In keeping with our commitment to Affirmative Action and Nondiscrimination, the Mental Health Association of Greater Lowell, Inc. states it’s support for Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action. Our commitment to Affirmative Action includes qualified females, minorities, veterans, disabled workers and other citizens as well.
The Mental Health Association of Greater Lowell, Inc. has always been committed to the concepts underlying Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. We will ensure that the Mental Health Association of Greater Lowell, Inc. will provide Equal Opportunity in employment, education, volunteer opportunity and services without discrimination.
The Mental Health Association of Greater Lowell, Inc., has adopted a policy of non-discrimination in regard to all persons, irrespective of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual preference, gender identity and/or expression, age, disability or veteran’s status, and compliance with all requirements of law and regulation with respect to employment, volunteer participation and the provision of services. Further, the Mental Health Association of Greater Lowell, Inc. will promote the full realization of an active Affirmative Action Program. Recruitment, employment, training, promotion, compensation transfer, services, benefits, termination and volunteer opportunities are implemented without discrimination.
Under Affirmative Action, the Mental Health Association of Greater Lowell, Inc. will take the necessary steps to achieve a balanced work force at all levels. The premise for the Affirmative Action concept is that unless positive action is undertaken to overcome the effects of past forms of exclusion and discrimination, a neutral, non-discriminatory recruitment/employment policy will tend to perpetuate the status quo.
The Executive Director of the Mental Health Association of Greater Lowell, Inc. or his/her designee is the Affirmative Action Officer in this private, non-profit agency and as such has the responsibility of securing the compliance of the entire Association’s programs, contracts, etc., within the community with Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. Jennifer McGonagle has been designated as the AA/EEO Manager and Program Access Manager responsible for coordinating this policy.
Daniel Nakamoto, Executive Director