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 this position, please click on the apply button below. 

Poughkeepsie, New York

Program Assistant

We currently have openings for , part time overnights and evenings. MHA offers a generous benefits package that includes paid time off including holidays and 401(k).  Part time and per diem employees are also eligible for holiday pay as well as the 401(k).  Hourly pay rate is $18.00-$20.00.


  • Assist staff with day-to-day operations of the residential program.
  • Document notable observations and/or significant interactions with residents.
  • Conduct rounds and security checks of the residents and facility.
  • Conduct routine and random searches of resident’s personal property.
  • Administer breathalyzer and drug screen tests.
  • Assist and oversee residents with self-administration of medication.



  • Valid driver’s license
  • Experience with direct care in residential setting desired, but not required.
  • CNA, HHA, PCA, Residential and Milieu Counselors are welcome to apply.
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