Employment Opportunities

Mental Health America of Indiana and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers seeking the best candidates for the job to work toward victory over mental illness and addictions.


Mental Health America and its subsidiaries are seeking employment candidates at this time for the following positions.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Internships Opportunities

Mental Health America and its subsidiaries offer unpaid student internships during the fall, spring, and summer school terms. Students are selected each term to assist the Development Office, the Counseling Center, the Advocacy Program and other areas that are in need of staff support.

  • Current Internship for Counseling Center Opportunity

Location: Indiana Center for Children and Families, of MHAI at 1431 N. Delaware, Indianapolis, Indiana
Requirements: Bachelor’s level student in good standing
Tasks: Office reception, answering phones, electronic scheduling, filing, faxing and other duties as assigned; working with children in enrichment program
Availability: 3:00pm-7:00pm, Monday- Thursday
Duration: 6 months to one year
Other: Background checks, drug screen required; transportation required; dependability essential

Application deadlines

    • Fall Term: September 15
    • Spring Term: November 15
    • Summer Term: March 15

How to apply

To complete an online internship application, click on the area for which you wish to apply.

Counseling Center Internship: EmberWood Center promotes growth, respect and integrity through community-based services to address the cycle of addiction. Services are provided to individuals and families. Interns in the Counseling Center work on a variety of marketing and development projects.

Development Office Internship: The Development Department is responsible for raising $3,000,000 each year to continue the operations of our programs. Interns in the Development Office work on a variety of activities which may include marketing, donor communications, silent auction solicitation, grant writing, prospect research, and assistance with our annual events.

Advocacy Internship: The Advocacy Department is responsible for achieving administrative and legislative changes necessary to make systems of care more accessible to individuals in need. Interns in the Advocacy Department work on a variety of activities including research and gathering information related to policy initiatives, attending meetings and legislative hearings and assisting staff as needed to accomplish Advocacy Department goals.

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Sextons Creek

Sextons Creek, a strategic services and communications firm serving clients in the area of government relations, strategic communications, media productions, and business services, represents Mental Health America of Indiana at the Indiana General Assembly where Stephen C. McCaffrey serves as Principal & Chief Policy Officer.

Among other services, Sextons Creek assists patients, providers, professionals, not-for-profits and pharmaceutical companies to collaborate with other stakeholders to improve access to healthcare in public health and criminal justice settings.

Sextons Creek provides services to MHAI that include legislative and regulatory monitoring, issue management, research, and legislative and administrative lobbying.  All clients of Sextons Creek as well as The Third House (which has represented MHAI and joined Sextons Creek) clients receiving lobbying services are registered with the Indiana Lobby Registration Commission at: https://www.in.gov/ilrc/.

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