Mental Health Association of Central Florida

Mental Health Connections Specialist Internship

Mental Health Connections Specialists answer all incoming calls, complete referrals, and research our database of over 2,000 providers in the Central Florida area to find resources that best fit what the consumer is looking for. Mental Health Connections Specialist Interns provide resources to the callers, maintain databases, complete data entry, miscellaneous intern projects, community outreach, attend community events, and more.

We value individuals who possess strong communication skills and are detail oriented, professional, passionate, and eager to learn. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and degree-seeking. A background of interest in psychology is usually quite beneficial to the position. Strong candidates will have previous experience with professional communication skills, phone and email skills, taking messages, and working in an office environment. No previous experience is mandatory.

**We require a commitment to the indicated dates below including attendance at the training date and at least 2 four-hour shifts per week.**

Our current semester is not open for applications (July 2018 -January 2019). The next semester will run from January 4th, 2019 and will end July 5th, 2019. The training for this semester will be on Friday, July 5th, 2018. You must be able to commit to 8 hours a week during this time frame. You will be required to shadow for 8 hours beforehand. Please be able to meet all these needs before applying.

If you would like to apply for this internship please email Lindsey Lane at LLane@mhacf.org  and Morgan Stepp at mstepp@mhacf.org in October 2018 with a copy of your resume and your availability for the semester. The subject of the email should read “Mental Health Connections Applicant”. *

*Applications for the January 2019 semester will not be accepted after November 10th, 2018*

“A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION & FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800-435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.” (Registration #CH 1245)