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Western Montana Mental Health Center Residential Care Worker - SUD Graveyard in Missoula, Montana


Looking for a career that makes a difference in the lives of others, offering hope, meaningful life choices, and better outcomes?

Who we are

Since 1971 Western Montana Mental Health Center (WMMHC) has been the center of community partnership in the 15 counties we serve across western Montana. We have committed to providing whole-person, person-centered care by ensuring an approach to health care that emphasizes recovery, wellness, trauma-informed care, and physical-behavioral health integration. We know the work we do is important and makes a significant impact in the lives of our clients and in our communities.

Working at WMMHC also gives you the opportunity to work under the Big Sky, giving you the adventure of a life time while serving your community and changing lives. We offer a work life balance so you still have time to discover all the natural beauty and recreational dreams that Montana has to offer while still engaging in a career path that is challenging and fulfilling.

If you want to join our team where community is at the heart of what we do, then you’ve come to the right place!

Job Summary:

Do you want to help make a difference and feel rewarded after a day’s work? Then come join our awesome team of Residential Care Workers (RCW). We provide top-notch care to some of the most vulnerable population by using a client centered approach to assist our residents.

As an RCW, you will be working in a group home setting assisting with daily care to residents seeking help managing their mental illness, substance use disorder, medications and/or other services. Our residential housing programs promote increased levels of independence and provide independent living skills training.

The RCW will be responsible for prompting residents for medications times, chores, bathing, meals, as well as outings, daily charting, clear communication with the next shift worker, making sure that the residents feel supported along with a variety of other tasks. You get to be a part of our clients’ successes every day.

We have various shifts open, including full time, part time, or variable so you can find the right fit for your life. Shift differential pay is also offered for the graveyard shifts. We currently have openings in Missoula . Don’t wait, apply now!

Graveyard stipend available for working overnights! Graveyard and Swing shifts now available.


  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalency

  • Ability to pass background check and driver’s license check upon offer of employment.

  • Provide proof of auto liability insurance coverage per Western’s policies.

  • Montana Driver’s License with good driving record

Preferred experience

  • Prefer minimum of one-year paid experience working in a behavioral health setting.


We know that whole-person care is not just important for our clients, but recognize it’s just as important for our employees. WMMHC has worked hard to provide a benefits package that encompasses that same concept. Our comprehensive benefits package focuses on the health, security, and growth of our employees. Benefit offerings will vary based upon full time, part time, or variable status.

  • Health Insurance – 3 options to choose from starting as little as no cost to employee only

  • Employer paid benefits: Employee Assistance Program, Life insurance for employees and dependents, and long term disability

  • Voluntary options available: dental & vision insurance, short term disability, additional life insurance and dependent care flexible spending account

  • Health savings account (HSA) with match or medical flexible spending account (FSA)

  • 403(B) Retirement enrollment offered right away with an employer match offered after one year

  • Generous paid time off to take care of yourself and do the things you love

  • Accrued PTO starts immediately

  • Extended sick leave

  • 9 paid holidays and 8 floating holidays

  • Loan forgiveness programs through PSLF or NHSC