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 Partners Peer Coach – NEW!

Under the direction of the Mental Health Recovery Programs Manager, the Peer Partners Peer Coach supports the recovery of individuals referred to the Peer Partners program upon discharge from psychiatric hospitalization, detox, and other inpatient programs. Peer Partners Peer Coaches will provide one-on-one, recovery-oriented support to individuals in identifying and pursuing wellness goals during their immediate post-discharge period, with the goal of developing clients’ resiliency, self-management skills, and access to support resources for better long-term recovery outcomes. Peer Coaches may also assist in the co-facilitation of MHASF support groups, workshops, and other services in support of Peer Partners participants.

For the full job description and application instructions, click here.

Part Time Warm Line Counselor – ONGOING

Run and staffed exclusively by individuals with lived experience of mental health conditions and champions of recovery, the Warm Line provides live peer support via phone and online chat. This is a fantastic opportunity for innovators in recovery to join the Bay Area’s leading and most dynamic mental health change agency.

The Warm Line Counselor for the San Francisco Mental Health Peer-Run Warm Line will support the day to day operations of the Mental Health Peer-Run Warm Line with the Mental Health Association of San Francisco (MHASF). The Peer-Run Warm Line is a new multi-faceted peer support program in which trained peer staff provide live support to individuals in sub-acute crisis/distress in San Francisco via 1:1 phone and web-based technology on a 24 hour/7 day a week basis (after full program implementation). Warm Line Counselors will provide peer support over the phone and over an Internet chat based service during regular four or eight hour shifts.

Warm Line Hiring Process

Please carefully review the following instructions.

Unless otherwise stated, the Warm Line is always accepting applications and reviews applications as they are received. If you are selected to move forward in the hiring process, the Warm Line Program Manager will contact you via email or phone and invite you to a group interview.

Please do not contact us to follow up on the status of your application. You will be contacted if you are selected to move forward in the hiring process. Due to the high volume of applications received we cannot respond to every applicant.

Warm Line Hiring Timeline

Group Interview occurs every second and fourth Tuesday & Friday of the month.

For the full job description and application instructions, click here. For the application, click here.

Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Mental Health Association of San Francisco. Please check out our current volunteer opportunities below.  If you see one that interests you, please register for one of our upcoming Volunteer Orientations and fill out the Volunteer Application by clicking on the volunteer registration for below.

If no contact is listed for a position, please send application materials to Scott Justus, Events and Volunteer Coordinator, at scott@mentalhealthsf.org.

Sign up for our next volunteer orientation to begin your volunteer experience at the Metal Health Association of San Francisco.

  • Saturday, January 7th at 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 18th at 6 p.m.

Social Media Intern – NEW!

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.

For the full job description, click here.

Fundraising Intern – NEW!

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.

For the full job description, click here.

Audio/Video Intern (Communications and Marketing) – NEW!

We are seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and driven audio/video volunteer intern to join our mission driven team at MHASF. The videographer will capture, edit, and create a promo video for 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.

For the full job description, click here.

Website Editor – NEW!

Under the direction of the Director of Operations and Planning and working closely with the Graphic Design Intern and Information Systems Coordinator, the Website Editor Volunteer will assist in content management of the Mental Health Association of San Francisco organizational website. The Website Editor Volunteer will utilize their skills and experience in web content management, writing and editing code, graphic design, and site management and maintenance with the overall goal of creating a more user friendly experience on MHASF’s website. The position will primarily be telecommuting but have on-site hours. The volunteer is expected to have his/her own laptop and communication tools.

For a full volunteer position description, please click here.

Resource Database Volunteer – NEW!

Under the direction of the Information Systems Coordinator, the Resource Database Volunteer will support the Information Systems Coordinator in the development and maintenance of the iCarol database utilized by San Francisco Resource Connect, a resource directory connecting Bay Area residents to local services.

For a full job description, click here.

Administrative Support – NEW!

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.

For the full job description, click here.

Board Member

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 illness and public stigma, and to support the values and mission of MHASF in all its efforts both public and private.

There are 9-15 Members on the Board of Directors. The term of office is two years, with a limit of three terms/six consecutive years. Board Members are expected to attend no less than two-thirds (66%) of relevant Board Meetings, currently recurring every other month, and to fulfill committee or Officer responsibilities as relevant. The MHASF Board is developed to include a diversity of professional and personal skills relevant to the organization’s success and encourages interest from individuals with personal lived experience of mental health conditions and consumers of mental health services in San Francisco.

For the full job description and application form, click here.

 

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