INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTING
Posting Date: August 31, 2021
Closing Date: September 13, 2021
Message about our hiring and operating practices during the COVID-19 pandemic
The Canadian Mental Health York Region and South Simcoe branch (CMHA-YRSS) is continuing to provide much-needed mental health services. As an organization, we are protecting our staff through supporting either working from home, or physical distancing, and other public health directives for essential services staff working on-site. Rest assured that your well-being is our top priority and we have appropriate health and safety measures in place at each stage of the recruiting process and throughout our operations.
We are hiring a Manager of Community Engagement to support The Community Safety and Well-Being (CSWB) Plan at the Community Action Tables for York Region!
The Community Action Tables (CATS) are community-driven, collaborative tables that inform the Community Safety and Well-Being (CSWB) Plan for York Region. The CATs are comprised of a broad range of stakeholders – including residents, services providers, York Regional Police, school boards, government, grass roots or community groups, Municipal and Regional government representatives, funders and other stakeholders that can contribute to the overall planning and implementation of the CAT initiatives. The CATs bring together diverse perspectives that prioritize social development and prevention strategies to address community safety and well-being.
Why work for CMHA York Region?
We are a team committed to our vision of mental health support for all. We offer an inclusive, innovative and high-performance work culture that helps us deliver transformational impact. The organization cares about the growth, safety and well-being of employees and offers:
Learn more about us by visiting: https://cmha-yr.on.ca/careers/
Contract: 16 - Month (until December 2022) Full-time, 35 Hours per Week, Evening Hours and Weekends will be required
Benefits Package: Full Extended Health & Dental, Life Insurance, EAP, STD, LTD, & Pension Plan. Generous paid time off including vacation, sick, personal days after waiting period.
Competition #: 2021-049
Location: In accordance with current public health directives, training will be available both remotely (i.e., via teleconference and videoconferencing technologies) as well as onsite while respecting physical distancing. During the current COVID-19 outbreak, work can be completed primarily from home with equipment provided by CMHA.
Once public health directives are lifted, the Manager of Community Engagement will be working primarily in the community or in our Newmarket office (1101 Nicholson Rd, Unit 5, Newmarket, ON) with flexibility to work from home. This position requires travel within York Region & South Simcoe for group facilitation, client visits, training or meetings.
The Manager of Community Engagement is responsible for actively liaising with the CAT membership to seek opportunities to build relationships and partnerships that leverage existing community and regional assets, have strong advocacy skills, be able to identify gaps in service and possess strong research and communication skills.
The Manager of Community of Engagement is also responsible for the following:
Development & Implementation:
Communication & Meetings:
Impact of Actions:
In addition to compliance with all organizational policies and procedures, the incumbent is also expected to behave ethically, demonstrate competence in effective communication and team building, demonstrate effectiveness in working in a collaborative environment, and demonstrate confidence in decision-making and in building relationships.
The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an individual assigned to the job. This information is not constructed to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the job.
This position reports to Senior Manager of People & Teams with contribution from Director of Services.
Working Conditions: Ability to work at computer for extended periods.
Disclaimer: In keeping with mental health reform, best practices, funding and direction this position may later require knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions not noted here.
If you are interested in this opportunity, follow the link below and click on the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of the page to proceed to upload your cover letter and resume:
Complete the application form and submit the following:
CMHA-YRSS supports the recovery of people with mental illness and promotes diversity in the workplace. We welcome all applicants including persons with lived experience, women, aboriginal people, people with disabilities, and members of the 2SLGBTQ+, visible minority and immigrant communities to apply.
While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
To request this posting in an alternate format or to request accommodation in the application process, email AODA@cmha-yr.on.ca
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