Employment Opportunities

MHA provides an environment of hope for those employed by the agency as well as those the agency serves.  We are committed to fair, clearly stated, and supportive relationships between the organization and its staff. The organization is also committed to providing a positive, safe working environment consistent with all applicable laws and regulations of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the State of Ohio. 
MHA is an equal opportunity employer.

Our offices are located in Covington, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio- each offering locations that are located on bus lines, provide free parking for staff and an opportunity to work in a non-profit environment helping others.  Our staff are friendly and consider MHA a nice place to call their “second home.”

Look for future employment opportunities to be posted here.

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Current Employment Opportunities:

 

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Title:  Peer Recovery Supporter

 
Summary: The Certified Peer Recovery Supporter provides a variety of recovery oriented services to individuals who have self-identified as desiring peer support. Services include: promoting greater independence, community integration, and recovery from mental health and substance use disorders. Peer Supporters assist with, coordinate, and oversee a wide range of classes, life skills activities, support groups, advocacy activities, and brief intervention. These services contribute to the participant’s self-esteem, ability to engage in ongoing treatment, and ability to develop and maintain healthy lifestyles. Peer Supporters will provide these services in various settings, including but not limited to: jail, housing, hospitals, treatment centers, and community agencies.
 
Required Experience/Qualifications
• Personal, lived experience with mental health or substance use disorders (must personally be in recovery from a mental health or substance use disorder)
• Strong recovery story
• Successful completion of Ohio Certified Peer Recovery Support training
• Strong desire to work with individuals with mental health/substance use diagnosis
• Familiarity with, and/or interest in furthering knowledge and understanding of mental health issues and recovery principles, and their impact on the individual and surrounding communities
• Excellent organization and time management skills, as well as attention to detail
• Strong verbal and written interpersonal communication skills
• Proficient utilization of, and ability to navigate Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point)
• Ability to perform data entry and keep accurate, timely records
• Reliable transportation and proof of insurance
 
Duties and Responsibilities
• Work with clients individually to increase their recovery and coping skills
• Share information about, and knowledge of community resources that assist in recovery and meeting basic needs
• Communicate personal story of recovery in order to help and encourage others
• Facilitate and/or assist in the facilitation of groups in various settings (Seeking Safety, Intensive Outpatient, etc.)
• Complete regular and timely data entry and reporting to ensure compliance with funding sources
• Represent the agency in a positive, professional manner in all public and private interactions 
• Work cooperatively and respectfully with all agency programs, volunteers, clients, co-workers, funders, and community partners
• Coordinate programs and services, and build participant base/peer support relationships within and outside of the agency
• Assist with publicity and outreach activities
• Complete other duties as assigned
 
To apply: Email resume to abailey@mhankyswoh.org, or direct mail to Mental Health America, c/o Ashley Bailey, 1001 W. Main St, Suite E, Lebanon, Ohio 45036