JOB TITLE: Coordinator, Peer Support & Volunteer Programs (Internal/External)
REPORTS TO: Director, Community Projects
CLASSIFICATION: Union position (Grid 38)
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Reporting to the Program Manager, the Coordinator, Peer Support & Volunteer works and shares their knowledge of mental ill-health/substance use to support the delivery of Peer Support & Volunteer Programming with Progressive Housing Society. The Coordinator will assist with planning, development, evaluation, quality improvement, and research initiatives related to the delivery of Peer Support and Volunteer Services. This position provides peer-based mentoring, leadership skills development and support to Peer Support Workers and Volunteers across PHS to increase the effectiveness and fidelity in peer & volunteer led programming. The Coordinator will establish dignifying and purposeful relationships with Peer Support Workers & Volunteers across PHS in many ways, such as through courageous leadership, by getting to know them as unique individuals, and helping coordinate and support a sharing of information across PHS. Knowledge of peer-run programs and understanding of the value of peer/client involvement is essential. The Coordinator will have a demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and to recognize and respond appropriately to the needs of peers and consumers.
To be successful in this position, you will have:
Trauma Informed Practice
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