Bachelor Level Counselor - Health Mentor

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Manchester, NH
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Salary Range
$16.43 - $21.36

About the Organization

Founded in 1960, The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester (MHCGM) is the largest organization of its kind in the region.  It is a private non-profit organization that empowers individuals to achieve recovery and promote personal and community wellness through an accessible, comprehensive, integrated, and evidenced-based system of mental health care.   While annually serving over 11,000 clients, it remains a fiscally sound organization known for its fair treatment of employees and ability to reward good performance. 

About the Job



Position summary:

Seeking a candidate who has flexibility around their work hours to be part of a dynamic health and wellness team that supports consumers of mental health services in addressing their nutrition, fitness, and wellness goals. This is a community-based position working with children, adults, and families. Meetings will be held at the gym, in clients’ homes, and at other locations in the greater Manchester area. 




Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with clients to identify individualized health and wellness goals
  • Provide education and support around nutrition, exercise, smoking cessation, etc.
  • Timely completion of  paperwork and physical assessments 
  • Develop effective and safe programming for clients in the gym, in their homes, and/or in the community.
  • Manage a caseload of 15-25 clients
  • Communicate with case managers, treatment teams, PCP offices, community organizations, etc.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Compassion for and a desire to work with individuals who are seeking mental health services
  • Ability to work as part of a team approach for the client’s recovery and communicate with others effectively. 
  • Agency ambassador when working with clients in the community with our community partners. 
  • Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling, social sciences, health, or nutrition from an accredited college or university required.


Experience: Mental Health and/or Personal Trainer experience


Qualifications: Must have a valid driver's license and auto insurance with liability coverage in the minimum amounts specified by the agency.


Licensure/Certification: Personal Trainer Certification is required; if you do not currently hold this certification, it is an expectation of the job to obtain this to meet with clients. 


Job Type: Full-time 40 hours a week Community Based position. Typically Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 5:00PM typically but some flexibility when you have a caseload to meet the client’s needs. 

How to Apply