ABOUT THE ROLE:
We are looking for an Information and Volunteer Services Coordinator to join our team for a one-year casual assignment. The Information and Volunteer Services Coordinator is an eminent part of CMHA BC and coordinates public engagement and outreach activities; providing mental health information, referral and support to the public from various sources; connecting public and stakeholders to CMHA and BC Partners resources as appropriate, in day-to-day contacts and via displays at key events; maintaining and expanding the agency’s volunteer program to help with these and other functions including recruitment, training, support, recognition and evaluation. This position reports to the Leader of Health Promotion and Education.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The duties and responsibilities associated with this position are described below. Please note that this is not an exhaustive list.
This position is located at CMHA BC Division office in downtown Vancouver. Due to COVID-19, if the office remains closed, the work will be completed remotely. Depending on workload, the hours will fluctuate between 4 hours – 22.5 hours per week. Ideal candidate will have reasonable availability as the hours per week will fluctuate based on operational need and there may be flexibility in scheduling. This is a temporary casual position with an immediate start date if the candidate is successful, and the term of the temporary assignment will end on June 20, 2023. The Information and Volunteer Services Coordinator role is a unionized position under the Community Subsector Association Collective Agreement and the pay rate as determined by the CBA Wage Grid is at $25.17 per hour.
Founded in 1918, The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is a national charity that helps maintain and improve mental health for all Canadians. As the nation-wide leader and champion for mental health and addiction, CMHA helps people access the community resources they need to build resilience and support recovery from mental illness and/or addiction. CMHA BC engages volunteers in many different areas of interest and skill, from participation on our advisory committees, to community outreach and education. We are incredibly proud of the accomplishments of the staff and volunteers. In 2020, we helped amplify hundreds of voices and reached 15,000+ people as we advocated for changes to the Province’s accessibility laws, and provided trusted mental health and substance use information through more than 4 million visits to our websites.
We are an equity employer and encourage applications from persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, First Nations, Inuit, and Metis people, people of all sexual orientation and genders, and others who may contribute to our further diversification.
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