Tri-County Head Start currently has openings for a Mental Health Consultant. Our service area is Berrien, Cass and Van Buren counties.
*Van Buren County - one position
* Berrien/Cass - one position
Must love working with children and families and communicate effectively.
*Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an approved accommodation on file upon hire. Pre-employment requirements include a drug screen, physical, fingerprinting and TB test.
Tri-County Head Start was selected as one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation in 2020, and one of the 2021 Moody Market Best Places to Work in Southwest Michigan for their commitment to employee engagement, feedback, and wellness.
Our Mission: To be a vibrant and progressive educational agency supporting the development of children 0-5 years of age while promoting healthy family functioning for Head Start children and families in Berrien, Cass, and Van Buren counties.
Benefits: We offer a chance to enroll in Medical, Dental, Vision, & Life Insurance, 401(k) with employer contribution.
Other benefits include paid time off, flexible schedules, paid holidays and breaks, paid weather days, and an Employee Assistance Program.
Our wellness committee is dedicated to providing resources that enhance your life outside of work.
Position Summary: Responsible for provision of and coordination of Mental Health services for assigned caseload. Consultant will work with both parents and staff to enhance their awareness and understanding of mental wellness and its impact on children and families. Consultant aims to improve the ability of staff, families, programs, and systems to prevent, identify, treat and reduce impact of mental health problems among children and their families. Assures agency compliance with Head Start
Job Type: Full-Time, Program Year
Rate of Pay: $21.68 per hour
Education Requirement: BA degree in Social Work
Qualifications: Must be working toward or willing to work towards state licensure or have current professional license in the State of Michigan.
Related Experience: Two years of experience working with young children (age 0 – 5) and families preferred.