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Ad Title: NAMI Ohio & OACFA Help Line and Adult Care Facilities Association Coordinator
Contact: Terry Russell
City: Columbus
State: OH
Zip: 43215
Phone (W): 614-224-2700
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NAMI Ohio and the Ohio Adult Care Facilities Association are recruiting an Associate Coordinator of NAMI Ohio’s helpline and the adult care facilities association. This position reports to the Executive Director of NAMI Ohio.
The below job description and qualifications are self-explanatory. The individual assuming this role will be required to occasionally travel throughout Ohio.
This is an extremely important position and the individual hired will need to exhibit passion for the most severely mentally disabled. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume through e-mail to

It is our intent to fill this position within the next 45 days.

• Respond to the majority of incoming phone calls, including calls to the Help Line. Provide emotional support and accurate information to callers. Refer callers to other services and supports as needed. Carry out other action required to ensure proper assistance is provided to the caller. Research information requested by callers. Make an accurate record of all Help Line calls. Ensure caller confidentiality.
• Understand the mental health system in Ohio, the rules for licensed adult care facilities, and the housing programs available to individuals with mental illnesses
• Perform duties of a receptionist, including greeting visitors, answering questions, general office upkeep, etc.
• Responsible for the day to day operations of the Ohio Adult Care Facilities Association (OACFA)
• Edit and prepare correspondence, OACFA newsletters, educational and training materials, and other written materials as needed
• Grow and develop the OACFA organization’s membership
• Maintain online OACFA housing locator by changing home vacancy numbers, descriptions, adding listings, adding pictures, etc.
• Provide technical assistance to home operators over the phone and in person
• Travel one day a week to adult care facilities (group homes that serve people with serious mental illnesses) across the state
• Help develop and implement programs to increase quality of care in adult care facilities
• Collaborate with OhioMHAS to develop trainings for home operators
• Prepare mailings
• Perform other miscellaneous duties as required.


• Experience working with consumers of mental health services and their families
• Experience with Mailchimp and email marketing preferred
• Marketing, communications, programmatic experience preferred
• Bachelor’s Degree required

• Outward compassion for people with special needs
• Self-starter attitude
• Problem-solving ability
• Excellent verbal communication skills
• Excellent written communication skills
• Ability to work with coworkers, general public, state department staff, providers, consumers, family members and advocates.
• Understanding of organizational dynamics
• Orientation to detail and follow through
• Research and analytical skills
• Leadership skills
• Intermediate computer skills at a minimum
• Ability to learn basic website content management with limited training

• Spends significant time with group home operators who may have limited education
• Staff, Board members, affiliate leaders, Department officials and staff, special interest groups, trade associations, providers, consumers of mental health services and their family members
• General Public

• Reports to the Executive Director
• Follows the directions of the Director of Operations

SALARY RANGE $38,000-$44,000
Comprehensive employee benefits

Ad Title: Program Coordinator
City: Dayton
State: OH
Zip: 45402
Phone (W): 937-443-0416
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Assess training and technical assistance needs of the behavioral health system and develop and/or organize workforce development opportunities to enhance the behavioral health profession in Montgomery County including obtaining continuing education, securing space, coordinating registration, providing logistical support, and maintaining all documentation for community trainings.


• Create and maintain agency alliances and act as a community liaison by creating positive working relationships with community leaders, partners, and other related organizations. Coordinate and work with appropriate stakeholder groups to ensure their investment in, and active participation on, relevant community initiatives.

• Provide leadership in strategic planning, establishing goals and objectives, developing logic models and action plans, evaluating and monitoring committee activities, and ensuring progress and advancement of community initiatives to address behavioral health needs in the community.

• Research, identify, recommend, and pursue local, state, and federal grant opportunities to increase overall behavioral health funding to develop and/or enhance services that meet the behavioral health needs of the community. Monitor local, state, and federal grants to ensure compliance with grant guidelines and accountability of services provided.

• Coordinate and work with organizations, school districts, criminal and juvenile justice systems, child welfare/child protection system, local and state agencies, to identify community behavioral health needs by conducting research, collecting data, and analyzing the behavioral health system in order to develop community solutions that address identified behavioral health needs and provide behavioral health expertise when and as needed.


• Bachelor’s degree in a behavioral health discipline required with a minimum of five years’ experience in community engagement.

• Must have experience working in the behavioral health field with exceptional administrative skills and experience coordinating programs/services that are community based.

• Preference will be given to an individual with mental health and addictions knowledge and/or experience in public administration.

• Experience in PC software to include Word and Excel is required. Grant writing experience is highly preferred, but not required.

• Interpersonal; written and oral communication; group facilitation and organizational skills; knowledge of human services administration, planning, funding and evaluation; ability to handle sensitive data; proficiency in handling multiple tasks; ability to deal with abstract and concrete variables.

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Ad Title: Senior Program, Coordinator
City: Dayton
State: OH
Zip: 45402
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Seasoned professional in Administration under general direction of the Director of Treatment and Supportive Services requiring thorough knowledge of community behavioral health systems. This individual will work within a team responsible for planning, monitoring and evaluating an urban county behavioral health system serving individuals who have mental health illness or disability, substance use disorder and/or those at risk of a behavioral health disorder.

Develop work activities to plan, monitor, and evaluate the behavioral health needs of individuals who have a mental health illness or disability, substance use disorder, and/or those at risk of a behavioral health disorder.
Coordinate and work with local human services organizations, school districts, criminal and juvenile justice systems, child welfare/child protection system, the Levy organization, the Ohio Department of Mental Health, and Addiction Services to effect linkages of and/or to broker mental health and alcohol and other drugs services to meet the community needs of identified organization.
Identify additional funding sources to develop and/or enhance services, including prevention services to meet the behavioral health needs of the community. Write grants and coordinate the monitoring of the funded program/service to ensure compliance with the grant guidelines
Assist in the development and implementation of the Boards’ State Community Plans and Human Services Levy Requests with other members of the Board’s Leadership staff.
Work in collaboration and cooperation with staff and community to develop and implement annual and long-range strategic plans for the Board based upon the approved priorities for the Board of Trustees.
Other duties or responsibilities as assigned by the Division Director.

Master’s degree in a Behavioral Health discipline, Public Administration or a closely related Management field with a minimum of five years of progressively responsible Management level experience, preference given to candidates with behavioral health experience and licensure. Administrative experience in public sector funding is a plus.
Experience must include budgeting, program development/management, working knowledge of alcohol and drug addiction services, mental health services, quality/performance improvement activities, and managed care principles.
Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, with both internal and external customers, and able to multi-task effectively and efficiently several projects and assignments within short timeframes.

Experience in PC software to include Office applications is required.

Driver’s license, insurance and operational vehicle are required. Travel may be frequent, including travel outside Dayton area.
The physical demands/work environment describe here is representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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