Homeless Outreach Specialist
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 someone who is energetic, engaging, and community-oriented that is interested in working in the greater Manchester community identifying individuals who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless, in need of mental health treatment, and providing them with short-term counseling, case management, and referral services. Our Homeless Outreach Specialists provide outreach to shelters, encampments, community human services agencies, and anywhere that our neighbors experiencing homelessness may be located. Ability to engage and partner with a variety of community service agencies for the benefit of those experiencing homeless is a must.
** $5000 SIGN ON BONUS FOR ALL CLINICAL POSITIONS **
Education: Position requires a bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, rehab counseling, or education/counseling from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Minimum of 2 years working with persons receiving mental health services required.
Qualifications: Must possess a valid driver’s license and automobile with liability insurance in the amount required by agency policy.