Employment Opportunities

The Maryland Coalition of Families (MCF) is the statewide family voice for families of children and adolescents with mental health, substance use and/or other behavioral health needs.  We provide direct support and assistance to families, and advocate for improving services in all systems of care for children, youth and families.

Current Openings:

 

Youth Engagement Specialist

Overview

The Maryland Coalition of Families for Children’s Mental Health (MCF) is hiring a part-time Youth Engagement Specialist. The Youth Engagement Specialist serves as a leader for youth and young-adult voice in Maryland, and is a member of Taking Flight, MCF’s statewide Youth and Young Adult Council.

Taking Flight is comprised of youth advocates who use their experiences to promote positive change in child-serving system. Members have experience in one or more child-serving systems, including mental health, the Department of Juvenile Services and Department of Social Services. Taking Flight works to empower and support the move from childhood to adulthood. It also works to reduce stigma and encourage youth involvement in improving services for youth and young adults.

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Children’s Mental Health Matters! Campaign Intern

Overview

The Maryland Coalition of Families (MCF) is looking for an energetic individual to serve as the Children’s Mental Health Matters! (CMHM) Campaign Intern. This part-time internship is available from mid-January through April 2017, and provides comprehensive support in the planning and execution of the CMHM Campaign. The CMHM Campaign brings together more than 250 nonprofits, schools, agencies and other partners with the goal to raise public awareness of the importance of children’s mental health and substance use. The Campaign also helps reduce the stigma of mental health, lets parents know that they are not alone in caring for children with mental health needs, and connects families throughout Maryland with information and services to help their child.

This is an excellent position for a highly organized, detail-oriented individual who is interested in gaining experience participating in many aspects of planning and implementing a statewide public awareness/social marketing campaign. The internship will be supervised by MCF’s Director of Social Marketing and Outreach, a highly experienced communications professional.

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Family Peer Support Specialist – Substance Use Baltimore City

Overview

MCF is hiring a Family Peer Support Specialist – Substance Use for Baltimore City. This position can be full-time or part-time. The Family Peer Support Specialist empowers families caring for youth, adolescents and young adult children with substance use disorder(s) by providing family-to-family support, education, advocacy, coaching, information and referral, and follow-up to caregivers seeking assistance.

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Family Peer Support Specialist – Southern Maryland

Overview

The Maryland Coalition of Families (MCF) is hiring a part-time Family Peer Support Specialist for the Southern Maryland region, with a focus in Charles County. The Family Peer Support Specialist empowers families caring for youth, adolescents and young adult children with behavioral health needs by providing family-to-family support, education, advocacy, coaching, information and referral and follow-up to caregivers seeking assistance.

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Family Peer Support Specialist – Lower Shore

Overview

The Maryland Coalition of Families (MCF) is hiring a Family Peer Support Specialist for the Lower Shore region, with a focus on Wicomico, Somerset and Worcester Counties. The Family Peer Support Specialist empowers families caring for youth, adolescents and young adult children with behavioral health needs by providing family-to-family support, education, advocacy, coaching, information, and referral and follow-up to caregivers seeking assistance. This is a part-time position that reports to the Program Director for Family Peer Support.

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Family Peer Support Specialist – Cecil and Harford Counties

Overview

The Maryland Coalition of Families (MCF) is hiring a Family Peer Support Specialist for Cecil and Harford Counties. The Family Peer Support Specialist empowers families caring for youth, adolescents and young adult children with behavioral health needs by providing family-to-family support, education, advocacy, coaching, information, and referral and follow-up to caregivers seeking assistance. This is a part-time position that reports to the Program Director for Family Peer Support.

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