POSITION:                              CLUB HOUSE DIRECTOR                           

LOCATION:                             TRAVERSE CITY

UNIT:                                         CLUB HOUSE

FLSA:                                         EXEMPT

HOURS:                                    1.0 FTE

SALARY RANGE:                  Supervisor VII: $56,969 - $66,419


Northern Lakes Community Mental Health recognizes the value of and employs people with lived experience and believes strongly in Recovery and a Culture of Gentleness.  To this end, this position requires a commitment to creating and maintaining a culture that “Expects Recovery” and “Encourages Gentleness.” 

Has overall responsibility for the day to day operation of the Traverse House program. Responsible for developing and keeping a vision for the growth and success of the clubhouse. Central to this responsibility is the engagement of members and staff in all aspects of clubhouse operations. Shall strongly believe in Recovery, be able to demonstrate a commitment to the principles and philosophy of the clubhouse model, and will promote fidelity with the International Center for Clubhouse Development Self-Study and Certification Protocols. Shall oversee the development of transitional employment programs, supervise clubhouse staff, and will assist in leading work units as is needed.  Shall foster a sense of community amongst members, staff and advisory committee members and work to create a positive place for Traverse House in the community.


ESSENTIAL POSITION  FUNCTIONS (listing Position Specific functions first):




Master's Degree in Social Work, from an accredited university.  Must have experience and training in the clubhouse model.

Participate in an ICCD, (International Center for Clubhouse Development), 3 week training program at an ICCD approved training site.

Will have a minimum of three (3) years professional experience in working with adults with mental illness



Must have licensure with the State of Michigan as a fully licensed Masters Social Worker. Limited Licensed Masters Social Worker considered.  Must maintain licensure. 



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Ability to walk, bend, stand, sit, lift up to 25 lbs., with or without assistance, stretch/reach, hear, see, hand/finger dexterity and drive.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with applicable laws.



This position may require irregular hours.  It may also require travel by personal vehicle if an agency vehicle is not available.


Applicants for employment at Northern Lakes Community Mental Health will receive equal consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, height or weight.


(The above listing is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by personnel assigned to this classification and should not be considered as an exhaustive list of all job duties.  Please refer to the official job description for further information.)


Apply in writing to Human Resources in Traverse City by 5:00 PM, Wednesday,  July 6, 2016 (posted 6/29/16) It will be opened up to the public after July 6 and will remain opened until filled.  Resumes can be emailed to Carol Currin at