Employment Opportunities

Current Job Postings

VBCMH offers an excellent benefit package including an affordable, top-notch health/dental/vision plan, deferred compensation retirement plan with employer matching, employer-provided life & disability insurance, 10 paid holidays each year, and generous paid time off to promote work/life balance.

Click on the links below to view more about current open career opportunities:

Registered Nurse – Full-Time in Paw Paw

Registered Nurse needed to work with adults with mental illness and substance use disorders from our Paw Paw office. The RN will conduct & document all nursing care; review, monitor, administer meds & place orders as directed by MD; monitor customer’s stability, behavior & progress toward goals; transport customer’s in an agency vehicle, and acts as a liaison with other community agencies to ensure customer’s needs for independent living and purposeful activity are met.  The RN will provide after-hours on-call on a rotating basis with additional compensation.

Clinical Supports Coordinator – Full-Time in Hartford

This Master-level case management position will work with children with developmental disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder from our Hartford office. The Clinical Supports Coordinator will assess & coordinate needs/wishes of customers and their families. Duties include: developing/implementing/monitoring treatment plans and family stability; completing eligibility assessments for the Autism Benefit; and providing individual/family/group therapy, crisis intervention, medication monitoring & other clinical services.

Adult Case Manager – Full-Time in Paw Paw

This Bachelor-level case management position will work with adults with mental illness from our Paw Paw office. The Case Manager will assist customers to make successful and stable adjustments to life in the community. Duties include monitoring the customer’s stability, behavior & progress toward goals; developing individual plans of service; advocating for and linking the customer to other needed services; and completing documentation using an electronic medical record. Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology or an appropriate human services field with demonstrated knowledge of social work practice as it relates to working with people with mental illness.

Community Support Specialist (Direct Care Worker) – Full-Time in Bangor
Community Support Specialist (Direct Care Worker) – Full-Time in Bangor

Two direct care, paraprofessional workers needed to arrange and provide community-based supports and instructional opportunities for persons with developmental disabilities, mental illness or traumatic brain injuries. Provides direct paraprofessional services to adults in their home and community settings, both individually and in groups. Assists to connect individuals with meaningful social activities and supports them to actively participate in integrated community activities. Provides transportation using an agency vehicle. Must have physical ability to push/lift/carry up to 25lbs in order to assist customers with mobility, including pushing/loading wheelchairs into vehicles.

Access Clinician – Full Time in Paw Paw

Master’s level clinician needed to provide intake, assessment and crisis response services. Will develop initial services plans and present treatment recommendations to team.

Children’s Clinical Case Manager – Full Time in Hartford

Children’s Clinical Case Manager – Full Time in Hartford

Two Master’s level clinicians needed to provide case management assessments & clinical intervention.  Will identify/intervene in mental health needs, alleviate crisis, and ensure stabilization in the community or in the least restrictive environment of (a) children or young adults who are at risk of out-of-home placement, and (b) children or young adults who are returning to the community following an out-of-home placement.  Outreach services help mobilize customer’s/family capabilities and resources, in efforts to enable parents to provide a growth producing family environment and increase independent living skills. 

Employment Services Specialist – Full Time in Bangor

Employment Services Specialist – Full Time in Bangor

Two direct care, paraprofessional workers needed to provide employment-related supports to persons with developmental disabilities, mental illness and traumatic brain injuries. These supports include the provision of direct supports instruction and connecting the individual with occupational activities including work skill building, job development, job coaching, follow-along services, transportation for self and customer, and other supports.  Will ensure customer safety and help with physical and emotional needs in all settings, including community-based work sites. Responsible to collaborate with outside providers, community members, and employers to foster an independent, productive lifestyle for individuals served.

Join Our Team!
The Van Buren Community Mental Health Services Board and Staff are dedicated to the practice of compassionate, professional and excellent care. We strive to work together as a team, and to communicate honestly and directly to create a broader, responsive community based on trust, respect, and equality. We pledge accountability to one another and to the persons we serve, respecting their diversity, responding to their needs, and advocating for their enrichment. In all we do, we endeavor to consistently create a positive and healing organization.

If you share our philosophy and wish to join our team, we encourage you to apply by emailing your cover letter and resume to:

Christine Johnson, Personnel Specialist: cjohnson@vbcmh.com

You may also mail your cover letter with resume and/or an application (links below) to:

Van Buren Community Mental Health
P.O. Box 249
Paw Paw, MI 49079
ATTN: Christine Johnson

Employment Application

Click on the link below to complete an employment application packet:

(The criminal history and driver’s license release forms are not optional. They must accompany the application form.)

Application For Employment

(“See Resume” cannot be accepted in any section.)

Volunteer Application

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(The criminal history and driver’s license release forms are not optional. They must accompany the application form.)

Volunteer Application

Equal Opportunity Employer

Van Buren Community Mental Health is committed to the concept of equal opportunity for employment. This agency strives to be fair and equitable in all its relations with its employees and applicants for employment. In accordance with state and federal law, this agency prohibits discrimination in recruitment, selection, or orientation based on religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, political affiliation, disability, or any other classification as required by law. Qualified applicants and employees with disabilities will be provided with reasonable accommodations which do not impose undue hardships.

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