Mental Health Association of Central Florida

Mental Health Connection Specialist

Mental Health Connection Specialists answer all incoming calls, complete referrals, research our database of over 1,600 providers in the Central Florida area to find resources that best fit what the consumer is looking for, provide resources to the callers, maintain databases, 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. 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, 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.**

The next semester will run from July 10th, 2017 and will end January 5th, 2018. The training for this next semester will be on Friday, July 7th, 2017. 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 Brooke Bajor at programcoordinator@mhacf.org with a copy of your resume and your availability for the semester. The subject of the email should read “Mental Health Connections Applicant”.

“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)