Opportunities

Want to be a part of the Mental Health Association of San Francisco? Take a look at our career and volunteer opportunities below!

Careers

Peer Coach - Hoarding & Cluttering Focus (Part-Time)

The Peer Coach will support the recovery of individuals using a variety of coaching, harm reduction, and peer counseling techniques, in 1-on-1 and group modalities, to support program participants living with collecting behaviors (also known as hoarding and cluttering challenges) and other mental health challenges. Specifically, the Peer Coach will use their lived experience of collecting behaviors to work with program participants to develop knowledge and skills related to identifying goals, making decisions, decluttering, developing wellness and safety plans, self-care, and other mental health recovery goals to improve overall health and resourcefulness.

This part-time position is for 10-12 hours per week with a flexible schedule, and will start on August 1st or as soon as possible. For the full downloadable position description and information on how to apply, please click here.

Posted: July 9th, 2018

 

Peer Coach - Nutrition & Wellness Focus (Part-Time)

The Peer Coach will support the recovery of individuals by helping people cultivate an understanding and practice of healthy living, mindfulness, resiliency, and self-management through 1-on-1 and group peer coaching and support. Specifically, the Peer Coach will work with program participants to develop knowledge and skills related to nutrition, cooking, food access, recovery and safety plans, exercise, mind-body awareness, and other wellness topics to improve overall health and resourcefulness.

There are currently 2 openings for this role!

This part-time position is for 20 hours per week with a flexible schedule, is eligible for prorated health benefits and paid time off accruals, and will start on August 1st or as soon as possible. For the full downloadable position description and information on how to apply, please click here.

Posted: July 9th, 2018

 

Mental Health Peer Triage Worker (Full Time; based in San Rafael, CA)

Two (2) Peer Triage Worker positions currently open!

The goal of the Marin County Peer Triage program is to offer quality support and advocacy for Marin County residents experiencing mental or behavioral health crises, by providing individualized peer and family member support. This program, a partnership between MHASF and Marin County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services, places peer mental health workers within a multidisciplinary clinical triage team to create an additional, more personal level of support for people in crisis and to improve engagement with behavioral health and social services. The Mental Health Peer Triage Worker will offer peer counseling, service navigation, and intensive case management support to Marin County residents during and after behavioral health crisis experiences.

Click here to view the full downloadable job description and instructions on how to apply.

Posted: June 19th, 2018

 

Warm Line Volunteering

Become part of our new Warm Line Volunteer Program!

The Peer-Run Warm Line has been in operation since 2014, but now we need volunteers to help staff our call center and keep this vital Bay Area resource alive and thriving.

We're seeking volunteers with personal lived experience of mental health challenges and who can dedicate at least one 4-hour shift a week for 6 months. Volunteers receive extensive training to answer calls and instant messages, provide information on local resources, share their lived experience, and offer a warm, nonjudgmental, responsive human connection to people with a variety of needs and from all walks of life across Northern California.

If you love connecting with people and are passionate about peer-to-peer mental health, check out our Warm Line Volunteer page to learn more and fill out our online application form!

(For other, non-Warm Line volunteer opportunities, see our "General Volunteering & Internships" section below!)

General Volunteering & Internships

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Mental Health Association of San Francisco! See below for the link to our application form, and descriptions of the kinds of opportunities we often have available. If you see something that interests you, or if you have other suggestions for how you'd like to support our work and mission, just fill out the application below.

If you have questions please email Scott Justus, Events and Volunteer Coordinator, at scott@mentalhealthsf.org.

Click here to apply and fill out our general Volunteer Application

 

(For Warm Line Volunteering, visit the Warm Line Volunteering page and fill out the Warm Line Volunteer application.)


Program Support Volunteer

Under the direction of the Events and Volunteer Coordinator, the Program Support Volunteer will provide administrative and program support at the Mental Health Association of San Francisco (MHASF). The Program Support Volunteer will assist with day to day program operations at the agency, including but not limited to entering data for clients, coordinating group meetings, evaluations, and completing general administrative tasks.

 

Social Media Volunteer/Intern

We are seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and driven social media-marketing volunteer/intern to join our mission driven team at MHASF.  This is a multi-faceted role ideal for a motivated individual dedicated to maintaining and co-developing social media communications and approaches.

 

Fundraising Volunteer/Intern

The fundraising volunteer will identify ways of raising funds and to take action to help secure this funding by researching and talking to companies, potential donors, and organizations by phone, email, and site visits. The fundraising volunteer will provide a range of support for all fundraising events. This is a multi-faceted role ideal for a motivated individual dedicated to help market and promote the various events MHASF hosts and presents.

 

Visual Marketing Volunteer/Intern (Communications and Marketing)

We are seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and driven visual marketing volunteer intern to join our mission driven team at MHASF. The volunteer will create promotional videos, still shots, and overall document the work of the Mental Health Association of San Francisco. This position is part of a fast-paced team environment and is expected to take the lead on all video work and development while integrating team members’ ideas and input. This is a multi-faceted role ideal for a motivated individual dedicated to help market and promote the various programs we offer to the San Francisco Bay Area Community.

 

Administrative Support Volunteer

Under the direction of the Events and Volunteer Coordinator, the Administrative Support Volunteer will provide administrative support at the Mental Health Association of San Francisco (MHASF). The Administrative Support Volunteer will assist with day to day operations at the agency, including but not limited to serving as the first point of contact for guests and callers, maintaining a welcome and tidy lobby area, and completing general administrative tasks.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is empowered by the state to govern the Mental Health Association of San Francisco as a non-profit public benefit corporation on behalf of the people of California.

Board members share a commitment to promote mental health and wellness within the community, advance supports and resources to counter mental health challenges and public stigma, and to support the values and mission of MHASF in all its efforts both public and private.

The MHASF Board of Directors is developed to include a diversity of professional and personal skills and assets relevant to the organization’s success. MHASF strongly encourages interest from individuals with personal lived experience of mental health conditions and those who identify as consumers of mental health services in San Francisco.

For the full description and application instructions, click here to download our fillable PDF form.

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