Southgate, MI
Full-Time Regular

As a recognized leader in our field, The Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health under the umbrella of The Guidance Center provides a broad range of services that have helped children, adults and families unlock potential and build better lives for 60 years. With 25 programs, we offer treatment, prevention, growth and education services to more than 23,400 people annually.

The Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health is a global organization that includes infant mental health associations who offer the Endorsement for Culturally Sensitive, Relationship-Focused Practice Promoting Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health® (IMH-E® and ECMH-E®) credentials. We know that early experiences and relationships shape how the brain is built. We firmly believe that supporting professional development initiatives and professionalization of the infant, young child and family workforce is a crucial strategy for supporting early relationship development. That’s why we believe Endorsement is good for babies, young children and their families. In the coming year, we are committed to examining our current Endorsement system and its components, like reflective supervision/consultation, to ensure that it is anti-racist, diversity-informed and equitable. We believe doing so will lead to greater racial and cultural diversity in the workforce so that the professionals who serve babies reflect the diversity of their families.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Endorsement Central Service Coordinator to join the Alliance for Infant Mental Health team of talented professionals.

To qualify for this position, you will need the following:

  • Minimum of a master’s degree
  • Minimum of five years in field of infant and early childhood mental health
  • Knowledge of the Alliance, MI-AIMH Competency Guidelines®, and Endorsement for Culturally Sensitive, Relationship-Focused Practice Promoting Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health®
  • Recipient of the MI-AIMH Endorsement® at minimum Infant Mental Health Specialist, Infant Mental Health Mentor – Clinical preferred
  • Experience as an Endorsement® Advisor and/or Application Reviewer preferred
  • Experience using digital technologies and databases required
  • Provider of reflective supervision/consultation (RS/C) to practitioners in the infant and early childhood mental health (IECMH) field preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to travel several times per year to liaise with Alliance member associations
  • Willingness to work across multiple time zones which may require early morning or late evening meetings on occasion
  • Experience delivering training preferred

The Endorsement Central Service Coordinator will work with the Endorsement & Communications Director to manage duties related to the Endorsement Coordination Central Service and other professional development activities that support capacity building. The Endorsement Central Service Coordinator’s role will include managing the Endorsement application process using a relationship-based approach to help assure consistency and quality assurance among member associations.

Bilingual and bicultural applicants are strongly encouraged to apply! There is an opportunity to grow Endorsement español and other key workforce development initiatives throughout the nation!

This position is for 32 hours/week. There is a possibility that this position could go up to 37.5 hours/week as time goes on. Rate of pay: $28 – 31/hour, depending on experience. Applicant must reside in Michigan.

The Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health under the umbrella of The Guidance Center believes that our team members are our most valuable resources, and we invest in them accordingly. We offer our employees a competitive salary, flexible scheduling opportunities, a team-oriented work environment and much more!

If you are interested in becoming part of our world-class team, please submit your resume on-line by logging onto our website at

The Guidance Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity

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