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Screening Program Director

Full time position, 37.5 hours per week, reports to the CEO. Please send your resume and cover letter to by June 18, 2021.

Salary Range: $35,000-$40,000/year

Benefits: Paid vacation, sick leave, life & disability insurance, health insurance or insurance opt-out stipend

Brief Description: The Screening Program Director will manage and promote the mental health screenings program throughout the East Grand Division with the primary task of marketing the free screenings via advertising, social media, & other outreach with businesses, churches, organizations and events in coordination with the marketing director.


  • A master’s degree with a concentration in communications, social work or human services is preferred. Bachelor’s degree required,
  • Two year’s experience in a social service agency preferred
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in community and public relations
  • Computer literacy, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet. Experience in Tableau program preferred but not required.


  • Manage and coordinate all facets of the Mental Health Screening Program
  • Assist in preparing proposals, reports and administering contracts related to the program
  • Identify marketing strategies which provide greatest reach or exposure for the screening program / MHA.
  • Coordinate marketing arrangements with various media partners (TV, cable, print, radio, digital etc.).
  • Communicate story ideas for agency programs and services with news media.
  • Complete the monthly / quarterly and annual screening reports for the Board Packet and grant funding partners
  • Participate in regular grantee meetings with the state or other grant officers.
  • Represent the agency at community meetings, events, committees, task forces, businesses, & churches to promote agency programs and services and build relationships with partner organizations.
  • Provide public education which may include public speaking, literature distribution, and information & referrals
  • Be knowledgeable of current behavioral health information and resources
  • Collaborate with leadership team & board members.
  • Other duties as assigned

Part-Time Mental Health Educator

Part time position, Estimated 10-30 hours per week, reports to the Senior Director of Education and Outreach. Please send your resume and cover letter to by July 1, 2021

Hourly Rate: $15-$18/hour

Mileage Reimbursement Rate: 54.5 cents/mile

Brief Description: The part-time mental health educator will be scheduled to speak to classes of middle school and high school students throughout the East Tennessee area, including Northeast and Southeast Tennessee as needed.


  • Experience and comfort with public speaking
  • At least a BA/BS in a mental health or social services field preferred
  • Experience working with children and youth
  • Knowledge of mental illnesses and ability to discuss and explain them to all ages of students
  • Computer literacy, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet
  • Reliable transportation and willingness to travel to schools in East Tennessee
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check
  • Participation in curriculum training program
  • Availability for assignments typically lasting the entire school day (a typical school day usually lasts from 8 am to 3:30 pm)

Responsibilities/Essential Job Functions:

  • Familiarity with program curriculum
  • Teaching mental health concepts to students
  • Interacting appropriately with students and school staff
  • Use Powerpoint slides and activities to engage students.
  • Administering pre-test, post-test, and other evaluation components to students and school staff
  • Providing schedule of availability to Senior of Education and Outreach
  • Pick up and drop off of materials needed to teach classes
  • Appropriately refer students to school counselor or crisis intervention services if needed

The Mental Health Association offers all services to eligible persons regardless of race, color, national origin or disability.