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Job Number:  40061
Workplace Programs Manager
Job Posted: Tuesday, 28 November 2017
Closing Date: Monday, 11 December 2017
(2 days ago)
Canadian Mental Health Association BC Division
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $50,000-$55,000 Annually

CMHA BC Division has an exciting opportunity for an energetic, outgoing and innovative Manager for our Workplace Training Programs to manage the delivery of our workplace programs, such as “Mental Health Works” and “For My Health” as well as to be involved with the planning of our annual Bottom Line Conference, and other conferences as needed.  Reporting to the Director, Community Engagement, you will participate in strategic planning and business development of workplace training programs. In addition you will:

  • Supervise CMHA BC trainers to execute training and workshops, including hiring, orienting, supporting and evaluating trainers
  • Coordinate meaningful product and process evaluation and research activities, with support from the Director, Community Engagement
  • Coordinate and moderate Understanding Addiction online training program.
  • Write and/or oversee messaging in various communication and marketing channels—emails, websites, e-newsletters, articles and social media—and engage program audiences, as appropriate
  • Lead presentations, displays, webinars and other marketing functions as needed
  • Coordinate researching and writing funding proposals and reporting to funders and donors
  • Partner with CMHA branches and National office as appropriate, as well as with strategic external groups as directed.
  • Establish and maintain files and documentation in an appropriate and accountable manner according to established standards
  • Monitor program budget and expenditures

What you will bring to the role:

We are looking for someone who has a passion for improving workplace mental health as well as the following education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and at least 3-5 years in health promotion or adult education. An equivalent combination of education, training, and work experience may be considered.
  • Business development and project management experience with a commitment to high standards of quality
  • Experience with engaging and consulting with clients and workplaces with a proven ability to establish and maintain effective relationships and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Have strong research skills and the ability to assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects and demands.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and be comfortable and skilled in facilitating meetings and tailoring and delivering program information to public and professional audiences.
  • Strong problem-solving, creative and innovative skills, and be able to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Experience in writing proposals and reporting to clients and funders
  • Previous experience in the charitable sector an asset

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of psychological health and safety in the workplace
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of public health, health education, adult learning and health literacy
  • Knowledge of social enterprise business development and understanding of the charitable sector
  • Knowledge of the mental health system in BC

Located in downtown Vancouver, we offer a flexible work environment along with a competitive salary and benefits package. There may be occasional periods where work outside normal office hours is required in order to meet program requirements. There is flexibility in this role being either full time or 4 days a week.


CMHA, BC Division is committed to our workforce reflecting the diversity of the communities within which we work. As such, we encourage applications from persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the diversity of our staff. Personal experience with mental illness and or addiction, either through self or a loved one, is an asset.


Located on the unceded territories of the Coast Salish Peoples.

How to Apply:
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We will consider applications from interested candidates who submit a resume and cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications outlined above. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview. Please submit in Word or PDF format.
Contact Details:
Human Resources
Canadian Mental Health Association BC Division
Suite 905
1130 West Pender Street
Vancouver, BC, V6E 4V4

www:   www.cmha.bc.ca

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