Job Posting 68386

Peer School Coordinator
Canadian Mental Health Association - Calgary Region
Calgary area, Calgary
closed 4 days ago (Mon, 1 Mar)
full time - term / contract

POSITION TITLE: Peer School Coordinator

JOB STATUS: 1.0 FTE – contract ending February 28, 2022

JOB SUMMARY: The Peer Support Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of CMHA Calgary’s annual School of Peer Support including the practicum field coordination.

REPORTS TO: Peer Support Training and Mentorship Lead

KEY CLIENT SERVICE RESPONSIBILITIES AND SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Coordination of the School of Peer Support.
  • Maintain a collaborative approach with the Peer Support Training and Mentorship Lead,
    Content Designer/Developer, School of Peer Support Faculty, and Program Manager,
    Education and Support Programs.
  • The ability to maintain a positive presence in the day-to-day operations of the School of Peer Support.
  • Document and database management related to students.
  • Ongoing consultation, planning and organization with various internal CMHA Calgary
    practicum sites and external community partners’ practicum sites.
  • Schedule practicum information sessions on Zoom.
  • Send out practicum information packages and agreement documents to practicum sites.
  • Schedule check-in meetings with practicum sites.
  • Provide support to the practicum supervisors and students.
  • Effectively coordinate Zoom schedules, classroom booking, balance priorities, deadlines,
    and other administrative duties as assigned.
  • Promote the peer support philosophy and empower people through their recovery journey.
  • Participate in coalition building and networking with community groups and individuals to
    address common needs and issues and to further the peer support movement.
  • Remain current with new policies, training, services, resources and legislation applicable to
    the mental health community and peer movement.
  • Promote the principles of diversity and equity in all work-related duties, wherever applicable.
  • Identify and support quality improvement initiatives through data, observation, and feedback
    received from staff and students.
  • Adhere to the values and policies of CMHA Calgary region.

ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILTIES 

  • To support the overall operations of CMHA Calgary’s School of Peer Support.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Knowledge of local mental health and/or addiction systems and community services.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a mental health setting.
  • Strong project management, analytical, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment, discretion, confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Proven ability to work independently.
  • An aptitude to deal sensitively and effectively with a wide range of students, staff and community partners.
  • Demonstrated competence in verbal, written and computer-based communication styles.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work effectively with people.
  • Ability to design and implement processes.
  • Superior organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple project and priorities.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office suite and the use of the internet.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Ability to contribute positively to their environment/culture.
  • High level of initiative and self-motivation.
  • Determined, action oriented, and committed to excellence.
  • Sound judgement and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Self-awareness and self-management.
  • Flexible and adaptable.

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