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Use our job application form if you do not have a resume and cover letter. Please send applications or resumes/cover letters to:

600-B East Gude Dr

Rockville, MD 20850



fax to (301) 217-0824


email to jobs@mcch.net with the job title in the subject line.

Program Director - Safe Havens and Veterans Safe Havens - Rockville

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Provides on-going supervision to the Safe Havens Assistant Director and Case Managers; developing interventions that ensure safety of residents and addresses individual mental health, addiction or medical needs as applicable.

Responsible for overall quality of services provided to program participants.

Supervises program staff, addresses employee concerns, completes performance evaluations, and hire new staff.

Prepares grants compliance and year end reports.

Evaluates and updates data, as well as ensures accuracy and completeness of all client data in the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS).

Obtains local and federal client referrals and interviews applicants for housing.

Functions as chief liaison between the county and federal contract monitor and the programs.

Assists development staff in accessing private and public resources.

Responsible for implementation of budgets for programs.

Collaborates on the development of new programs activities.

Participates as deemed appropriate in community events or efforts.

Manages facility maintenance issues or operations issues at all Safe Havens locations.

Represents agency in meetings with outside organizations.

Addresses incidents in emergency situations at all times.

Reviews clients' charts for client progress and needs assessment/evaluation, monitors all residents' service plans and oversees client selection and treatment plans.

Facilitates weekly group supervision for Case Managers at Safe Havens.

Provides support and interventions for those residents in crisis, including being on-call. Assesses likelihood of resident risk of harm to self and/or others.

Collaborates with other service or treatment providers to coordinate a plan of care for difficult to serve residents.

Liaison with other organizations, responsible for maintaining relationship with consultants and other service providers to program including psychiatrists, vocational specialists, and outside case managers.

On call to provide guidance 24 hours per day.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Masters Degree in Human Services-related field required. Clinical license preferred.

Clinical supervisory experience and work in the behavioral health field preferred.

Minimum of 4-5 years of experience in social and human services or related field dealing with diverse populations.

Working knowledge of trauma informed care and harm reduction.

Functional knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software.

Knowledge of principles, methods and procedures of case management and in working with individuals using substances and dually diagnosis populations.

Ability to negotiate and maintain positive relationships with co-workers and clients.

Ability to manage and maintain fiscal accountability.

Ability to comprehend and follow guidelines of federal, state, local and private grants and contract agreements.

How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter to jobs@mcch.net type "Safe Havens Program Director" in the subject line. 



Housing Stability Specialist - Home First- Silver Spring

General Description: Be a coordinating member of an interdisciplinary team working with formerly chronically homeless, mentally ill, and dually diagnosed individuals in a permanent supportive housing program. Provides in-home supportive services to 30 Home First clients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Collaborates with contracted Primary Case Management and Supportive Employment teams to assist clients in their goals, relapse prevention (using harm reduction strategies), increasing work and volunteer efforts, and crisis intervention

Provides transportation services for clients to scheduled medical and/or social services appointments

Provides life skills training to clients such as managing a budget, diet, and health

Identifies needs of clients and collaborates in making appropriate referrals

Facilitates socialization/recreational activities

Facilitates social and recreational activities to promote positive relationships within the home

Assists clients with identifying house rules that encourage cohesiveness in the home and mediate when discord arises between housemates

Co-facilitates house meetings

Purchases food and supplies for houses and Dale Drive community room

Accompanies Program Director on monthly inspections

Responsible for agency vehicle maintenance and upkeep

Assist clients with maintaining cleaning schedules to ensure the house remains clean and passes inspections

Monitors and observes the guests that enter the properties ensuring that the guest/visitor policy is being adhered to

Maintains up to date progress notes, enters client data in HMIS, and adheres to policies and procedures regarding confidentiality

Participates in meetings with service providers including therapists/prescribers/psychiatric rehabilitation providers (PRP) to monitor progress and communicate regularly with PRP clinical staff

Acts as representative of MCCH in collaboration with other service providers

Other duties as assigned

Required knowledge, skills and ability:

  • BA or BS in Social Work or Human Services field
  • A valid driver's license and dependable vehicle
  • Display initiative and resourcefulness
  • Show tact, courtesy and integrity
  • Confidence in dealing with people with mental health disabilities and substance use concerns
  • Ability to handle stressful situations and impromptu interactions with clients and staff due to urgent needs of the program
  • Knowledge of housing first and harm reduction models


How to Apply: Send resumes to jobs@mcch.net type "Housing Stability Specialist" in the subject line. 

