Full Time Mental Health Program Assistant for Psychosocial Rehabilitation Program

Fellowship Place, a nonprofit agency located in New Haven, is recruiting for a full time Program Assistant/Advisor for the Psychosocial Rehabilitation Center which provides  therapeutic group activities, social & recreational activities, and  supportive counseling for individuals living with a chronic mental illness.  Responsibilities include service planning and coordination with clinical service providers,  group planning and facilitation,  outreach & engagement, and service documentation.   The Program Assistant  may  lead groups on  Mindfulness & Meditation, Social Skills, and  activities for young adults.    Successful candidate will have good motivational interviewing skills, some  familiarity with the mental health system of care in Greater New Haven area, and group work experience.   Position requires team work and creativity in developing activities that promote  recovery, positive use of leisure time,  and independent living.

Hours: M,W,TH 9:00am-4:30pm and T, F 9:30am-5:00pm. Salary range $34,000-$38,000 annually with comprehensive benefits package including health benefits, paid time off, and 403-b plan. Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or Social Work with prior mental health experience in a nonprofit setting preferred.   Associates degree with a minimum of  two years relevant work experience may be substituted for Bachelor’s degree.   Occasional use of personal vehicle required; mileage reimbursement available.  Spanish speaking candidates encouraged to apply.

To apply for this position you must complete the Application and e-mail cover letter, application and resume to hr@fellowshipplace.org, Fax to 203-789-4451 or mail to Fellowship Place, 441 Elm St, New Haven, CT 06511 by June 1, 2022.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Please note that resumes without a cover letter stating which position you are applying for and application will not be considered.

NOTE: All external candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment screening. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

Fellowship Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any individual on account of that individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a special disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era or other covered veteran, national or ethnic origin, or sexual orientation.