Job Posting 63773

Grant and Training Coordinator - CMHA Alberta Rural Mental Health Project
Canadian Mental Health Association Alberta Division Ltd. 1984
WORK FROM HOME (Telecommute), Calgary area, Edmonton area, Northern Alberta, ...
320 9707 110 ST NE Edmonton, AB T5K 2L9
closes in 8 days (Tue, 11 Aug)
full time  •  $52,000.00

Our Organization

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.

The Initiative

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.

The Role

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.


Community Grants

  • Plan and prepare processes and documentation for community grant applications
  • Provide support to communities throughout the application process, as needed
  • Assist with the development and facilitation of an adjudication process
  • Develop and maintain the reporting process for community grants, including tracking reporting schedules and compiling findings
  • Assist with embedding grant processes into the RMH website
  • Collaborate with team members to integrate training, network, and community grants to mutually reinforce project outcomes

Animator Training

  • Support recruitment and on boarding processes
  • Assist with training preparation for online and in-person delivery
  • Facilitate portions of training and meetings
  • Assist with revising training content and delivery, as needed
  • Support the ongoing evaluation training

Network Development

  • Connect with team members to provide ongoing support and integration of project activities
  • Co-facilitate regular network events
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of the RMH website

Other Responsibilities

  • Support project team communications, meeting preparation, and follow up
  • Liaise with project team and partners to provide information, materials and support as required
  • Organize and schedule meetings and appointments, and take detailed minutes
  • Write and distribute email, correspondence memos, letters, faxes and forms
  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports
  • Update and maintain office policies and procedures
  • Order and purchase office supplies
  • Maintain contact and tracking lists
  • Submit and reconcile expense reports
  • Respond to emails and phone calls
  • Create and develop community evaluation spreadsheets and keep online records
  • Create presentations as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Experience in group training and facilitation
  • Experience with grant management an asset
  • Experience in community development, social innovation, and critical thinking an asset
  • Experience in Microsoft Office, including Outlook
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communications skills

Education and Training

  • Baccalaureate Degree, post-secondary diploma or experience in a related field (a combination of education and experience will be considered)



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.

Relationship Building

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.

Working Conditions

  • Office/Work From Home position; must be able to sit at a computer for several hours
  • Position is a weekday business hour position, with some weekends and evenings as required
  • This position is a full time permanent positon working 7.5 hours per day, five days per week, typically Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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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