Mental Health and Disabilities Coordinator

Location: Clare

General Responsibilities

-Responsible for the development, coordination and implementation of the Mental Health and Disabilities component as required by the Head Start Program Performance Standards and state and federal mandates.

-Ensure quality program service delivery.

-Protect the privacy of customers/families and hold in confidence all information obtained in the course of service.

Specific Duties

-Develop and maintain procedures for documentation, multi-disciplinary team information, and tracking systems for Mental Health Services.

-Work closely with ECS Assistant Director in meeting program and overall departmental monthly, quarterly and annual goals and objectives.

-Complete required program documentation and record keeping in a neat and timely manner.

-Participate in professional development activities, including staff meetings, conferences, training opportunities, and other training options identified and approved by supervisors.

-Train and assist staff as needed in the development, implementation and monitoring of the Mental Health components.

-Attend community meetings and events as needed to support the agency programs.

-Provide case management to service delivery staff.

-Provide reflective supervision to service delivery staff.

-Provide center and HV observations as necessary.

-Provide support and resources to families and staff in the areas of mental health.

-Data entry of component information, including assessments, individual family service plans, individual education plans and prenatal documentation.

-All other duties as assigned.

Education, Experience and Additional Requirements:

-Master’s degree in child development, early childhood education, psychology, social work or related field with experience in children programs.

-Infant/Toddler/Preschool experience preferred.

-Family Service Credential preferred.

-Ability to work independently and keep accurate records.

-Good interpersonal relationship skills.

-Possess a solid knowledge base with respect to child development and family services and seek to expand knowledge at every opportunity.

-Complete additional certification as required by continuing education plan.

-Maintain confidentiality and code of ethics at all times.

-Must have Proficient Computer Skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet).

-Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, provide proof of insurance, and pass State Police criminal clearance check and MMCAA’s “Insurance Carriers” driving record review.

-Successfully complete Criminal History and DHS clearance procedures at time of hire and when requested at any time during employment.

-Shall provide written report by a physician stating their physical capability and freedom from communicable tuberculosis.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


To Be Decided, Full-time, hourly

Submit Resume

Please fill out the electronic application and submit resume on the careers page OR submit via mail to

Human Resources Director--ECS
Mid Michigan Community Action Agency
PO Box 768
1574 E Washington Rd
Farwell, MI 48622

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