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Western Montana Mental Health Center Administrative Assistant in Missoula, Montana

Administrative Assistant

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:

The Administrative Assistant is a team member of a fast-paced and energized company working with some of the most vulnerable population. A successful Administrative Assistant at WMMHC is a brilliant multitasker and a detail-oriented coordinator; they keep the office moving forward and are critical to WMMHC’s success.

A typical day at the front desk is spent providing clients top-notch customer service and helping clinicians focus on therapeutic goals instead of administrative ones. Every day this position works to make sure client demographics are up to date, managing schedules so that clients can receive services quickly, sending out helpful reminders, and ensuring compliance information is reported to any relevant entities.

This position provides supports that help our clients receive the best care possible. Everyday you’ll be rewarded by seeing the improvements our clients make. This job is meaningful and the successful applicant will have the ability to make a significant impact serving their community.

Come join the WMMHC team and make a difference!

Current openings in Missoula


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 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

  • One year in general office work preferred


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 for 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 (HAS) 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