National Mental Health Association
National Mental Health Association
NMHA is seeking a new President to manage the country’s oldest and largest nonprofit mental health organization, to work closely with 340 affiliates nationwide, to oversee a staff of 49 and an operating budget of approximately $7.5 million, and to develop the Association’s capacity to become a symbol of excellence. The new President will serve as the Association’s chief spokesperson and advocate at all opportunities, functioning as a major policy leader in the Mental Health movement. The new President will formulate and implement marketing strategies to raise the profile of the organization including implementing a major branding campaign that will place the Association at the center of the national dialogue around mental health.
The Association is seeking a highly
skilled manager who is noted for strategic thinking and brings experience
running an organization comparable in size and scope to NMHA.
Additionally, the candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to and
passion for mental health and human service administration. A college
degree from an accredited four-year college or university is required.
Contact: Bonnie Smith, NMHA, 2001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA
22311. Phone: 703-797-4314; Fax: 703-739-5917; E-mail: (preferred)
NMHA seeks a Vice President for our Affiliate Services Department, which provides support to more than 340 state and local Mental Health Association (MHA) affiliates nationwide. Job responsibilities include: staff management; coordination and delivery of services, training and technical assistance to the affiliate field; implementation of affiliate-to-affiliate communication and support programs; strategic planning; and facilitation of programs to better link affiliates and the national office. Requirements include similar experience working with community-based affiliates or chapters of a nonprofit organization; experience working with community-based organizations involved in advocacy and public education; supervision experience; BA/BS; and at least seven years’ work experience. Experience in the MHA field as a staff member or volunteer is a big plus. Send resumes to NMHA, Attn: CF via email: email@example.com. EOE.
Public Education (Youth and Families)
Manages day-to-day operations of national educational and prevention programs that address the mental health needs of children, youth, families and college-age adults.
Requirements: 3-5 years experience in consumer health communications, social marketing or public relations a must. Masters degree in public health, psychology, social work or related field preferred. Must have thorough understanding and expertise in the field of prevention. Send resumes to NMHA, Attn: PR via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE.
National mental health advocacy organization seeks a highly-organized project coordinator with excellent customer service skills to respond to affiliate requests, coordinate projects and meetings, maintain affiliate information and database, coordinate communications to affiliates, and provide general administrative support to the department. Requires excellent communication skills and computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, and database maintenance. College degree preferred. Send resume via e-mail. Attn:CF, Email: email@example.com EOE.
The National Mental Health Association, a nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness, is seeking undergraduate and graduate students for its internship program. The program is designed to provide a unique opportunity for students to gain real-world work experience relevant to their academic and career goals. Internships are available in various programs and departments. Such as: Fundraising/Development, NAMHPAC, NCSTAC, Service and Policy Center, World Federation, Communications/Media and Publications Sales. See the internship program section of this web site for more details or to apply online. Other application options include sending a resume to NMHA/JDS, 2001 N. Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311, a fax to (703) 684-5968, or an e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please. EOE
Bilingual Resource Specialist
NMHA Resource Center
National Mental Health Association Resource Center seeks a Bilingual Resource Specialist (Spanish/English) to respond to inquiries regarding mental health resources and referrals. Candidate must have excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills in Spanish and English languages, strong computer skills, and be patient, mature, able to remain calm while dealing with a variety of callers, detail-oriented, well organized, and a self-starter. BSW or BA degree in psychology/related field required. Two years work experience in a mental health setting preferred. Experience with telephone referral or help-line a plus. Please send cover letter/letter of interest, resume and short writing samples (one English, one Spanish) to email@example.com. Please type “Attn: RM” in the subject line. No phone calls please. EOE