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Full-time Community Advocate

The Community Advocate is to assist mental health consumers and their families with complaints and problems pertaining to treatment, status or rights as they utilize services and resources in the community mental health system. The Advocate will also be available to assist with conflict resolution and/or problem-solving with consumers and families for matters outside of treatment and services. All activities of the Advocate will be at the request of and/or endorsement of the consumer.

Qualifications: Applicants should have at least a bachelor's degree and 3-5 years’ experience working in the human services or a related field.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

Provide complaint identification and resolution:

Provide education, training, and support:

Provide Problem Solving and Consultation:

Salary/Benefits $30,000/yr, plus individual medical benefits

If you meet the criteria above and are interested in interviewing for the position, please submit a Resume and cover letter no later than Monday January 22 to: rweaver@mhaswpa.org

Mental Health America of Southwestern PA 409 Coulter Avenue, Suite 4, Greensburg, PA 15601 724/834-6351