence at events.
    • Effectively supervising and guiding the day-to-day activities of the marketing team to fulfill a long-term marketing/branding/PR strategy.
    • Ensuring marketing objectives are implemented and achieved by the marketing team.
    • Managing the Association’s social media presence, direct mail programs, and campaigns in order to increase community engagement, community support and unrestricted giving.
    • Ability to extract data from database systems and scrutinize and clean data to ensure the output is reliable for marketing strategies.
  • Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s or master’s degree in communications or marketing; Confident, driven and dynamic leader; Entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to be creative with community engagement opportunities; Successful track record of designing and implementing marketing plans/strategies to achieve designated goals; Strong writing, copywriting and proofreading skills is a must; Experience and working knowledge in MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite. Proficiency in email marketing, marketing automation technology and CMS platforms is a plus. Demonstrated creative thinker with an ability to use data and intuition to inform decisions. Proven experience in identifying target audiences and in creatively devising and leading marketing campaigns across channels that engage, educate, and motivate. Preference to work in a collaborative, cross-team capacity; this role requires interdepartmental discussion, debate, and diplomacy as well as constant interaction with teammates and constituents. Good taste, a sense of aesthetics, and a love for great copy and witty, well-branded communication.
  • Reports To: Chief Administrative Officer
  • Hours: 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday

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Evaluation and Compliance

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Criminal Justice / Public Policy

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Employment First

Housing to Work programs offers employment through an in-house, non-competitive, low demand, high expectation Work Program.

Our Work Program employees have been homeless with a disability and work part-time positions in the Altamont or Yale apartment buildings.  All Work Program positions are overseen by the staff on duty. These jobs have varying levels of support and training depending on the needs of the participant. Applicant must be a current resident at one of our housing properties.

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Supportive Employment 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.

Position: Altamont Baker
Location: Tulsa, OK

  • 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 the 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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