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.

Part Time Warm Line Counselor

The Mental Health Association of San Francisco (MHASF) is proud to announce
implementation of the Mental Health Peer Run Warm Line! 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.

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. Candidates are interviewed during review periods, and generally multiple counselors are hired during each review period. Typically, a review period lasts about two to four weeks. During a review period, if you are selected to move forward in the hiring process, the Warm Line Program Manager will contact you via email or phone to set-up a phone interview.

If you submit your application after a review period has begun, your application will be saved and considered during the next review period. Hiring schedules will be posted on our website as they are available. Please note that unexpected events can take place and review and interview/hiring periods are subject to change frequently.

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. 

Deadline to receive applications before next review period: June 24, 2016

Next round of interviews begin: June 27, 2016

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

Internships and Volunteer Opportunities

For more information about internships and volunteer opportunities, please 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.


Send cover letter describing your interest in the position and in MHASF, along with your resume to one of the following:

  • Email: The email address listed in the job posting. If none is listed, please send your email to careers@mentalhealthsf.org. For emails please include in the subject line the position you are applying for, your last name, and the initial of your first name.
  • Fax: 415-421-2928
  • Mail: ATTN: [POSITION APPLYING FOR] 870 Market Street, Suite 928 San Francisco, CA 94102

**No phone calls please. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Positions will remain open until filled.

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