Mental Health Itinerant

Job Summary

Under direction, provides early childhood mental health consultation support and services to address the behavioral and mental health needs of enrolled children and their families. Responsibilities include a focus on providing early intervention and prevention services to improve the emotional well-being, cognitive skills, general adaptive functioning, and social competence of individual children; providing a broad range of services, including early childhood mental health consultation in classrooms and through home visits, training and coaching staff, screening, assessment and referral services, and providing parent trainings; maintaining confidentiality at all times; composing documents and/or update documents; assisting in preparation of reports, presentations, and other related documents and functions; performing other related duties, as assigned


Head Start/Early Head Start

reports to

Mental Health Coordinator


Completion of four (4) year college degree in Psychology, Early Childhood Education, Special Education or equivalent combinations of training and/or experience and minimum of two (2) years of experience in a mental health setting providing prevention services and/or mental health intervention to young children and families. Should be familiar with the social, emotional, behavioral, developmental and academic milestones of children birth through kindergarten. Proficient computer/word processing aptitude (i.e. ability to work in MS Applications such as MS Word, Excel, Outlook); Valid State of Ohio Driver’s License and transportation (travel may be required for observation, consultation and training); drug-test, criminal background checks and post-employment physical conducted.

PAY Rate

$21.88 - 27.37 per hour (Pay Level 25) /Commensurate with qualifications and experience


Regular, Full-Time / Exempt / Seasonal / Monday–Friday / 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.


Medical, Life, Dental, Vision, Prescription, 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer matching, Paid-Time Off (PTO); Paid Holidays, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and other benefits as applicable to work classification


02/06/2023 – Continuous until filled


Complete an application to express interest. Application for employment found here.


Community Action Akron Summit
Human Resources Department
55 East Mill Street                                     
Akron, OH 44308

Or, E-mail Resume to: resumes@ca-akron.org


We appreciate your interest in Community Action Akron Summit. If you are selected for an interview, you can expect a phone call or an email from Human Resources. Applications are retained for up to six months.