Board Member

(Caring Supporting Participating Mental Health & Addictions Peer Support, Collingwood)

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Position ID: V-MID0115 Last Modified: 01 Aug 2017 Last Full Update: 01 Aug 2017
Opportunity Details
ContactKathy Dudley, Board Chair, Mental Health Consumer Survivor Project; Phone: 705-446-3535; Fax: 705-444-4782; Email:
Duties* help better educate the general public on the issues of mental health/addictions 
* to develop local support groups 
* assist in the elimination of stigma; and, 
* advocate on behalf of all consumer/survivors.
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BenefitsEnhance ones knowledge of those who are clients of the mental health system. Gain administrative and human resource experience. Gain knowledge of all local community services.
ClientsPeople with mental illness and/or addictions.
Ages25 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestBehavioural and Developmental Support Services ; Community Outreach ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Program Coordination / Support ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Planning & Organizing ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Some knowledge of mental health and addictions.
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours2 / Month
Dates and TimesThursday: Morning (last Thu of month at 9:30 am) 
Board will meet 6 times a year 
Plus the occasional emergency meeting
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityNot Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance
Location41 Elgin St. - Unit 201
Number of PositionsCollingwood 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckNot Required
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NameCaring Supporting Participating Mental Health & Addictions Peer Support, Collingwood
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41 Elgin St, Unit 201
Collingwood, ON L9Y 3L6
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