MHS’ Contra Costa ACTiOn Team provides Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) to individuals that qualify for AB1421/Laura’s Law. The program provides both voluntary and court-ordered services through an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) model for up to 75 eligible adults in Contra CostaCounty, in the East San Francisco Bay Area. All services meet the guidelines described in AB 1421 (Laura’s Law) while respecting the choice, autonomy and dignity of individuals struggling with symptoms of serious mental illness and/or co-occurring substance abuse disorders.
Mental Health Systems, Inc. (MHS) was founded in 1978 to provide mental health and drug and alcohol rehabilitation services in an innovative and cost-effective manner. We continue to ensure that the delivery of these services conforms with the values highlighted on the cover of this directory. Our goal is to improve lives and instill hope by using new and creative treatment strategies while respecting time-proven methods of intervention.
MHS is a Drug-Free workplace therefore all staff must comply with Drug-Free Workplace requirements regarding alcohol and drug use. MHS performs post-offer substance abuse testing on all employees.
This position is for a Housing Coordinator for the program. The Housing Coordinator develops, implements, and/or supervises programs and services in support of the housing program. Provides regular oversight and supervision of Housing and/or Resident House Manager positions, as well as staff performing case management functions focused on ensuring the safe, secure, and stable housing of clients in community-based settings. Provides accounting of associated funding revenue streams and expenses on a regular basis. The range of authority and decision making for this position is limited to and consistent with MHS Policy for Housing Coordinator staff.
- Five years’ experience providing housing-related social services to clients; OR
- A.A. in social services field and three years’ experience providing housing-related social services to clients; OR
- Bachelor’s degree and two years’ experience providing housing-related social services to clients.
- Supervisory experience, preferred.
Interested applicants should apply at:
MHS provides a full range of benefits to regular employees. These benefits include paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, partially paid employee health insurance, flexible spending account, paid employee long-term disability insurance, an MHS funded profit sharing plan, and an individual employee-funded 403(b) plan. Eligibility for benefits is contingent upon employment status; see MHS Employee Handbook for full details.
Minimum Education Required