845-473-2500 253 Mansion St Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Employment Opportunities

Mental Health America Dutchess County is an equal opportunity employer. Come join our dedicated team helping individuals and families with all aspects of mental wellness. To apply, for one of the openings below please provide a cover letter and resume. Please feel free to fill out our application for employment ahead of time. E-mail Kathy Williams at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., fax to 845-473-4870, or mail to 253 Mansion St., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.


Family Support & Advocacy Services: RESPITE
Respite Program Specialist, part time, 17.5 hrs/wk

Duties: The Program Specialist will provide quality individual and/or group respite and skill building for children with social, emotional and behavioral disabilities.   The Program Specialist may also take responsibility for general program assistance.

Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalency required, Associate’s Degree preferred.  Knowledge of recreational activities and child development required.  Experience working with families with children with social, emotional and behavioral disabilities preferred.  Self-starting, motivated individual able to work flexible hours. Clean driving record and 3 years’ experience driving.

Multiple programs

 MHADutchess is currently seeking to hire a pool of clinical and non-clinical staff  to work on a Per Diem basis for several different programs.  The Mobile Crisis Team (Master’s degree required), the Stabilization Center (minimum of 3 years’ experience working with the mental health/substance abuse population).  Other programs could be our daytime homeless shelter as well as our Young Adult/Teen Challenge programs.