The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is a recognizable and reliable provincial organization where Albertans find compassionate support, responsible care and accessible resources.
For more than 60 years in Alberta, CMHA has focused on community based services, recovery and support for Albertans impacted by mental illness. We stand with people living in their community as they achieve their wellness goals.
CMHA Alberta Division operates as a registered charity within the not-for-profit sector. We work at the intersection of clinical and local mental health care. Our projects and services are developed to address the unique needs of individuals and communities across Alberta.
This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate professional who is interested in innovative projects that are strengthening Alberta’s capacity to support mentally healthy Albertans in a healthy Alberta.
CMHA’s Rural Mental Health Project strives to strengthen community capacity for better mental health in up to 150 rural and remote communities through ongoing training, network development, and community grants.
The Rural Mental Health project is being built collaboratively with strategic & local partners. The principles that guide our work include being community-driven, building on existing strengths, using wholistic approaches, while considering the full lifespan of our communities.
Reporting to the Rural Mental Health Project Manager, this position is responsible for supporting the success of the Rural Mental Health Project through contributing to key project outcomes. This includes working with a team, delivering training, coordinating community grants process and reporting, event planning, assisting across all project and administrative activities. The role is optimized for a team member who is highly adaptable, organized, enjoy a high degree of autonomy, love projects and produce high-quality deliverables within set timelines.
The Grant and Training Coordinator is responsible for developing effective working relationships; the ability to work flexibly across professional and operational boundaries, and communicate professionally with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
Education and Training
Comfortable communicating formally, informally, in groups and one-on-one. Able to obtain and share information, ideas, and problems. Able to ask for advice, support and accept feedback. Capitalizes on opportunities to model healthy relationships.
Able to develop effective working relationships; the ability to work flexibly across professional and operational boundaries, and communicate professionally with internal and external stakeholders at all levels. Able to be relationship centered with a get it done attitude and be hands-on when required.
Able to define expectations for self and others and to act to fulfill these expectations. Able to self-reflect, monitor and correct one’s own actions.
Self-motivated and flexible, with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment of frequent change and within an ambiguous landscape. Commitment to promoting and supporting a psychologically safe workplace.
Canadian Mental Health Association, Alberta Division offers competitive wages, benefits, and opportunities for development and career advancement.
The position has a starting wage of $52,000 annually with 37.5 hour work weeks in accordance with our Project Coordinator Wage Grid. Wage grid position is revised after three full months of employment.
Applicants must submit both a resume and cover letter to be considered for this opportunity.
Please submit all resumes to the emails provided in the contact details.
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