Maintenance Supervisor- Seneca Heights Apartments- Gaithersburg

The Maintenance Supervisor will complete work orders for apartment and community space related to heating, cooling, plumbing etc. Develops and implement a schedule for ensuring the cleanliness of the common areas both in and outside the building. This position is a live-in position located in Gaithersburg, Maryland and includes a one-bedroom rent-free unit.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Prioritize work orders

Maintain records of types and frequency of service requests received

Maintains inventory of equipment, tools and supplies 

Serves as on-call maintenance providing evening, weekend and holiday emergency services

Makes management approved purchases of supplies, equipment and services

Makes regular inspection of property

Meet with on-site Property Manager regularly to report on status of all scheduled work

Assist in move-in and move-out procedures

Make recommendations for contract services and supervise contract maintenance workers

Establish and implement a preventative maintenance schedule and maintain updated preventative maintenance information including location of extra parts for appliances, equipment serial numbers, service telephone numbers, etc.

Makes maintenance inspections and repairs on vacated apartments to ensure their proper operating condition and appearance upon move-in         

Keep workshop, utility room, and other storage areas clean, orderly and safe

Comply with and is knowledgeable of all state, county and federal rules concerning licenses and permits including OSHA

Identifies and provides solutions to any building hazards and/or liabilities and proactively mitigates risks

Maintenance Responsibilities:   

Has thorough knowledge of power, water and gas turnoffs, clean-out traps, fire extinguishers and fire hydrants

Satisfies service request per work orders, following SHA procedures:

Enters residents units as convenient to make repairs and clean up thoroughly.  Observe condition of the unit and report any unusual circumstances. Leave notice of work performed in unit 

Assist with apartment make-ready procedures and all aspects of the property's maintenance, including grounds, preventative, corrective, deferred and emergency maintenance:

Maintain exterior public lighting, Clears gutters and downspouts, Repair structural wear and damage to buildings, Clean parking area, sidewalks, playground, hallways and common areas

Prepare vacant apartments, paints as needed, pick up trash on property and clean garbage rooms

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Minimum of five years experience with maintenance and/or property management

High school diploma.

Competency in simple household repairs and familiarity with water, heating and cooling machinery.

Ability to engage and train special needs population in taking care of their property.

Internal Candidates - Please follow the application process below to apply.

How to Apply: Send resumes to jobs@mcch.net type "Maintenance Supervisor" in the subject line. 

 Grant Writer - Rockville

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Coordinates proposals, applications and reports to foundations, corporations, and government agencies in support of MCCH's fundraising efforts.  

Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation, corporate and government sources.

Perform prospect research on foundations, corporations, and government programs to evaluate opportunities for new funding resources.

Collect data from finance staff to generate financial reports and accurate budgets for various grant proposals and reports.

Work with program staff to identify funding needs, and to collect and report information for grant proposals and reports.

Create and maintain a grants tracking and reporting management system, and maintains current records in an organized filing system for all grants materials.

Provide stewardship to current grant donors through communications with program officers and contract managers on issues related to grants management and funder cultivation.

Make appointments with foundation and corporate officers and other prospects, organizes onsite tours for supporters and other meetings as appropriate.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals.

Demonstrated stewardship experience including generating thank you and acknowledgement letters and anticipating other communication needs that strengthen long-term relationships with donors.

Supportive of MCCH's mission and able to communicate the value of the mission.

Demonstrated high-level of proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.

Comfortable working with budgets and interpreting financial statements.

Ability to speak effectively before groups.


Undergraduate degree required in communications, nonprofit management, marketing or related field.

Two years of grant writing and/or grant management experience required.

How to Apply: Send resumes to jobs@mcch.net type "Grant Writer" in the subject line. 




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